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3 Roles and Responsibilities
Pages 17-21

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From page 17...
... Airline passengers and the users of air cargo, who are the ultimate beneficiaries of the program, pay for the program through secunty surcharges included in the prices of airline tickets and cargo shipments. Although Federal Aviation Administration ~ Make policy · Identify and assess threats · Issue and enforce regulations · Approve security plans and programs · Inspect and monitor for compliance · Provide operational direction · Initiate necessary changes FAA and Airlines · Explosives detection FIGURE 3-1 Responsibilities for civil aviation security.
From page 18...
... For example, the New York Port Authority, a bistate commission, owns and operates John F Kennedy International, LaGuardia, and Newark International airports; in Chicago, the largest commercial airports are city owned and operated; Baltimore-Washington International Airport is state owned; McCarren International Airport in Las Vegas is county owned.
From page 19...
... Providing law enforcement officers is the responsibility of the airport operator, not the air carrier. Even though the cost of law enforcement is borne indirectly by the carriers, they have no power over whether airports employ city or state police officers or specially empowered guards.
From page 20...
... The air carrier's local station manager is typically responsible for all operational activities at an individual airport and the day-to-day activities of the security contractor. Airline security at domestic airports is typically contracted out to private firms that provide trained personnel to operate the passenger screening checkpoints.
From page 21...
... INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION In 1944, representatives of 52 nations gatheredin Chicago to create the framework for world civil aviation. On December 7, 1944, the Convention on International Civil Aviation (the Chicago Convention)

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