TSA http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Lambert Airport Rolls Out Baggage Screening System, Plans For New Copper Roof http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lambert-airport-rolls-out-baggage-screening-system-plans-new-copper-roof <p>Lambert Airport is now screening luggage checked at Terminal 1 with a new automated baggage system.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5">The $50.7 million assembly of ramps, conveyor belts and X-rays replaces the bomb detection machines that were installed in ticketing areas after the 9/11 terrorists attacks.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5">Watch below for a bag’s-eye-view of the bomb-detecting security system:</span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 23:20:58 +0000 Joseph Leahy 34164 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lambert Airport Rolls Out Baggage Screening System, Plans For New Copper Roof Lambert Airport to loosen security screenings for frequent fliers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lambert-airport-loosen-security-screenings-frequent-fliers <p>Some passengers at Lambert Airport will be allowed to keep their belts and shoes on while passing through security checkpoints.</p><p>The Transportation Security Administration is including St. Louis in a program to make check-in more convenient for frequent fliers.&nbsp;The TSA says the program, which has been tested at seven major airports, will expand to 28 others, including Lambert, this year.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 23:34:14 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3040 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lambert Airport to loosen security screenings for frequent fliers