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TSA Makes More Than $765K in Passenger 'Tips'

Unless you want the TSA to pocket your change, double check the security bin before you head to your gate.

Calling BS on Higher Airline Ticket TSA Fees

A couple of years ago government taxes ostensibly for security were increased from $2.50 each way not to exceed $5 per roundtrip to $5.60 each way. The $2.50 per direction fee had been constant since the February 2002, until it went up in 2014, though revenue has consistently grown. Show More Summary

Passengers leave hefty cash 'tip' for the TSA

Fliers in a rush to get through security left $765,759.15 behind at checkpoints in 2015.        

TSA’s Plan to Screen Passengers on Arrival Was Actually a Good Idea

The TSA considered ending security screening at some of the smallest airports but lawmakers killed the idea. No one is going to bother wasting a terrorist act on a 19 seat plane out of a market with zero media. And a hijacked 30 seat...Show More Summary

The TSA Proposed Screening Passengers After Landing… Why?

POLITICO has the story of how the TSA wanted to introduce a program which would lead to passengers being screened on arrival rather than on departure at select airports. Obviously that sounds completely ridiculous on the surface. After...Show More Summary

TSA: Hey, Maybe We Just Shouldn't Screen Travelers At Smaller Airports

In one of the more mind-bogglingly bad ideas that has ever been presented, the TSA apparently proposed not screening travelers at smaller regional...

DC Circuit Sides With Gov't in TSA/Flight School Case

Unless the petitioner appeals to a higher power (SCOTUS, that is), it appears that the battle is over between a Venezuelan man and the TSA concerning his denial into flight school. The reasons for the denial? Security concerns. Of course, this raises several issues of due process. Can the TSA......

TSA finds record number of firearms in passengers' luggage

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Workers at the country’s airports found flyers trying to bring 73 firearms on planes in the seven days ending last Thursday.

TSA opts to not do job at all instead of just doing it poorly

6 days agoHumor / odd : Death and Taxes

The security agency proposed an end to screening at certain airports.

Gunning for it: Record-breaking week for firearms at airports

Last week TSA officers found 73 firearms in carry-on bags.        

Senate Approves Bill to Improve Airport Security, TSA Wait Times

New aviation legislation aims to improve the traveler's experience at U.S. airports.

Why Is the TSA at Trump Rallies?

It’s a strange sight: TSA agents with their distinctive blue uniforms and blue latex gloves searching through the clothes and bags of attendees at Trump rallies. But it’s not Trump’s idea. And it’s not just for Trump events. Read more...

Fittish Report: South Korea’s 1988 Olympics Preparations Included Enslaving, Raping, And Killing Cit

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New trailer reveals that Guile is still into Sonic Booms, hairstyle maintenance

Something about Guile's new look just seems off to me. He looks more like a pushy TSA agent who is way too into his job than a military badass. Maybe it's the lack of camouflage pants? In any case, he still has the moves. This new character...Show More Summary

Florida Airport Gives TSA The Boot, Will Outsource Screening To Private Company

It goes without saying that if the people of any country want something done efficiently, and in the most cost-efficient manner, they do it themselves or outsource it to private third-party service providers, instead of entrusting it...Show More Summary

Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself. Avoiding Self-Sabotage At Work

I was standing in the security line at an airport when a TSA worker came walking alongside the line yelling out in an animated way, “No liquids, no aerosols, no gels or creams on the airplane…You better check yourself before you wreck yourself!” I couldn’t stop myself from laughing out [...]

Kids and Understanding the TSA Line

When my brother and I were little, we used to hide candy from each other in our worn out stuffed animals.  We’d have a toy with a small tear in it and pop the candy in there.  My mom had no idea. When we went through (pre-9/11) security in the airport on our way to... The post Kids and Understanding the TSA Line appeared first on Le Chic Geek.         

Private Security Firm to Replace Inneficient TSA at Florida Airport

Throughout the US, the TSA may soon be turning their duties over to agents from private companies. So far, private security agents monitor at least 22 airports in major cities like San Francisco and Kansas City. The latest airport to replace the TSA is the Punta Gorda Airport in Florida. The move is getting mixed reactions.

Charlotte Airport and TSA Spar Over Wait Time -- Was It Really Three Hours on Good Friday?

National concern over long wait times in airport security lines has focused on Charlotte, where the airport director says the Good Friday wait time reached three hours. The TSA says it was 75 minutes.

Long lines predicted at airport security checkpoints this summer because of TSA cutbacks

The wait times at airport security checkpoints, always a source of grief for air passengers, have gotten so lengthy that airlines and airport operators are protesting and predicting gridlock during the upcoming summer travel season. At Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the head administrator...

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