RICHMOND, BC – On December 21, 2015, Vancouver International Airport officials notified the RCMP of threats directed to them via social media.
December 23rd, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on UPDATE – RCMP Investigating Social Media Threat to Vancouver International Airport
December 21st, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on RCMP Investigating Social Media Threat to Vancouver International Airport
RICHMOND, BC – Richmond RCMP officers are actively investigating a social media threat directed to Vancouver International Airport.
January 10th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Confirms Rumour of Hijacking False
CALGARY, AB – WestJet Airlines is confirming that a rumour that WestJet flight 2154 from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, was hijacked this afternoon is false.
February 11th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off on CATSA To Implement Full Body Screening At Prince George Airport
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Starting February 12th 2011, full body scanning technology will become part of the security procedure at YXS.
October 23rd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on ALPA Canada Adamantly Opposes Reported Aviation Security Cuts
OTTAWA – The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l, voiced dismay at recent news media reports indicating that budget cuts have lead to a 25% reduction in force of air marshal personnel in the Canadian Air Carrier Protective Program.
October 14th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Replica Grenade Found in Checked Baggage at Campbell River Airport
CAMPBELL RIVER, BC – In response to the discovery of a suspicious item within a piece of checked baggage at Campbell River Airport, 2 adult males were detained for questioning and have since been released.
September 28th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Intoxicated Man Runs Across Runway at YLW
KELOWNA, BC – Most people can take a hint when they see a ten foot chain link and barbed wire fence with “No trespassing” signs on it. But clearly, some people can’t.
August 17th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on TSA Announces $19.5 Million For New Checked Baggage Screening System at Dallas Love Field Airport
DALLAS, TX – The Transportation Security Administration today announced an award of approximately $19.5 million to Dallas Love Field Airport for construction related to the installation of a new in-line baggage handling system.
August 17th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on NORAD to Conduct Simultaneous Exercise Flights
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise flights on Thursday from mid to late morning Pacific Daylight Time as they practice intercept and identification procedures, as well as coordinate a response to a multiple threat scenario.
August 2nd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on NORAD and Russian Air Force Plan Cooperative Air Defense Exercise
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The Russian Federation Air Force and the North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct a first-ever cooperative air defense exercise.