AIRLINES OFFERING PASSENGERS CHANCE TO CUT CHECK-IN, SECURITY LINES IF THEY'RE WILLING TO PAY
April 11, 2013
NEW YORK — Cutting lines at airports used to be only for the rich, famous or very frequent fliers. But then airlines started granting fast-track access to anybody with the right credit card or who was willing to shell out a few extra dollars.
AT UNITED AIRLINES, IS POLITE DISAGREEMENT BECOMING GROUNDS FOR REMOVAL FROM A FLIGHT?
April 08, 2013
The thousandfold small indignities of air travel continue to mount. And you wonder, how far can this go?
LAX FLIGHT ATTENDANTS, PILOTS PROTEST LIFTING OF TSA BAN ON KNIVES
April 02, 2013
LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KABC) -- The fight to keep small knives off planes has gone to the front lines: Flight attendants lobbied passengers Monday to join them in putting pressure on the TSA not to change current security policy.
AIRLINES SHOW ZERO TOLERANCE FOR UNRULY PASSENGERS
March 20, 2013
THE increased cost of aviation fuel and safety concerns has helped trigger a "zero-tolerance" attitude by airlines to drunken, unruly or aggressive passengers.
AMERICAN AIRLINES SAYS IT'S CONCERNED ABOUT KNIVES ON PLANES, ASKS TSA TO 'REASSESS' IDEA
March 14, 2013
DALLAS - American Airlines has "concern" over letting passengers carry small knives on planes, but it's stopping short of opposing the idea.
RISK-BASED' AVIATION SECURITY SCREENINGS GAIN GROUND AMID WORRY OVER MISUSE
March 12, 2013
Civil liberties groups cite potential for misuse of the vast personal data that would be collected and shared.
BACKLASH GROWS TO U.S. ALLOWING PASSENGERS TO CARRY SMALL KNIVES, BASEBALL BATS, CLUBS ON PLANES
March 11, 2013
WASHINGTON - Flight attendants, pilots, federal air marshals and even insurance companies are part of a growing backlash to the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's new policy allowing passengers to carry small knives and sports equipment like souvenir baseball bats and golf clubs onto planes.
I'M NOT A TERRORIST: BLOGGER KICKED OFF PLANE
February 26, 2013
A man who took a photo of his airline seat and then joked to a flight attendant that he was not a “terrorist” found himself promptly kicked off the plane.
8 ARMED MEN DRIVE ONTO TARMAC OF BRUSSELS AIRPORT AND STEAL DIAMONDS WORTH MILLIONS FROM PLANE
February 19, 2013
BRUSSELS - Eight masked gunmen made a hole in a security fence at Brussels' international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50 million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot, authorities said Tuesday.
SECURITY PERSONNEL STRIKES AT GERMAN AIRPORTS
January 25, 2013
Security personnel have entered the second day of strikes at two German airports, resulting in flight delays and cancellations. A services-sector union has called the stoppages to back up its demands for higher pay.
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INTERNATIONAL WINTER OPERATIONS CONFERENCE
Photos and images from the Third International Winter Operations Conference held in October 2013.
Photos from our 2010 Policy Conference.