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Blog Posts for 2013

  • September 04, 2013 | 28 (# of comments)
    Today we announced that a total of 100 airports will have TSA Pre✓® screening available by the end of the year. Eligible passengers traveling on Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways, and...
  • August 30, 2013 | 34 (# of comments)
    Discovered at LAS44 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 44 firearms, 39 were loaded and 17 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.(L-R) Comb Knife (DTW), Belt Buckle Knife (MCI), Push Dagger (SEA),...
  • August 27, 2013 | 36 (# of comments)
    MyTSA ScreenshotsToday’s travel tip is to consider downloading the MyTSA App. Why? Why not? It is extremely helpful and it is free.So why did TSA create an app? Here are several factors that convinced us that it would be a good idea:Many travelers...
  • August 23, 2013 | 22 (# of comments)
    Guns Discovered at (L-R) ABQ, MDW, MAF, SAT, CMH, GSO, PNS, ATL33 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 33 firearms, 30 were loaded and 12 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.(L-R) Knives Concealed...
  • August 22, 2013 | 28 (# of comments)
    Orlando VIPRThere has been a lot of attention lately on TSA’s Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR) teams. With that attention comes a fair amount of misinformation.We wanted to take this opportunity to set the record straight: TSA has...
  • August 20, 2013 | 66 (# of comments)
    These are aerosol items that were surrendered to TSA at the checkpoint.Tuesday’s TSA Travel Tip has to do with toiletries in aerosol containers.Traveling to weddings, birthdays, job interviews, vacations and other special occasions often...
  • August 16, 2013 | 28 (# of comments)
    Loaded Guns Discovered at (L-R) JNU & ECP32 Firearms Discovered Last Week - Of the 32 firearms, 24 were loaded and 11 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Stun Guns - 14 stun guns were discovered...
  • August 13, 2013 | 8 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of Siberian TigerLabor Day is quickly approaching, and that means many students will soon be on their way to college! When returning to school, people have a tendency to cram as much “stuff” as they can into their bags. It’s...
  • August 09, 2013 | 24 (# of comments)
    Loaded Gun (MCO)77 Firearms Discovered Over the Past Two Weeks - Of the 77 firearms, 69 were loaded and 21 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Stun Guns Discovered at (L-R) BOI, DAL, DEN, LAS, LAS,...
  • July 30, 2013 | 24 (# of comments)
    Questions about the transportation of dry ice generally fall into the hazmat realm where FAA has primary oversight. Since we often get dry ice questions, I felt that it would be a great topic for Travel Tips Tuesday. My first tip is to check with...

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