Jan 19, 2010 -A confluence of loopholes involving online ticketing and security screening has Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) worried that terrorists could exploit these long-known-about weaknesses to strike commercial aircraft even if their names appeared on the federal no-fly list.
Jan 19, 2010 -In a world where civilian aviation is perpetually under threat of terrorist attack, it may be smart to avoid making jokes on social networking Web sites that someone else may confuse as a threat.
Jan 14, 2010 -The inability of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners to identify a gun inside a carry-on bag may have tested the patience of a Southwest Montana airport security chief for the final time.
Jan 13, 2010 -Two USA Today/Gallup polls inside of three days show the American public favors the use of fully body scanners as well as profiling passengers that fit the demographics of known terrorists.
Jan 11, 2010 -The ability of African airports to adequately screen passengers has come under scrutiny after failed Christmas Day bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab began his journey to the United States by boarding a plane in Lagos, Nigeria, reports The Boston Globe.
Jan 05, 2010 -A U.S. pilot who learned of the failed attempt to bring down a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas while airborne is angered at federal authorities for not notifying him of the attempted attack.
Jan 05, 2010 -Some international airports with flights bound for the United States admitted yesterday that they had not implemented new passenger screening rules announced on Sunday, reports The Associated Press.
Dec 01, 2009 -Terrorists could introduce a bomb or other destructive device into cargo destined for the belly of a passenger plane before it's loaded onto the aircraft, says a new U.S. government report.