NEWARK TERMINAL CLOSES FOR OVER AN HOUR ON FRIDAY
May 03, 2012
On Friday a terminal at Newark’s Liberty International Airport was shut down for over an hour over a security breach involving a baby.
‘PRACTICAL JOKE’ THREATENING TO ‘HIJACK PLANE, KILL OBAMA’ LANDS UTAH MAN IN HOT WATER
April 30, 2012
SALT LAKE CITY — A purported practical joke on a colleague that threatened a plane hijacking and the assassination of President Barack Obama has landed a Utah man in trouble with federal authorities.
LA AIRPORT TSA SECURITY SCREENERS 'RAN DRUG-RING'
April 26, 2012
Four current and former security screeners at Los Angeles international airport have been arrested and charged with drug-trafficking and bribery.
GRIDLOCK FEARS PUSH MAY TO MEET AIRLINES
April 24, 2012
The home secretary has agreed to an urgent meeting with the UK’s airlines over their fears that airports face gridlock because inadequate Border Force staffing is creating long queues at passport control.
SUSPECTED STOWAWAY SNEAKS BY PEARSON SECURITY
April 19, 2012
Authorities are investigating how a suspected stowaway snuck past Pearson International Airport’s security perimeter to board an international flight and allegedly hid inside a parked plane before being discovered by a dog team.
U.S. FIGHTER JETS ESCORT KOREAN AIR FLIGHT TO COMOX AFTER BOMB THREAT
April 11, 2012
VICTORIA — A Korean Air flight bound for Seoul from Vancouver with 134 passengers on board was diverted Tuesday and forced to land in Comox on Vancouver Island after a bomb threat was called into a U.S. call centre for the airline.
BUDGET CUTS COULD PARE BACK PILOT FIREARM TRAINING
March 27, 2012
The FY2013 budget submitted by the Obama administration would cut the $25 million allocated for training flight crews in handgun use in half, which could spell the end to armed pilots in the cockpit of an airplane.
AIRLINE PASSENGERS HEAR 'MOM' AS 'BOMB'
February 29, 2012
To reverse an old saying, "Even people with real enemies can still be paranoid." The hair-trigger security environment which now characterizes airline travel may have a few people on edge.
AMSTERDAM'S SCHIPHOL AIRPORT EVACUATED AMID BOMB THREAT
February 13, 2012
Dutch police say they have arrested a man who locked himself in a toilet and claimed to have a bomb at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport.
U.S. NO-FLY LIST DOUBLES IN YEAR
February 03, 2012
WASHINGTON - The number of people banned from flying under the U.S. government’s terrorism watch list has more than doubled over the last year, a counterterrorism source said on Thursday.
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