TSA/Airline Shenanigans

General

What’s in a Boarding Pass Barcode? A Lot (Krebs on Security)

Bombardier: Firm held talks with rival Airbus on CSeries (BBC)

The Concorde will fly again! (maybe) (Boing Boing)

Man charged with urinating on other flight passengers (Boing Boing)

Air Travel Is About to Get Way More Annoying (Mother Jones)

European court orders airlines to pay compensation for delays from mechanical failures (Boing Boing)

Which airport do you hate the most? (Boing Boing)

TSA

Toddler has his Minions Fart Gun confiscated at Dublin Airport for posing security ‘threat’ (The Independent)

What Happens If You Take Frozen Liquids Through Airport Security (Gizmodo)

The TSA has been hounding this woman over apple butter since 2013 (The Week)

Security theater: ha ha, only serious (Boing Boing)

TSA Says It Will Stop Searching Black Women’s Hair For Drugs and Weapons (Counter Current News)

JFK TSA agent arrested for stealing $61 out of passenger’s wallet during screening (Boing Boing)

Refusing to bow to airport liquids ban, woman drinks bottle of cognac (Boing Boing)

Make your own TSA universal luggage keys (Boing Boing)

Airlines

The CEO of United Airlines Just Resigned—Because of Bridgegate (Mother Jones)

A United Airlines employee had a hilariously stupid suggestion for where this new mom could pump. (someecards.com)

Air France employees arrested after violent protest (BBC)

China cabin crew ‘industry ritual’ sparks online outrage (BBC)

Air France execs’ clothes torn off by protesters after layoff announcement (Boing Boing)

United CEO and top execs resign over corruption scandal (Boing Boing)

Muslim flight attendant says she was suspended for refusing to serve alcohol (Boing Boing)

Jet passengers cooperate to tie-up drunken, disruptive jackass (Boing Boing)

United Continental chief in hospital after heart attack (BBC)

Air France scales back job cuts plan (BBC)
United Continental appoints acting chief executive (BBC)

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