United States Department of Homeland Security

December 31, 2008 - 6:59am

Janet Napolitano, the two-term Democrat governor of Arizona who has been nominated to become the third Secretary of Homeland Security, heads to Washington with mixed reviews, according to in-state news articles.

December 29, 2008 - 7:09am

The Department of Homeland Security’s new rule that requires general aviation pilots to file passenger names and other information to government officials before crossing a U.S. border became effective December 18, though compliance isn’t required until May 18. Under the rule, all Part 91 operators must electronically submit–via the Electronic Advance Passenger Information System (e-APIS)–to U.S.

December 18, 2008 - 11:12am

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) new rule that requires general aviation pilots to file passenger names and other information to government officials before crossing a U.S. border became effective today, though compliance isn’t required until six months from now. Under the rule, all Part 91 operators must electronically submit–via the Electronic Advance Passenger Information System (e-APIS)–to U.S.

December 18, 2008 - 11:06am

The TSA yesterday announced that it will hold five official public hearings next month for the business aviation community to provide feedback on the agency’s proposed Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP).

December 1, 2008 - 10:51am

Many respondents expressed concern that the proposed rule would kill the popular airshow passenger flights in World War II-era B-17s, B-24s and other large warbirds. Other comments addressed charitable activities, such as those of the Corporate Angel Network, where checking no-fly lists might impose unacceptable delays in approving the carriage of a sick child.

December 1, 2008 - 4:36am
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Comments submitted to the Transportation Security Administration about the proposal to enact rules mandating new security processes for aircraft with a maximum takeoff weight of more than 12,500 pounds are universally against the regulations.

December 1, 2008 - 4:29am

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on November 18 issued a final rule for plans to move forward with implementation of its proposed Electronic Advance Passenger Information System (e-APIS), which requires general aviation pilots to file passenger names and other information to government officials before crossing a U.S. border.

November 25, 2008 - 11:27am

The December 3 town hall meeting planned by the Transportation Security Administration to hear what general aviation operators think about the Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP) proposal has been tentatively rescheduled to January 6 next year. Plans are to hold the meetings in White Plains, N.Y.; Atlanta; Chicago; Van Nuys, Calif.; and Houston.

November 18, 2008 - 10:44am

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today issued a final rule for plans to move forward with implementation of its proposed Electronic Advance Passenger Information System (e-APIS), which requires general aviation pilots to file passenger names and other information to government officials before crossing a U.S. border.

November 4, 2008 - 10:23am

Business and corporate aviation faces its most daunting challenges in the six decades since innovative people put comfy chairs, a coffee pot and windows into surplus WWII warbirds for the mobility of industry’s movers and shakers. Nobody envisioned the global financial mess we find ourselves in when they expressed confidence that business aviation is now deeply entrenched enough to ride out the next trough.

 
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