Although operations have not resumed, officials from the San Antonio Police Department have confirmed that the three vehicles being investigated at San Antonio International Airport are not dangerous. Passengers from arriving flights have been allowed to enter the airport, and evacuated passengers have been allowed to re-enter the lobbies of both terminals; however, still no word on when the estimate 2,000 people affected by the evacuation will be able to resume their travel plans. source
Update: Bomb technicians have finished their investigation of the parking garages, and police are now allowing traffic to flow back into the airport. We’re still awaiting the resumption of normal airport operations.
Update 2: Airport officials have announced that normal operations have resumed, and asked for patience with the many flights that have been delayed or canceled. Local police, TSA officials, and the FBI are now searching for the caller behind today’s bomb threat.
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UPDATE: The bomb threat has been lifted, Breaking News reports.
I didn’t have anything on me and and no-one asked me for anything. I did what I asked and just carried on walking.11-year-old Liam Corcoran-Fort • Discussing the security process he went through when he boarded a flight from Manchester to Rome — despite the fact he didn’t have any sort of identification or a boarding pass and was really just trying to use the bathroom. ”I just wanted to go to the toilet. I wasn’t trying to go anywhere I wasn’t allowed,” Corcoran-Fort, who has learning difficulties, said. ”But it was easier than my homework, even easier than computer games.” For what it’s worth, he did go through a metal detector and body scanner, the airport says.
It’s not technically a breach of security. The boy posed no threat to the aircraft. He went through a security process.Manchester airport spokesperson Russell Craig • Discussing an 11-year-old boy’s trip from England to Italy, where the boy took a Jet2.com plane from Manchester to Rome despite not having a boarding pass or passport. His trip may not have technically been a breach of security, but a ton of people got suspended from their jobs over it. Oops.