In an effort to free screeners from searching for small knives and other carry-on items that they cannot bring on a plane, the TSA is changing its rules regarding certain knives, which has flight attendants concerned. NBC's Pete Williams reports. (TODAY)
Chances are, you've been on a plane that's been hit by lightning, as every commercial aircraft gets hit once a year, on average, but scientists in England say their work keeps the strikes from causing damage. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports from Heathrow airport. (TODAY)
American Airlines says Alec Baldwin used offensive language and was rude to the flight attendants, which led to him being kicked off the flight. But once again it's got people asking: could my iPad really bring down a passenger plane? NBC's Tom Costello reports.
The rough economy and high fuel prices have forced airlines to cut back on the number of crews and planes in service at any given time, and that means packed flights for Thanksgiving travelers. NBC's Tom Costello reports. (TODAY)