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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting
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At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later
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Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

Uganda Tourism  Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed
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Uganda Tourism Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

An excited Lily Ajarova, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board told eTurboNews late afternoon she had very good news. " ... Read More

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda
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FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

An American tourist and her Ugandan driver were kidnapped at gunpoint in Uganda's most known national park, Queen Elizabeth National ... Read More

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels
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misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

editor editor- March 29, 2019

misterb&b, short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the Gay community, has launched a Wefunder campaign to give guests, hosts, and the ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors
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African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation
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Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in 2015 ... Read More

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter
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FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated ... Read More

JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport
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JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

JetBlue has apologized for using a poster of Assata Shakur, an activist who was convicted of killing a police officer, ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston
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Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?
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Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website ... Read More

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO
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Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors confirmed the appointment of Chad Newton as Chief Executive Officer of the ... Read More

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House
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FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

A Georgia man, Hasher Jallal Taheb, accused of planning to use an anti-tank rocket and explosives to commit terrorist attacks ... Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted
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Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted ... Read More

Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?
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Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?

mm Jay Hart- December 9, 2018

Active shooter incidents used to be rare events. People are now realizing there is a higher potential for being involved ... Read More

Why AIRBNB and UBER may not be a safe way to travel in Costa Rica
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Why AIRBNB and UBER may not be a safe way to travel in Costa Rica

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 3, 2018

Traveling to Costa Rica and staying at an AIRBNB and taking an UBER may not be a safe decision. be ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

FBI probes mysterious death aboard Royal Caribbean cruise ship
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FBI probes mysterious death aboard Royal Caribbean cruise ship

editor editor- March 29, 2013

The FBI is investigating the mysterious death of a 64-year-old woman aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. Read More

Dutch authorities join FBI in probe into needles in Delta Air Lines’ sandwiches
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Dutch authorities join FBI in probe into needles in Delta Air Lines’ sandwiches

editor editor- July 18, 2012

Dutch authorities have joined the FBI in conducting criminal investigations into the discovery of needles in six sandwiches aboard four ... Read More

Victims group questions cruise crime data provided by FBI
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Victims group questions cruise crime data provided by FBI

editor editor- June 14, 2012

SAMMAMISH, Wash. - The International Cruise Victims Association, Inc. Read More

FBI: Hackers target travelers abroad while establishing internet connection in hotel rooms
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FBI: Hackers target travelers abroad while establishing internet connection in hotel rooms

editor editor- May 14, 2012

If you're traveling abroad, your laptop could be attacked. That much, is certain, according to the U.S. Read More

NCL assistant cruise director arrested for sex with underage passenger
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NCL assistant cruise director arrested for sex with underage passenger

editor editor- March 9, 2012

The Federal Bureau of Investigations arrested the assistant cruise director of the Norwegian Star cruise ship for engaging in sex ... Read More

Passenger removed from United flight for “pleasuring himself in his seat”
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Passenger removed from United flight for “pleasuring himself in his seat”

editor editor- May 25, 2011

A Florida man's flight to Denver came to an unhappy ending when he was hauled off the flight after a ... Read More

Malware infects Destination Hotels and Resorts credit card processing system
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Malware infects Destination Hotels and Resorts credit card processing system

editor editor- June 25, 2010

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado - Destination Hotels and Resorts discovered a malicious software program had been inserted into its credit card processing ... Read More

Plane stopped from taking off at LAX
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Plane stopped from taking off at LAX

editor editor- September 29, 2009

A plane was stopped from taking off from Los Angeles International Airport, and two men on board were taken into ... Read More

Obama plans to pick former FBI special agent as TSA administrator
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Obama plans to pick former FBI special agent as TSA administrator

editor editor- August 11, 2009

The Obama administration plans to pick a former FBI special agent to head the federal agency charged with keeping terrorists ... Read More

It’s not all fun, food and foolin’ around on cruise ships
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It’s not all fun, food and foolin’ around on cruise ships

editor editor- August 20, 2008

Cruises are marketed as the perfect place for a holiday. Pampering and self-indulgence have been perfected, and whims and wishes ... Read More

FBI identifies mystery men seen aboard Washington State ferries as tourists
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FBI identifies mystery men seen aboard Washington State ferries as tourists

editor editor- May 7, 2008

SEATTLE — Two European Union business consultants have been identified as the mystery men who raised security concerns when they ... Read More

FBI says airline plotters had no US link
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FBI says airline plotters had no US link

editor editor- February 28, 2008

BRIGHTON, England — The FBI said Wednesday the men accused of trying to blow up U.S.-bound airliners had no obvious ... Read More

Teen arrested after flight to Nashville
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Teen arrested after flight to Nashville

editor editor- January 25, 2008

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A teenage passenger from California was arrested in Nashville for plotting to hijack a plane from Los ... Read More