Sylvain Desjardins, 47, and David Ayotte, 46, both from the Quebec area, had initial appearances in federal court in Columbus on charges of possession with the intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.

Nearly 300 lbs of Cocaine Seized from Canada-Bound Aircraft

Two male Canadian nationals are in custody facing federal drug charges Thursday after an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The...

IBM MobileFirst for iOS for a Better Travel Experience (Learn More, Video)

The Lufthansa Group is introducing a new mobile offering for employees, powered by MobileFirst for iOS to transform the airline's ground operations and boost customer service. With Manage Gates for iPhone, flight...

The Dire Need for Terrorist Screening Technology, by Gatekeeper Security

On Monday, May 23rd, an improvised explosive was set off in Manchester at an Ariana Grande concert. As of now, there are 22 confirmed casualties and even more injuries. When talking about...

Bellingham CBP Officers Assist in Locating Wanted Man at Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations at the Bellingham port of entry detained a 32-year-old Bellingham man after Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) requested assistance in locating...

Boosting Passenger Satisfaction at Bag Collect & Borders (Learn More)

Passenger satisfaction is higher during the airline journey when self-service technologies are used, particularly at bag tag and collection, and passport checkpoints. This is according to the new 2017 SITA Passenger IT...

FAA Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents, Pilots & Medications

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign is designed to educate GA pilots about the best practices to calculate and predict aircraft performance and...

DOT Announces $282.6M in AIP Grants to 67 Airports in 29 States

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $282.6 million in airport infrastructure grants to 67 airports in 29 states across the United States...

TSA Finds 165 Firearms in Carryon Bags Over Last Two-Weeks

By the TSA TSA officers discovered 165 firearms over the last two weeks in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 165firearms discovered, 144 were loaded and 56 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers...
QinetiQ SPO-NX is a stand-off detection system which locates potential threats concealed under clothing on a person.

TSA & LA MTA Demo Device to Detect Suicide Vests (See in Action, Video)

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), is partnering with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LAMTA) on a new device that can help officials detect whether an individual is concealing an...
Agents at the Air and Marine Operations Center at an Air Force Reserve base in Riverside, Calif., track 20,000 to 25,000 flights a day for suspicious activity. (Image courtesy of Master Sgt. Julie Avey, AMOC)

S&T Uses AI to Help CBP AMOC Predict Criminal Aircraft (Learn More)

The ability to forecast criminal activity has been explored to various lengths in science fiction, but does it hold true in reality? It could for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Currently, the...