DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano and Israeli Transport and Road
Safety Minister Israel Katz met last week to formulate a new
agreement to enhance information sharing about civil aviation
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) International
President Patricia Friend issued a statement last week
supporting the Military Readiness Enhancement Act that was recently
introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.
Entered An Airport Secure Area To Kiss His Girlfriend
A New Jersey man who ducked under a security rope at Newark
Liberty Airport to give his girlfriend a goodbye kiss has pleaded
guilty to defiant trespass. 28-year-old Haisong Jiang will be fined
$500, plus $158 in court costs, and will be required to perform 100
hours of community service.
Jet Blue, Delta Ask For A Reprieve From The Three Hour
With the main runway at JFK International Airport (KJFK) in New
York closed for repairs, a couple of airlines are asking that DOT
grant waivers at JFK on the three-hour tarmac delay limit set to go
into effect April 29.
The No-Fly list ... one of the federal government's best-known
counterterrorism tools, has nearly doubled in size since Farouk
Abdulmuttalab allegedly attempted to bring down a Northwest
Airlines flight on Christmas day last year.