The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it would not consider a case
brought by Rockland County, New York, in an attempt to block
implementation of an FAA plan to re-direct air traffic. The county
held that the new plan would send hundreds of additional flights
over the region every day.
A religious item called a tefillin being used by a Jewish
teenager on board a US Airways flight from New York to Louisville
was mistaken for a bomb, and the flight made an unscheduled stop in
Philadelphia while a bomb squad checked it out.