Long security lines have at times prompted hours of delays at the nation’s airports, generated heated responses from frustrated travelers and led to calls for Congress and the Obama administration to fix the problem. Here are the answers to five questions to help passengers understand why waits are longer at airport security checkpoints.via CNN
EgyptAir Flight 804 vanished off radar on its way from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard, the airline said Thursday.
The plane was flying at 37,000 feet when it lost contact with radar above the Mediterranean Sea, the airline tweeted.
Somber family members gathered at the Cairo International Airport, seeking word on their loved ones. Buses ferried them to a special hall, where translators and psychiatric support awaited.
The Egyptian navy is conducting search and rescue operations with help from Greece.
The Obama Administration did a quiet terror alert, didn't tell anyone but tried to ramp up security on the sly. I'm assuming they told our European allies but the terrorists still got thru.
What should stun is that they failed to alert the populace to the issue. While not surprising it should make everyone realize that at the end of the day, its is up to each individual to ensure his/her safety....even if it means that you have to read tea leaves like unexplained long lines that pop up out of nowhere.