When Transportation Security Administration chief Kip Hawley came by the Aviation Week offices for an editorial roundtable Dec. 7, I asked him for updates on the registered traveler program and the GE Security's shoe scanning machines. You can hear his reply here in a 6:27 minute Podcast I produced.
To get another point of view, click here to hear Business Travel Coalition head Kevin Mitchell's 20-minute interview with FLO Corporation CEO Glenn Argenbright.
And if that's not enough for you, click here to read an article in Aviation Daily sister publication BusinessWeek magazine on how the bureaucracy of the Dept. of Homeland Security has hurt the growth prospects for the registered traveler program.
Kip Hawley, head of the Transportation Security Administration, talks with Aviation Week about challenges facing his agency as political battles on Capitol Hill delay TSA's Fiscal 2008 funding.
Hawley explains how the budget battle could delay Secure Flight -- the long-anticipated federal plan for pre-screening airline passengers' names against a terrorist watch list. Click here to listen to a 6:25 podcast with Hawley.