New York: TSA officers available to answer questions about the job of an officer for prospective recruits at Syracuse, Binghamton and Ithaca Airports in February

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hiring officers to work at Syracuse Hancock International, Greater Binghamton and Ithaca Tompkins International Airports and the agency is staffing a series of informational recruitment tables at those three airports in February so that Read More …

Texas: Man transporting an anti-tank weapon in luggage at San Antonio airport will not face charges

Aman who attempted to fly with an 84 mm anti-tank rifle at the San Antonio International Airport on Monday will not be charged, police said. Transportation Security Agency agents confiscated the 84 mm Carl-Gustaf M4 recoilless rifle after it was Read More …

India: NSG bomb disposal teams flown in by IAF aircraft amid bomb scare

The NSG bomb disposal teams flown in by the IAF aircraft scanned the aircraft and personal baggage before clearing the flight for departure to its final destination – Dabolim Airport, Goa. The IAF security personnel had isolated the aircraft in Read More …

Rules on liquids and laptops to be eased at UK airports from June 2024

Rules around taking liquids and laptops through airport security will be eased from June 2024, the government has said. The announcement of the biggest relaxation of aviation security regulations in decades confirms reports last month that the change would come Read More …

TSA launches high-tech baggage handling system at Denver International Airport

Just before the busiest travel time of the year, TSA is rolling out an upgraded baggage handling system at Denver International Airport that promises to be safer and more efficient. The $160 million system is the first of its kind Read More …

Libyan accused in Lockerbie bombing now in American custody

A Libyan intelligence official accused of making the bomb that brought down Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 in an international act of terrorism has been taken into U.S. custody and will face federal charges in Washington, Read More …

Plane travelling to UK diverted to Prague after suspected homemade bomb reported on board

A plane travelling into the UK was diverted to an airport in Czech Republic after a suspected improvised explosive device was on board the aircraft. The flight was understood to be travelling from Krakow in Poland, to Bristol in the Read More …

UK: Trial could lead to airport hand luggage restrictions on liquids being scrapped

Security restrictions on liquids and laptops in airport hand luggage could be removed in the UK, due to the rollout of new high-tech 3D scanners. For 16 years, air passengers have had to take all hand luggage liquids, in containers Read More …

TSA: MSP Airport passenger screening canine Eebbers voted the “2022 Cutest Canine”

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Eebbers, an 11-year-old explosive detection canine who works at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in St. Paul, Minnesota, was voted the winner of TSA’s 2022 Cutest Canine Contest. Last week, Read More …

New explosive detection software at Irish airport ends need to separate liquids

Passengers at an Irish airport will no longer have to separate their liquids or electronics thanks to a new 3D x-ray screening system. The high-tech system has in-built explosive detection software, that eliminates the need for passengers to separate liquids Read More …