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Airport Officials Balk At Termination Of Contract With LAX Ground Services Firm

Airport officials opted to not take any immediate action Monday against the largest ground services employer at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in response to allegations of luggage theft and other safety concerns.

04/21/2014

Authorities say Gregory Salyer was arrested on suspicion of possessing a weapon in an area of the airport where it is not allowed.  (Photo courtesy OCSD)

Authorities ID Suspect In Grenade Scare At John Wayne Airport

Authorities say Gregory Salyer allegedly sought to bring three military artillery fuses and a grenade in his checked bag on a flight from John Wayne Airport.

08/28/2013

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Hawthorne Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Luggage At LAX

A Hawthorne man was arrested after authorities received a tip he was allegedly stealing luggage at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles Airport Police said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/03/2012

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TSA Screeners Indicted For Allegedly Taking Bribes For Drug Shipments

Two former and two current screeners at LAX were charged with taking cash payments to allow large shipments of drugs through security.

04/25/2012

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Delta Baggage Handlers Arrested For Looting $100K In Goods From Passengers

A current and a former Delta Airlines baggage handler were arrested this week, suspected of looting thousands of dollars in items from luggage at Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/03/2012

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Airlines May Be Forced To Disclose More About Baggage, Reservation Fees

The Transportation Department is proposing new rules that would require carriers to disclose the fees they charge passengers in detail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2011

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Airliners Ask Feds To Delay Deadline For Baggage Fee Updates

The nation’s biggest airlines want to put off having to be more transparent with customers about baggage and “bumping” policies for at least another couple of months.

06/14/2011

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LAX Ranks High In Claims Of Stolen Or Missing Luggage

If you are heading to LAX for the holidays, watch out for the valuables in your luggage. TSA receives about 12,000 complaints each year of items lost or stolen from luggage nationwide.

05/19/2011

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TSA Agent Accused Of Stealing Luggage Items From LAX Passenger

Police say 31-year-old Transportation Security Administration officer Ryan Driscoll was arrested May 10 at Terminal 6 for investigation of felony grand theft.

05/17/2011

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Government Wants Airlines To Repay Fee After Losing Bag

You’ve already paid $15, $20, even $35 to check your bag on a flight. Then the airline loses it. You don’t even get your money back.

04/13/2011

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Inaccurate Luggage Scales Could Cost You Big Money

If you are flying this holiday season, how do you know the luggage scale at the airport is accurate? Before you get hit with big fees, take a look at what we found.

11/22/2010