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December 17, 2012
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  • TSA will conduct radiation safety tests on scanners
    After years of public outcry and pressure from members of Congress, the Transportation Security Administration has agreed to study potential health risks associated with its scanning technology. The TSA turned to the National Academy of Sciences to test whether the scanners employ a safe level of radiation. NextGov (12/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Security Update 
  • Denver airport TSA agents eye security
    Beth Dinet, a Transportation Security Administration agent at Denver International Airport, says she wants to help travelers have a safe trip despite a few grumbles over security processes. According to a Gallup poll, 54% of people think the TSA does a good job of screening passengers. The Denver Post (12/16) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Trends & Technology 
  • Survey: Fliers peeved by lengthy security waits
    According to an International Air Transport Association survey, fliers are most frustrated by security line wait times along with having to remove clothing such as shoes and belts. In fact, 73% of them said they would share personal information with the government to more quickly expedite security checks. The Economic Times (India) (12/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Safety Matters Spotlight 
  • GE will repair 300 regional-jet engines
    The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered General Electric to repair 300 of its engines on specific Embraer and Bombardier regional jets after two engines caught fire; the fires were safely extinguished. The affected engines have a potential valve problem, which affects about 15% of the total fleet of these engines. The FAA order estimates repair costs at $7.55 million. USA Today/Today In The Sky blog (12/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Construction Manager/Assitant DirectorGrand Junction Regional AirportUS - Grand Junction, Colorado
Civil EngineerMetropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityWashington, DC
Director ofHuman ResourcesReno-Tahoe Airport AuthorityReno, NV
Airport Operations ManagerCity of Battle CreekBattle Creek, MI
Project Director - Senior Airport ArchitectHillsborough County Aviation AuthorityTampa, FL
FirefighterFlathead Municipal Airport AuthorityKalispell, MT
Airport Operations AgentCity of Kansas City, Missouri Aviation DepartmentKansas City, MO
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