Oct 21, 2009 -Glacier Park International Airport in Montana has decided to opt out of federal security screening by privatizing its security workforce after experiencing staffing and customer service problems, according to Daily Inter Lake.com.
Oct 07, 2009 -French antiterrorism officials will likely recommend using inspection techniques reserved for drug mules to catch this new threat to aviation security to counter al Qaeda's latest tactic.
Oct 07, 2009 -Nine American Airlines employees have been arrested for allegedly smuggling more than 300 suitcases packed with cocaine and loading them onto planes from Puerto Rico to Miami and New York, according to a DEA report.
Sep 14, 2009 -Liquid restrictions at U.S. airports could be a thing of the past as soon as next year, while the federal government has introduced new screening measures on powders, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Sep 09, 2009 -BREAKING: Mexican media reports three men have siezed a passenger plane and threatened to blow it up unless they are allowed to meet with Mexican President Felipe Calderon, according to a breaking Reuters report.
Sep 09, 2009 -An affiliate of al Qaeda has taken a page from the drug mule's playbook, hiding an improvised explosive device (IED) in the anal cavity of a suicide bomber who detonated himself in late August in Saudi Arabia, reports the Australian Associated Press (AAP).
Jun 19, 2009 -A new report from the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General (OI) says terrorist threats to general aviation are "limited and mostly hypothetical" and are not sufficient to increase government regulation.
Jun 08, 2009 -The House of Representatives on Friday said no to the Transportation Security Administration's efforts to introduce whole-body imaging machines as the primary screening technology at the nation's airports.