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  • February 12, 2016 | 20 (# of comments)
    It’s been nearly six months since we launched the @AskTSA program. Since then, we’ve been receiving many questions, so we felt that it would be helpful to share some of these Q & A’s with our blog readers, where we can respond in more than 140...
  • November 24, 2015 | 20 (# of comments)
    Other than turkey and all the fixin’s, Thanksgiving also means that it’s time for the busiest travel season of the year. According to Airlines for America (A4A), airports and airlines anticipate 25.3 million air travelers nationwide during the...
  • June 30, 2015 | 22 (# of comments)
    Most fireworks are meant to fly high in the sky, but never via a commercial aircraft. Fireworks are explosive and incendiary, so in an effort to keep the skies safe, the FAA has prohibited fireworks from being transported in both carry-on and...
  • March 17, 2015 | 51 (# of comments)
    It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and not only are people celebrating, many are gearing up for spring break travel! Below are tips and links to information on some of the most common travel-related questions. While your hotel accommodations might be all...
  • January 29, 2015 | 23 (# of comments)
    It’s come down to the Patriots and the Seahawks battling it out on the gridiron for the title of Super Bowl Champions! While most watch the game on TV, many are fortunate enough to go to the actual game. So, if you’re traveling to Phoenix for Super...
  • November 24, 2014 | 48 (# of comments)
    It’s that time of year again where we wonder where our summer went, and start gearing up for the holidays.According to Airlines for America (A4A), airports and airlines anticipate 24.6 million air travelers nationwide during the upcoming 12-day...
  • November 11, 2014 | 38 (# of comments)
    With it being Veterans Day today, we thought it would be appropriate to let our readers know about some of the services we offer for veterans as well as current members of the U.S. Armed Forces.One out of four TSA employees is either a veteran, or...
  • November 06, 2014 | 38 (# of comments)
    As of close of business Tuesday night, a record breaking 1,855 firearms had been discovered in carry-on bags at TSA checkpoints nationwide. Of those, 1,471 (79%) were loaded.In a statement yesterday, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said...
  • October 15, 2014 | 54 (# of comments)
    Replica grenades used as part of a Halloween costume discovered in a checked bag at Nome (OME).With October comes fall foliage, pumpkin flavoring in EVERYTHING, and Halloween!If you plan on traveling with your costume this year, keep in mind that...
  • September 30, 2014 | 32 (# 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...

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