Newark Liberty Airport
The LOT Boeing 767 carrying 231 people made a belly landing in Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin International airport after its landing gear failed to deploy.
Previously the TSA announced it was removing the worker from screening operations. Now the agency says it has apologized to blogger Jill Filipovic and is sacking the worker.
According to a post on its blog, the TSA says the “individual was immediately removed from screening operations and appropriate disciplinary action has been initiated.”
The much-maligned TSA apparently has a sense of humor or an unrivaled ability to “freak” somebody out depending on your perspective.
Travelers passing through Newark Liberty Airport soon will feel a little less exposed.
Airlines are scrapping more than 9,000 flights this weekend from North Carolina to Boston, grounding passengers as Irene sweeps up the East Coast. There were more than 3,600 cancellations on Saturday alone.
A Florida family of four visiting relatives in New Jersey got an unwelcome surprise at the Customs gate — all because of some forgotten fruit and vegetables. The oversight was an expensive one that has the family fuming.
Federal officials took steps to retrain a special unit of screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport after allegations arose that some were frequently engaging in racial profiling, according to a published report.
Sentencing has been postponed for a former security supervisor at Newark Liberty International Airport who accepted bribes and kickbacks from a subordinate who stole money from passengers during screenings.
The federal Transportation Statistics Bureau said Atlantic City International Airport offered the lowest average domestic fares.
Donald Drummer recently spent 19 hours in the airport’s terminals observing the operations firsthand.
Three breaches in just five days involved passengers slipping through security without being fully screened.
It’s a security nightmare. There have been three security breaches at Newark Liberty Airport in the last five days with the most recent incident coming Tuesday morning.
Passengers at Newark Liberty Airport had to hunt through rows of suitcases Thursday in search of their lost luggage.
John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty Airport reported some flight departure cancellations on Wednesday.
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