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AP Review: Pilots Often Head to Wrong Airports

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February 10, 2014
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A search by The Associated Press of government safety databases and media reports identified at least 150 instances of US commercial air carriers landing or starting to land at wrong airports since the early 1990s. (Feb. 10) Video provided by AP


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Designers Draw Up Plans For Drive-Through Airport

Designers Draw Up Plans For Drive-Through Airport

Buzz60 (June 29, 2012) — An Amsterdam-based design firm has designed plans for a drive-through airport. And what is that? The idea is giant airports could be made smaller and offer faster service if instead of bringing people to planes, you bring planes to people.
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Unspecified 'Terror Concerns' Driving Airport Security Boost

Unspecified 'Terror Concerns' Driving Airport Security Boost

Newsy (July 2, 2014) — U.S. officials are ramping up security at international airports due to intelligence that terrorists might be able to sneak in hi-tech explosives. Video provided by Newsy
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U.S. Tightens Security on Electronics at Overseas Airports

U.S. Tightens Security on Electronics at Overseas Airports

Reuters - US Online Video (July 7, 2014) — The TSA says passengers may be required to turn on their cell phones on U.S.-bound planes at some overseas airports, as part of heightened security measures announced last week amid security concerns over terror plots. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters
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