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Week In Review

  • April 18, 2019 | 6 (# of comments)
    With spring comes flowers and I’ve heard the flowers will be in full bloom in Skagit Valley this weekend! If you do decide to book a last minute flight to tip toe through some tulips, then follow these travel tips to ensure a thorn-free trip!Between...
  • April 11, 2019 | 8 (# of comments)
    Winter is coming! Well, eventually. And unless you travel using dragons, you’ll want to follow the rules to ensure a hassle-free trip from takeoff to King’s Landing! Is it just me or is everyone excited for the final season of Game of Thrones?!...
  • April 02, 2019 | 21 (# of comments)
    Sorry I missed you last week… I was off visiting the Last Frontier State! If you’re from the lower 48, you might not be aware that aviation is a HUGE deal in Alaska, with TSA officers securing 23 airports throughout the year. To put that in context...
  • March 20, 2019 | 21 (# of comments)
    As predicted, spring break has been busy, and I’ll go ahead and wager that, with the start of March Madness, it will only get busier. Let’s go Sooners! If you plan on traveling for a game, read below for more on how to become a professional globe...
  • March 13, 2019 | 45 (# of comments)
    You remembered to set your clock forward, but 76 of you forgot how to travel with a firearm. Don’t worry, I got you covered! Check out our transporting firearms and ammunition page to learn how easy it is. Also, remember to take a look at your...
  • March 07, 2019 | 25 (# of comments)
    Between Feb. 25 and March 3, TSA screened 15.3 million passengers and discovered 76 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 76 firearms discovered, 61 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered. A friendly reminder to traveling firearm owners: bringing your...
  • February 28, 2019 | 31 (# of comments)
    Between Feb. 18 and 24, TSA screened 15.6 million passengers and discovered 83 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 83 firearms discovered, 75 were loaded and 30 had a round chambered. Reminder folks: bringing your firearm through a security checkpoint...
  • February 22, 2019 | 41 (# of comments)
    From Feb. 1 through 17, TSA screened 34 million passengers and discovered 201 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 201 firearms discovered, 63 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may result in a...
  • February 15, 2019 | 22 (# of comments)
    We’re back and looking forward to providing you with routine updates! During the month of January, TSA screened 61 million passengers and discovered 327 firearms in carry-on bags. That is six firearms more than the same month last year. Of the 327...
  • December 21, 2018 | 23 (# of comments)
    TSA screened 14.6 million passengers and discovered 78 firearms in carry-on bags at airports from Dec. 10 through 16. Of the 78 firearms discovered, 63 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may...

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