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Hoax bomb threats posing dilemma

In these days of jittery travel, sometimes just a phone call can ground an airplane. Over the past week and a half, false bomb threats have forced at least half a dozen flights to make emergency landings in Europe, frightening passengers, tangling schedules and costing airlines big money. It presents the carriers with a risky, expensive dilemma: Must every threatened plane land and be searched – at a cost of hundreds of thousands of dollars – or will taking all disruptive crank calls seriously just encourage more?Full Story

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