GAZA CONFLICT: FAA LIFTS BAN ON FLIGHTS TO TEL AVIV
July 24, 2014
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on all flight to Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport late Wednesday night, despite ongoing fighting in Gaza.
ELECTRONIC GADGETS MUST WORK TO BE ALLOWED ON FLIGHTS TO US
July 08, 2014
Passengers travelling to the US will have to prove their electronic gadgets are working, and not packed with explosives, or else choose between missing their flight and sending the device home under new airport security rules.
TIGHTER SECURITY FOR FLIGHTS TO US
July 03, 2014
Security is being tightened at airports with direct flights into the US - including some in the UK - in response to US warnings of a "credible threat".
OTTAWA TO LET SECURITY OFFICERS CARRY LOADED GUNS ON CANADIAN FLIGHTS
July 03, 2014
Security officials will soon be allowed to carry loaded guns on Canadian airplanes, after the Conservative government beefed up powers for Mounties tasked with preventing hijackings.
US CALLS FOR MORE SECURITY AT SOME OVERSEAS AIRPORTS, AMID FEARS ABOUT NEW BOMBS
July 03, 2014
WASHINGTON - U.S. intelligence officials are concerned that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security.
MILITANTS ATTACK PAKISTANI AIRPORT, 27 DEAD
June 09, 2014
Their backpacks stuffed with food and ammunition, a squad of highly trained Taliban fighters attacked Pakistan’s biggest airport in what they clearly expected to be a protracted siege.
AIRLINES ARE FINALLY CRACKING DOWN ON DRUNK, UNRULY PASSENGERS
June 05, 2014
At a major aviation conference this week, executives took a break from cutting giant cakes with scimitars and watching pop stars like Kylie Minogue to address a serious problem: Drunk passengers are costing them a lot of money.
SOME AIRLINES CRACKING DOWN ON IPAD USE IN THE COCKPIT
May 21, 2014
Airlines have been replacing those 40 pound briefcases that pilots used to carry, filled with paper maps, checklists and logs, with iPads. It's been a great success.
INTERPOL ALLOWS AIRLINES TO CHECK FOR STOLEN PASSPORTS
May 14, 2014
KUALA LUMPUR—Interpol will allow individual airlines to check passenger passports against its data on lost or stolen passports as it seeks to enhance aviation security.
U.S. PRECHECK PROGRAM EXPANDS TO AIR CANADA PASSENGERS
April 30, 2014
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is expanding its PreCheck expedited screening program to passengers on international airlines.
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INTERNATIONAL WINTER OPERATIONS CONFERENCE
Photos and images from the Third International Winter Operations Conference held in October 2013.
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