Airline Travel Alerts and Contact Information
Thursday, August 10, 2006; 10:17 AM
Preliminary news reports suggest that the terrorists arrested in Britain on Thursday were planning to detonate explosive devices on U.S.-bound transatlantic flights. Three U.S. air carriers were said to be targeted -- American Airlines, Continental Airlines and United Airlines.
For more information on international flights on these airlines, check the following resources:
* American Airlines: Travelers can call: 1-800-433-7300. | Read the alert posted online.
* Continental Airlines: Travelers can call 800-231-0856. | Read the alert posted online.
* United Airlines: Travelers can call 800-538-2929. | Read the alert posted online.
British Airways also increased security and curtailed some international flights.
* British Airways: Travelers in the United Kingdom can call 0800 727 800. In the U.S., the main reservations number is 1-800-247-9297. | Read the alert posted online.
For travelers flying internationally from Dulles International Airport, information about the current alert is online here.