U.S. Airports

Gov’t Report: Airports Need More Help Keeping Intruders Out

A new government report says that while intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not helping airports keep up with the threat. Congress asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to investigate how often people get past airport perimeter security, and whether the TSA could do more to help…

Few Memorial Day Travel Headaches, Most Wait Times Bearable

Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits have instead been moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly, as the busy Memorial Day travel weekend draws to close. However, the airlines weren’t ready to say “mission accomplished” yet, as it’s just the beginning of the busy summer travel season. American Airlines spokesman Ross Feinstein said they are working…