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.
FORMER UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT ATTENDANT PLEADS GUILTY TO MAKING BOMB THREAT AGAINST PLANE
August 27, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A former United Airlines flight attendant has pleaded guilty to making a bomb threat against a United jet flying between London and Los Angeles.
FOUR SUSPECTS DETAINED IN LEBANON OVER KIDNAPPING OF TURKISH PILOTS
August 15, 2013
The Turkish pilots were kidnapped Aug. 9 by a group demanding Turkey use its influence with Syrian rebels, who the country backs, to secure the release of the nine Lebanese Shiites.
FIVE TURKISH AIRLINES PLANES SEARCHED FOR EXPLOSIVES AT ISTANBUL AIRPORT
August 15, 2013
Five planes of Turkey's flag carrier airline, Turkish Airlines (THY), were searched for explosives at Istanbul's Atatürk Airport on the evening of Aug. 14 after a bomb warning.
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INTERNATIONAL WINTER OPERATIONS CONFERENCE
Photos and images from the Third International Winter Operations Conference held in October 2013.
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