CHAOS ON COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS: UNRULY AIRLINE PASSENGERS RARELY FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES
December 16, 2015
Rowdy passengers can be a source of frustration for both travelers and airlines, causing delays, diversions, and drama.
EGYPT TO HIRE FOREIGN COMPANY TO IMPROVE SECURITY AT AIRPORTS
December 14, 2015
CAIRO: Egypt said on Monday it would hire a foreign company to help improve the country's airport security, seen as a weak link in the air safety chain since a Russian plane crashed in the Sinai on Oct. 31.
AIR FRANCE FLIGHT 083 BOUND FOR PARIS DIVERTED TO MONTREAL DUE TO THREAT
December 08, 2015
An Air France flight bound for Paris was diverted to Montreal last night after an anonymous threat was received, airport officials confirmed.
EL AL ORDERS PILOTS NOT TO WEAR UNIFORMS WHEN OUT AND ABOUT IN EUROPE
December 01, 2015
El Al has reportedly ordered its pilots not to stay overnight in Brussels, and not to wear their uniforms when out and about in several European capitals.
UKRAINE BANS RUSSIA'S AIRLINES FROM CROSSING ITS AIRSPACE
November 25, 2015
Kiev (AFP) - Ukraine on Wednesday banned all Russian airlines from crossing its airspace, the latest escalation between the two neighbours 19 months into a separatist war in the east of the former Soviet state.
UN AVIATION AGENCY TO DISCUSS AIRPORT SECURITY AT PANEL IN MARCH
November 24, 2015
The International Civil Aviation Organization will focus on airport security at a meeting in March in light of the terrorist attack that recently brought down a Russian airliner in Egypt, a top official of the UN agency that oversees global aviation said Monday.
TURKISH AIRLINES JET DIVERTED TO HALIFAX OVER BOMB THREAT BACK IN FLIGHT
November 23, 2015
HALIFAX—A Turkish Airlines passenger jet that was diverted to Canada after a bomb threat departed for Istanbul on Sunday morning.
AIR FRANCE FLIGHT AF55 DIVERTED TO HALIFAX ON 'FALSE ALERT' BOMB THREAT
November 18, 2015
No explosives were found aboard two separate Air France planes that were diverted to Halifax and Salt Lake City due to bomb threats, according to the airline.
PAYNE BILL TELLS U.S. TO ASK PILOTS, AIRPORTS BEFORE REMOVING ITEMS FROM BANNED LIST
November 18, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration issued a new rule three years ago: Passengers now could bring small pocket knives on board airplanes rather than consign them to checked luggage.
INVESTIGATORS ‘90 PER CENT SURE’ OF BOMB ON CRASHED RUSSIAN PLANE
November 09, 2015
Investigators of the Russian plane crash in Egypt are “90 percent sure” the noise heard in the final second of a cockpit recording was an explosion caused by a bomb, a member of the investigation team told Reuters on Sunday.
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