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Air Marshal

An undercover law enforcement agent who boards a flight as a normal passenger to prevent a hijacking or other crime, should one occur. The air marshal is tasked with ensuring air travel, both for business and pleasure, occurs smoothly and safely. An air marshal is also called a sky marshal.
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Meanwhile, the idea of air marshals has been criticised by Qantas CEO Geoff Dixon and other unspecified aviation and security sources who told the Sydney Morning Herald that the marshals could pose their own security problems.
We don't need new aircraft or fancy logos and we don't need an air marshal, for everyone is not Nur Khan.
Air Marshal Shahid Akhtar Alvi, who is also currently serving as Deputy Chief of Air Staff, will retire on July 3, 2021.
By the time I had started phase two, the Triple Nickel course had been banned and become an underground movement for air marshals that were anxious and motivated to excel.
Grungy, sad and hollow-eyed from too much booze and not enough sleep, Neeson's Bill Marks may be an air marshal, but he still grips the armrest on takeoff.
Air Marshal Sohail Aman was commissioned in Pakistan Air Force on November, 1980 in GD (P) Branch.
Air Marshal Herikudru Babu Rajaram, Director General (Works and Ceremonials) has been conferred the Ati Vishist Seva Medal (AVSM).
AN AMERICAN air marshal with alleged links to a gunrunning racket is being questioned by US authorities over the discovery of live bullets hidden inside the airconditioner of a room at Radisson Hotel in New Delhi last month.
Agency Affected: Department of Homeland Security: Directorate of Border and Transportation Security: Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement: Federal Air Marshal Service
The Air Marshal Holster evolved from the base design of the original Secret Service issue holster designed by Gene DeSantis.
The training programme was part of an aviation security agreement between the two countries that will also allow US air marshals to work undercover on flights operated by US carriers into China and vice versa.
and they did nothing wrong," a federal air marshal told Denver's ABC affiliate KMGH.