US Senate Commerce

The US Senate Commerce and Transportation Committee has approved legislation to require the screening of all cargo in the bellies of passenger aircraft within three years. Airlines have strongly opposed 100 percent screening of belly cargo on grounds that it is impractical and will slow airfreight flow greatly.


The US Senate Commerce and Transportation Committee has approved legislation to require the screening of all cargo in the bellies of passenger aircraft within three years. Airlines have strongly opposed 100 percent screening of belly cargo on grounds that it is impractical and will slow airfreight flow greatly.