Unless you want the TSA to pocket your change, double check the security bin before you head to your gate.
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
Fliers in a rush to get through security left $765,759.15 behind at checkpoints in 2015.
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
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
In one of the more mind-bogglingly bad ideas that has ever been presented, the TSA apparently proposed not screening travelers at smaller regional...
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......
Workers at the country’s airports found flyers trying to bring 73 firearms on planes in the seven days ending last Thursday.
The security agency proposed an end to screening at certain airports.
Last week TSA officers found 73 firearms in carry-on bags.
New aviation legislation aims to improve the traveler's experience at U.S. airports.
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...
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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
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
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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...