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 ...

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 ...

Asia Pacific Mar 17, 2016

Two jets evacuated in bomb scares at New Delhi airport

Security personnel evacuated two aircraft at New Delhi's international airport Thursday after receiving an anonymous phone call of explosives being placed on the planes in a third such scare affecting Indian airlines in less than 24 hours. It was not immediately known if any explosive ...