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A Culture Lost – Five Ways Federal Air Marshals Have Changed Since 9/11

Posted October 15, 2013 by Clay Biles

The Federal Air Marshal Service has a long and storied history. Unfortunately, much of the culture gained over the first 40 years that air marshals existed has been lost in the post-9/11 world.

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Delta Boeing 767-300ER N1613B returned to JFK after a bomb scare. (File photo by Kaz T)
Airline News

Delta Bomb Scare Forces Emergency Landing at JFK Airport [UPDATED]

Posted July 12, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Delta Air Lines flight made an emergency landing in New York after an air marshal discovered suspicious wires in a lavatory.

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This underwear bomb failed to take down a Northwest Airlines Airbus A330, but did succeed in burning its owner's genitals. (Photo by FBI, via ABC News)
Government News

New Underwear Bomb Plot Thwarted by CIA, But More Bombs and Terrorists Unaccounted For

Posted May 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The CIA has broken up a new Al Qaeda plot to blow up an airliner using explosive underwear, the Associated Press reported Monday afternoon. An upgraded underwear bomb with an improved detonation system was seized by agents in Yemen, according to the report. A suicide bomber had been selected to carry out the plot, but […]

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The Blue Angels C-130 named Fat Albert performs a JATO takeoff. (Photo by Manny Gonzalez)
Final Call

Final Call: Air Marshals Gone Wild, Clever Ways to Avoid Baggage Fees

Posted February 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Whistle blowers rat out crooked air marshals, how to save on baggage fees, Indonesian pilots have a crystal meth problem, thousands protest a new runway in Frankfurt, and more…

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Delta Airbus A330. (Photo by Gordon Gebert Jr.)
Aviation News

Federal Air Marshal Detains Passenger Aboard Delta Air Lines Flight

Posted September 5, 2010 by BNO News

An American citizen was arrested aboard an Oregon-bound Delta Air Lines passenger plane that left Amsterdam Schiphol Airport hours earlier, sources said.

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