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Man held over bomb threat as RAF escorts jet to UK airport

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 20:03

British police on Tuesday arrested a man suspected of making a hoax bomb threat that forced a Qatar Airways plane to make an emergency landing under military jet escort.

Terror suspect arrested at UK airport

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:54

British anti-terror police have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of terrorism offences as he attempted to board a flight to Turkey, which is a common route from the UK to war-torn Syria.

Travellers to US face tighter airport security

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 16:17

Travellers flying to the United States from Europe and the Middle East face tighter airport security checks from Thursday due to fears extremist Muslim groups are making new explosives able to slip by standard checks.

UK airport evacuated as late passenger triggers fire alarm

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 17:58

In a bizarre incident, a busy London airport was evacuated when a passenger who was running late for a flight to Frankfurt triggered a fire alarm in a bid to delay the plane.

Government rejects Ramdev`s allegations on detention at UK airport

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 22:16

Government on Monday rejected yoga guru Ramdev`s allegation that it had a role in his detention at UK airport saying "there was no truth whatsoever".

Pak pilot admits four times over limit alcohol consumption after arrest at UK airport

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 14:17

ThePakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilot, who was arrested on Wednesday for intake of alcohol while on duty, has admitted consuming four-and-a-half times over the legal limit in the cockpit.

Plane forced to abort landing after deer spotted at UK airport

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 20:50

Oh deer! A passenger jet had to abort its landing at the last minute at Glasgow`s Prestwick airport after a deer was spotted on the airfield.

UK airport security staff suspended for missing fa

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 00:05

An airline security worker at the Manchester Airport has been suspended after failing to detect a fake bomb as it passed through the X-ray machine.

MEA steps to guard against misuse of stolen visa stickers

Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 20:25

With 6,000 Indian visa stickers stolen in the UK, the Ministry of External Affairs has taken a series of steps, including blocking of the stickers, to counter the security breach and to ensure there is no misuse.

Retd fireman detained at UK airport for "racist remarks"

Last Updated: Sunday, February 26, 2012, 20:12

A retired fireman was detained at a busy UK airport for asking why a veiled woman was not checked by the security.

UK full-body airport scanners raise human rights fears

Last Updated: Monday, January 18, 2010, 21:26

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) of UK has written to Home Secretary Alan Johnson raising concerns over the proposed introduction of full body scanners at airports across the country.

Pay 50 pounds and jump immigration queue at UK airport

Last Updated: Monday, October 05, 2009, 21:14

A fast-track system will be introduced at the Heathrow Airport in the UK next year under which passengers paying an extra 50 pounds can jump the immigration queue and avoid delays by using a fast gate.