Tag: FBI

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not considered bribes, but legal contributions., ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 22:21

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - city on the Atlantic Ocean, at the mouth of Chesapeake ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of safety experts, pilots, and flight ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, the organization will be announcing ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 17:45

An excited Lily Ajarova, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board told eTurboNews late afternoon she had very good news. " The rescue of the kidnapped American Tourist and her driver is ... Read More

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 08:56

An American tourist and her Ugandan driver were kidnapped at gunpoint in Uganda's most known national park, Queen Elizabeth National Park on Tuesday. "We will leave no stone unturned until the ... Read More

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

editor editor- March 29, 2019 22:29

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

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

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's commitment to keep Africa safe ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 09:17

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in 2015 before the Boeing MAX 8 was in use, and now ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 20:14

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated Paul Hudson, of FlyersRights.org and longtime member of the FAA ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 16:10

JetBlue has apologized for using a poster of Assata Shakur, an activist who was convicted of killing a police officer, as part of a Black History Month tribute at New ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019 03:25

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of unknown reason into a bay outside Houston, Texas, killing everyone ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 18:53

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website shows a red alert on the National Air Traffic Controllers ... Read More

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 02:10

The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors confirmed the appointment of Chad Newton as Chief Executive Officer of the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) on Wednesday. WCAA operates Detroit ... Read More

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 03:51

A Georgia man, Hasher Jallal Taheb, accused of planning to use an anti-tank rocket and explosives to commit terrorist attacks on the White House and federal buildings in the Washington ... Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019 21:05

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

Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?

Jay Hart Jay Hart- December 9, 2018 10:44

Active shooter incidents used to be rare events. People are now realizing there is a higher potential for being involved in one as the frequency of these events increases. According ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 3, 2018 17:59

Traveling to Costa Rica and staying at an AIRBNB and taking an UBER may not be a safe decision. be A body was reportedly found Monday on the Costa Rican property where ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

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

FBI probes mysterious death aboard Royal Caribbean cruise ship

editor editor- March 29, 2013 11:01

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

editor editor- July 18, 2012 07:26

Dutch authorities have joined the FBI in conducting criminal investigations into the discovery of needles in six sandwiches aboard four Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States, ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 14, 2012 09:47

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

editor editor- March 9, 2012 06:02

The Federal Bureau of Investigations arrested the assistant cruise director of the Norwegian Star cruise ship for engaging in sex with a 16 year old passenger and possessing child pornography. Read More

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

editor editor- May 25, 2011 04:50

A Florida man's flight to Denver came to an unhappy ending when he was hauled off the flight after a female passenger spotted him apparently masturbating in his seat. Read More

Malware infects Destination Hotels and Resorts credit card processing system

editor editor- June 25, 2010 05:04

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado - Destination Hotels and Resorts discovered a malicious software program had been inserted into its credit card processing system from a remote source, and with the help of ... Read More

Plane stopped from taking off at LAX

editor editor- September 29, 2009 04:29

A plane was stopped from taking off from Los Angeles International Airport, and two men on board were taken into custody, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Read More

Obama plans to pick former FBI special agent as TSA administrator

editor editor- August 11, 2009 07:35

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

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

editor editor- August 20, 2008 22:03

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

FBI identifies mystery men seen aboard Washington State ferries as tourists

editor editor- May 7, 2008 03:13

SEATTLE — Two European Union business consultants have been identified as the mystery men who raised security concerns when they were seen taking photographs aboard a Washington state ferry last ... Read More

FBI says airline plotters had no US link

editor editor- February 28, 2008 03:47

BRIGHTON, England — The FBI said Wednesday the men accused of trying to blow up U.S.-bound airliners had no obvious links to support networks in the United States, but warned ... Read More

Teen arrested after flight to Nashville

editor editor- January 25, 2008 13:23

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A teenage passenger from California was arrested in Nashville for plotting to hijack a plane from Los Angeles to Nashville, the FBI said Friday. FBI spokesman George ... Read More