Airport Security http://wfae.org en TSA Shifts Exit Lane Security To Airport http://wfae.org/post/tsa-shifts-exit-lane-security-airport <p>The Transportation Security Administration says it will no longer staff passenger exits at Charlotte Douglas International Airport come January.&nbsp;</p><p>To plug the security gap, interim aviation director Brent Cagle says Charlotte will spend close to half a million dollars paying contract workers from the private firm G4S to man the exits for nine months.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">During that time, Charlotte officials will explore permanent options – including the possibility of technology to secure the exits.&nbsp; </span></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 04:55:15 +0000 Julie Rose 38894 at http://wfae.org TSA Shifts Exit Lane Security To Airport Internal Documents Show CMPD's Tisdale Report Sparked Airport Rift http://wfae.org/post/internal-documents-show-cmpds-tisdale-report-sparked-airport-rift <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At first blush, there’s a lot about the power struggle over Charlotte’s airport that makes no sense. After all, both sides in the debate agree the airport has done extraordinarily well under the city’s control. So what’s happened?</span></p><p>A mysterious death, for one.</p><p>And WFAE has reviewed internal airport documents that cast doubt over much of <em>what we thought we knew</em> about that incident.</p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 11:19:56 +0000 Julie Rose 27373 at http://wfae.org Internal Documents Show CMPD's Tisdale Report Sparked Airport Rift Security Shift Feeds Tension Between City/Airport http://wfae.org/post/security-shift-feeds-tension-between-cityairport <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The current debate over creating a regional authority to oversee the Charlotte airport has made for frosty relations between city officials, who oppose the move, &nbsp;and Aviation Director Jerry Orr, who is for it.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But internal emails show things have been tense for some time. WFAE's Julie Rose has gone through some 400 pages of emails and documents related to the city manager's decision last year to put CMPD in charge of airport security. She spoke with Morning Edition Host Duncan McFadyen:</span></p><p></p> Sun, 17 Mar 2013 19:18:00 +0000 Julie Rose 23355 at http://wfae.org Security Shift Feeds Tension Between City/Airport