BOARDING PASS BARCODES 'CAN BE READ BY SMARTPHONES'
October 25, 2012
A vulnerability in US domestic airline boarding pass barcodes could allow travellers to bring unauthorised items on board, says a security expert.
AIR TRAVELLERS TO CANADA FROM EXEMPT COUNTRIES TO REQUIRE ELECTRONIC VISAS
October 19, 2012
OTTAWA — Visitors to Canada from visa exempt countries, including those from Europe, will soon have a new hurdle to clear if they want to fly to Canada, according to provisions laid out in the latest budget implementation bill.
ITALIAN MAN ARRESTED FOR IMPERSONATING A PILOT TO FLY FREE IN COCKPIT
September 24, 2012
ROME—Italian police describe it as a real-life sequel to Catch Me If You Can, the hit movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio in the true story about an ingenious con artist masquerading as a commercial airline pilot.
JFK PILOT’S COCKFIT
September 19, 2012
An American Airlines pilot whose jet was ordered to undergo a emergency search at Kennedy Airport was so furious at being kept in the dark over why that he threatened to evacuate passengers right on the tarmac.
TIGHTER AIR SECURITY RULES LEADS TO CREATION OF NEW CANADIAN PASSPORTS
September 13, 2012
Starting next spring, your Canadian passport will be valid for up to 10 years. But it will also feature a new electronic chip on which vast amounts of data can be stored.
WOMEN, 92 AND 94, TURNED AWAY FROM FLIGHTS OVER ID
August 27, 2012
Some people are calling for looser flying regulations for seniors after two women in their 90s were stopped from boarding their flights.
MAN ARRESTED FOR LOCKING HIMSELF IN AMERICAN AIRLINES COCKPIT
August 23, 2012
A man who locked himself inside an American Eagle plane cockpit in Baton Rouge, La., surrendered to authorities and was in police custody, law enforcement sources told ABC News.
SECURITY HEIGHTENED FOR AIRLINE CATERERS
August 14, 2012
Extra security guards and cameras have been added to monitor caterers at Pearson Airport who prepare food for aircraft, following the discovery of a sewing needle in a sandwich on an Air Canada flight to Toronto.
MAN WALKS ACROSS 2 RUNWAYS, TERMINAL AT NEW YORK CITY AIRPORT WHILE UNDETECTED BY $100M SYSTEM
August 13, 2012
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A man walked undetected across two runways and into a terminal at a busy New York City airport after becoming stranded on a personal watercraft in a nearby bay.
AIR CANADA BOLSTERS SECURITY AFTER NEEDLE FOUND IN SANDWICH
August 02, 2012
Air Canada has heightened security precautions after a passenger on a flight bound for Toronto earlier this week discovered a needle in a catered sandwich, the company said on Wednesday.
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