U.S. Demand For Increased Airport Security Overseas Creates Confusion

This week, the Department of Homeland Security announced enhanced screening procedures on all inbound flights to the U.S. Problem is, it’s unclear what those procedures are.

“The Trump administration’s vague travel security policies continue to vex the business travel community,” reads a statement from Greeley Koch, executive director of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives. “We still need clarity on what this looks like in practice.”

According to a D.H.S. fact sheet, “the enhanced security measures include but are not limited to:

  • Enhancing overall passenger screening;
  • Conducting heightened screening of personal electronic devices;
  • Increasing security protocols around aircraft and in passenger areas; and
  • Deploying advanced technology, expanding canine screening, and establishing additional preclearance locations.”

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