LA Business Journal
Passenger traffic continued to grow last month at Los Angeles International Airport, which is on pace to handle more passengers than it has since before the recession.In all, 5.7 million passengers flew in and out of LAX last month, up about 2 percent over June 2011.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is seeking riot gear for the presidential conventions and inauguration, according to a federal government website. The agency wants to buy about 150 sets of riot helmets and protective gear for the upper body, forearm, shin, thigh and groin, according to a solicitation posted Wednesday on a federal government website. No cost estimate was provided for the gear, which includes carry bags and gloves.
International Business Times
Just how quickly can a disease spread across the globe through international air travel? That’s the focus of a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that was published in the journal PLoS One last week.
From the Capitol
Sacramento International Airport has been approved to replace TSA agents with private contractors. Airport officials made the request in April after Congress expanded an opt-out clause in the federal law that created the TSA.