According to airport police, the man entered the building and was confronted by a Delta employee who asked to see his badge.
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While it's reassuring there was never a real threat, the incident wasn't without cost to the airlines and passengers.
The feds say it's the first time airlines have ever been fined for keeping passengers trapped on an aircraft for an extended period.
The U.S. Transportation Department's preliminary report on the Continental Airlines flight stranded on the Rochester tarmac for six hours concludes that the flight crew is not to blame for the nightmare.
After apologies and a promise of compensation, passengers from the six-hour tarmac nightmare called the company's attempt to compensate them an insult and a flat-out "shut-up package."
After passengers on a Continental Airlines flight to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport were stuck on the tarmac for six hours, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is asking the airline to answer some questions.
Yes, after spending an inordinate amount of time in a terribly uncomfortable environment, we seriously can't wait to spend even more time in it on our own time.
It's a tough day to be a fatty: United Airlines will now require obese passengers to buy a second seat if they can't fit in the one provided.
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