News bites: Pressure cooker

A passenger attempting to board an airplane at Detroit Metro International Airport with an altered Saudi passport was arrested for carrying a pressure cooker in his luggage.

One-third of airline passengers admit to leaving their electronic devices on during flights, according to a study.

Mid-sized airports are bearing the brunt of reductions in airline service, according to a Los Angeles Times report.

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has signed the bill to eliminate his state's 17.5 cents-per-gallon retail gas tax in favor of a wholesale assessment.