There’s new fallout over airport screening procedures after three women say they were strip-searched at John F. Kennedy International Airport. On Tuesday a former top-ranking Transportation Security Administration agent weighed in.
You’ve seen the videos. Pat-downs of children have led to a nationwide debate on security screening at airports. Now, the government is changing the rules for kids.
The Transportation Safety Administration is now warning international and domestic airlines traveling to the United States to be on the lookout for these new suicide bombers and to ramp up security.
Despite a build up of concern ahead of the holiday season, many travelers who spoke to WCBS 880’s Mike Xirinachs at LaGuardia Airport said their flying experience was largely hassle free.
Travelers opposed to the invasive new security measures are hoping their online calls for a nationwide protest will create long lines and teach the Transportation Security Administration a lesson.
Ahead of the busiest travel day of the year, seasoned passengers who know the drill said thinking ahead could make the passage through airport security go a lot quicker.
The backlash over full-body scans and pat-downs conducted at airports by Transportation Security Administration agents is growing.
Americans generally seem OK with X-ray scanners — but there’s less support for the pat-downs.
Friday’s UPS scare is prompting increased security measures at the nation’s airports. That could include newly introduced pat-down procedures.