ABSTRACT

Aviation Security: FAA Needs Preboard Passenger Screening Performance Standards, Report to the Secretary of Transportation   [open pdf - 1MB]

GAO provided information on its work to date on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) testing of preboard passenger screening. GAO found that, although the preboard screening process has provided a deterrent to crimes against civil aviation, there were wide variations, from a high of 99 percent to a low of 34 percent, in the frequency with which FAA detected weapons.

Report Number:
GAO/RCED-87-182
Publisher:
Date:
1987-07-24
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
General Accounting Office: http://www.gao.gov
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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