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A New Reason To Get TSA Pre-Check

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that they will start requiring passengers to remove and place all electronics larger than a cell phone from your bag and have it screened in standard lanes. “TSA plans to expand these measures to all U.S. Show More Summary

Stricter Security Procedures to Be Expanded Domestically in the United States

16 hours agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Stricter security measures for items carried aboard airplanes are expected to be eventually expanded to all airports throughout the United States by the Transportation Security Administration through which travelers in standard lanes...Show More Summary

US to impose stricter electronic carry-on airport screening

18 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said Wednesday it will implement new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones from carry on baggage for screening. Prior rules require laptops to be removed for separate...

New TSA rules require separate screening of all electronics bigger than a cellphone

The Transportation Security Administration, a multi-billion-dollar government agency that has yet to catch a real live terrorist, is significantly expanding screening of electronic devices at its checkpoints. It will now require "all...Show More Summary

TSA tightens electronics screening for domestic flights, too

20 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

The Transportation Security Administration will be taking a closer look at electronics in carry-on bags of domestic flights.        

TSA still offers us less liberty and less safety

By just about any measure, the Transportation Security Administration has been a failure. A recent undercover test provides even further evidence of this, as if any were needed. The TSA was a mess before it was merged, along with 21 other federal agencies, into the superbureaucracy known as the Department of Homeland Security in 2002. […]

TSA staff reveal details about their jobs on Whisper 

Staff claiming to be employed by America's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have been sharing anecdotes about their role on secret-sharing forum Whisper.

After travel industry outcry, TSA will end Trump-era ban on laptops for flights to U.S. from Middle East

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration today said it was lifting a ban on carry-on electronics such as laptops for passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines flights headed to the U.S.. This is the last carrier under the restrictions to have been permitted to now ignore those new restrictions. Somehow this is apparently all making America Great Again and So Safe. (more…)

U.S. ends laptop ban on Middle Eastern airlines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it has lifted a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics like laptops onboard U.S.-bound flights, the last carrier under the restrictions.

With record numbers at security checkpoints, TSA offers tips to avoid hassles

The Transportation Security Administration has some tips on how to go through screening with minimal hassle. And, yes, you can pack Tolstoy.

The TSA May Ban Laptops! What Smart Device Should You Buy?

Flyers beware: the United States may ban laptops on flights. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced in March 2017 a proposal to ban laptops from aircraft cabins. This poses a potential challenge to both work and entertainment. Show More Summary

PSA-Flying with Firearm PARTS? Don’t EVEN!

We at TFB realize the substantial work that the Transportation Security Administration does to protect the skies above the United States, on a 24/7 basis. However, the frustrations and tribulations of one being passionate about firearms can cause concerns at the airport. Show More Summary

Brickbat: For Your Protection

4 weeks agoNews : Reason

A Transportation Security Administration screener at Orlando International Airport has been charged with third-degree felony theft after taking cash from a woman's purse. The woman was undergoing a pat-down search when she noticed Alexander Shae Johnson standing near her purse. When she retrieved her purse, she found the cash missing and a bulge in Johnson's shirt pocket.

Found: A Giant, 20-Pound Lobster on a Journey

Over the weekend, Transportation Security Administration officials screened an unusual traveler: a 20-pound lobster. The lobster came to the attention of the TSA after it set off the alert for additional security screening, either because...Show More Summary

TSA finds 20-pound lobster in passenger's luggage at Boston airport

A 20-pound lobster was spotted by the Transportation Security Administration in someone's luggage at Boston's Logan International Airport. Read more...

Cash Stolen From Passenger By Transportation Security Administration Agent?

last monthTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

“Whether I’ll proactively remove my wallet from my pocket is another matter. It’s absurd that one would ever be forced to part with one’s money. There are airports in the world where I wouldn’t trust all the contents to reemerge. And...Show More Summary

Stupid Tip of the Day: Take Every Questionable Item Out at Airport Security Checkpoints

last monthTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Going through the usual procedure at an airport security checkpoint, the agent of the Transportation Security Administration is suddenly alarmed by the machine — and you find out that the belt buckle or the watch or a coin is the culprit...Show More Summary

TSA is testing 3-D scanners for carry-on luggage

Federal officials are screening some carry-on bags with 3-D scanning technology, which they say improves the ability to find bombs. The Transportation Security Administration said Thursday that it is testing … Click to Continue »

TSA testing of CT scans on carry-on bags may alleviate need for laptop ban

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday that it is testing CT scanning for carry-on bags of American Airlines travelers at Phoenix and Boston airports.        

Delta, TSA test fingerprints as boarding passes

In the latest efforts to test biometric identifiers for airline passengers, the Transportation Security Administration this week started using fingerprint scanners to verify identities at the Atlanta and Denver airports, and Delta said...Show More Summary

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