Airports Mull Replacing TSA with Private Firms

Friday, 31 Dec 2010 11:03 AM

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Stories are legion about mistakes and excesses perpetrated the Transportation Security Administration, which is in charge of protecting airports from terrorism. So 16 airports, including ones in San Francisco and Kansas City, have switched to private companies to protect their passengers and everyone else involved from attackers, The Washington Post reports.

airports, replacing, tsa, securitySeveral other airports are seriously considering the change, including the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which oversees Dulles International and Reagan National airports.

“At issue, airport managers and security experts say, is the unwieldy size and bureaucracy of the federal aviation security system,” The Post reports. “Private firms may be able to do the job more efficiently and with a personal touch, they argue.” The TSA makes the final decision on whether airports can switch to private overseers.



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