The total includes $300 million from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and $35 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act grants to equal a 100 percent federal share.
“It symbolises the importance of partnering with the airline industry in establishing passenger data systems and provides a framework for cooperation,” said UN’s Voronkov.
Covid-19 dogs will soon start working at Helsinki Airport. The dogs’ sensitive noses are expected to speed up the process of identifying those infected with covid-19.
From 11 to 21 September, Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, together with Austria led an international operation against serious and organised cross-border crime in Central and South Eastern Europe.
To avoid a patchwork of national measures in response to rogue drone incidents at airports and other sensitive areas EASA has been tasked to be the European coordinator of an action plan containing five objectives and to collaborate with the affected stakeholders.
With funding provided through CBP’s Reimbursable Services Program, STAC funds a grant that allows up to 10 college students to serve as paid agriculture interns with CBP at the ports of entry that fall within the STAC area.
The agreement, which follows more than five years of negotiations, was signed in Brussels by U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Ronald J. Gidwitz and Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs and of Defence Philippe Goffin.
41 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Stanley have been reported from 10 states. Four hospitalizations have been reported. No deaths have been reported.
In partnership with GLC Medical (GLCM) Inc., a subsidiary of Graphene Leaders Canada (GLC) Inc., an Edmonton-based company, EIA will host clinical trials of this new technology that has the potential to have global implications for COVID-19 testing.
Under the terms of the award, the Company will supply its high-speed Rapiscan® RTT®110 for baggage screening along with its Itemizer® 4DX desktop trace detection system and has commenced deliveries.
On Sep. 24, 2020, CBP officers assigned to the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge referred a 36-year-old male Mexican citizen driving a tractor/trailer with produce arriving from Mexico for further inspection.
Held annually, the conference brings together TSA leadership and leaders from organizations representing various religious, cultural, and disability communities to discuss security screening and issues of concern to coalition constituencies.
The BASE program is a voluntary security assessment of national mass transit and passenger rail systems and is performed by TSA’s transportation security inspectors.
The incident occurred late in the afternoon on September 21, when agents from the Zapata Station followed foot sign of several individuals that led from the Rio Grande River to a travel trailer parked about a tenth of a mile from the border.
EASA Executive Director Patrick Ky and President of the BSI Arne Schönbohm signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to this effect at the BSI offices in Bonn.
Throughout his career, Kenneth Meisel deployed on flight missions protecting air travelers throughout the world, logging nearly 5 million miles in the air.
Two state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanners (CT) that provide 3-D imaging have been installed and are in use at the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Buffalo Niagara International Airport.
Cybersecurity experts from the U.S. military and the private sector have spent recent weeks working with two American cities to test their ability to respond during a simulated cyberattack layered with several simulated physical disruptions.
A ransomware attack appears to have taken down all IT systems at Universal Health Services (UHS), which operates 400 hospitals and behavioral health facilities in the US and the UK.
Rossen Iossifov, 53, formerly of Bulgaria, was convicted by a federal jury in Frankfort, Kentucky of one count of conspiracy to commit racketeering and one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.