Press Releases

January 10, 2024 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers continued to detect guns at Pennsylvania airport security checkpoints last year. TSA officers stopped 103 handguns at Pennsylvania airport security checkpoints in 2023, a notable…
January 10, 2024 | Local Press Release
CLEVELAND – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped 38 handguns at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) security checkpoints in 2023, a slight increase from the 35 detected in 2022. At John Glenn Columbus International…
January 9, 2024 | Local Press Release
ANCHORAGE – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) earlier today released its annual Top 10 list of interesting finds at airport security checkpoints nationwide in 2023. One of the items featured was discovered by TSA officers who work at…
January 9, 2024 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A Honeoye Falls, N.Y., man was stopped by security officers at Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport this morning (Jan. 9) when they detected a handgun in the man’s carry-on bag at the Transportation Security…
January 9, 2024 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK — LaGuardia Airport made it into the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Top 10 List of most unusual items detected at airport security checkpoints in 2023. TSA released the list in a 2-minute on-line video it posted on the…
January 3, 2024 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – An Idaho man started the new year on the wrong foot when he was stopped by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport with a handgun among his carry-on items on Tuesday, Jan. 2…
January 2, 2024 | Local Press Release
LYNCHBURG, Va. – A Virginia man started the new year on the wrong foot when he was stopped by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Lynchburg Regional Airport with a loaded gun among his carry-on items. TSA officers prevented the…
December 29, 2023 | Local Press Release
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a Massachusetts resident from carrying a loaded firearm onto an airplane Thursday, December 28, 2023 at Bradley International Airport (BDL). This was the eighth…
December 27, 2023 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport prevented a Bedford County, Va., man from bringing his handgun onto a flight yesterday, Dec. 26. When the checkpoint X-ray unit alarmed on…
December 26, 2023 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport stopped a Bethesda, Md., woman from carrying her handgun onto a flight on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. The 9mm gun was loaded with six…
December 26, 2023 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Washington County, Pa., man was prevented from bringing his gun onto his flight by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Pittsburgh International Airport on Christmas. The man, a resident of McMurray, Pa., was…
December 26, 2023 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – A Florida man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Harrisburg International Airport on Friday, Dec. 22, when they detected a handgun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport checkpoint. The man…
December 21, 2023 | Local Press Release
AMARILLO –  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is expecting a busy end of year holiday season at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport (AMA). This year’s Christmas holiday travel period will be Thursday, Dec. 21 through Tuesday,…
December 20, 2023 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON– In collaboration with the State of Arizona and Samsung, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now accepting, for limited testing and evaluation purposes, Arizona-issued mobile…
December 20, 2023 | Local Press Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – La Administración de Seguridad en el Transporte (TSA, por sus siglas en inglés) espera una temporada navideña de fin de año muy ocupada en los aeropuertos de Puerto Rico y las Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos (USVI, por…
December 20, 2023 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport stopped a Rockville, Md., man from carrying his handgun onto a flight on Monday, Dec. 18. The .40 caliber gun was loaded with 10…
December 20, 2023 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK—Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at LaGuardia Airport removed a diaper from a man’s carry-on bag this morning (Dec. 20) when it triggered an alarm in the security checkpoint X-ray unit. Inside the diaper, TSA officers…
December 20, 2023 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J.-- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is prepared for holiday travelers who are planning to fly out of Newark Liberty International, JFK International and LaGuardia airports during the Christmas and new year holidays as…
December 20, 2023 | Local Press Release
La Administración de Seguridad en el Transporte (TSA, por sus siglas en inglés) espera una temporada navideña  muy ocupada en los aeropuertos. El período de viaje de vacaciones del fin de año de este año será del lunes 18 de diciembre al lunes 8 de…
December 19, 2023 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is prepared for sustained higher passenger volumes during the winter holiday travel season and expects airport security checkpoints to be busier this year compared to last year. The…
December 19, 2023 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today the expansion of its TSA PreCheck® program with the addition of Norse Atlantic Airways, Lynx Air, Starlux Airlines and Fiji Airways. With these additions, there are now 94…
December 19, 2023 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is expecting a busy end of year holiday season at New England airports. The official end-of-the-year holiday travel season is already underway and will continue through Tuesday, January 2.…
December 18, 2023 | Local Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) provided useful tips for those who are traveling out of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) during the end-of-the-year holiday season.  The official end-of-the-year holiday…
December 16, 2023 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport prevented three travelers from carrying their handguns onto their flights today (Friday, Dec. 15). The incidents were not related. It…
December 15, 2023 | Local Press Release
LOS ANGELES - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is now accepting California-issued mobile driver licenses (mDLs) and identification cards from travelers screened through certain lanes in…