airport security

Aviation

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.

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Tourism

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.

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

“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.

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

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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Aviation

Trump’s new vetting process extends to Australia

by Hannah Edensor

Just likes keys at the old swingers party, Trump’s new policies might require you to hand over your mobiles and passwords when you arrive in the US.

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News

Ebola fears hit airline industry

News that a health care worker diagnosed with Ebola flew on a plane full of passengers has raised fear among […]

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