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NTSB Probes Delta Flight That Landed at Wrong Airport

Pilots landing flights at the wrong airport happens more often that you'd think -- or be comfortable with.

Congress Is Finally About to Approve an Aviation Bill to Relieve Lines and Boost Security

The bill — which is expected to pass the House and Senate — won't make everyone completely happy. But it was necessary, with a little more than a week left before the expiration of the Federal Aviation Administration's operating authority.

Dreaded TSA Airport Horror Show Didn’t Materialize Over Holiday Weekend

The TSA security lanes didn't break over the July 4th weekend in the U.S., although that doesn't the agency's efficiency problems are fixed.

TSA to Automate Checked-Bag Screening in Test at U.S. Airports

Further automation of checked-bag screening holds promise for security and faster lines if it enables TSA personnel to focus more heavily on behavioral factors.

Analysis Shows That Despite Criticism, TSA PreCheck Effectively Reduces Terrorism Risk

On the whole, PreCheck appears to be both improving the passenger experience and making the global security situation safer.

How Smart Airport Design Can Make Spaces More Secure

Smarter airport security in the U.S. is a challenge because of all the competing interests that want to make passengers safe, but also want the other guy to foot the bill.

52 Wounded Still Hospitalized After Istanbul Airport Attack

Expect to see major airports extending their security perimeters outside passenger terminals in coming years.

Internet of Things and 8 Other Aviation Trends This Week

These are the aviation trends we were talking about this week.

Police at U.S. Airports Lack Resources to Protect Travelers From Terror Attacks

The TSA and local law enforcement should of course be communicating more effectively with each other, and there needs to be a unified approach at every U.S. airport for local police units regardless of how busy an airport is.

Proposal to Screen Tourists’ Social Media Accounts in U.S. Presents Challenges

Who in their right mind wants to waste government workers' time and sanity to screen the social media accounts of tens of millions of visitors every year when there are home-grown wack-jobs spouting even more dangerous things every day?