WIDOW OF SEPT. 11 PILOT SEEKS MORE COCKPIT SECURITY
July 17, 2013
WASHINGTON — The widow of a United Airlines pilot who died on Sept. 11, 2001, is lobbying for legislation that would require airlines to install a second security door to prevent would-be hijackers from rushing cockpits. But the move is opposed by the airline industry, which says the existing security measures are good enough.
UNRULY PASSENGER FORCES AIR CANADA FLIGHT DOWN IN HALIFAX
July 16, 2013
An unruly passenger forced an Air Canada flight to London's Heathrow airport from Vancouver to make an unscheduled landing in Halifax early Tuesday.
JUDGE TO DECIDE IF AIRLINES OWE WORLD TRADE CENTER OWNERS UP TO $3.5 BILLION IN DAMAGES AFTER 9/11 ATTACKS
July 15, 2013
A judge who has presided over most of the litigation stemming from the Sept. 11 attacks will decide whether the owners of the World Trade Center can try to make aviation companies pay billions of dollars in damages.
COMPLAINTS PILE UP OVER AIRPORT BORDER GUARDS
July 09, 2013
Dozens of travellers arriving home at Ottawa International Airport have filed complaints about rude treatment and harassment by Canada Border Services Agency officers, including one who allegedly asked a young woman if she was menstruating.
WOMAN MASQUERADING AS A PILOT SPENDS HOURS IN THE COCKPIT DURING QANTAS LONG-HAUL FLIGHT
June 25, 2013
A woman masquerading as a pilot spent hours in the cockpit of a Qantas passenger jet during a long-haul flight, it has emerged.
JUDGE SENTENCES FRENCHMAN WHO IMPERSONATED AIRLINE PILOT
June 20, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, June 19 (UPI) -- A judge in Philadelphia sentenced a Frenchman to time served for pretending to be a commercial airline pilot and entering the cockpit of a U.S. Airways jet.
MAN CLAIMS POISONINGS ABOARD UNITED AIRLINES PLANE
June 18, 2013
NEWARK, N.J., June 17 (UPI) -- United Airlines Flight 116 landed safely in Newark, N.J., Monday afternoon following claims by an unidentified passenger fellow travelers had been poisoned.
NO BOMB FOUND ABOARD AUSTIN-BOUND SOUTHWEST AIRLINES FLIGHT
June 11, 2013
PHOENIX — Authorities say no explosives were found on a Southwest Airlines plane that was diverted to Phoenix with 143 passengers on board.
FAKE AIRLINE PILOT SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS AND ONE MONTH IN UK
June 10, 2013
LONDON, England - A man who forged pilot's qualifications to fly commercial airlines has been jailed after going on the run and failing to attend his sentencing.
U.S. AGENCY DROPS PLAN TO ALLOW AIRLINE PASSENGERS TO CARRY SMALL KNIVES ON PLANES
June 07, 2013
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is abandoning a plan to allow passengers to carry small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes in the face of fierce congressional and industry opposition, the head of the agency said Wednesday.
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INTERNATIONAL WINTER OPERATIONS CONFERENCE
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