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How safe are our skies? : assessing the airlines' response to terrorism

Author: Rodney Wallis
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
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Wallis considers the Aviation and Transportation Security Act adopted by the U.S. Congress in the wake of September 11, 2001, and offers a modus operandi to the FAA.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wallis, Rodney, 1933-
How safe are our skies?.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
(DLC) 2002193039
(OCoLC)51086131
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Wallis
ISBN: 0313015600 9780313015601
OCLC Number: 54205574
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 201 pages)
Contents: 1. The personal risk : how safe is it to fly? --
2. Air terrorism --
3. Governments response to air terrorism : an effective approach or a dangerous myth? --
4. Practical airport security --
5. Airline security --
6. In-flight security --
7. Unexplained crashes : accidents or terrorism? --
8. The lessons : past and present --
9. Minimizing the risk for business and holiday fliers.
Responsibility: Rodney Wallis.

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Wallis suggests that the failure to maximise US domestic air security, which left air travellers vulnerable to attack, lay largely with the carriers themselves. He considers the Aviation and  Read more...

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"This book is a treasure trove of good air security advice to travelers and includes wake-up calls for security practitioners and governments. It's a must read for all three constituencies. Wallis Read more...

 
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