TSA administrator calls groping scandal at Denver airport a 'blatant violation of public trust;' says agency is 'committed to working very hard to prove ourselves to the public we serve in the months ahead to regain your trust' - @TSA
House Administration Committee on gyrocopter landing on US Capitol lawn: The 'aircraft should have never been able to access protected airspace'; working with US Capitol Police, House and Senate Sergeant at Arms to ensure a full review - statement
Editor's note: The Associated Press and others are reporting, citing unnamed sources and officials, that al-Qaida has taken control of Riyan airport in Al Mukalla, Yemen. We will continue to monitor the story and update when further confirmation becomes available. - Tricia
Air travel is a form of travel in vehicles such as airplanes, helicopters, hot air balloons, blimps, gliders, hang gliding, parachuting, or anything else that can sustain flight. Use of air travel has greatly increased in recent decades - worldwide it doubled between the mid-1980s and the year 2000.