The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced that it will review its security and hiring standards to prevent a tragedy such as the downing of the Germangwings plane by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz at the expense of 150 lives....Show More Summary
The recent tale of a transgender woman humiliated, demeaned, detained, delayed, and derailed by the Transportation Security Administration has struck fear into some trans travelers and validated the paranoia of others who vow not toShow More Summary
With the Mets and Dodgers securing spots in the playoffs, even the cities’ public transportation systems are getting ready for the (...)
The Federal Aviation Administration had insufficient contingency plans and security protocols in place at a Chicago air traffic control facility that was set on fire last year, the U.S. Department of Transportation's inspector general said in a report released Wednesday that recommends the FAA...
You still haven’t signed up with the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program because you just haven’t had the time to go through the processing, or because you can’t find a convenient enrollment center? That should...Show More Summary
After a long day of traveling the last thing you want to deal with is lost baggage, but, unfortunately, that’s a very real situation for millions of consumers: over the last five years, the Transportation Security Administration paid out $3 million for lost, stolen and damaged baggage. American Airlines is trying to give travelers piece of mind that their …
People are bringing more firearms onto flights than ever before: the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says it confiscated 67 firearms from airline passengers in the week that ended Sept. 18, a new weekly record. But thatShow More Summary
U.S. airport security agents discovered a record 67 firearms in luggage passengers intended to carry on to airplanes during one week in September, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Of the 67 firearms found during the week ended Sept. Show More Summary
The Transportation Security Administration says a weekly record was set earlier this month.
Sept 27 (Reuters) - U.S. airport security agents discovered a record 67 firearms in luggage passengers intended to carry on to airplanes during one week in September, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Of the 67 firearms found during the week ended Sept. Show More Summary
A trans woman claims she was held -- and humiliated -- by Orlando Airport's Transportation Security Administration because they thought her genitalia didn't sufficiently match up with her gender identity. The post Transgender Woman Says TSA Wrongly Detained Her After Spotting Anatomical ‘Anomaly’ (A.K.A. Her Penis) appeared first on CrimeFeed.
Like countless similar news stories recently, a report on Business Insider claims: “Residents from 5 US states could soon need a passport for a domestic flight.” The idea is that the Transportation Security Administration will beginShow More Summary
The Transportation Security Administration (T.S.A.) is defending their decision to detain a transgender woman after misidentifying her penis as an anomaly and assuming it was an explosive device. Shadi Petosky was detained for 40 minutes while the ordeal took place, missing her flight in the process. Show More Summary
Milton Masciadri has reported that “after I checked the instrument it went to TSA [Transportation Security Administration] for inspection but when it arrived in Arkansas they had failed to put back on the security belts that the trunk has inside. The airline had no reason to open the trunk so its obvious that TSA was […]
The Human Rights Campaign wants the Transportation Security Administration to conduct a full investigation into the case of Shadi Petosky, a trans woman who says she was mistreated by TSA agents at Orlando International Airport on Monday...Show More Summary
A transgender woman said she was detained and harassed at an Orlando, Fla., airport security checkpoint Monday by Transportation Safety Administration agents after a body scanner detected an "anomaly" on her.
I have been reading all of the hoopla regarding the latest news pertaining to the supposed elimination of “managed inclusion” of the Pre? program operated by the Transportation Security Administration; and it occurred to me that there...Show More Summary
For the past few years, paid-up members of the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program of expedited screenings have been grumbling about the agency’s practice of funneling some non-members into the fast lanes — making those lanes not so fast after all. Show More Summary
We have to hand it to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). They seem to have a perfect track record of screwing up – and that’s not an easy thing to accomplish if you think about it. If it’s not reports of TSA agents stealing...Show More Summary
In 2003, the Transportation Security Administration introduced locks that would allow travelers to secure their luggage, while also letting agents inspect locked suitcases without resorting to bolt cutters.