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  • July 07, 2008 | 115 (# of comments)
    We’ve spent a lot of time talking about the evolution of the security checkpoint here during the past seven months. Some ideas like the Diamond Lanes and our screening of the MacBook Air have been tremendously well received while other topics...
  • July 03, 2008 | 150 (# of comments)
    The ID topic has elicited lots of emotion. Many posters feel very strongly on this topic and I respect that discussion and their positions. This is a case where taking steps for aviation security touch other, related controversies that are larger...
  • July 02, 2008 | 112 (# of comments)
    Okay, we continue to receive questions on the ID requirement. I will attempt to answer as many as possible below. It’s kind of a virtual chat. We’d love to be able to do a live chat and we’re exploring that technological possibility.There is also...
  • July 01, 2008 | 60 (# of comments)
    While sifting through our alerts, we often see stories we have to read twice just to make sure we're not reading the Onion.There's always crazy stuff going on in the aviation industry, and if you're like us, you love to read about it.Enjoy!BobEoS...
  • June 27, 2008 | 131 (# of comments)
    June 27th Update to ID Requirements:Now that the new ID requirement is almost one week old, we wanted to provide additional stats. Below are the latest numbers:Saturday, June 21-Wednesday, June 25:Total flyers: Approximately 10 millionFlyers...
  • June 23, 2008 | 185 (# of comments)
    UPDATE: We're aware of reports that someone was asked their political affiliation to verify their identity and it is being looked into. Here's a response given to us by Kip Hawley: "It's unequivocally not our policy to use political, religious, or...
  • June 20, 2008 | 168 (# of comments)
    If you're flying tomorrow, or anytime in the near future, you may want to make a note that tomorrow is the day the TSA enhances its ID requirements. There have been many misconceptions of the new requirements and I just wanted to attempt to clear...
  • June 16, 2008 | 187 (# of comments)
    Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) became the latest airport to unveil Checkpoint Evolution today. They introduced passengers to the new uniform , training , and new signage all geared towards making the checkpoint a much more relaxing environment...
  • June 13, 2008 | 64 (# of comments)
    (Photo is a dramatic recreation)While this story is not directly related to the TSA, it shows that a bomb can be hidden anywhere by those with fowl intent (pun intended). We thought we'd have a little fun, we hope you enjoy it:We’re not sure why the...
  • June 11, 2008 | 163 (# of comments)
    Last week we announced on our Web site a plan to begin REQUIRING ID from travelers on June 21st. This plan includes enabling our officers to refuse entry into the area beyond the security checkpoint to anyone who does not cooperate with us to...

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