Ever-Tightening Security Creates Misery for Senior Fliers

At the height of the security crackdown on New Year's Eve, the Choi Stern family -- watching Air Canada officials frisk an 8-year-old -- turned their attention to an elderly man in wheelchair. "We were joking that they were going to confiscate the IV drip because it was over 3 ounces," said Irena Choi Stern, assistant dean of alumni relations at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. The family of five had flown into Amsterdam on Christmas, the same day Detroit-bound Northwest...Full Story
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