PROTEST IN PHILA. AGAINST U.S. CUSTOMS DEAL WITH ABU DHABI
December 19, 2013
Airline pilots, flight attendants, an industry trade group, and U.S. lawmakers were in Philadelphia on Wednesday to protest a decision by the Department of Homeland Security to open a U.S. Customs preclearance facility in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
VENEZUELA RESCHEDULES AIR FRANCE FLIGHT DUE TO BOMB THREAT
December 16, 2013
A Paris-bound flight was rescheduled for Sunday after Venezuela grounded an Air France plane that French intelligence authorities said terrorists might have been planning to blow up.
BOMB SCARE SHUTS DOWN CONCOURSE J AT MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
October 16, 2013
A terminal at Miami International Airport was shut down Wednesday morning as Miami-Dade police investigated a possible explosive device.
INTERNAL PILOT-UNION MEMO CLAIMS TERRORISM ‘DRY-RUNS’ HAPPENING ON US FLIGHTS
October 15, 2013
An internal memo from the union that represents pilots for US Airways claims there have been “several cases recently” throughout the airline industry of what the union believes are “dry-runs” for potential attacks with or on an aircraft.
PRESIDENT: TURKEY SEEKS IRANIAN ASSISTANCE IN RETURN OF KIDNAPPED TURKISH AIRLINES" PILOTS
September 30, 2013
Turkey hopes for Iranian assistance in the return of Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon, Turkish president Abdullah Gul said, the Zaman newspaper reported on Monday.
FORMER UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT ATTENDANT PLEADS GUILTY TO MAKING BOMB THREAT AGAINST PLANE
August 27, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A former United Airlines flight attendant has pleaded guilty to making a bomb threat against a United jet flying between London and Los Angeles.
FIVE TURKISH AIRLINES PLANES SEARCHED FOR EXPLOSIVES AT ISTANBUL AIRPORT
August 15, 2013
Five planes of Turkey's flag carrier airline, Turkish Airlines (THY), were searched for explosives at Istanbul's Atatürk Airport on the evening of Aug. 14 after a bomb warning.
FOUR SUSPECTS DETAINED IN LEBANON OVER KIDNAPPING OF TURKISH PILOTS
August 15, 2013
The Turkish pilots were kidnapped Aug. 9 by a group demanding Turkey use its influence with Syrian rebels, who the country backs, to secure the release of the nine Lebanese Shiites.
2 TURKISH AIRLINES PILOTS KIDNAPPED IN LEBANON
August 12, 2013
Gunmen on Friday ambushed a van carrying a Turkish Airlines crew in the Lebanese capital and abducted two of its members, a pilot and a co-pilot, security officials said.
TERRORISM RULED OUT IN KENYA AIRPORT FIRE
August 09, 2013
Kenya pledged to reopen its main airport to all international flights on Thursday night in a bid to reassure travellers that east Africa's transport hub could recover quickly from a fire that left the arrivals terminal a smouldering, blackened shell.
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