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Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport

World Aug 8, 2018

Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport

Parts of Frankfurt airport were evacuated for several hours on Tuesday following a lapse in security in which a French family of four were allowed to leave the secure zone despite testing positive for explosives, federal police said. After the alarm had been raised, the ...

World Feb 12, 2018

London City Airport closed after WWII bomb found in nearby dock

London City Airport was closed Monday as military experts worked to remove a World War II bomb found in the neighboring dock. The unexploded ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, during planned works near the runway of London's most central airport. The bomb was ...

Electronic device checks launched by Japanese airlines amid tightened security

National Jul 18, 2017

Electronic device checks launched by Japanese airlines amid tightened security

Major Japanese airlines on Tuesday began implementing tighter airport security measures on U.S.-bound passengers, checking for explosives planted in personal computers and other electronic devices. Passengers are randomly selected before they board aircraft for the new screening procedures launched in response to a U.S. request ...