Drug bust nets cocaine smuggled in golf clubs at airport

Drug bust nets cocaine smuggled in golf clubs at airport

Posted May 16, 2018 17:34:56 Photo: One of the seized golf clubs and an X-ray of another club showing the drugs inside. (Supplied: WA Police) Almost a kilogram of cocaine being smuggled in a set of golf clubs was among illegal drugs netted by WA police as part of a …

Beefed up airport security package will see police able to ask anyone for ID without cause

Beefed up airport security package will see police able to ask anyone for ID without cause

Updated May 15, 2018 10:12:02 The Federal Government wants to give police the power to carry out identity checks without cause at the nation’s airports, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull citing the “dangerous times” facing the nation as justification. Mr Turnbull and Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton will unveil plans …

Brothers plead not guilty to Sydney airport meat grinder bomb plot

Brothers plead not guilty to Sydney airport meat grinder bomb plot

Updated May 04, 2018 12:46:47 Photo: Khaled Khayat (L) and Mahmoud Khayat were arrested by police as part of their counter-terrorism raids in Sydney last year. (Supplied) Two brothers accused of plotting to attack a passenger plane with a bomb hidden in a meat grinder have pleaded not guilty in …

Legionnaire’s outbreak in Melbourne linked to shopping centres in Gladstone Park, Airport West

Legionnaire’s outbreak in Melbourne linked to shopping centres in Gladstone Park, Airport West

Updated May 04, 2018 15:04:17 Photo: Last year there were 67 documented cases of legionnaires’ disease in Victoria. (Supplied: Flinders University) Three men are in hospital after contracting legionnaire’s disease after visiting the same areas of Melbourne’s north-west. Health authorities said the men, two of whom are in intensive care, …

Frontier Airlines employee stabbed to death in Philadelphia International Airport terminal

Frontier Airlines employee stabbed to death in Philadelphia International Airport terminal

TWO workers contracted by Frontier Airlines in the US were reportedly in a heated argument that turned fatal after another man stabbed his co-worker. CBS Philadelphia reports that an argument started shortly before 11:30am in a break room for Worldwide Flight Services, an aeroplane cleaning contractor for Frontier Airlines, in …

US military C-130 cargo plane crashes near airport in Georgia, killing at least five

US military C-130 cargo plane crashes near airport in Georgia, killing at least five

Posted May 03, 2018 04:59:03 An Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane has crashed in the US near an airport in Savannah, Georgia, killing at least five people, authorities say. The plane crashed at the intersection of two roads, the Chatham County Emergency Management Agency said in a tweet. The …

Chinese-backed airport project in Solomon Islands not a threat to Australia, official says

Chinese-backed airport project in Solomon Islands not a threat to Australia, official says

Posted May 02, 2018 12:46:50 External Link: The proposed development would be on the island of Guadalcanal. A Solomon Islands official has hit back at reports that a proposed Chinese-backed development project could challenge Australia’s strategic dominance in the region. Key points: The proposal includes the development of a new …

Melbourne Airport train link still needs Victorian and federal governments to agree

Melbourne Airport train link still needs Victorian and federal governments to agree

Updated April 13, 2018 11:24:01 Photo: The route option for the proposed Melbourne Airport rail link has not been agreed on. (ABC Radio Melbourne: Simon Leo Brown) Related Story: Turnbull announces $5b funding for Melbourne Airport-CBD rail link Related Story: Melbourne Airport rail link could be ‘well underway’ by 2026 …

9 top things travellers always lose at the airport

9 top things travellers always lose at the airport

YOU’VE been through customs, got your duty-free, grabbed your bags — but there’s something you’re missing, and you’ll be kicking yourself. Unless of course, the thing you left behind is your leg. Each year, an alarming amount of list property gets handed in at airports around Australia, with a prosthetic …

Woman escapes with minor injuries after plane crash near Bankstown Airport

Woman escapes with minor injuries after plane crash near Bankstown Airport

Posted April 02, 2018 12:09:31 A woman has pulled herself from a light plane after it crashed at Bankstown in Sydney’s west. The plane came down in a paddock near the Bankstown Airport about 11:20am. New South Wales Ambulance said the woman in her 50s was the only person onboard. …