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A Southwest Airlines pilot was arrested with a loaded gun at a TSA checkpoint (LUV)

On Monday, a Southwest Airlines pilot was arrested with a loaded gun at Albany International Airport in New York. The incident occurred after a Transportation Security Administration officer at a security checkpoint detected a gun in...Show More Summary

Brickbat: Pleased to Make Your Acquaintance

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

Evelyn Harris, 65, had just gone through the security scanner at Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport when a Transportation Security Administration agent pulled her out of line, grabbed her by the throat, and groped her underneath her bra and inside her underwear. Show More Summary

New high-tech checkpoint completed at Newark Liberty airport

The Transportation Security Administration held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to unveil the 19-lane checkpoint in United Airlines' Terminal C on Monday. Two of the lanes operate standard screening for oversize items such as baby carriers and strollers.

Loaded Handgun Passed Through Airport Security Checkpoint; Agent Fired

3 weeks agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

A woman was fired from her job as an agent for the Transportation Security Administration at the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area after she missed a loaded.38-caliber handgun which was in the possession...Show More Summary

TSA workers hurt by possible hazardous material at New York airport: media

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Three Transportation Security Administration workers suffered minor injuries on Wednesday at LaGuardia Airport in New York after exposure to a possible hazardous material, local media reported. Rescue workers responded to Terminal B at the airport at about 5:45 a.m. EDT (0945 GMT) for a hazardous...

Nearly half of TSA PreCheck travelers say airport lines are still too long

TSA PreCheck was devised by the Transportation Security Administration to speed up airport screening for travelers who submit to a government background check in advance. But a survey of nearly 2,500 North American travelers found that 45% of fliers who enrolled in TSA PreCheck still think the...

TSA: Teen denied flight to US due to Turkish airline's issue

The Transportation Security Administration says that a 17-year-old Tennessee girl was denied a flight back to the United States because a Turkish airline didn't provide necessary passenger information. On Facebook, … Click to Contin...

US Electronics Ban on MidEast originating flights

– This morning US time, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued an emergency security directive banning on certain electronic gadgets being taken brought into cabins on some flights to the USA. Show More Summary

Trump Administration Bans Small Electronic Devices on Certain Overseas Flights

The Trump Administration is banning personal electronic devices larger than a cell phone on flights to the U.S. from 10 overseas airports, the Transportation Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security announced early Tuesday. Show More Summary

Trump proposes to hike TSA fee on airline tickets

last monthNews : USAToday: News

President Trump rekindled a fight Thursday over Transportation Security Administration funding by proposing to raise the fee on airline tick...        

Idiot Packs Ground Burst Simulators and Grenades In Luggage

The Transportation Security Administration releases a week in review showing what prohibited items they recovered the week prior. There have been some doozies and they did a pretty decent job of putting together a weirdest finds video...Show More Summary

How a Mix of Confiscated Weapons Porn and Humor Has Made the TSA an Instagram Marketing Superstar

Curtis "Bob" Burns is an unlikely social media guru. He's middle-aged, lives in Ohio and works remotely for the TSA. Yes, that TSA, the Transportation Security Administration, which, at one time, was better known for awkward pat-downs than positive buzz. Burns became the TSA's social media lead in 2008, but it wasn't until about three...

Schumer decries possible cuts to TSA, Coast Guard

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is criticizing President Donald Trump over proposed cuts to the Transportation Security Administration and Coast Guard that the New York Democrat says would put New York … Click to Continue »

The Latest: TSA says ID of Ali's son confirmed at airport

The Latest on Muhammad Ali's son being detained at the airport (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The Transportation Security Administration says the agency confirmed the identity of Muhammad Ali's son … Click to Continue »

Fees to Increase as Transportation Security Administration Budget is Cut?

2 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

“At TSA, the $500 million reduction includes cutting $65 million for behavioral detection officers and $55 million for local law enforcement grants to to airports. On the other hand, it proposes a $1 increase to the TSA security feeShow More Summary

Trump to slash budget for Coast Guard, FEMA and TSA

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The administration of President Donald Trump is considering budget cuts to Coast Guard, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and other agencies focused on national security threats, according to a draft plan. To fund the $21.6 billion border wall, which is facing funding issues, a draft...

Lehigh Valley airport travelers now face new 'enhanced' pat-down procedures

The Transportation Security Administration has quietly adopted new "enhanced" pat-down searches for screening passengers at U.S. airports, a response to weaknesses in airport security. The TSA on Thursday began using a "universal pat-down" procedure that includes "enhanced security measures" to...

Airport Pat-Downs Are Now 'More Intimate Than Ever Before'

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Airport pat-downs are getting more intense, thanks to a procedural change at security checkpoints nationwide. The Transportation Security Administration’s new pat-down procedure “will be more thorough and may involve an officer making...Show More Summary

TSA quietly launches new 'enhanced' pat-down procedure

The Transportation Security Administration has quietly adopted new “enhanced” pat-down searches for screening passengers at U.S. airports, a response to weaknesses in airport security. The TSA on Thursday began using a “universal pat-down” procedure that includes “enhanced security measures” to...

TSA checks to get friskier

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Always rushing through airports to catch your flights? It may be advisable to reach a few minutes earlier because starting over the next few weeks, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has indicated a change in its pat-down approach that it described will involve “more intimate...

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