Statement on UPS Package Investigation

Atlanta, October 29, 2010

UPS is fully cooperating with authorities who are monitoring reports of potentially suspicious packages on board cargo flights. We can confirm that authorities have investigated two aircraft in Philadelphia and one in Newark. All of these aircraft have landed safely. Security is of the utmost importance to UPS.

Updated at 6:25 PM

The three UPS aircraft and related cargo detained for inspection this morning at Newark Liberty and Philadelphia International airports have been cleared by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). To check package status, visit ups.com.

Updated at 4:10 PM

Services Suspension from Yemen

Because security is of the utmost importance, UPS is immediately suspending service out of Yemen until further notice. UPS is fully cooperating with authorities who are monitoring reports of potentially suspicious packages onboard cargo flights. Authorities are investigating two aircraft in Philadelphia and one in Newark.

We’ll continue to offer updates at the UPS Pressroom, UPS blog and on twitter at @UPS and @UPS_News.
SOURCE: www.ups.com

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