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    AskTSA: Your Holiday Travel Questions Answered

    December 18, 2018

    Stepping onto the plane, you’re greeted by smiling flight attendants wearing Santa hats. You slide into your seat, excitedly snap your seatbelt and exhale deeply, thankful that you made it through the security checkpoint with ease. It’s a Christmas…
  • Firearms discovered by TSA from December 1 to 9

    TSA Week in Review: December 1 - 9

    December 12, 2018

    TSA screened 17.7 million passengers and discovered 93 firearms in carry-on bags at 65 airports from Dec. 1 through 9. Of the 93 firearms discovered, 76 were loaded and 29 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may…
  • Firearms

    TSA Week in Review: November 19 - 30

    December 4, 2018

    TSA screened 26.8 million passengers and discovered 122 firearms in carry-on bags at 68 airports from Nov. 19 through 30. Of the 122 firearms discovered, 110 were loaded and 47 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security…
  • TSA Week in Review: November 12 - 18

    TSA Week in Review: November 12 - 18

    November 21, 2018

    TSA screened 15.6 million passengers and discovered 78 firearms in carry-on bags at 46 airports from Nov. 12 through 18. Of the 78 firearms discovered, 65 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint…
  • Thanksgiving Day

    2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Tips: Your Questions Answered

    November 16, 2018

    This holiday season will be a busy one. As announced earlier this week, TSA is expecting more than 25 million travelers to pass through security screening checkpoints nationwide from today to Nov. 26. That’s a 5 percent increase from 2017! So before…
  • Firearms

    TSA Week in Review: November 1 - 11

    November 14, 2018

    TSA discovered a total of 139 firearms in carry-on bags at 70 airports from Nov. 1 through 11. Of the 139 firearms discovered, 122 were loaded and 59 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may result in a civil…
  • TSA Month in Review: October 2018

    TSA Month in Review: October 2018

    November 9, 2018

    In October 2018, TSA discovered a total of 358 firearms in carry-on bags at 105 airports. Of these, 300 were loaded and 133 had a chambered round. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may result in a civil penalty of up to $13,333.…
  • Blogger Bob

    The Passing of TSA's Curtis “Blogger Bob” Burns

    October 20, 2018

    TSA mourns the loss of Curtis Robert Burns, or as most of you know him, Blogger Bob, who passed away yesterday. His death is a shock and the enormity of his loss can only be imagined at this time. He loved this agency. He loved the people who work…
  • Firearms

    TSA Week In Review: September 24th - 30th

    October 10, 2018

    TSA discovered 91 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from September 24th through the 30th. Of the 91 firearms discovered, 81 were loaded and 38 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil…
  • Hair Pat-down

    TSA Travel Tips: Hair Products and Pat-Downs - What to Know and What to Expect

    October 9, 2018

    “I’ve never had a bad hair day,” said no one ever! Whether you style your hair curly or straight, wear weave or extensions, or wear your hair up or down, everyone has had those days where your hair will not fall into place as you hoped. Imagine…

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