USA Flag

Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Transportation Security Administration

Blog Posts for 2013

  • December 31, 2013 | 36 (# of comments)
    2013 was an important year for TSA, as we continued to move away from a one-size-fits-all approach to security, and towards a more risk-based security posture. At the heart of this effort has been our focus on expanding expedited screening...
  • December 27, 2013 | 23 (# of comments)
    Firearm & Ammo Discovered at (BNA)31 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 31 firearms, 25 were loaded and seven had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Left to Right - Top to Bottom - Three Inert...
  • December 24, 2013 | 3 (# of comments)
    By now, most travelers have their holiday checklists ready to help with the holiday cheer. The last thing that comes to mind (usually not until after arriving at the airport) is whether certain holiday gifts and foods are allowed through security...
  • December 20, 2013 | 23 (# of comments)
    Firearm, Ammo, & Two Knives Discovered in Carry-on Bag at (TUL)38 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 38 firearms, 29 were loaded and 10 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert Grenade (BWI)...
  • December 18, 2013 | 24 (# of comments)
    TSA KidsToday, we launched two new features on the TSA.gov website; a Spanish-language page and TSA for Kids. The new pages are part of TSA’s goal to help all passengers understand what to expect when going through airport security. Passengers who...
  • December 17, 2013 | 23 (# of comments)
    I’m sure many of our readers have been in and out of stores and online catalog shopping this Christmas season. Well, consider this post as your one-stop shopping page for travel information if you’re traveling this month. However, if you don’t find...
  • December 13, 2013 | 14 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (MDW)37 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 37 firearms, 30 were loaded and 12 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.EOD Training Kit (ORF)Inert Grenade (SEA)Inert Ordnance and...
  • December 06, 2013 | 19 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm Discovered at HOU34 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 34 firearms, 30 were loaded and six had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert Grenade Discovered at AUSInert Ordnance and...
  • December 03, 2013 | 23 (# of comments)
    Here’s your travel tip for this week: Enjoying the benefits of TSA Pre✓® just got a little easier with the rollout of the new application process.Starting tomorrow (Dec. 4), interested travelers may enroll directly into TSA Pre✓® for expedited...
  • November 29, 2013 | 17 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm Discovered at DAL34 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 34 firearms, 27 were loaded and six had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find...

Pages

Subscribe to Blog Posts for 2013