Articles Tagged ‘terrorism’

Flight Attendant Mistakes Toilet Paper for “Suspicious Substance”, Chaos Ensues

Flight Attendant Mistakes Toilet Paper for “Suspicious Substance”, Chaos Ensues May 4, 2011 | Business, Travel News | Read More
We hate to believe all the complaining that “terrorists have already won”, but stories like these seem to reinforce the notion. If terrorism is intended to generate fear, well it sure as heck has…especially when you can make someone fearful of toilet paper. As reported by AOL Travel,...

Travelers Stranded by “No-Fly” List Demand Answers

Travelers Stranded by “No-Fly” List Demand Answers July 6, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
It’s not unusual to encounter a few hiccups in even the most well-structured of travel plans. Hotel reservations falling through, overbooked flights, and the unexpected often come together to form little headaches in our holidays. All these minor inconveniences pale, however, in comparison to...

Egyptian-American Under Investigation For Illegal Weapons Smuggling

Egyptian-American Under Investigation For Illegal Weapons Smuggling May 13, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
As a country that has often felt the damage of terrorism and illegal weapons-smuggling, there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Egyptian authorities would take a traveler carrying dozens of weapons into their country as seriously as any other. When Egypt-born Mohammed Ibrahim took a flight to Cairo...

Spring Breakers Warned: Airport Security Is On the Rise

Spring Breakers Warned: Airport Security Is On the Rise March 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
It’s no secret – airport security is on the rise, and doing so more quickly than anyone could have ever predicted. Following the attempted terrorist attack last Christmas, spring break travelers should be ready to be subjected to any number of potentially invasive tactics to detect and apprehend...

New Reforms and Cutbacks to ‘No Fly’ List

New Reforms and Cutbacks to ‘No Fly’ List March 16, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Anyone who has taken a plane in the last decade will know – airlines are not what they used to be. Gone are the days where firearms could be taken on planes, and gone are the lax security requirements, where boarding an aircraft was akin to getting on a public bus on a lazy Saturday afternoon. Since...