Airport security

September 17, 2017 - 3:44 pm
PARIS (AP) — Police and firefighters checked a British Airways plane on the tarmac of Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport Sunday morning after reports of a security threat but authorities determined it was a false alarm. One passenger on the plane said it was surrounded by dozens of armed officers and...
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September 17, 2017 - 5:15 am
PARIS (AP) — Police and firefighters checked a British Airways plane on the tarmac of Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport Sunday morning after reports of a security threat but authorities determined it was a false alarm. One passenger on the plane said it was surrounded by dozens of armed officers and...
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September 05, 2017 - 8:22 am
IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) — The Airmall at Pittsburgh International Airport was set to open daily to non-passengers on Monday for the first time since security was tightened at airports nationwide after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Association of Professional Flight Attendants is protesting...
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September 01, 2017 - 1:48 pm
IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) — The Association of Professional Flight Attendants opposes a plan to allow non-flyers to shop at the Airmall at Pittsburgh International Airport. The Airmall, a collection of shops and restaurants, has been off-limits to all but ticketed passengers since extra security was...
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Passengers wait to pass the security control at the Barcelona airport in Prat Llobregat, Spain, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Security workers at Barcelona airport began partial strikes Friday which threatens more queuing chaos for passengers at one of Europe's most popular airports. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 06, 2017 - 7:38 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Workers handling carry-on luggage checks at Barcelona's airport are staging a second day of partial strikes, causing long lines for passengers at one of Europe's most popular airports. Passengers waited for up to an hour to pass security checks at El Prat airport at the peak...
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People crowd a terminal at Sydney's domestic airport as passengers are subjected to increased security, in Sydney, Australia, Monday, July 31, 2017. Security remains heightened in airports around Australia with more intense screening of luggage after law enforcement officials said they had thwarted a plan to bring down an airliner. (Dean Lewins/AAP Image via AP)
July 30, 2017 - 11:01 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Security remained heightened in airports around Australia with more intense screening of luggage after law enforcement officials thwarted what a police chief described on Monday as a "credible attempt to attack an aircraft." Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Border...
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July 29, 2017 - 6:36 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Police disrupted a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane and arrested four men on Saturday in raids on homes in several Sydney suburbs, the prime minister said on Sunday. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said security had been increased at Sydney Airport since Thursday...
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July 20, 2017 - 12:02 pm
VIENNA (AP) — Vienna airport officials say security measures are being increased with the installation of face-scanning systems at passport control points. The Austrian officials said Thursday the installations will start in December at 50 airport security gates used for entry from outside the...
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisor Erik Gordon, left, helps passenger Ronan Pabhye navigate one of the new facial recognition kiosks at a United Airlines gate before boarding a flight to Tokyo, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, in Houston. The Trump administration intends to require that American citizens boarding international flights submit to face scans, something Congress has not explicitly approved and privacy advocates consider an ill-advised step toward a surveillance state. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 12, 2017 - 6:45 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — If the Trump administration gets its way, U.S. citizens boarding international flights will have to submit to a face scan, a plan privacy advocates call a step toward a surveillance state. The Department of Homeland Security says it's the only way to successfully expand a program...
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisor Erik Gordon, left, helps passenger Ronan Pabhye navigate one of the new facial recognition kiosks at a United Airlines gate before boarding a flight to Tokyo, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, in Houston. The Trump administration intends to require that American citizens boarding international flights submit to face scans, something Congress has not explicitly approved and privacy advocates consider an ill-advised step toward a surveillance state. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 12, 2017 - 1:29 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — If the Trump administration gets its way, U.S. citizens boarding international flights will have to submit to a face scan, a plan privacy advocates call an ill-advised step toward a surveillance state. The Department of Homeland Security says it's the only way to successfully expand...
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