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  • An unruly passenger was handcuffed and escorted off a Southwest Airlines plane bound for Sacramento Sunday, April 13, 2014 .
  • An unruly passenger was handcuffed and escorted off a Southwest Airlines plane bound for Sacramento Sunday afternoon.
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airline, airport security, california, california news, leanne suter
  • An Ethiopian Airlines flight bound for Rome was hijacked and forced to land in Switzerland Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.
  • An Ethiopian Airlines flight bound for Rome was hijacked by a co-pilot and forced to land in Switzerland Monday.
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airline, airplane, airport news, airport security, world news
  • Trish Sen, 39, was handcuffed and escorted off a JetBlue airplane on Christmas Eve in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • A Los Angeles woman was handcuffed and escorted off a JetBlue airplane by police in Florida on Christmas Eve.
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caught on tape, airport news, airport security, airplane, airline, new york, los angeles international airport, national news, carlos granda
  • The TSA has expanded its Pre-Check program, which allows travelers to get through LA airport security checks faster.
  • The TSA has expanded its Pre-Check program, which allows travelers to get through LA airport security checks faster.
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tsa, airport news, airport security, national news
  • FBI officials announce the arrest of a man suspect of plotting a terror attack at a Kansas airport on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
  • A terror attack was thwarted in Kansas, authorities revealed. The suspect planned to detonate a bomb at a Wichita airport.
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airport news, airport security, terrorism, national news
  • This still image from passenger video shows a man being detained during a frightening outburst, in which he claimed there was a bomb on the plane.
  • Atlanta travelers witnessed a frightening outburst when a passenger began screaming about a bomb on the plane.
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airplane, airport security, national news
  • This animated image shows a soda can going through a liquid-detection scanner.
  • London is set to test liquid-scanning detectors at Heathrow as a step toward easing up on liquid limitations on flights.
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airport security, airport news, world news, q mccray
  • This animated image shows a soda can going through a liquid-detection scanner.
  • London is set to test liquid-scanning detectors at Heathrow as a step toward easing up on liquid limitations.
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airport news, airport security, vod
  • A passenger had to be escorted off a San Francisco International Airport bound flight after making threatening statements Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.
  • A passenger had to be escorted off a San Francisco bound flight after making threatening statements Saturday.
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airplane, airport news, airport security, san francisco, long beach, california news
  • An investigation is underway at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after a 9-year-old boy snuck onto a flight.
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unbelievable, airline, airport security, bizarre news
  • An unruly passenger was escorted off a plane, after reportedly going on a tirade mid-air, during a flight from LAX to JFK Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.
  • A passenger was escorted off a plane during a flight from LAX to JFK after unleashing a tirade against a flight attendant.
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caught on tape, airport news, airport security, airplane, airline, new york, los angeles international airport, eyewitness news
  • An unruly passenger was escorted off a plane, after reportedly going on a tirade mid-air, during a flight from LAX to JFK Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.
  • A passenger was escorted off a plane during a flight from LAX to JFK after unleashing a tirade against a flight attendant.
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caught on tape, airport news, airport security, airplane, airline, new york, los angeles international airport, national news, john gregory
  • At least two customs agents at New York's JFK Airport were sickened Sunday after opening a package, reports ABC News.
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new york, airport news, airport security, national news
  • John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana is seen in this undated file photo.
  • John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana and the TSA have expanded the 'PreCheck' security program for frequent fliers.
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tsa, airport security, orange county news
  • FBI agents meet a United Airlines flight from Hong Kong on the tarmac after one passenger claimed he poisoned everyone on the plane.
  • A United Airlines passenger had to be restrained on board an international flight when he started screaming about poison.
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airport security, airplane, eyewitness news
  • FBI agents meet a United Airlines flight from Hong Kong on the tarmac after one passenger claimed he poisoned everyone on the plane.
  • A United Airlines passenger had to be restrained on board an international flight when he started screaming about poison.
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airplane, airport security, national news, elex michaelson
  • Small knives are seen in a bin in this undated file photo.
  • The Transportation Security Administration is dropping a plan to let passengers carry small knives onto planes.
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airline, airplane, airport news, airport security, tsa, national news
  • Small knives are seen in a bin in this undated file photo.
  • The TSA's plan to allow airline passengers to carry small knives and bats on planes has been temporarily delayed.
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airline, airplane, airport news, airport security, tsa, national news
  • Airline passengers file in line before a Transportation Security Administration agent in this undated file photo.
  • The TSA says it will allow airline passengers to bring pocket knives, novelty bats and other sporting equipment in carry-ons.
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airline, airplane, airport news, airport security, tsa, national news, rob mcmillan
  • Airline passengers file in line before a Transportation Security Administration agent in this undated file photo.
  • The TSA says it will allow airline passengers to bring pocket knives, novelty bats and other sporting equipment in carry-ons.
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airplane, airline, airport news, airport security, tsa, eyewitness news
  • Hundreds of TSA agents attended a training exercise in the rugged terrain of Camp Pendleton to learn about explosives.
  • ABC7 exclusive: Hundreds of TSA agents attended a training exercise at Camp Pendleton to learn about explosives.
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tsa, airport security, eyewitness news
  • Kanye West and Kim Kardashian attend Denise Richs annual Angel Ball at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on Oct. 22, 2012.
  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were involved in a major security breach as they arrived in New York on a flight from Brazil.
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celebrity, airport news, airport security, new york, tsa, entertainment
  • Officials are shown at San Diego Lindbergh Field, where a man was arrested for running onto the tarmac on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
  • A man was arrested at San Diego Lindbergh Field Thursday morning after he ran onto the tarmac, police say.
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san diego, airport news, airport security, arrest, california news
  • Geoffrey McGann, 49, of Rancho Palos Verdes, is seen. He was arrested at Oakland International Airport on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 after wearing suspicious materials.
  • A Southern California man was arrested at Oakland International Airport Thursday night wearing suspicious materials.
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airport news, airport security, california news
  • Yongda Huang Harris is seen in this photo provided by family.
  • A man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport wearing body armor pleaded not guilty in court on Thursday.
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arrest, los angeles international airport, airport security, los angeles news
  • A TSA agents patch is shown in this undated file photo.
  • LAX, among a slew of other busy airports, has been named one of the top places for TSA thefts nationwide, reports ABC News.
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los angeles international airport, tsa, airport security, abc, los angeles news, subha ravindhran
  • A TSA agents patch is shown in this undated file photo.
  • LAX, among a slew of other busy airports, has been named one of the top places for TSA thefts nationwide.
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tsa, los angeles international airport, airport security, abc, eyewitness news
  • Yongda Huang Harris is seen in this photo provided by family.
  • A man arrested at LAX wearing body armor and carrying weapons in his checked luggage will remain behind bars until trial.
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arrest, los angeles international airport, airport security, los angeles news, sid garcia
  • Yongda Huang Harris is seen in this photo provided by family.
  • A man arrested at LAX wearing body armor and carrying weapons in his checked luggage will remain behind bars until trial.
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los angeles international airport, arrest, airport security, eyewitness news
  • Yongda Huang Harris is seen in this photo provided by family.
  • A man arrested at LAX wearing body armor and carrying weapons in his checked luggage will remain behind bars until trial.
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los angeles international airport, arrest, airport security, eyewitness news
  • There's new information about a man arrested at LAX wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying weapons in his luggage.
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arrest, los angeles international airport, airport security, los angeles news, leslie miller
  • There's new information about a man arrested at LAX wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying weapons in his luggage.
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los angeles international airport, arrest, airport security, eyewitness news
  • There's new information about a man arrested at LAX wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying weapons in his luggage.
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los angeles international airport, arrest, airport security, eyewitness news
  • Yongda Huang Harris, 28, appears before a judge in this courtroom sketch on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.
  • A Boston man was arrested at LAX wearing body armor, and inside his checked luggage, officials found numerous weapons.
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arrest, los angeles international airport, airport security, los angeles news, rudabeh shahbazi
  • Yongda Huang Harris, 28, appears before a judge in this courtroom sketch on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.
  • A Boston man was arrested at LAX wearing body armor, and inside his checked luggage, officials found numerous weapons.
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los angeles international airport, arrest, airport security, eyewitness news
  • Yongda Huang Harris, 28, appears before a judge in this courtroom sketch on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.
  • A man was arrested at LAX wearing body armor, and inside his checked luggage, officials found numerous weapons.
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los angeles international airport, arrest, airport security, eyewitness news
  • An Asiana Airlines airplane is seen in this undated file photo.
  • A man was arrested at LAX wearing body armor, and inside his checked luggage, officials found numerous weapons.
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los angeles international airport, arrest, airport security, eyewitness news
  • A former Costa Mesa man was taken into custody Tuesday night after he reportedly became aggressive and began grabbing women on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Orange Countys John Wayne Airport.
  • Passengers say they noticed the passenger's bizarre behavior on the OC-bound flight while they were still in the terminal.
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airplane, airport security, eyewitness news
  • A former Costa Mesa man was taken into custody Tuesday night after he reportedly became aggressive and began grabbing women on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Orange Countys John Wayne Airport.
  • Passengers say they noticed the passenger's bizarre behavior on the OC-bound flight while they were still in the terminal.
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airplane, airport security, orange county news, rob hayes
  • A Bakersfield couple, seen in this undated file photo, says they were kicked off an American Airlines flight because their son has Down syndrome.
  • A Bakersfield couple says they were kicked off an American Airlines flight because their son has Down syndrome.
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caught on tape, airline, airplane, airport security, california news, leslie miller
  • A Bakersfield couple, seen in this undated file photo, says they were kicked off an American Airlines flight because their son has Down syndrome.
  • A Bakersfield couple says they were kicked off an American Airlines flight because their son has Down syndrome.
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caught on tape, airline, airplane, airport security, eyewitness news
  • Authorities are seen at LAX where a threatening note was found on a Southwest airplane on August 24, 2012.
  • The bomb squad was called in after a threat was discovered aboard a Southwest flight at LAX bound for Saint Louis.
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airline, airplane, airport security, eyewitness news
  • Brian Hedglin, left, was wanted in the murder of Christina Cornejo, right. Police say Hedglin shot himself in the head on Tuesday, July 17, 2012.
  • An airline captain who was wanted in the stabbing murder of a woman in Colorado attempted to steal a plane in Utah.
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shooting, airplane, airport security, murder, national news, leslie miller
  • Brian Hedglin, left, was wanted in the murder of Christina Cornejo, right. Police say Hedglin shot himself in the head on Tuesday, July 17, 2012.
  • An airline captain who was wanted in the stabbing murder of a woman in Colorado attempted to steal a plane in Utah.
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shooting, airplane, airport security, murder, eyewitness news
  • Carla, a virtual customer service agent, is seen at Bostons Logan International Airport.
  • Travelers flying through Boston's Logan International Airport are being greeted by a friendly virtual airport assistant.
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airport news, airport security, national news
  • Dozens of TSA workers in Florida are in trouble for not performing random screenings last year.
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tsa, security, airport security, airport news, national news
  • KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • A homeless man caused an airport breach in San Diego when boarded a plane to for LA after getting out of prison.
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airport security, airport news, california news
  • Passengers line up at an airport security checkpoint in this undated photo.
  • Congress will hold hearings Wednesday on new findings about Transportation Security Administration security breaches.
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tsa, travel, airport news, airport security, national news
  • A Southwest Airlines plane is shown in this undated file photo.
  • The FBI is investigating a threatening phone call that grounded a Southwest Airlines flight from the O.C. to Arizona.
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airline, airplane, airport news, airport security, tsa, orange county news
  • Authorities warn that terrorists with explosives surgically implanted inside their bodies may soon try to bring down planes.
  • Authorities warn that terrorists with explosives surgically implanted inside their bodies may soon try to bring down planes.
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al qaeda, airport security, terrorism, national news, john hartung