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July 02, 2019 | Local Press Release
BURBANK, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now offering full TSA Pre✓® screening benefits to eligible travelers departing Hollywood Burbank Airport’s Terminal B during peak travel times.TSA Pre✓® screening allows travelers...
June 27, 2019
RICHMOND, Va. - Transportation Security Administration officers screened more passengers last week, Sunday, June 16 to Saturday, June 22, at Richmond International Airport (RIC) than ever before in TSA’s history.TSA officers screened 53,378...
June 27, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON —  If you’ve been flying during the past few weeks and it feels busier in the airport, you’re not imagining it. The upcoming July fourth holiday is expected to continue the trend with an estimated 12.1 million people traveling through...
June 27, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH - An Indiana County, Pennsylvania, woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) when they spotted a loaded handgun in her purse while she was escorting her son to his...
June 27, 2019 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. - An Alabama man who works in Virginia was issued a summons by police at Richmond International Airport yesterday, June 26, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag.The ....
June 26, 2019 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer out of Baltimore and airports across the nation is expected to be the highest in years with...
June 26, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Baltimore man was caught with a handgun by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Tuesday, June 25. It marked the 18th gun caught at a BWI...
June 24, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Florida resident was caught with a handgun by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Saturday, June 22. It marked the 17th gun caught at a BWI...
June 24, 2019 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – A Chester County, Pennsylvania, woman and a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, man were stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) this past weekend, when they detected a...
June 21, 2019 | Local Press Release
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. – The Connecticut State Police has teamed up with the Transportation Security Administration to place several passenger screening canine teams at Bradley International Airport, serving as a key asset to enhance airport security...
June 20, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, the Transportation Security Administration in collaboration with the Government Technology & Services Coalition is hosting the 2019 Industry Day with focused discussions on “Raising the Baseline.” TSA Acting Deputy...
June 19, 2019 | Local Press Release
SAN DIEGO - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in San Diego is prepared for what is projected to be the busiest summer travel season ever when a record number of passengers will depart San Diego International Airport (SAN) between...
June 18, 2019 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE – An officer with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac Airport) discovered a loaded firearm in the carry-on bag of a male traveler ticketed for travel to Orlando International...
June 18, 2019 | Local Press Release
HELENA, Mont. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) this week began offering full TSA Pre✓® screening benefits to eligible travelers departing Helena Regional Airport (HLN) during peak travel times.  TSA Pre✓® screening allows travelers...
June 17, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. — Transportation Security Administration officers at Newark Liberty International Airport stopped a man from bringing six smoke grenades onto an airplane when they were detected in his carry-on bag at one of the airport checkpoints...
June 17, 2019 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – A Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, man was arrested on Saturday, June 15, after Transportation Security Administration officers at Harrisburg International Airport caught him trying to bring a loaded gun past a security checkpoint.TSA...
June 14, 2019 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in Seattle is prepared for what is projected to be the busiest summer travel season every when a record number of passengers will depart Seattle-Tacoma International Airport between Memorial...
June 14, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOZEMAN, Mont. - Local residents will have another opportunity to enroll in TSA Pre✓® at Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) for two weeks starting Monday, June 17, 2019, when the airport will host a TSA Pre✓® enrollment center.The...
June 14, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON — Transportation Security Administration officers at Boston Logan International Airport stopped a woman from sneaking four knives onto an airplane when they were detected hidden in her knee brace on June 12.The woman, who arrived at the...
June 13, 2019 | Local Press Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The number of passengers expected to fly out of Western New York this summer is expected to be the highest in years with...
June 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond, Virginia, woman was arrested by police at Richmond International Airport on Tuesday, June 11, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded gun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The .38 caliber...
June 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Summer travel season has arrived and the number of passengers expected to fly this summer from Greater Rochester International Airport is expected to go up.The Transportation Security Administration expects the number of passengers...
June 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
EAST ELMHURST, N.Y. – A Nassau County, N.Y., man was arrested on Tuesday, June 11, after Transportation Security Administration officers at LaGuardia Airport caught him trying to bring a loaded gun past a security checkpoint.TSA officers caught the...
June 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE, Wis.—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered two loaded firearms at General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) at security screening checkpoints over a three-day period.On Sunday, June 9, TSA detected a .22 caliber...
June 11, 2019 | Local Press Release
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – It’s going to be a busy summer at Syracuse-Hancock International Airport.The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to be the highest in years with...

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