New DHS Security Directive Leaves Airlines Holding The Bag

Robert Freeman

Robert Freeman, of Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies, discusses the government’s heightened passenger and aircraft screening procedures for all U.S.-bound flights with Law360. The Department of Homeland Security released new security mandates that will raise aviation security. Rob told Law360,  “[The DHS] is taking the approach to focus on airline security, not airport security, because we don’t have jurisdiction to mandate foreign airports, but we can mandate that airlines coming to the U.S. take certain steps to make minimum security standards for their inbound flights and to avoid any further battles in court in trying to pick and choose” where to regulate,

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