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Winter storm disrupting flights at South Florida airports

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Dozens of flights to and from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International and Miami International airports were canceled Sunday morning, while the north-east faces a winter gust of wind. Winter storm warnings and winter weather warnings were in… Continue Reading →

Head of TSA: Financial difficulties of closing causing absences at major airports

The head of Transportation Security Administration staff recognized on Wednesday that front-line officers were increasingly demanding unemployment because of Financial difficulty caused by the Government judgmentSpokesman Michael Bilello told ABC News. Interested in closing the government? Add the government's ruling… Continue Reading →

500 bird strikes reported at New York airports in 2018

What you need to know Bird strikes continue to occur at all three airports in the New York area, ten years after the Hudson miracle Last year, there were 505 bird strikes at Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty International airports…. Continue Reading →

TSA: The number of security controllers for no-shows in airports soars 13 hours ago

by JEFF MARTIN and DAVID KOENIG, Associated Press The security lines at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport extend over an hour after the partial closure of the federal government, forcing some travelers not to take the plane, Monday morning, January 14,… Continue Reading →

US airports fear growing unrest as staff work without pay

OAN Press RoomUPDATE 3:20 PM PT Sat. January 12, 2018 The country's airports are beginning to feel the effects of partial shutdown. On Saturday, Miami International Airport closes one of its terminals due to security checks calling twice as sick… Continue Reading →

TSA agents resigned during the shutdown period but not in those airports with private security

Agents of the Transportation Security Administration are leaving and To be absent due to illness the government's arrest for several weeks forces them to work without pay, thus creating long lines of security and logistical problems at the national level…. Continue Reading →

Chaos caused by Gatwick drones cuts 25% growth expected of airports in 2018

the drone attack on Gatwick reduced the airport's performance for 2018 by reducing the expected increase by one quarter. An unauthorized drone shut down the Sussex airport for 33 hours shortly before Christmas, causing the cancellation of about 1,000 flights… Continue Reading →

Geology limits the use by airports of the best help at landing

Visibility at Medford Airport is often insufficient to land. Across the country, airports have the same low ceilings and reduced visibility in winter as Medford. Many of them use category III ILS approaches that allow them to operate under these… Continue Reading →

Experts assess threat of drones around Irish airports

A group of experts must conduct a detailed risk assessment of the drone threat around our airports after a meeting with the Minister of Transport. Shane Ross convened a meeting of the Threat and Risk Group of National Civil Aviation… Continue Reading →

US airports worry about the proliferation of sick calls by TSA screening officers as the shutdown continues

While controllers are already phoning in unusually large numbers, US airports are waiting for disruption next week if the partial government shutdown continues and Transportation Safety Agency officials miss their first check of regulation. Airport security officers are caught in… Continue Reading →

Ottawa takes action to protect airports when new drone rules are announced

MONTREAL – The federal government is working with security agencies and airports to develop measures to prevent drones from flying into the space reserved for aircraft, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Wednesday, announcing new information. regulations for drone operators. Garneau's… Continue Reading →

Government Closure Affects Security Officers at Airports

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter MOON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – All TSA agents were working today at the Pittsburgh International Airport, which Nick Fisher did not meet Sunday in Chicago. he added a few long lines. " Despite the closure of… Continue Reading →

US airports see an increase in security controls interrupting their work

The federal agency responsible for ensuring the safety of US airports has acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees who were retiring from work during the partial closure of the government. Employees of the Transportation Security Administration are… Continue Reading →

The impact is felt at US airports, with TSA agents taking sick days off

The latest news from Hartford County WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WTNH) – You can give a lot of credit to men and women in blue here at Bradley International Airport. As always, security was optimal and the lines did not exceed… Continue Reading →

Government Arrest: TSA "sick" agents provoke lines and chaos in US airports

With the partial Closure of the US government At the dawn of its third full week, the impact of a paycheck retained on services begins to manifest in the form of chaos and massive lines at airports where staff retention… Continue Reading →

False bomb and zombie knife: the strangest objects were discovered by the security of US airports in 2018

Each year, more than 700 million passengers use US airports. It is the responsibility of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to search the baggage of passengers for contraband. As you can imagine, over the course of a year, the TSA… Continue Reading →

Hundreds of TSA controllers working without pay screaming sick at major airports

(AP Photo / Seth Wenig) Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, disseminated, rewritten or redistributed. (AP Photo / Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) – The federal agency responsible for ensuring the safety… Continue Reading →

Dishonest drones encourage major airports to spend millions of dollars on protection

The sightings reported from at least two rogue drones flying near the second busiest airport in the UK in December 2018 caused an unprecedented level of disruption at one of the busiest times of the year. 39, year for air… Continue Reading →

Airports see an increase in security controllers canceling their work

By ALEXANDRA OLSON and JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – The federal agency responsible for ensuring the safety of US airports has acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees who stopped work partial government shutdown… Continue Reading →

Security screening officers at airports canceled their work during the government shutdown

By Alexandra Olson and Julie Carr The Associated Press January 6, 2019 – 11:12 NEW YORK – The federal agency responsible for ensuring the safety of US airports has acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees who stopped… Continue Reading →

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