in the vicinityVideoNew Yorkers gather at Ground Zero on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
Law enforcement agencies and members offer tears and memories of the World Trade Center victims; Eric Shawn reports from Lower Manhattan.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush expressed disbelief Wednesday after he witnessed two incidents of passengers angry about the security measures at the airport — on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
“I’m flying today and have seen two cases, where the angry passengers are challenging basic security measures,” Bush tweeted. “On September 11. Amazing. I appreciate the patience and professionalism of the American Airlines staff.”
Bush, the White house is run in the year 2016 – the younger brother of George W. Bush, the President during 9/11 when Al Qaeda terrorists killed almost witness 3,000 people after the kidnapping of three airplanes and fly them into the World Trade Center complex in New York City and the Pentagon, outside of Washington, D.C. Another plane, United Airlines flight 93, also hijacked, crashed but in Pennsylvania, after passengers thwarted the terrorists ” tried to control the plane to Washington.
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Since the 9/11 attacks, the increased security at airports across the nation remained, and a number of additional measures have been implemented.
One of the biggest changes after 9/11 was the creation of the Transportation Security Administration, which was created when Congress passed a law, the creation of a security organization just a few months after the attack. Before 9/11, airport security was handled in General, the private security company.
To control one of the most important tasks of the TSA agents, travelers and their baggage for weapons, explosives, and other prohibited substances before you head to your gate. This is the reason why, unless a person has the TSA PreCheck, travelers have to take off, jackets, hats, shoes, and belt, and empty your pockets before you go through body-scanning devices.
Along with the routine screening measures, some travelers, especially those on watch lists or who fit a specific profile selected for additional screening measures of the TSA officials.
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The Agency also regulates what can be forbidden to carry travelers on planes, with items such as knives, box cutters, darts, baseball bats and scissors now. The TSA restricts the amount of fluid can security travelers about the.
The 9/11 attacks saw the changes inside the airplane with cockpit closed and locked, to prevent passengers from entering and increasing the air Marshalls on flights.
During the whole of the additional security has forced travelers to arrive at airports much earlier than before the attacks – it is recommended that passengers show up three hours before your flight when traveling internationally – it has also been credited with preventing a similar type of attack, a witness 18 years ago.