Controversial Body Scanner to be Used Shortly at Ezeiza and Santiago Airports

Posted by on January 18, 2011 at 11:23 am

Airport Security Police is equipped with seven units which they will begin using at Ezeiza Airport and later on at Aeroparque, Mendoza, Salta, and Bariloche in Argentina

New Full Body Scanner at Palm Springs International Airport

Posted by on December 21, 2010 at 9:12 am

“This machine addresses a real need, the 9-11 Commission told us explosive detection devices at the checkpoint is essential to our success,” said TSA Spokesman Nico Melendez.

Toledo Express gets full-body scanner

Posted by on December 18, 2010 at 1:16 pm

Step into the new full-body scanner at Toledo Express Airport and you’ll be asked to raise your hands above your head like a football referee signaling a touchdown.

EDITORIAL: TSA comes to your bus stop

Posted by on December 17, 2010 at 1:35 pm

The TSA’s assault on the dignity of travelers has less to do with providing real security and more to do with playing the Washington influence game. If TSA is allowed to win, our free society will be the biggest casualty.

Chicago’s Midway Airport Receives First Full-Body Scanner

Posted by on December 17, 2010 at 8:28 am

Cheapo Air Blog Chicago’s Midway Airport received an early Christmas gift [ed – WTF?!?!] with its first controversial and pricey full-body scanner. Transportation Security Administration officials say it will debut Wednesday. The much talked about machines are designed to detect nonmetallic weapons and explosives. However some advocacy groups and concerned travelers have come out strongly […]

TSA Chief: 4th Amendment only applies to law enforcement

Posted by on December 8, 2010 at 10:27 pm

“To say, does this give us security, without violating something that would be a Fourth Amendment issue? That’s what I did in this situation [the latest controversy] — being informed by my prior background [with the FBI], and seeing this as different from a law-enforcement Fourth Amendment search, for example on the pat-down, and the privacy of the AIT.”

Body scanners installed at Dayton International Airport

Posted by on December 7, 2010 at 9:17 pm

Some travelers at Dayton International Airport are now being asked to go through full-body scanning machines, as the local airport has joined dozens of others across the country to use the controversial security equipment.