Traveling internationally always comes with some level of risk and one of these risks is falling prey to human traffickers. Whether you work as a flight crewmember on international flights or are planning a personal vacation abroad, there are six preventative tips you can take to increase your safety and security.Read More
Depending on the type of transportation (e.g. aviation) operation, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires a fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) on certain individuals, as described by the Code of Federal Regulations, who perform certain security-sensitive job functions. For example, a CHRC must be completed for all flight crew personnel on aircraft that operates commercially and has a maximum certificated takeoff weight (MTOW) of greater than 12,500 pounds. Also, all individuals who have unescorted access to Secure Identification Display Areas (SIDA), and all individuals who perform screening functions for passengers, checked baggage and cargo require a CHRC.Read More
A Fixed-Base Operator (FBO) must comply with the DCA Fixed Base Operator Security Program in order to serve as a last point of departure for general aviation and charter flights into and out of the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). FBOs enrolled in DASSP are required to provide certain types of training to their employees. Below is an overview of the training modules we offer.Read More
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Aircraft operators with a TSA Twelve-Five Standard Security Program are required to provide certain training to their security-sensitive employees. Below is an overview of the training modules we offer.Read More
With all the regulations out there in the aviation industry, it can be hard to understand the fine print. You know you need to comply with the Twelve-Five Standard Security Program (TFSSP), but you might not understand exactly what it is. So, let’s break it down.Read More
In the last couple months we have spent some time talking about aviation security training. We have talked about who needs to take training and who is commonly forgotten. This month we focus on more of the economic consequences of training and what can be done to minimize those.
Since January 22, 2018, travelers with a driver’s license issued by a state that is not REAL ID-compliant are required to present an alternative form of identification before boarding a commercial aircraft. Luckily, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) website shows all states and territories are compliant or have been granted an extension. As of October 1, 2020, however, anyone planning to travel on a federally-regulated aircraft will be required to present a REAL ID or other acceptable form of ID.Read More
An aircraft operator must comply with the measures of the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) Access Standard Security Program (DASSP) to receive authorization to conduct flights into and out of DCA. One of the requirements is to provide certain training to employees involved with the program. Below is an overview of the training modules we offer.Read More
Written by: Claudia Culmone
Human trafficking is a modern term applied to an age-old system that exploits people of all ages and backgrounds for profit or personal gratification.
The trafficking of humans can be traced back thousands of years to civilizations that include the Romans, Egyptians, Mayans, Aztecs and Chinese. During these periods, transportation of victims was primarily achieved by marching them over land on foot. In the 17th century, traffickers used ships, transforming the institution into a global business. The dawn of aviation provided a new transportation option for traffickers – one that is still heavily used today.Read More