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Blog Posts for September 2014

  • September 30, 2014 | 29 (# of comments)
    To help passengers who are traveling with instruments, TSA partnered with musical organizations around the country to understand the challenges of transporting musical instruments, and we recommend the following:Instruments can be checked or carried...
  • September 26, 2014 | 70 (# of comments)
    Loaded firearm discovered at SAT48 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 48 firearms, 40 were loaded and 11 had rounds chambered. (Edited 1-1-2015)Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to...
  • September 19, 2014 | 56 (# of comments)
    Three firearms discovered at a Chicago O'Hare TSA Checkpoint33 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 33 firearms, 26 were loaded and seven had rounds chambered.Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to...
  • September 15, 2014 | 33 (# of comments)
    Wait times at the security checkpoint are way down compared to last summer. So, what are we doing differently? Well, we’re providing the most efficient security in the most effective way possible.All of our layers of security are still firmly in...
  • September 12, 2014 | 49 (# of comments)
    Loaded Folding Rifle Discovered in Carry-on Bag At DFW.52Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 52 firearms, 42 were loaded and 10 had rounds chambered.Strange Item Discovered at Albany - A notebook cover was discovered yesterday in a carry-on bag...
  • September 05, 2014 | 32 (# of comments)
    42 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 42firearms, 35 were loaded and seven had rounds chambered.Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to ensure you are not carrying prohibited items. If a...
  • September 05, 2014 | 31 (# of comments)
    One of the more popular questions we get from travelers is: “Can I travel with my medication.” The answer is yes, with some qualifiers. Here are a few tips that you might find helpful.It is not necessary to present your medication to, or notify an...
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