Transportation
LONDON — Two British police forces have combined efforts to create what they say is the nation's first police unit dedicated to using drones.
SEATTLE — A robot named Tracey is greeting passengers at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, providing tips to get them smoothly through security checkpoints.
HOUSTON — If the Trump administration gets its way, U.S. citizens boarding international flights will have to submit to a face scan, a plan privacy advocates call an ill-advised step toward a surveillance state.
MONTREAL — A Sunwing Airlines flight bound for Cuba had to return to Montreal's Trudeau International Airport on Thursday evening under a fighter jet escort due to an “unruly customer.”
FLINT, Mich. — A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.
John Slater, CEO of Commissionaires Northern Alberta, says, if he could, he’d have an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, in the back of each of his patrol trucks in the future.
Boarding passes could someday become quaint relics for air travellers.
WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States.
DALLAS — Without the shocking video, it’s unlikely that the world would have learned or cared about the violent manhandling of a 69-year-old man on a plane last month.
Travellers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely.

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