A recent report puts Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in the top five for airports most likely to lose your bag.
- Associated Press
NFL free agent Odell Beckham Jr. was removed by police from an aircraft before takeoff at Miami International Airport after officials said he failed to respond to requests to buckle his seatbelt and appeared to be unconscious, police and airline officials said Sunday. “Fearing that Mr. Beckham was seriously ill, and that his condition would worsen through the expected 5 hour flight, (flight crew members) called for police and fire rescue,” Miami Dade Police Officer Luis Sierra said in a statement following the 9:30 a.m. Sunday incident. “As they tried to wake (Beckham) to fasten his seat belt, he appeared to be coming in and out of consciousness,” the statement said.
Saudi Arabia on Monday announced plans for a new airport in Riyadh intended to spur rapid growth in the capital while advancing the kingdom's ambitious aviation goals.
- Kansas City Star
Federal investigators are looking into the crash.
- Travel Noire
American Airlines and JetBlue’s Northeast Alliance could have the potential to “harm travelers”.
General Dynamics Corp's Gulfstream Aerospace has notified owners of its G500 and G600 jets and the Federal Aviation Administration that it has discovered soot at the rear of some of those business jets, possibly because of the way a small engine vents gas in flight. The FAA and Gulfstream both said they did not consider the issue to be a safety risk. Gulfstream told plane owners, in a previously unreported letter to operators of the G500 dated Nov 8 and reviewed by Reuters, that it would have a plan for a fix ready early next year after testing.
Three people are being treated for dehydration after the 11-day voyage from Lagos in Nigeria.
- WABC – NY
The cat is out of the bag! A cat discovered by TSA inside a checked bag at JFK Airport was back home in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.
- KRON San Francisco
Police say a suspect hijacked the Muni bus on Friday and struck roughly 10 cars while driving it a mile and a half. The suspect was arrested.