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  • January 28, 2014
    Photo Courtesy of www.goodyearaz.govWith masses of people expected to travel to and from the New York area for Super Bowl XLVIII, I thought that a few tips on getting in and out of the area as conveniently as possible would help.Thousands of...
  • January 24, 2014
    Loaded Gun (ICT)23 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 23 firearms, 20 were loaded and four had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.L-R: Grenade Cologne (DCA), Grenade Lighter (SBA)Inert Ordnance and...
  • January 17, 2014
    Loaded Firearm (ATL)Keep an eye out next week for the 2013 TSA Blog Year in Review Post! If you haven’t read them yet, make sure you check out our year in review posts from 2011 and 2012.42 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 42 firearms, 37 were...
  • January 14, 2014
    Items are frequently left behind at TSA checkpoints, whether from seasoned travelers or first-time fliers. I can attest that it is an empty feeling when you realize that you left something behind, especially when you realize it at 30,000 feet in the...
  • January 10, 2014
    Loaded Firearm (TPA)28 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 28 firearms, 20 were loaded and five had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Left - Right: Discovered at MEM, MFR, EWR, MDW, OTZ, EWRStun Guns...
  • January 03, 2014
    Loaded Gun Discovered In Carry-on Bag at (GJT)27 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 27 firearms, 21 were loaded and five had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert 40mm Artillery Shell (SEA)Inert...
  • August 20, 2013
    These are aerosol items that were surrendered to TSA at the checkpoint.Tuesday’s TSA Travel Tip has to do with toiletries in aerosol containers.Traveling to weddings, birthdays, job interviews, vacations and other special occasions often...
  • July 09, 2013
    Deodorant regularly shows up in our top 10 list of search keywords that brought people to our blog. Why wouldn’t it? Many use it and you definitely need it when you travel. There have been times that I’ve been on a hot stuffy plane where the person...
  • June 11, 2013
    If you’re traveling on vacation this summer, you’ll most likely need to bring some batteries along, whether they’re for your camera, personal electronics or other battery-operated equipment. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has implemented...
  • August 17, 2010
    I've seen a lot of confusion out there on what types of razors are OK to take with you in your carry-on baggage. This post is just a quick and basic attempt to clear up any confusion. Let me just start by saying that electric razors are OK, but...

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