NBTA Survey Travel Pros Pragmatic About TSA Measures

A week before they were field-tested by Thanksgiving weekend travelers, expanded use of full-body screening machines and enhanced pat-down procedures were seen as an acceptable security practice by 81 percent of 934 travel professionals responding to a survey conducted by the National Business Travel Association (NBTA).
A week before they were field-tested by Thanksgiving weekend travelers, expanded use of full-body screening machines and enhanced pat-down procedures were seen as an acceptable security practice by 81 percent of 934 travel professionals responding to a survey conducted by the National Business Travel Association (NBTA).


Twenty-seven percent opposed the pat-downs.


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“Business travel professionals are adopting a wait-and-see attitude toward these new measures,” observed NBTA’s executive director, Mike McCormick, when results of the survey were released. “They are realistic about the threats to our aviation system and understand the TSA’s remit to protect the traveling public.

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