A South Korean tourist slapped a Suvarnabhumi airport employee who attempted to screen her with a handheld scanner. The tourist was at the luggage checkpoint and had just passed through the full body scanner which had alarmed. The woman was fined 2,000 baht (c. £48).
An intoxicated passenger told the Pulkovo airport security services that there was a bomb in his luggage. No explosives were found.
A woman was arrested in Tom Bradley International terminal forecourt at LAX for shouting profanities. The woman was wearing white face paint and sunglasses when she was arrested.
A gang led by Marlon Cadena Castellanos stole luggage, believed to be an imported consignment of eyeglasses worth $20,000 (c. £15,400) at Silvio Pettirossi Airport. The authorities responded by installing new security barriers in the airport car park where the theft took place.
24-year-old Miles ‘Milo’ Brockman Richie, son of famous musician Lionel Richie, was given a caution for communicating false information of a bomb hoax and battery. Miles Richie threatened to have a bomb in his bag and hit a security guard when he was denied access to a flight.
An Audi Q7 worth £70,000 was stolen after a man conned a third party meet and greet company, that operates at Manchester Airport, into believing that the man was a partner of someone who had left their vehicle with the company. The theft was only discovered after the owners returned on 19 September.
A 27-year-old attempted to flee the customs area at Auckland International airport after he was taken aside upon arrival. He ran into the car park where he was tasered by customs officers and taken back into the airport.
A drunk passenger threw his bag into the departure area at Domodedovo Airport whilst shouting ‘bomb’, before falling to the floor and crawling on his knees. When approached by a police officer for his disruptive behaviour, he insulted the officer with profanities and then tried to hit the officer. The man was arrested and charged…
A 31-year-old man was arrested at Minneapolis-St Paul International airport after attacking two officers. The man, who was at the TSA checkpoint in Terminal 1, attempted to enter without a boarding pass and, when denied access, began assaulting airport police.
A cargo pallet caught fire at Hong Kong International Airport as it was being prepared to be loaded onto a Hong Kong Airlines cargo flight to Taipei. It is reported that the crates bore the logo of American-Taiwanese company Supermicro computer. The incident is being treated as arson and a 21-year-old man was arrested. There…