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The UK knows first-hand how disruptive drones can be to major airports. Last March, it introduced legislation to widen the drone no-fly zone around airports to five kilometers. Now, to enforce the new ...
Tuesday, 14 January 2020
2. This Christmas tree is so fucking metal
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... https://t.co/OAOyHxUKmo pic.twitter.com/WTwaPhP2gJ — Lithuania Travel (@LTtravelUSA) December 11, 2019 In an interview, the director of the Lithuanian Airports Security and Safety Department, Vidas ...
Wednesday, 25 December 2019
... that the security personnel at the airports I fly out of put into making sure that everyone has a safe flight. I can only imagine that not everyone chosen for additional screening on a regular basis feels ...
Thursday, 12 December 2019
... banner, subways are flaming, airports are besieged, lasers flare in the tear-gas clouds under the drones — urban mayhem smolders over every horizon! Leaderless crowds cry out their need to take back a ...
Friday, 06 December 2019
Singapore's Changi Airport is rated the #1 airport in the world by most entities that rate airports. It has theme parks, free movies, a retro video game arcade, hiking trails, and much more. Stephanie ...
Monday, 02 December 2019
... inflated with industry "fees" that are misleadingly listed in a way that makes travelers think they're paying taxes to governments or airports). All in all, the cable industry is bringing in an estimated ...
Friday, 04 October 2019
... hour-long queue for visiting foreigners. Once through customs, I have to decide how to get home. Some airports offer no transportation, Narita for all its faults (mostly that it’s so far from Tokyo) offers ...
Saturday, 14 September 2019
8. My collapsable water bottle
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Most airports have filtered water dispensers past the security checkpoint. I take advantage of the free water by traveling with this Vapur Element BPA Free Durable Foldable Flexible Water Bottle. It folds ...
Wednesday, 11 September 2019
... (including airports, universities, and the public transit system) to attack the protests, promising "Especially to those key violent criminals and their backstage masterminds, organisers and agitators, ...
Wednesday, 04 September 2019
Starting next year you won't be able to board a plane without REAL ID. Read all
Friday, 23 August 2019
When airline seatback entertainment systems started to come bundled with little webcams, airlines were quick to disavow their usage, promising that the cameras were only installed for potential future ...
Friday, 02 August 2019
... continued to sell this software to schools, airports, hospitals, state/local governments, the US military, FEMA, the Secret Service and police departments without mitigating the defect or warning their ...
Thursday, 01 August 2019
Many airliners can land automatically, but they don't really land autonomously -- the airport is guiding them in with a radio signal (the Instrument Landing System). And when many smaller airports ...
Sunday, 07 July 2019
Privacy advocate Allie Funk was surprised to learn that her Delta flight out of Detroit airport would use facial recognition scans for boarding; Funk knew that these systems were supposed to be "opt in" ...
Tuesday, 02 July 2019
... eventually expanding to other airports. Instead... Read all  ...
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
A single Wi-Fi 6 access point can deliver high-speed, low-latency service to hundreds of users at once Read all
Friday, 26 April 2019
The BBC reports that Australia and Singapore have disallowed Boing's 737 MAX series from flying in or our of their airports, joining other countries in grounding the jets. The decision comes after an Ethiopian ...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019
... International Airport where the mother was able to retrieve her child. Sure, leaving things behind at airports is common. News.com.au claims that Brisbane Airport finds up to 1,000 items a month, including ...
Monday, 11 March 2019
Just a couple of months after drone sightings grounded flights at one of the UK's busiest travel hubs, the nation is expanding drone no-fly zones around airports. As of Wednesday, the no-fly radius ...
Monday, 11 March 2019
... its flights and other airports are experiencing major delays is just the beginning of the destruction Trump's shutdown is taking on Americans and the United States. But back to the IRS. Via The Washington ...
Friday, 25 January 2019
LaGuardia is closed and PHL and Newark are facing major delays because there aren't enough TSA workers willing to work without pay to keep them open. I'm supposed to be flying from Burbank to Oakland ...
Friday, 25 January 2019
... the air. By 5:45 p.m., planes had resumed landing at Newark, but planes headed for the airport from other cities were blocked from taking off, the agency said. Newark is one of the three main airports ...
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
America's infrastructure is crumbling around us. The American Society of Civil Engineers' latest Infrastructure Report Card, from 2017, rated the nation's roads, bridges, airports and water ...
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
... during the government shutdown, after "hundreds of TSA agents from at least four major airports had called in sick," according to CNN. The man, flying on Delta Airlines, had apparently forgotten that ...
Monday, 14 January 2019
25. Drone sighting closes Heathrow
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... drones to shut down major international airports is a hell of an asymmetrical attack -- but even more efficient is phoning in a fake drone sighting and waiting for everyone else to hallucinate more drones ...
Tuesday, 08 January 2019