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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. airport security officers will be required to wear masks in screening areas, the top official with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) told employees during a town hall Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A TSA officer wears a mask and gloves, amid the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts,
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PRAGUE (Reuters) – Prague Airport and a regional Czech hospital said on Saturday they had thwarted cyber attacks on their IT networks, reinforcing warnings by the national cyber security watchdog of likely attempts to harm the country’s infrastructure. “Attempted attacks on web pages of the airport were detected in preparatory phases,” the airport’s spokeswoman said
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) plane carrying aid to cyclone-struck Vanuatu turned around and returned home on Sunday as a Chinese plane with medical equipment was already on the airport’s tarmac, Vanuatu airport officials said. Airport staff and Royal Australian Air Force personnel transfer boxes of humanitarian aid transported by a
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A union representing U.S. airport security screeners is urging the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to supply more effective masks to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus, union leadership told Reuters on Tuesday. The union, the AFGE TSA Council 100, which represents about 45,000 transportation security officers at airports across the
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(Reuters) – As coronavirus cases exploded across the world, federal medical workers tasked with screening incoming passengers at U.S. airports grew alarmed: Many were working without the most effective masks to protect them from getting sick themselves. FILE PHOTO: People load personal protective equipment and other supplies into a back side entrance of the Life
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Heathrow Airport, the busiest hub in Europe, has so far seen little impact from coronavirus on passenger numbers, but its chief executive said it was too soon to say whether or not its growth this year would be curtailed by the outbreak. FILE PHOTO: A British Airways aircraft takes off from
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MADRID (Reuters) – Opposition parties rebuked Spain’s government on Friday over an encounter at Madrid’s international airport between a minister and a senior aide to Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro subject to a European Union (EU) travel ban. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s Vice President Delcy Rodriguez greets the audience as she departs the podium after addressing the
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FILE PHOTO: An official assists passengers at Manchester Airport, Manchester, Britain, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Manchester Airport could be regulated to ensure it does not overcharge airlines on fees after its passenger numbers jumped by a third over a decade, giving it more market power. The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former British Airways executive who oversaw the carrier’s operations at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport has been indicted for accepting bribes to help a ground handling company win contracts, New York’s attorney general said on Tuesday. The charges announced by Attorney General Letitia James against Steven Clark, who
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