The baggage scandal has prompted calls for the Federal Aviation Administration to put undercover agents and cameras in the bellies of airplanes and enhance background checks on potential employees.
Think twice before you check your luggage at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Cash, jewelry, electronics and other valuables are being stolen at a staggering rate. It’s happening as a result of inside jobs that aren’t being stopped.
Federal authorities announced the arrests of Brian Wilson and Clive Bennett on Thursday. Prosecutors say the men work for a private company under contract to process air mail at Kennedy.
The Transportation Security Administrating says it has stopped several suspicious items recently at area airports.
The Transportation Security Administration said the passenger was stopped on Thursday morning.
Some flyers Wednesday morning were floating on air at American Airlines’ Terminal 8 screening. They left on their shoes, belts, and jackets, they didn’t have to open their bags, and they breezed through security.
“It was oily in substance, blackish-greenish oil. I thought it was hydraulic fluid,” said resident Artie Hughes.
The breach occurred at around 5:20 a.m. A passenger flagged by the Transportation Security Administration went through a security checkpoint without being pulled aside and screened.
“He’s a wonderful, great man. He’ll do a great job,” said pilgrim Ann Brana.
Two former airport security officers, who have already spent over a year in jail, have now been sentenced for theft.
The play dough was found in the bottom of the suitcases of woman arriving from Medellin, Colombia.
The feeling of loss the might not be different 23 years after the crash of PanAm 103, but just about everything else is.
The biggest airliner Boeing has ever built could soon be coming to Newark Liberty International Airport.
The woman, who is in her 60s, told CBS 2’s Kathryn Brown a nearly identical story about her experience going through security JFK last weekend. In fact, she was on the same flight as one of the other women.
Lenore Zimmerman’s family plans to sue the TSA after, she says, she was taken to a private room and told to pull down her pants.