"Another screener saw the objects, one gold, the other silver, and both 6-inches long with 'springs' inside, and thought they could be bombs." TSA officials let the passenger catch his flight, but left the pipes on a [hot?] radiator and then forgot t
Spain's fourth-largest airline Spanair has collapsed, leaving more than 20,000 passengers stranded across Europe and Africa.
Ron Paul raised close to a quarter-million dollars just two-and-a-half days into his campaign to “End the TSA,” launched shortly after his son made headlines for refusing a security patdown.
I was about to delete an offensive comment on this blog and thought, hmm, I wonder where this guy is posting from? Lo and behold, the troll posted to our website from an IP address controlled by the federal government’s Department of Homeland Securit
Airbus (EAD.PA) said on Thursday it had discovered more cracks in the wings of two A380 superjumbo aircraft but insisted the world's largest jetliner remained safe to fly.
Internal Homeland Security documents describing specifications for border-crossing scanners, which emit gamma or X-ray radiation to probe vehicles and their occupants, are raising new health and privacy concerns. DHS is embracing them at U.S.-Mexico
A Transportation Security Administration air marshal was arrested for slapping an Occupy Boston activist, then stealing her iPhone after she video recorded him. Adam Marshall, 29, was arrested December 10, but the incident is just coming to light
Delta Air Lines is eyeing a bid for bankrupt rival American Airlines, a source close to the matter said on Thursday, despite doubts that the proposed mega-carrier would win regulatory approval.
Two former Transportation Security Administration officers based at John F. Kennedy Airport are going to jail after admitting to stealing $40,000 in cash from a checked bag. The Queens District Attorney's Office says 44-year-old Coumar Persad, of
“I wanted to make it clear that this wasn’t your everyday, run-of-the-mill cupcake,” Burns noted. “[U]nlike a thin layer of icing that resides on the top of most cupcakes, this cupcake had a thick layer of icing inside a jar.”
The TSA says that it was a good year for screenings, with the Transportation Security Administration able to snag a lot of suspicious items out of airport check points in 2011.
The European Union refused Thursday to back down from a disputed airline emissions fee despite China’s refusal to pay the new charge to land in Europe.
Large sheets made from carbon nanotubes could lead to lighter aircraft and more resilient space probes.
The US Travel Association discovered in a survey that two-out-of-five travelers are saying they will skip the plane and invasive checkpoints in favor of more dignified methods of transportation.
A remote volcano in Alaska’s Aleutian islands erupted early on Thursday, spouting an ash cloud 15,000 feet into the sky and prompting an air-traffic alert, scientists said.
Airbus is on course to surpass Boeing and report its highest number of commercial aircraft orders yet in 2011, but the US manufacturer is preparing to mount a strong fightback against its European rival in 2012 and beyond.
The Transportation Security Administration isn't just in airports anymore. TSA teams are increasingly conducting searches and screenings at train stations, subways, ferry terminals and other mass transit locations around the country.
"Security Theater" TSA Confiscates Woman's Frosted Cupcake," seems hilarious, it is indicative of the much larger problem of the government's $20 billion industry of terror that has spawned the TSA, Homeland Security, and the militarized police state
As you stand in endless lines this holiday season, here’s a comforting thought: all those security measures accomplish nothing, at enormous cost. That’s the conclusion of Charles C. Mann, who put the T.S.A. to the test with the help of one of America
Boeing and Southwest Airlines announced yesterday a firm order for 150 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes. Southwest is the first customer to finalize an order for the 737 MAX and becomes the launch customer for the new-engine variant.
A new poll shows that younger people are far more likely to believe it's time for the Federal Aviation Administration to loosen its rule about turning off electronic devices before takeoff.
In the wake of most countries in Europe vowing to stop using full-body scanners at airports; the Broward County Commission is looking into banning the scanners from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The ban would be in place until t
With a range of 9,000 miles, roughly the distance from New York to Hong Kong, the Bombardier Global 8,000 flies farther than any other private jet—1,000 miles more than its closest competitor.
Two New York politicians urged the Transportation Security Administration on Sunday to provide passenger advocates on site at airport screenings after four elderly women complained of intrusive searches by security agents in recent months. Senator
Tells the tale of a local and wealthy entrepreneur who became one of the many thousands to “lose” his property at the TSA’s checkpoint — in this case, a Montblanc pen costing $450. A brown-sorry, blue-shirted thug “casually grabbed a stray pen that w
The next time you board a flight in the US, be prepared to hand over your luggage to government-hired rapists. Under the FBI’s updated definition of rape, agents with the TSA are as good as guilty of the crime. A recent meeting of the Federal Bure
With age come such things as catheters, colostomy bags and adult diapers. Now add another indignity to getting old — having to drop your pants and show these things to a complete stranger.
They should be worried about terrorists shipping their bombs in air cargo. And they should be worried about terrorists shooting or bombing airports without ever crossing the security gates.
An 85-year-old Long Island grandmother says she plans to sue the TSA after a humiliating strip search on Tuesday by agents at JFK Airport. Lenore Zimmerman, who lives in Long Beach, says she was on her way to a 1 p.m. flight to Fort Lauderdale whe
Vanessa Gibbs, 17, claims the Transportation Security Administration stopped her at the security gate because of the design of a gun on her handbag. Gibbs said she had no problem going through security at Jacksonville International Airport, but ra