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Blog Posts for 2019

  • December 19, 2019
    As we announced yesterday, this Holiday Travel season is projected to bring a record-breaking number of travelers to airports across America. With that in mind, we offer you some tips to help you ease some of the stress for your holiday travels....
  • December 19, 2019
    Happy holidays! As we near the end of the year everyone is busy shopping for gifts, choosing which cookie recipes Santa will like and preparing for holiday trips! And if you’re flying on Christmas Eve, be sure to keep an eye out for Rudolph and...
  • December 05, 2019
    It’s days after Thanksgiving, snow is softly falling and you’re in a food-induced trance. So put on your comfy pants, grab a turkey leg and read about how TSA stopped a grenade monster. But first, let’s talk turkey.It was a record breaking...
  • November 25, 2019
    Between November 4 and November 17, TSA screened 31.7 million passengers and found 205 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 205 firearms discovered, 176 were loaded and 72 had a round chambered.Don’t pack your firearm in your carry-on bag. Bringing a...
  • November 19, 2019
    It’s “No Shave November,” the yearly event when men don’t shave, groom or cut their facial hair for the entire month, to raise cancer awareness.  But as the month draws to the end, you’re left with a choice: Keep and maintain your new look or clean...
  • November 13, 2019
    If you live in Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Vermont or Washington, you may be wondering if your enhanced driver’s license will be accepted at the security checkpoint come October 1, 2020.The short answer is, yes! State-issued enhanced driver’s...
  • November 06, 2019
    Between October 7 and November 3, TSA screened 65 million passengers and found 374 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 374 firearms discovered, 333 were loaded and 118 had a round chambered.It was a busy October this year! We found 403 firearms last...
  • October 29, 2019
    Are you traveling for a spooky-good time on October 31st? We’ve collected our frequently asked Halloween questions and have come up with these fang-tastic travel tips!Pumpkin to talk aboutYour holiday pumpkin, carved or whole, is good to go through...
  • October 10, 2019
    Between September 23 and October 6, TSA screened 32 million passengers and found 206 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 206 firearms discovered, 176 were loaded and 60 had a round chambered.We found 391 firearms in September, 34 more firearms in...
  • October 09, 2019
    Each year, the first full week of October is designated as Customer Service Week. It’s an opportunity to highlight the people that serve and support customers on a daily basis. We at the Transportation Security Administration pride ourselves in...

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