Will Turkey Day Fliers Cry Foul?

Daily News Article - November 19, 2010

Questions

1. How are airlines preparing to handle the 24 million people who will be flying over Thanksgiving? Be specific.

2. What are airports doing to make travel easier for passengers? Be specific.

3. What is the Federal Aviation Administration doing to help reduce flight delays this Thanksgiving?

4. a) What usually causes the biggest delays/problems with air travel over Thanksgiving?
b) What is expected to cause the biggest problems/delays in airports over Thanksgiving this year? Be specific.

5. a) How has airport screening changed since November 1, 2010?
b) What concerns do travelers have with the new screening methods?

6. a) The new TSA screening method requires a passenger to go through a full body scan, or if he refuses, to receive an invasive 2 minute pat-down.  It has been in place less than a month.  If this is the best method for keeping us safe many wonder how good a job the TSA was doing before November 1st.  Read the bullet points below.  What do you think about Abdulmutallab's ability to fly, and the U.S. visa he was permitted to keep? 
b) Are the suggestions about Israeli airport security in "Profile Me if You Must" below a good idea?  Explain your answer.

CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ABOUT WOULD-BE BOMBER UMAR ABDULMUTALLAB:

 CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ABOUT ISRAELI AIRPORT SECURITY (from a commentary "Profile Me if You Must"):