MAN CLAIMS POISONINGS ABOARD UNITED AIRLINES PLANE
June 18, 2013
NEWARK, N.J., June 17 (UPI) -- United Airlines Flight 116 landed safely in Newark, N.J., Monday afternoon following claims by an unidentified passenger fellow travelers had been poisoned.
NO BOMB FOUND ABOARD AUSTIN-BOUND SOUTHWEST AIRLINES FLIGHT
June 11, 2013
PHOENIX — Authorities say no explosives were found on a Southwest Airlines plane that was diverted to Phoenix with 143 passengers on board.
FAKE AIRLINE PILOT SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS AND ONE MONTH IN UK
June 10, 2013
LONDON, England - A man who forged pilot's qualifications to fly commercial airlines has been jailed after going on the run and failing to attend his sentencing.
U.S. AGENCY DROPS PLAN TO ALLOW AIRLINE PASSENGERS TO CARRY SMALL KNIVES ON PLANES
June 07, 2013
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is abandoning a plan to allow passengers to carry small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes in the face of fierce congressional and industry opposition, the head of the agency said Wednesday.
DUTCH AIRLINE EXCUSED FROM 'UNDERWEAR BOMBER' SUIT
June 04, 2013
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed claims against KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in a lawsuit holding it liable for injuries a New York man says he sustained while helping to stop the so-called "underwear bomber" from blowing up a plane in 2009.
AIR CHIEFS INVESTIGATE BA PLANE EMERGENCY LANDING
May 27, 2013
Armed police boarded the flight at Stansted airport after an RAF Typhoon jet was scrambled to escort the Boeing 777.
CHINA INVESTIGATING PHONE THREATS THAT GROUNDED 5 FLIGHTS FROM 3 AIRLINES
May 15, 2013
BEIJING, China - Chinese police are investigating telephone threats that led to the grounding of five flights around the country on Wednesday, though officials said no planes were in actual danger.
WIDOW’S BILL WOULD ADD SECOND BARRIER TO AIRLINE COCKPITS
April 30, 2013
A widow of a pilot who died on one of the jets that crashed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, is gaining congressional support in her campaign to add another barrier to airliner cockpits.
TRANSPORT CANADA PROPOSES A SECURITY LEVEL WARNING SYSTEM AND NEW TRAINING AT AIRPORTS
April 29, 2013
OTTAWA — The federal government is proposing to introduce a security risk assessment system that ranks the level of danger in airports as part of new regulations to prevent terrorism and other threats to aviation security.
FEDS DELAY POLICY TO ALLOW SMALL KNIVES ON PLANES
April 23, 2013
WASHINGTON — Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs.
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