A man was arrested at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport for trying to smuggle a knife through a security checkpoint by concealing it in his underwear. Transportation Security Administration officers had previously found the knife in the man's carry-on bag. He left to place the knife in his checked luggage, then returned a short time later with the knife hidden in his underwear.
On Sunday evening, a CRJ2 aircraft slid off the runway into snow at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The Delta Connection flight was towed to the gate and no passengers were injured, according to a statement by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Los Angeles wants to take a case against American Airlines over hangar fees to federal court. Attorneys for the city say the lawsuit over fees paid for a leased hangar at Los Angeles International Airport started seven years ago. Los Angeles agreed to let the carrier continue its lease while in bankruptcy, but the two parties did not come to agreement on terms.
An airline passenger at Honolulu Airport tried to sneak three knives through a security checkpoint in a thermos bottle, according to a weekly report from the Transportation Security Administration. The passenger was initially allowed to take the knives from the checkpoint to put in his checked baggage but instead tried to smuggle them through in the thermos bottle.