TOOTHPASTE BOMB WARNINGS AND INCREASED SECURITY AS OLYMPIC COMPETITION GETS UNDER WAY
February 06, 2014
Security at the Sochi Winter Olympics suddenly intensified on Thursday after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned airlines that explosives hidden in toothpaste tubes could be smuggled into Russia.
UNRULY AIRLINE PASSENGER FROM VANCOUVER ARRESTED WHEN PLANE LANDS AT YVR
February 03, 2014
A man was arrested at Vancouver International Airport on Sunday after allegedly being belligerent and violent on a 12-hour international flight from China.
SUPREME COURT SAYS AIRLINE SHIELDED IN PILOT'S DEFAMATION CLAIM
January 28, 2014
WASHINGTON - Ruling that airlines have broad immunity from lawsuits under a post-9-11 security law, the Supreme Court on Monday threw out a $1.4 million defamation judgment awarded to a pilot who was reported by his employer as mentally unstable and potentially armed
PIPE BOMB HANDED BACK TO PASSENGER SKYLAR MURPHY BY AIRPORT GUARD
January 16, 2014
A Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) guard who seized a pipe bomb from a man at Edmonton International Airport tried to give it back to him, CBC News has learned.
U.S. COURT UPHOLDS LIFE SENTENCE FOR UNDERWEAR BOMBER
January 14, 2014
A federal appeals court has upheld the life sentence handed to Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian man who tried to set off an explosive hidden in his underwear while aboard a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day in 2009.
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.
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