August 30, 2018
Labor day is fast approaching and we’ll be falling back and resetting our clocks before we know it! Whether you’re heading back to school or taking a trip for Labor Day, we wanted to provide you with some travel tips and information to help get you...
August 24, 2018
TSA discovered 189 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from August 6th through the 20th. Of the 189 firearms discovered, 157 were loaded and 68 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
August 22, 2018
You’ve likely heard or read about the “Quiet Skies” program recently. Media reports have inaccurately described it as a program through which Federal Air Marshals surveil random travelers for no rhyme or reason. In fact, it’s an important program,...
August 20, 2018
As a TSA Transportation Security Inspector for aviation at John F. Kennedy International Airport, I conduct inspections, assessments and investigations of airlines and individuals to determine how well they comply with regulations as well as...
August 17, 2018
TSA discovered 174 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from July 23rd through August 5th. Of the 174 firearms discovered, 149 were loaded and 49 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
August 10, 2018
One year ago today I was given the honor of joining and leading the men and women of the Transportation Security Administration. I continue to be inspired by their skill and dedication every day.My first year at TSA has been a busy one – in fact –...
August 07, 2018
1. Razors - There’s a lot of confusion out there as to what types of razors are OK to pack in your carry-on baggage. So people ask us about this one all the time.
Safety Razors: Because the razor blades are so easy to remove, safety razors are not...
August 02, 2018
Whether you’re traveling with an expired license, misplaced your ID, or recently changed your name, you can still fly. Here are a few tips you should know before you fly.
1) Know what is valid ID
While booking your flight, be sure to fill out your...