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NEW AIRPORT SECURITY SYSTEM TO SPEED PASSENGER FLOW AT NASHVILLE INTERNATIONAL

 NEW AIRPORT SECURITY SYSTEM
 TO SPEED PASSENGER FLOW AT NASHVILLE INTERNATIONAL
 NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines today unveiled an airport security checkpoint designed to enhance security and reduce lines to help passengers get to their gates faster.
 The new-look checkpoint and its features, including cameras, video monitors and wireless communication systems for screeners and supervisors, was shown to aviation security experts who gathered from around the country to inspect the airline's High Tech Checkpoint (HTC).
 The system was developed for American Airlines at the Nashville International Airport's C and D security checkpoint by Cleveland-based ITS, a national provider of airline security screening personnel.
 "Our airline has always focused on customer service and convenience," said Homer Boynton, American's managing director of security. "Our new ITS High Tech Checkpoint at Nashville will give our customers another way to clearly see that philosophy in action. Our aim is to set the industry standard in safety and security."
 The highly visible security features enhance the security process by providing an added deterrent value. And screeners can now watch and record video images of passengers and their bags simultaneously.
 "One of the goals of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority is to provide superior services for our passengers," said Gen. William G. Moore, Jr., president of the airport authority. "The new High Tech Checkpoint security system unveiled today enhances security and reduces delays for passengers."
 To prevent bottlenecks, passengers who alarm metal detectors are escorted a few feet away to be cleared through secondary units, keeping the primary flow of passengers moving. There are virtually no lines with the new system.
 American Airlines, a subsidiary of Fort Worth-based AMR Corp., is the largest airline in the world with 667 jet aircraft and more than 2,600 scheduled daily departures, 140 of which are from Nashville. Another AMR subsidiary, American Eagle, adds 110 more Nashville daily departures.
 ITS is the United States' largest provider of aviation-security personnel, employing more than 4,000 airport-checkpoint screening agents for airline clients at 125 U.S. airports.
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 /CONTACT: Tim Smith of American Airlines corporate communications, 817-967-3273, Carol Martin of the Nashville Airport Authority, 615-275-1607, or Steve Caldwell of ITS, 800-456-4487/ CO: ITS ST: Ohio IN: SU:


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