What is the difference between the TSA and FAA in terms of what they do with airline passengers?
what are their distinct functions or jurisdiction when it comes to dealing with airline passengers and the security of the flights?
Asked By: meco031719 - 6/10/2006
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The Transportation Security Administration was specifically created because of 9/11 to protect the nation's transportation but the only aspect of it right now is the screening of passengers and cargo at airports... More
Answered By: grim reaper - 6/10/2006
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Two separate missions. TSA is responsible for security in all transportation systems, not just aviation. The FAA is responsible for aviation safety -- pilot qualifications, flight rules & procedures, etc.
Answered By: bostonianinmo - 6/10/2006
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