| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $325,000 fine against Southwest Airlines, claiming it improperly modified equipment on a small jet that has since flown more than 1,000 flights.
The fine involved an anti-icing warning system on the...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:00 AM
At more than 100 airports across the country, you get a chance to go through a special screening line without having to remove your shoes, belt or coat, and you can keep your computer in its carry-on bag.
But being selected to use the Transportation...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:26 AM
A trusted traveler program that eases long lines at security checkpoints is coming to Palm Beach International Airport by the end of the year.
Called TSA PreCheck and overseen by the Transportation Security Administration, the program allows preapproved...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Are you tired of having airport security screeners toss away your bottles of water, shampoo or lotion? Change is on the way in some parts of the world.
Ohio research and development company Battelle has built a screening device that London’s...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:13 PM
After further tests, health officials determined Tuesday that a passenger who was pulled from a US Airways Express plane in Phoenix does not have tuberculosis.
Based on reports that the passenger had the contagious airborne disease, the unnamed man...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The shooting at the Los Angeles International Airport halted production of AMC's popular TV show "Mad Men" on Friday.
A spokeswoman for AMC declined to comment, but crew members confirmed that authorities told the production to shut down when it was...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The man suspected of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing a TSA agent, was shot in the leg and head, making it difficult for authorities to gather information, a law enforcement official told The Times.
| Nov 7, 2013
The recent shooting at Los Angeles International Airport has raised questions about how airport security can be improved, specifically, whether Transportation Security Administration airport screeners should be armed. In part, this reflects the natural...
| Dec 25, 2013
Don't think that Gina Marie Lindsey is up in an ivory control tower. This week, the executive director of Los Angeles World Airports will be joining an estimated 2.6 million passengers in the Christmas/New Year's scrum at LAX, on her own holiday travels....
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:21 AM
An apparent false alarm Thursday evening caused panicked travelers and employees to flee at least one terminal at Los Angeles International Airport.
The incident occurred three weeks to the day after a gunman sprayed bullets across a crowded Terminal 3,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:29 PM
U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder called the shooting death of a Transportation Security Administration agent at Los Angeles International Airport a "profound sacrifice" at a public memorial Tuesday, and vowed to "not rest until justice has been done."
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Just over a month after the killing of a Transportation Security Administration officer at Los Angeles International Airport, 59% of those polled by a conservative think tank say TSA agents should be armed.
The telephone survey of 1,011 people,...