Airlines must recheck passenger lists within two hours of being notified of a ‘special circumstances’ name on the no-fly list. The rule comes after the arrest of Faisal Shahzad at a New York airport.
The TSA announced Wednesday that it will begin random swabbing of passengers' hands to check for signs of explosives.
Pilots of the Northwest flight that overshot Minneapolis by 150 miles say they were looking at their laptops. Skeptical experts say longer-lasting recorders would have helped understand what happened in the cockpit.
Airlines are resisting talk of a passenger bill of rights, saying such regulation is the purview of US government.