Tag: Aviation safety and security

Turkey aims for dialogue with Taliban on Kabul Airport plan

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ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president said Tuesday his country will talk with the Taliban regarding Turkey’s bid to operate and secure the airport in the...

US vacates key Afghan base; pullout target now ‘late August’

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WASHINGTON — Nearly 20 years after invading Afghanistan to oust the Taliban and hunt down al-Qaida, the U.S. military has vacated its biggest airfield...

EXPLAINER: When is the US war in Afghanistan really over?

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WASHINGTON — As the last U.S. combat troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, the question arises: When is the war really over? ...

No decision yet in Turkey’s negotiations for Kabul Airport

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ISTANBUL — Turkey’s defense minister said Friday that negotiations over his country's proposal to operate and secure the key international airport in Afghanistan are...

No decision yet in Turkey’s negotiations for Kabul Airport

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ISTANBUL — Turkey’s defense minister said Friday that negotiations over his country's proposal to operate and secure the key international airport in Afghanistan are...

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

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WASHINGTON — Roughly 650 U.S. troops are expected to remain in Afghanistan to provide security for diplomats after the main American military force completes...

Turkish, US officials discuss Afghan airport security plans

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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish and U.S. military officials met in Turkey’s capital on Thursday to discuss plans for Turkish troops to continue securing Kabul’s...

As passengers return to air travel, bad behavior skyrockets

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Air travel can be difficult in the best of times, with cramped planes, screaming babies, flight delays and short tempers. ...

Travel rebound: 2 million people go through US airports

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DALLAS — The airline industry’s recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints...

Biden administration to increase pay for airport screeners

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Thursday it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports....