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By The Dispatch On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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Border patrol canine, ‘Regal’ alerts agents to 6-inch African millipede in traveler’s suitcase

U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists working at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) discovered a live giant African millipede that “hitchhiked” onboard a traveler’s More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Rochester Hills Man, Prabhu Ramamoorthy Sentenced for Sexual Abuse on an Aircraft

A Rochester Hills man was sentenced today to nine years in prison after having been convicted of sexual abuse onboard an aircraft, announced United States Attorney Matthew Schneider. Schneider was joined in the More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Smuggler caught trying to enter JFK airport with 70 live finches hidden in hair rollers

On December 8, 2018, U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists at John F. Kennedy International Airport stopped an arriving passenger on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana.  During the course More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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Woman pulled from Frontier airplane for getting a ‘therapy squirrel’ onboard

A woman boarded a flight from Orlando, Florida to Cleveland, Ohio, and informed the airline that she had an “emotional support animal” with her. That animal turned out to be a squirrel, and she was asked to More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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TSA hits Record Breaking Travel Numbers in Busiest Summer Season Ever

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) marked a record-breaking summer travel season, screening more than a quarter of a billion travelers, the busiest in TSA history. With the summer travel season spanning More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, May 26th, 2018
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Standard’s Daily Backpack Review: Know What Makes It Your Ideal Everyday Companion

These days, we just cannot do without a backpack. In fact, it is one of the most stylish accessories, which are much appreciated due to its high practicality. Whether you want just a simple or advanced backpack More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Toronto Pearson Airport: Two planes collide, spark a fire VIDEO

Two planes from separate airlines collided at Toronto Pearson Airport on Friday evening causing chaos among passengers. A WestJet aircraft with 176 passengers and crew aboard was in queue for the gate when a Sunwing More...

By Guest Author On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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6 Risks to Airport Ground Staff

Working in such a high-intensity environment, airport ground staff are subject to stringent health and safety protocols and undergo extreme assessments to show their awareness abilities. This is to ensure that they More...

By Guest Author On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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What Makes a Good Aircraft Hangar?

There are many building options you can explore to build your aircraft hangar. This is dictated by your storage needs, site space, size and number of your aircrafts and your preferences. There are several companies More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Panasonic Tests Self-Driving Wheelchairs at Tokyo Airport

Panasonic is testing a new line of self-driving wheelchairs at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport. The company hopes to have plenty of its electric wheelchairs, called WHILL NEXT, up and running in time More...

By Guest Author On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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What Travel Professionals Should Know About Europe This Summer

Europe has unfortunately been in international news headlines recently or all the wrong reasons, namely their problems with security. While there have been significant price drops in the cost of travel throughout More...

By Guest Author On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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No Pain Ways to the Plane: The Benefits of Being a TSA PreCheck or Global Entry Member

If you are a frequent traveler, you may have heard of the Global Entry Program, a program that the United States government designed to help trustworthy travelers re-enter the country more easily. This program eliminates More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Unmanned drone blamed for Dubai International Airport closing

An unmanned drone is being blamed for the closure of the Dubai International Airport for nearly half an hour on Wednesday morning, according to airport officials. In a statement, a Dubai Airports spokesperson noted More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Turkish airport terrorist attack: 13 arrested as country still mourns

Turkey has been at the epicenter of the battle against Islamic State and likeminded Sunni terrorists, suffering more than its share of terrorist attacks in the past year, but the three suicide bombers attacking More...

By Guest Author On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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The Future of Flight: How Airport Logistics is Taking the Robotics Industry Under Its Wings

When vice-president Joe Biden compared New York’s LaGuardia Airport to airports seen in the Third World, the comment was widely quoted, both for its harshness and the truth that it contained. Not only do American More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016
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London Airport officials make Jessica Martinez dump her 4 gallons of breast milk

Aviation officials at London’s Heathrow Airport forced a nursing mother to dump nearly four gallons of breast milk, including a sizable amount that was frozen, the woman says. Jessica Coakley Martinez turned More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Data Security is Main Priority for IT Decisions, Survey Reveals

Given the level of damage that can befall both the finances and reputation of a company following a data breach, it’s not surprising that recent surveys show that security is the main concern amongst IT decision More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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JFK workers strike to get $15 minimum wage, OSHA violations fixed

Hundreds of cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and wheelchair attendants employed by JetBlue’s subcontractors Roma, Ultimate and Pax at JFK Airport walked off the job in protest of illegal intimidation and alleged More...

By Guest Author On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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Tips on How to Get Upgraded to Business Class

How far are you ready to go to get upgraded to first or business class? Cheapfirstclass.com has conducted a survey and found out about the ways of getting a flight upgrade. Some of them are pretty bizarre yet More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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How Can You Overcome A Fear Of Flying?

The number of people that are afraid of flying is much higher than what you may think at the moment. Since you are reading this article, you are surely among the individuals that want to get rid of such a fear. More...


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