US airline security alerts
- 2012 - US says it foiled an al-Qaeda plot to attack a US-bound plane using an updated "underwear bomb"
- 2009 - Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab attempts to detonate makeshift bomb smuggled in his underwear on board a Northwest Airlines flight to Detroit on Christmas Day
- 2006 - Three Britons arrested as they plotted to blow up transatlantic planes with bombs disguised as drinks
- 2001 - Briton Richard Reid attempts to blow up American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami with explosives hidden in his shoes