Tag Archives: U.S. airports

Weather forces to cancel flights in the U.S.

The website FlightAware.com that provides air traffic information, said today the airline canceled more than 2,000 flights, especially at airports in Chicago and Houston, where an ice storm  was predicted. Since Monday, there’s have been canceled more than 15,000 flights in the United States. What is unusual about this storm is the diversity and broad scope of affected areas. The …

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Less invasive Scanners for the U.S. airports

The Administration and Security Transportation of the United States began this week the deployment of new software for scanners at air terminals, delivering images that are less revealingly of travelers, after the big controversy about this issue. This new system “enhances privacy by deleting specific images of passengers and instead automatically detect potentially threatening objects and indicates its location in …

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Several U.S. airports to get new runway safety

Following a summer of numerous accidents, some taking place on the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has decided to take action. By January of next year 15 major U.S. airports will receive a state-of-the-art runway safety system. Called Airport Surface Detection Equipment Model X, the system helps air traffic controllers avoid possible collisions by combining information from a range …

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