The Transportation Security Administration is in the process of firing six checked-baggage screeners and suspending 14 others at Boston's Logan International Airport.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is retraining some workers after allegations of racial profiling by officers assigned to look for people behaving suspiciously, a spokesman said.
A federal program designed to uncover potential terrorists before they board airplanes is under internal investigation after employees claimed some of their colleagues at Boston's international airport are engaged in racial profiling.
TSA agents rescue a kidnapped woman in Miami and assist in the capture of her two accused abductors.
A suspicious item prompted the crew of a United Airlines flight to Switzerland to divert it to Boston, as two F-15 fighters shadowed the plane Tuesday night.
A lightning strike damaged runways at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on Thursday as a line of thunderstorms snarled power lines and air traffic in the Northeast.
Authorities detained a man who tried to open the door of a commercial jet midair on Thursday, officials said.
There's a special form of loathing reserved for a building that forces you to remove your shoes, wait in line, get groped, shell out for bad food and dash in a panic to an arbitrarily changed gate before canceling your flight.
Severe turbulence contributed to injuries aboard two flights that landed in Boston, authorities said Sunday.
As the ceremonies memorializing the 10th anniversary of 9/11 became echoes, the last of 85 wrongful-death lawsuits stemming from the attacks were resolved Monday, court records showed.
Air travelers departing from Boston Logan International Airport may experience something new during the screening process: a "casual conversation" with security at the checkpoint.
JetBlue Airways is courting business travelers with three new flight passes announced Thursday.
Authorities are investigating how a stun gun ended up on a JetBlue aircraft in New Jersey on Friday night.
The attorney for a family who filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the death of Mark Bavis, 31 -- who died in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks -- says new court documents offer a glimpse into airport security lapses that made the attacks possible.
A passenger became disruptive and attempted to open an emergency door on a Delta Air Lines flight bound from Orlando to Boston on Tuesday night but was subdued by passengers, a spokeswoman for the airline said.
A tractor-trailer clipped a JetBlue aircraft Tuesday afternoon at Boston's Logan International Airport, injuring one passenger who was deplaning, JetBlue spokeswoman Real Hamilton-Romeo told CNN.
Airports across the globe are doubling as hotels, reports CNN's Allan Chernoff.
You're at an airport late at night. The flight home has been canceled. Nearby hotels are all booked. What can you do?
A snowstorm sweeping much of the U.S. has passengers stranded at Boston Logan International Airport. WCVB reports.
With memories of a monster Christmas blizzard still fresh, another blast of winter weather charged across eastern states Friday, with winter advisories issued as far south as middle Georgia.
The blizzard that wreaked havoc on the East Coast this week may cost airlines up to $150 million as planes sit idle following the cancellation of thousands of flights.
Close to 10,000 total flights have been canceled since the beginning of a holiday blizzard that blanketed much of the U.S. northeast with snow and left thousands stranded.
Mother Nature strikes down hard in the Northeast bringing travel to a standstill. CNN's Mary Snow reports
New York's LaGuardia Airport opens a runway, as snowplows continue to work. CNN's Allan Chernoff reports.
Authorities are investigating what happened to a North Carolina teenager whose body was found along a flight path in Massachusetts with "trauma that was consistent with a fall from a significant height," a Massachusetts district attorney said.
Authorities have "cleared" two suspicious duffel bags that triggered a security scare Tuesday at Boston's Logan International Airport after they were found to be harmless, according to Massachusetts Port Authority spokesman Phil Orlandella.
Many Americans planning holiday travel have expressed concern -- even outrage -- over the the Transportation Security Administration's use of full-body scanning and enhanced pat-downs, but a large number of fliers are likely to bypass both screening procedures.
Heavy rains and hurricane-force winds that surpassed 70 miles per hour in places toppled trees, left more than half a million people without power, and suspended travel throughout much of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region Saturday night.
The third major snowstorm of the month threw a wrench into travel by air, rail and road in and around New York and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Friday.
Verified Identity Pass Inc.'s Clear security system -- the program that expedited airport security line waits for paying customers -- ended operation Monday night because the company couldn't reach a consensus with its senior creditors, according to its Web site.
A small plane carrying a patient to Boston for medical treatment crashed Tuesday in a grocery store parking lot, killing all three people on board
Taking a deep breath just doesn't work anymore. Not this summer.
The developer of the World Trade Center in New York is seeking $12.3 billion in damages from the airlines and other companies associated with the September 11 terrorist attacks, his spokesman said Thursday.
With airports from New York to Sydney getting upgrades, Travel + Leisure picks our favorite restaurants, bars, lounges, shops and spas.
Callers beware: Marketers are about to invade one of life's last advertising-free zones, the private phone call. At the end of last year, privately held Internet phone company Jangl started testing "in-call" advertising: While customers wait for Jangl to connect their calls, the originating party may hear a short audio advertisement. Potential advertisers, Jangl says, include wireless game and ringtone purveyors.
New England's first major winter storm of 2008 snarled the Monday morning commute with heavy snow and closed hundreds of schools
A student was arrested after allegedly walking into Boston's Logan Airport with a fake bomb attached to her shirt.
Massachusetts State Police arrested a 19-year-old MIT student Friday at Boston's Logan International Airport after receiving a report that a woman had what appeared to be a bomb strapped to her chest.
"I don't expect people to understand the contract,'' Adalius Thomas said over the phone from Logan Airport in Boston on Saturday night in the hoarse, scratchy voice that is his trademark. "It doesn't matter what people think of the contract. I know what the contract is. It's a real contract, not a paper contract, and I'm going to earn all of it.''
The family of a woman killed by a falling concrete ceiling panel in a Boston Big Dig tunnel said Wednesday they have filed a lawsuit alleging that the project's builders put cost savings over safety.
On April 2, 2006, a white Lufthansa 747 with the designation "Hamburg" written on its side taxied up to a gate at Boston's Logan Airport. At 12:22 p.m., Jill Carroll stepped off the plane and onto U.S. soil.
A woman whose altercation with passengers and crew led to the diversion of a trans-Atlantic passenger flight Wednesday will be detained and likely will face federal criminal charges, a U.S. federal prosecutor said.
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Just days before the slayings of his wife and infant daughter, Neil Entwistle looked at a Web site that described "how to kill people" and searched for escort services, according to search warrant documents released Monday.
A raging nor'easter howled up the East Coast on Sunday, breaking a snowfall record in New York, shutting down airports and dumping more than two feet of snow on parts of the Northeast and Middle Atlantic states.
The British man whose American wife and baby were found shot to death last month near Boston has been arrested in England, and charged with murder, officials said Thursday.
As any frequent flier knows, there are certain inevitabilities to air travel, such as dry throats, swollen feet and painful in flight entertainment.
A nor'easter that drew energy from the remnants of far-off Hurricane Wilma battered New England and the mid-Atlantic states with 20-foot waves and winds up to 70 mph Tuesday, brought some inland areas their first snow of the season and knocked out power to about 200,000 homes and businesses.
Boston's Logan International Airport reopened for flights Monday morning after closing for more than 24-hours due to the weekend blizzard that dumped more than two feet of snow across parts of southern New England.
Howling winds and blinding snow blasted the Northeast on Sunday, closing Boston's airport and forcing airlines to evaluate whether to cancel flights in other cities slammed for a second day by blizzard conditions.
Even when delicately done, there's a certain move that has made some female airline passengers cringe.
As the Democratic National Convention opens Monday, the city of Boston will be under an unprecedented $60 million security curtain.
(CNN) -- Aviation and military officials testified before the 9/11 commission on Thursday, detailing the communications and actions taken on September 11, 2001 as hijackers commandeered four planes.
A Saudi man is facing federal felony charges after three small "firecracker-type" pyrotechnic devices were found during a search of his backpack after he arrived at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts.
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