B.C. TRANSIT POLICE FORGOT EXPLOSIVE ON AIR CANADA PLANE
January 22, 2013
A Metro Vancouver Transit Police officer forgot to remove an unarmed explosive from an Air Canada aircraft following a training exercise last year, and an extensive investigation failed to ever find the missing training sample.
PASSENGER PULLED FROM ALASKA AIRLINES PLANE AFTER THREAT WARNING, NO ARREST
January 18, 2013
SEATTLE - The FBI has finished interviewing a passenger taken off an Alaska Airlines flight from Kona, Hawaii, by law enforcement officers after a caller said the man was a possible hijacker.
WHAT CAN AIRLINES DO TO PASSENGERS IN FLIGHT?
January 08, 2013
On a flight from Reykjavik bound for New York last Thursday, an unruly passenger was zip-tied and duct-taped to his seat as well as across his mouth.
IN ABSENCE OF FISCAL CLIFF DEAL, LAWMAKERS TURN ATTENTION TO AIRPORTS
December 13, 2012
Lawmakers awaiting a deal on how to avert a series of tax increases and spending cuts set to take effect early next month are biding their time by sorting out some issues at the nation’s airports.
SECURITY STRIKE AT EASTERN AIRPORTS MAY BE AVOIDED
December 11, 2012
The union representing security screeners at 17 Atlantic Canadian airports is re-entering negotiations in the hopes of avoiding a strike during the holiday season.
ARRESTS OVER 'IMMIGRATION GANG' USING BUDGET AIRLINES
November 27, 2012
Seven people have been arrested in raids targeting a gang suspected of taking cash to help Iranian asylum seekers get into the UK using budget airlines.
UNITED AIRLINES NOT LIABLE FOR ALLEGED 9/11 SECURITY LAPSE: JUDGE
November 22, 2012
NEW YORK - United Airlines bears no responsibility for the collapse of a third World Trade Center building on Sept. 11, 2001, stemming from suspected airport security lapses that allowed hijackers to crash an American Airlines plane into the complex, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.
BOMB THREAT AT MONTREAL’S TRUDEAU AIRPORT: AIR CANADA FLIGHT TO TORONTO DELAYED; WOMAN PASSENGER ARRESTED AFTER USING ‘BOMB’ IN A CONVERSATION WITH CABIN STAFF ON AC JAZZ FLIGHT 7783
November 15, 2012
MONTREAL — A 5:30 a.m. Air Canada flight to Toronto was substantially delayed Thursday morning when a woman passenger “who was disturbing the peace” apparently used the word “bomb” in a conversation with cabin staff, Constable Daniel Lacoursière of Montreal police said.
AIRLINES WANT PASSPORTS EVEN WITH NEXUS CARDS
November 06, 2012
A joint Canada-U.S. pro-gram to let "trusted travellers" more easily cross the border is catching on with Canadian frequent flyers - but some major airlines aren't keeping pace.
POOR DATA COULD HINDER KEY FEATURE OF PERIMETER SECURITY PACT: BORDER AGENCY
November 05, 2012
Canadian officials worry that the poor quality of information routinely collected from airline passengers could hamper a key feature of the perimeter security deal with the United States.
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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.