BREAKING Due to shutdown, TSA security checkpoint at Terminal B to be closed at Houston Bush Airport, making it the first airport to do so

Due to staffing issues associated with the partial shutdown of the federal government, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security checkpoint and the ticketing counter in Terminal B at George Bush Intercontinental Airport closed at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, and will remain closed the rest of the day. Flights scheduled to depart from…

ALERT Miami International Airport will be closing a terminal after more security officers are absent from work due to shutdown

On Saturday, Sunday and Monday Miami International Airport will end flights at 1 p.m. from Concourse G and relocate them to either to Concourse F or Concourse H. The Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) 51,000 officers will miss a paycheck on Friday as the shutdown hits its 21st day. The screeners are among the lowest-paid federal…

INCIDENT Five American Airlines crew members were hospitalized after noticing mysterious odour

Five American Airlines crew members were hospitalized after becoming overcome with fumes on a plane at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Thursday, officials said. Shortly before landing, crew members complained of an odour on board a spokeswoman said. The Airbus 320 with 137 passengers and a crew of five, landed safely and taxied to the gate.…

A maintenance man was decapitated by helicopter blades at Brooksville airport, Florida

Authorities are investigating a decapitation involving a helicopter at a Florida airport, according to multiple local media reports. A maintenance man was decapitated by the rotor of a helicopter near the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport in Brooksville, a Hernando County Fire Rescue official confirms to 10News. Preliminary information from the Federal Aviation Administration says a…