By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, July 18 – The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it was lifting a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics like laptops onboard U.S.-bound flights, the last carrier under the restrictions. In March, U.S. officials imposed restrictions on passengers carrying laptops and other large electronic gear
By Philip Blenkinsop, Jan Strupczewski and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS, March 23 – Belgian police arrested a prime suspect in Tuesday’s Brussels blasts and identified two suspected suicide bombers, linking them directly to Daesh militants behind last November’s Paris attacks, Belgian media reported on Wednesday. Police and prosecutors refused immediate comment after several local media reported that
By Victoria Bryan and Tim Hepher BERLIN/PARIS, March 22 – Twin explosions in the departure hall of Brussels Airport prompted several countries worldwide to review or tighten airport security on Tuesday and raised questions about how soon passengers should be screened when entering terminals. Daesh claimed responsibility for bomb attacks on Brussels airport and a
By Barbara Goldberg and Joseph Ax NEW YORK, March 22 – Airports in major U.S. cities were on high alert on Tuesday, with police out in force after at least 30 people were killed in suicide bombings on a Brussels airport and subway, though officials said there was no specific threat to the United States.
Mega GCC airport developments key to global aviation growth By Ghassan Amhaz With more than 3.7 billion passengers expected to traverse the skies across the world in 2016, airport expansion becomes imperative. The Middle East, namely Gulf Cooperation Council member states, have been ramping up their spending on development projects including ambitious aviation-related plans. Spending on