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  • February 15, 2019 | 5 (# of comments)
    We’re back and looking forward to providing you with routine updates! During the month of January, TSA screened 61 million passengers and discovered 327 firearms in carry-on bags. That is six firearms more than the same month last year. Of the 327...
  • February 07, 2019 | 58 (# of comments)
    It has been a milestone year for TSA as 2018 was marked by a record number of travelers and significant security enhancements. A total 813.8 million (813,791,287) passengers and crew members passed through TSA screening, with record-breaking...
  • December 21, 2018 | 23 (# of comments)
    TSA screened 14.6 million passengers and discovered 78 firearms in carry-on bags at airports from Dec. 10 through 16. Of the 78 firearms discovered, 63 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may...
  • December 18, 2018 | 2 (# of comments)
    Stepping onto the plane, you’re greeted by smiling flight attendants wearing Santa hats. You slide into your seat, excitedly snap your seatbelt and exhale deeply, thankful that you made it through the security checkpoint with ease. It’s a Christmas...
  • December 12, 2018 | 80 (# of comments)
    TSA screened 17.7 million passengers and discovered 93 firearms in carry-on bags at 65 airports from Dec. 1 through 9. Of the 93 firearms discovered, 76 were loaded and 29 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may...
  • December 04, 2018 | 22 (# of comments)
    TSA screened 26.8 million passengers and discovered 122 firearms in carry-on bags at 68 airports from Nov. 19 through 30. Of the 122 firearms discovered, 110 were loaded and 47 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security...
  • November 21, 2018 | 55 (# of comments)
    TSA screened 15.6 million passengers and discovered 78 firearms in carry-on bags at 46 airports from Nov. 12 through 18. Of the 78 firearms discovered, 65 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint...
  • November 16, 2018 | 16 (# of comments)
    This holiday season will be a busy one. As announced earlier this week, TSA is expecting more than 25 million travelers to pass through security screening checkpoints nationwide from today to Nov. 26. That’s a 5 percent increase from 2017! So before...
  • November 14, 2018 | 10 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered a total of 139 firearms in carry-on bags at 70 airports from Nov. 1 through 11. Of the 139 firearms discovered, 122 were loaded and 59 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may result in a civil...
  • November 09, 2018 | 16 (# of comments)
    In October 2018, TSA discovered a total of 358 firearms in carry-on bags at 105 airports. Of these, 300 were loaded and 133 had a chambered round. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may result in a civil penalty of up to $13,333....

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