Accession Number:

ADA220317

Title:

Semiannual Report to Congress on the Effectiveness of the Civil Aviation Security Program

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 1 Jan-30 Jun 1988.

Corporate Author:

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF CIVIL AVIATION SECURITY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

This report presents a concise picture of the nationwide effectiveness of the procedures used to screen passengers and their carry-on items prior to boarding scheduled and public charter flights, as well as visitors desiring access to air terminal passenger boarding areas. Included in this report is a summary of the assessments conducted by the Federal Aviation Administrations Office of Civil Aviation Security to determine the effectiveness of the security measures at foreign airports served by U.S. air carriers, foreign airports from which foreign air carriers serve the United States, foreign airports which pose a high risk to international air travel, and such other foreign airports as the Secretary of Transportation may deem appropriate. In addition, this report includes a summary of the activities of the Federal Air Marshal FAM Program and the changes in security measures which were instituted during this reporting period to prevent or deter terrorist and other criminal acts against civil aviation. Additional information is included on the FAAs K-9 Explosives Detection Team and Aviation Explosives Security Programs, the Hazardous Materials Compliance and Enforcement Program, and the international technical assistance program. KR

Subject Categories:

  • Commercial and General Aviation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE