Thousands evacuated from airport following reports of suspicious luggage and an armed man
Passengers were evacuated from an international airport over the weekend after a series of events unfolded, beginning with a man allegedly shouting “Allahu Akbar”.
Man charged after joking his cousin had a bomb on Auckland flight
Unsurprisingly, it is STILL a bad idea to joke about bombs when you are boarding a plane, just in case anyone was wondering. We hope you weren’t.
Aussie airports on alert for deadly coronavirus as US confirms its first case
by Ali Coulton
Health authorities are working with airports to quell the risk of a pandemic of the deadly novel coronavirus.
This airport Christmas tree is made entirely from weapons and batteries
An airport in Lithuania has come up with a creative way to celebrate the silly season, crafting a Christmas tree out of confiscated items and contraband.
MAJOR DELAYS: Security scare causes evacuation at Adelaide Airport
Passengers at Adeliade Airport were told to expect “major delays” yesterday afternoon after a security scare saw hundreds evacuated.
TSA stops passenger with toilet paper roll gun at New York airport
One passenger had a crappy day at the airport when he was investigated by TSA over a toilet paper roll holder.
Airline employee dies in plane crash after hijacking aircraft in Seattle
Questions around airport security have been raised after an airline employee hijacked a plane in an apparent suicide mission over the weekend.
“I think it’s bloody rude” Victim of theft at Melbourne Airport calls for increased security
In perhaps the most ironic story of the week, Melbourne Airport has come under fire after an elderly passenger’s handbag was stolen as she went through security.
New scanner could bring and end to annoying carry-on rules
Could this mean the end of the tyranny of 100ml limits on liquids?! Flying international might be about to get MUCH easier.
Why US airport security wants to check all your gadgets
by Angus Kidman
After reading this, we can’t stop singing the ‘Inspector Gadget’ tune. Meanwhile, our colleagues have made a ‘no singing’ office policy.
Aussie airports could see US-style security after bomb plot
by Hannah Edensor
Travel Weekly predicted to miss even more flights after beefed up security slows down airport processes.
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