Press Releases

November 25, 2020 | Local Press Release
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun using a state-of-the-art computed tomography (CT) scanner in the security checkpoint at Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB). “The technology employs a sophisticated algorithm to…
November 25, 2020 | Local Press Release
LA CROSSE, Wis.– Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped a man from carrying a loaded .22 caliber handgun and a magazine with 12 bullets onto an airplane at La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE) Tuesday. At approximately 5:15 a.m.,…
November 24, 2020 | Local Press Release
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun using a state-of-the-art computed tomography (CT) scanner in the security checkpoint at Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB.) “The technology employs a sophisticated algorithm to…
November 20, 2020 | Local Press Release
INDIANAPOLIS – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped a woman from carrying a loaded 9mm handgun with seven bullets onto an airplane at Indianapolis International Airport (IND) Thursday. At approximately 6:30 a.m., a TSA…
November 20, 2020 | Local Press Release
GREEN BAY, Wis. —  Two state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanners (CT) that provide 3-D imaging have been installed and are in use at the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Green Bay–Austin…
November 20, 2020 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Yeager Airport is now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification and confirms their flight information in near real time. “The new…
November 20, 2020 | Local Press Release
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun using a state-of-the-art computed tomography (CT) scanner in the security checkpoint at Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR.) “The technology utilizes a sophisticated algorithm to analyze the…
November 20, 2020 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) caught a Florida man with a .38 caliber handgun loaded with five bullets at the checkpoint on Thursday, Nov…
November 20, 2020 | Local Press Release
NORTH CANTON, Ohio —  The Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) is now utilizing new state-of-the-art technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight…
November 19, 2020 | Local Press Release
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Westchester County Airport is now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight information in near…
November 19, 2020 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a 9mm caliber handgun in the backpack of an individual who works at one of the restaurants inside Philadelphia International Airport as he entered the security checkpoint…
November 19, 2020 | Local Press Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, O.K. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has completed installation of new acrylic barriers at security checkpoints throughout Will Rogers WorldAirport (OKC) in the agency’s ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of…
November 19, 2020 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. —  A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) that provides 3-D imaging has been installed and is in use at the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Greater Rochester…
November 18, 2020 | Local Press Release
OMAHA, Neb. – A South Dakota man was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets at the Eppley Airfield checkpoint on Tuesday, Nov. 17.   TSA officers caught the handgun as it entered the…
November 18, 2020 | Local Press Release
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. —  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Long Island MacArthur Airport is now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight information in near…
November 18, 2020 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reached a historic first in supporting American small businesses. For the first time in the agency’s history, it exceeded all five of its Small Business Administration (SBA) contracting…
November 17, 2020 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport stopped an Arizona man from bringing a handgun loaded with eight bullets and a box with 49 additional bullets onto an airplane on Monday,…
November 17, 2020 | Local Press Release
DAYTON, Ohio —  The Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Dayton International Airport (DAY) is now utilizing new state-of-the-art technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight…
November 17, 2020 | Local Press Release
BOZEMAN, Mont. – As the Thanksgiving holiday travel period approaches, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) provided an overview of new technology and modified screening procedures that are in place at security checkpoints in Montana.…
November 17, 2020 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today one of its component’s transition to an integrated financial, acquisition, and asset management system following a department-wide financial modernization effort. The latest…
November 16, 2020 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON – Before you agree to bring a family favorite food item to contribute to the Thanksgiving holiday table, it’s important to think about how you’re planning to transport it if you are flying to spend the holiday with family or friends. Most…
November 16, 2020 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) caught a North Carolina resident with a 9mm handgun loaded with six bullets at the checkpoint on Sunday, Nov…
November 16, 2020 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Virginia man’s honeymoon got off on the wrong foot when he was arrested by police after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag at Richmond International Airport on…
November 16, 2020 | Local Press Release
ALCOA, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) checkpoint Monday.  At approximately 6:30 a.m., a Springfield .40 caliber handgun with a loaded magazine was detected in a…
November 16, 2020 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) launched a new “Travel With Ease” campaign to urge airline passengers to enroll in TSA PreCheck® prior to their holiday travel. Banner ads, featuring the “Travel With Ease” campaign…