• Photos of each of the finalists - Djanni, Kajla, Lexa-Alexey, and Ron

    A New Winner is Crowned in the 2020 TSA Cutest Canine Contest

    August 27, 2020

    This week we celebrate National Dog Day and announce the winner of the second annual TSA Cutest Canine Contest! We know we asked you to do the impossible – choose between equally adorable canines – but we are so glad to announce the winner…**…
  • Family standing in an airport

    Traveling as a Family

    August 6, 2020

    Traveling can be stressful; add your children into the mix and that stress increases tenfold. Sit back and relax, because we’re about to tell you all you need to know about traveling with your kiddos. Know TSA’s liquids rule If you travel frequently…
  • Flag and fireworks

    Happy Birthday America! Stay Healthy. Stay Secure.

    July 3, 2020

    It goes without saying that 2020 will be remembered as a historic year. The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, including how we travel and how we vacation. Who knew the 244th birthday of America’s independence would be so…
  • Passenger in airport wearing a mask

    ‘Stay Healthy. Stay Secure’

    June 30, 2020

    TSA remains committed to the health and safety of our frontline workers and airline travelers. So as you begin traveling once again, you may notice a few changes to airport screening procedures. Not to worry though, these changes are designed to…
  • Image of cell phones plugged into battery charger

    Staying Charged on the Go

    June 17, 2020

    We've all been there – Pack. Get to the airport. Get through security (TSA PreCheck™ for the win). Grab a coffee. Find the gate. Sit down to relax. Look at phone. Oh no! Only 20% battery power left. Now what? We’re here to tell you, there’s a better…
  • Staying Healthy When Traveling

    Staying Healthy When Traveling

    May 21, 2020

    We have seen the videos of people doing unusual things on airplanes (like clipping their nails or putting their bare feet EVERYWHERE). They reminded us that we could all do more to stay healthy the next time we find ourselves in the airport or on an…
  • Firearms

    TSA in Review Feb 24 - April 22

    April 27, 2020

    By now you have surely seen the news that fewer people are traveling.  Since March, we have been posting the daily figures online with a side-by-side comparison to last year’s statistics. Even still, every day, TSA officers continue to demonstrate…
  • photo of mother and child traveling

    Traveling During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    April 21, 2020

    TSA understands that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is on the minds of travelers and the general public. We continue to work with the CDC and state and local health departments to monitor local situations as well as the health and safety of our…
  • 3d printed firearms

    TSA Week in Review Feb 10 - Feb 23

    February 27, 2020

    The most asked question I get; “Are replica firearms included in the total firearm number?” The answer? No. Only live firearms found at the checkpoint that shoot projectiles are counted. The next question is always; “Have TSA officers ever caught a…
  • Pepper Spray concealed inside an inhaler

    TSA Week in Review Jan 27 - Feb 9

    February 21, 2020

    We can’t make this up! Yes, that is pepper spray that was inside a passenger’s inhaler. The passenger attempted to pack this pepper spray in their checked bag, but it didn’t meet the guidelines and wasn’t allowed to fly. Instead of surrendering the…

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