TEEN STOWAWAY RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT AIRPORT SECURITY
April 23, 2014
If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop aboard the bottom of a plane?
STOWAWAY: SAN JOSE AIRPORT SECURITY SCRUTINIZED AFTER BOY'S FLIGHT TO MAUI IN PLANE'S WHEEL WELL BY ROBERT SALONGA AND MARK GOMEZ
April 22, 2014
SAN JOSE -- Authorities say a 15-year-old Santa Clara boy is "lucky to be alive" after he ran away from home, clandestinely scaled a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport, and hid inside the wheel well of a plane flying from California to Hawaii in a case that has shone a harsh spotlight on airport security beyond the terminals.
UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT TEMPORARILY GROUNDED AT JFK AIRPORT BY BOMB THREAT MADE ON TWITTER
April 17, 2014
A United Airlines security worker spotted the threatening tweet at 7:05 p.m. The FBI evacuated the plane at the gate and searched it for explosives, but no bomb was found. The flight eventually took off a few hours late.
PILOT SUES AMERICAN AIRLINES ALLEGING RETALIATION UNDER THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT
April 16, 2014
Airline pilot, Lawrence Meadows filed a federal whistle-blower lawsuit against American Airlines alleging retaliation
RAND PAUL WANTS 100% OF PILOTS TO HAVE GUNS
April 14, 2014
Rand Paul wants all pilots — 100% of them — to be armed. The Kentucky Republican Senator says that it’s the best, and cheapest, way to prevent another 9/11-style attack on America.
POINTING LASERS AT AIRCRAFT: DANGEROUS, ILLEGAL, AND ON THE RISE
April 09, 2014
Robert Hamilton gazed at the warm web of yellow lights stretching over Charlotte, N.C., as he steered his commercial jet to descend to the airport.
FIRST AIR PILOTS SUSPENDED AFTER FLYING 100S OF KM OFF COURSE BOEING 737 HAD 19 PASSENGERS AND 4 CREW ON BOARD FOR FLIGHT FROM RANKIN INLET TO IQALUIT
April 09, 2014
First Air says the pilots of a flight that went hundreds of kilometres off course last month have been suspended with pay until an investigation is complete.
CANADA NEEDS PRIVACY RULES FOR DRONES
April 08, 2014
In the next four years, the federal government will finalize policies that regulate how civilian authorities and the private sector can use drones in Canada.
LOADED HANDGUN AT AIRPORT GETS U.S. PILOT ARRESTED IN CALGARY
April 04, 2014
A commercial airline pilot from the United States was arrested a week ago at the Calgary International Airport after he was caught trying to clear security with a loaded firearm.
MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH370: AIRLINES URGE MORE SECURITY CHECKS
April 02, 2014
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 underscores the need for improvements in security, both in tracking aircraft and in screening passengers, the International Air Transport Association says.
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