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Department of Homeland Security Announces Plan for Heightened Security Screening

Date: June 30, 2017
Type: AFA Article

On June 29th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that enhanced security measures will be implemented for all commercial flights to the United States. All airlines conducting direct flights to the United States from International airports will be subject to heightened screening of passengers and large electronic devices.

AFA is working with United on this recent announcement as well as the impact it could have on flight crews. Please continue to abide by the current security policies in place until notified of any new measures.

The Department of Homeland Security has issued the following fact sheet about the new security directive; please visit the DHS website at www.dhs.gov for additional details.

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