Tag: Airport

Fight for American Values

Tonight we fight for American values at airports all across this country. I’m at Logan Airport tonight to say: our diversity makes our country strong. We will not allow a Muslim ban in the United States of America. #NoBanNoWall #nomuslimban

As Anti-Islam Sentiment Rises, So Do Cases Of Airport Profiling — And Not Just From The TSA

American Muslims have long encountered difficulties at airports, where security officials have been accused of unfairly profiling, questioning, searching, and detaining passengers simply for “looking” Muslim — including people who are not devotees of Islam, such as Sikhs and Arab Christians. Policies that support such profiling — many enacted in the years immediately following the September 11 attacks (although most have proven largely ineffective at catching terrorists) — remain in place today and have been defended by White House officials, even though Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents have voiced misgivings about programs that single out people based on race or religion…MORE: THINKPROGRESS

Orlando Airport Accommodates Muslims

Orlando International Airport has had a nondenominational chapel just behind the B-side security checkpoint since 1983.

FLORIDA – Accommodating Muslim travelers, a Florida international airport announced plans to build a prayer room for Muslims, as the flights to United Arab Emirates will start next month….more:  .onislam

Airbus 340 and Boeing 767 Nearly Collide

Pilot Aborts Landing to Avoid an Airplane Accident at Barcelona airport.
Ubaidullah ibn Mihsan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever among you wakes up secure in his property, healthy in his body, and he has his food for the day, it is as if he were given the entire world.”(Sound Hadith)