Press Releases

June 1, 2022 | Local Press Release
MISSOULA, Montana – To coincide with the opening of the new airport terminal at Missoula International Airport (MSO), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has completed certification on a fully automated Checked Baggage Inspection System…
May 31, 2022 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport prevented a Petersburg, Va., woman from carrying her handgun onto a flight on Sunday, May 29. The 9mm caliber handgun was loaded with eight bullets,…
May 31, 2022 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J.— An Ocean County, N.J., man was arrested by police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented him from carrying a loaded handgun onto his flight on Friday, May 27, at Newark Liberty International Airport. It…
May 31, 2022 | Local Press Release
BECKLEY, W.Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Raleigh County Memorial Airport prevented an Alabama man from carrying his handgun onto a flight on Thursday, May 26. The .380 caliber handgun was not loaded. TSA officers stopped…
May 31, 2022 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH –Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Pittsburgh International Airport prevented Westmoreland County, Pa., resident from bringing his loaded handgun onto a flight on Friday, May 27. The 9mm handgun was loaded with…
May 31, 2022 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – An individual who works at Pittsburgh International Airport was stopped with a loaded handgun when Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected the gun in the man’s backpack when he reported to work on Sunday, May 30.…
May 31, 2022 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) prevented a Fauquier County, Va., woman from bringing a handgun and ammunition onto her flight on Friday, May 27. The 9mm handgun…
May 25, 2022 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE, Md. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in collaboration with the State of Maryland and Apple, deployed a new technology that allows airline passengers to…
May 25, 2022 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped two more passengers within 24-hours from carrying loaded firearms onto an airplane. TSA has now detected five firearms in the past week at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS…
May 24, 2022 | Local Press Release
ELMIRA, N.Y. – A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer at Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM) prevented a Florida resident from bringing a loaded handgun onto his flight on Sunday, May 22. The 9mm handgun was loaded with nine…
May 24, 2022 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK-- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is prepared to handle an increase in the number of travelers who will be flying this summer out of the three major airports in the New York City region—John F. Kennedy International, Newark…
May 24, 2022 | Local Press Release
OMAHA, Ne --Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials are concerned about the frequency that they are seeing travelers carry handguns to security checkpoints at airports in Nebraska airports to include, Eppley Airfield (OMA), Lincoln…
May 24, 2022 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped another passenger from carrying a loaded firearm onto an airplane on Monday. This was third firearm detected by TSA in less than a week at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS…
May 23, 2022 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH –Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Pittsburgh International Airport prevented an Allegheny County, Pa., resident from bringing his loaded handgun onto his flight early this morning, Monday, May 23. The .380 caliber…
May 23, 2022 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Norfolk International Airport stopped a Massachusetts resident from carrying a loaded handgun onto his flight on Sunday, May 22.     The 9mm handgun was loaded with 17 bullets. TSA…
May 23, 2022 | Local Press Release
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Travelers who are scheduled to depart in the early morning at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) are strongly advised to arrive at the airport two hours before their scheduled departure due to the increase in early morning…
May 20, 2022 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped another passenger from carrying a loaded firearm onto an airplane on Thursday. This was second firearm detected by TSA in two days at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS).…
May 19, 2022 | Local Press Release
ALLENTOWN, Pa. —  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is prepared to handle an increase in the number of travelers who will be flying out of Lehigh Valley International Airport as travel volume picks up this month and into the summer. “…
May 19, 2022 | Local Press Release
PORTLAND, Maine – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) throughout Maine airports is prepared for a busy summer travel season. TSA anticipates passenger volumes in Maine could match and possibly exceed those of 2019. Nationwide TSA…
May 18, 2022 | Local Press Release
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. —  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is prepared to handle an increase in the number of travelers who will be flying out of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport as travel volume picks up this month and into…
May 17, 2022 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. —  As Memorial Day Weekend approaches, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is prepared to handle an increase in the number of travelers who will be flying out of Harrisburg International Airport this summer. “Summer…
May 16, 2022 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va.-- A man from Bedford County, Va., was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented him from carrying two loaded handguns onto his flight on Sunday, May 15, at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport…
May 12, 2022 | Local Press Release
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a recruiting event this weekend, May 13-14, to assist individuals interested in applying for a job as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) at St. Louis Lambert…
May 12, 2022 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK —  Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport stopped a Nassau County, N.Y., woman from carrying nearly 400 bullets onto her flight on Tuesday, May 10. The variety of bullets were packed…
May 11, 2022 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH –Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Pittsburgh International Airport prevented a Florida resident from bringing his loaded 9mm handgun onto his flight on Monday, May 9. He also had two loaded magazines with the gun.…