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.
ARMED PILOTS WANT LOOSER CARRY RULES
January 26, 2012
Everyone knows that pilots who receive certain training are now allowed to carry guns into the cockpits of the aircraft they fly.
SENATOR PAUL REFUSES AIRPORT PATDOWN
January 24, 2012
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Rand Paul was stopped at an airport on Monday for setting off an alarm and refusing a patdown, prompting his father, U.S. presidential candidate Ron Paul...
AIRPORTS APPLAUD U.S.-CANADA EFFORTS TO IMPROVE BORDER FACILITATION AND SECURITY
January 10, 2012
Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today submitted comments in response to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Request for Public Comments regarding “U.S.-Canada Action Plan for Perimeter Security and Economic Competiveness”.
CAN’T DETECT A BOMB, BUT CAN STILL WORK IN AIRPORT SECURITY
January 03, 2012
Circumstances always seem to conspire against David Williams, but the senior citizen was excited to launch his new career in security as a newly minted airport guard.
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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.