United Airlines is now in the dog house with Alback. His owner paid $408 for Hendrix to fly, plus $160 for the crate, while fully expecting safe transportation for the dog to Phoenix, Ariz.
The Transportation Security Administration would not disclose the make-up of the mock bomb, but if it was real it could have blown a hole large enough to bring a plane down, experts said.
Passengers on board United flight 29 from London had no idea what was going on when police cleared and searched the plane on arrival in Newark.
Local airports started to see some activity Saturday morning after a blizzard forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights.
TSA, Passengers Exercise Vigilance As Potential For Terror Attack Increases During Winter Holiday Season
As the holidays approach an increase in passengers could also mean a greater chance for a terrorist attack, especially against an airplane, according to the TSA.
Nearly 40 deserving children and teens — all dealing with health problems at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and University Hospital — anxiously awaited a visit to Santa and a day filled with magic.
More mass transit operations are coming online in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
Marathon organizers had been moving forward with planning but awaited final word from the city about whether holding the race would be safe and viable with flooding, power outages and transit shutdowns still afflicting the five boroughs.
At a news conference, Cuomo announced MTA subway service, Metro-North trains and LIRR service will be shut down as of 7 p.m. Sunday. Additionally, final bus service end at 9 p.m.
Passengers and motorists in New Jersey may see smoke and emergency vehicles in and around Newark Airport.
A California couple with a son with Down Syndrome said they plan to sue American Airlines, after they were denied entrance onto a plane at Newark Liberty Airport on Sunday.
Crystal Nurse, a 33-year-old from Brooklyn, was returning from Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago. She was arrested and turned over to Port Authority Police.
Witnesses reported seeing flames shoot out of a plane flying over Newark Airport on Saturday night.
The 157 passengers and 11 crew members were evacuated while bomb technicians searched the aircraft at a remote area of Logan International Airport.
Federal officials said the man, whose name was not disclosed, was going through a security checkpoint on Friday when an automated image technology scanner detected something amiss.