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  • 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 | 56 (# 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 | 40 (# 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 05, 2014 | 65 (# 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...
  • August 26, 2014 | 24 (# of comments)
    Labor Day is quickly approaching! It’s likely you are either off to school, taking an end of summer trip, or just plopping down on your couch and watching the tube. Whatever it is you’re doing, if you’re traveling by commercial aircraft, here are...
  • August 12, 2014 | 25 (# of comments)
    Being stressed because you’re rushing to get to your flight on time is no fun. In this week’s Travel Tips post, here are a few reminders of steps you can take to help you get to your flight on time with as little stress as possible.Pack properly....
  • August 05, 2014 | 26 (# of comments)
    Every day, throughout the country, for a variety of reasons, passengers leave something behind at security checkpoints. You’d be surprised to see what TSA sends to the airport lost and found if officers can’t reunite the item with the passenger...
  • July 22, 2014 | 55 (# of comments)
    Traveling at any time can be stressful, but it can be even more challenging when you’re pregnant. Here’s some information to help you prepare for the checkpoint process:Consult your physician before your visit to the airport.Make sure to give...
  • July 18, 2014 | 81 (# of comments)
    I hate to admit it, but I’m a bit of product junkie. When it comes to traveling, I don’t like to skimp on my favorite personal care products in exchange for travel sized brands.While I know I can stuff my checked bag full of products, my frugal side...
  • July 08, 2014 | 59 (# of comments)
    This week’s travel tip is for passengers traveling out of overseas airports. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson recently directed TSA to implement enhanced security measures at certain overseas airports with direct flights to the United...

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