BOY, 11, FLIES FROM U.K. TO ITALY WITH NO TICKET, NO PASSPORT
July 25, 2012
LONDON—The 11-year-old boy didn’t have a passport, didn’t have a ticket, didn’t have a boarding pass, and somehow managed to get all the way from England to Italy.
U.S. AIRLINE FLIGHT ATTENDANTS TO GET EXPEDITED AIRPORT SCREENING
July 25, 2012
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in cooperation with the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA),...
UTAH JETLINER THEFT "UNPRECEDENTED," PILOTS SAY
July 20, 2012
Under the cover of darkness, a SkyWest pilot, suspected of murdering a former girlfriend in Colorado Springs last week, sneaked aboard the empty 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet 200 just before 1 a.m. Tuesday,...
AIRPORT SECURITY SCRUTINIZED AFTER UTAH BREACH
July 18, 2012
Pilot and murder suspect Brian Hedglin knew how to fly planes. He just needed access to one.
NORAD JETS INTERCEPT TORONTO-BOUND PLANE AFTER RADIO COMMUNICATIONS FAIL
July 17, 2012
TORONTO - Two Canadian fighter jets intercepted a commercial airliner near Quebec City on Monday after the Toronto-bound aircraft did not respond to radio communication.
SECURITY LAPSES SPARK FRESH SCRUTINY AS OLYMPIC GAMES APPROACH
July 16, 2012
Britain's Olympic security plans fell under fresh scrutiny Sunday, with a newspaper reporting that several people on a terror watch list have been waved through airport border controls without being flagged and officials trying to calm the uproar over a security contractor's failure to provide its promised number of staff.
ENVY IN THE AIRPORT SECURITY LINE
June 27, 2012
Imagine a lady ignoring the lineup at your registry office and walking right up to the counter to renew her driver's licence because she has a Safeway Select card.
EMERGENCY OXYGEN WILL FLOW AGAIN IN AIRLINER RESTROOMS; US REVERSES BAN AIMED AT TERROR THREAT
June 26, 2012
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Federal aviation officials will order airlines to put oxygen systems back in jet restrooms, reversing a decision last year to remove them because of fears that terrorists could use them to start a fire during flight.
EAVESDROPPING AT AIRPORTS ON HOLD: TOEWS
June 20, 2012
OTTAWA -- Public Safety Minister Vic Toews is halting a plan to eavesdrop on passenger conversations at airports and border crossings until the federal privacy commissioner has a chance to review it.
OTTAWA TO EAVESDROP ON TRAVELLERS ENTERING/EXITING CANADA
June 19, 2012
A privacy lawyer predicts that anything collected by a monitoring system in border areas such as airports and bridges, such as the Peace Bridge connecting the U.S. and Canada, above, that leads to charges will be challenged under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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INTERNATIONAL WINTER OPERATIONS CONFERENCE
Photos and images from the first International Winter Operations Conference held in October 2009.
Photos from our 2010 Policy Conference.