Overhauling U.S. Airport Security Screening

This document focuses on airport security screening in the United States. It includes an overview of the establishment of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) after 9/11 with the Aviation & Transportation Security Act (ATSA) in 2001. The benefits of introducing performance contracting, including comparison data on productivity and cost savings estimates, are outlined. A table is provided which details 31 European countries and their screening provider status, whether contract or self-provided.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 6p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01491374
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Policy Brief 109
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 29 2013 3:56PM