FEDS WARN AIRLINES TO LOOK OUT FOR PASSENGERS HACKING JETS
April 22, 2015
In response to reports last week that passenger Wi-Fi networks make some planes vulnerable to hacking, the FBI and TSA have issued an alert to airlines advising them to be on the lookout for evidence of tampering or network intrusions.
RESEARCHER WHO BOASTED HE COULD BRING DOWN AIRLINES BANNED BY UNITED
April 20, 2015
United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline’s onboard systems could be hacked.
CONFLICT-ZONE SITE FOR AIRLINES LAUNCHES WITH WARNINGS ON EGYPT, IRAQ, SOUTH SUDAN
April 15, 2015
A United Nations-sponsored initiative to provide airlines with enhanced information about the hazards of flying over conflict zones produced its first concrete results on Tuesday: public warnings about unsafe airspace over parts of Egypt, Iraq and South Sudan.
MAN TASERED BY POLICE AT PEARSON AIRPORT
April 10, 2015
A man was Tasered and arrested after an incident caught on video last night at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.
DRONES FLY OVER FINAL FOUR CROWDS DOWNTOWN, CAUSE SECURITY CONCERNS
April 08, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 7, 2015)– Drones tried to capture the excitement of the Final Four but ended up causing a security concern. Homeland security officials said drones flew over large crowds at least three times during the events.
UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT RETURNS TO DULLES AIRPORT AFTER PASSENGER RUSHED COCKPIT
March 18, 2015
A flight headed from Washington to Denver had to return to Dulles International Airport after a pilot told air traffic controllers a passenger had become violent, ran toward the cockpit and had to be restrained by other passengers.
ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES PILOT FOUND GUILTY OF HIJACKING HIS PLANE
March 17, 2015
An Ethiopian Airlines pilot has been convicted in absentia of hijacking his own plane and flying it to Geneva, 13 months after he surrendered to police there and sought asylum.
HONG KONG AIRLINES FLIGHT DIVERTED AFTER GETTING BOMB THREAT
March 11, 2015
A Hong Kong-bound plane that was diverted after receiving a bomb threat was cleared after a security check, and passengers were placed on a later flight.
UK INTRODUCES LAWS THAT PROMPTS AIRLINES TO REJECT CITIZENS FLYING TO JOIN ISIS DAESH
March 10, 2015
Apart from the usual standard operating procedures, airlines in the U.K. may now reject Britons which they believed are flying out of the country in a bid to join the radical group ISIS Daesh.
MISSING SYRIA SCHOOLGIRLS: TURKEY SLAMS 'CONDEMNABLE' BRITISH AUTHORITIES FOR TELLING THEM ABOUT RUNAWAY TEENS 'THREE DAYS TOO LATE'
February 24, 2015
Turkey has hit back at Britain for suggesting its national airline could have done more to stop three schoolgirls travelling to Istanbul on their way "to join Isis" in Syria.
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