Changes in airline security policies since 9/11
The aftermath of the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001, made America redefine freedom and security. The attacks forced the airline industry to renew and strengthen their focus on security. The measures put in place after 9/11 have drawn criticism from the American Civil Liberties Union and from passengers, especially regarding pat-down procedures, but have so far prevented another terrorist attack from occurring.
See how travel policies have changed in the past 10 years.