LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials say they have arrested a man at Los Angeles International Airport after a smoke grenade, knives, gas mask, leg irons, body bags and a variety of weapons were discovered in luggage. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday that Boston-bound Yongda Huang Harris was... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has moved to eliminate a requirement that passengers flying from certain foreign airports have their checked bags screened a second time when they arrive in the United States and continue on an additional flight. Current law already stipulates that passengers arriving from one of 14... more »
A man who worked at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was arrested Thursday on suspicion that he stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of items from the luggage of passengers in a case that could include hundreds of victims from around the world.
Officers saw Michael Hegstad, 23,... more »
All those extra fees that consumers are paying to fly add up to billions of dollars for the nation's airlines and a House panel is taking a closer look.
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics says airlines collected $7.8 billion last year in ancillary fees -- more than a third... more »
The Transportation Security Administration says a baggage area at Seattle-Tacoma airport has been evacuated because of a smoking bag.
TSA spokesman Greg Soule says the baggage room and surrounding area have been evacuated out of an abundance of caution. Local law enforcement officials and the FBI are on the... more »
Most people have had problems when it comes to airline baggage claim -- but this takes the cake.
On Sunday a group of friends were returning home from a vacation in Puerto Rico.
Shortly after landing at Denver International Airport, they retrieved their bags to find out they... more »
Two people suspected of stealing up to 1,000 pieces of luggage from baggage claim carousels at Phoenix's airport have been arrested by police who found heaps of the stolen bags strewn throughout their home.
There were so many suitcases that Phoenix police could only give a rough estimate of... more »
US Airways is bumping up its first and second checked bag fees by $5 apiece.
The Tempe, Ariz.-based airline said Wednesday it will charge $20 for the first checked bag and $30 for the second, when bags are checked online. Passengers will pay an extra $5 per bag when... more »