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January 17, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Nationwide, the Transportation Security Administration screened 1.79 million passengers yesterday (Wednesday, Jan. 16). Overall, 99.9 percent of passengers waited less than 30 minutes and 95.4 percent of passengers waited less than 15...
January 16, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Nationwide, TSA screened 1.60 million passengers yesterday (Tuesday, Jan. 15). Overall, nearly 100 percent of passengers waited less than 30 minutes and 97.3 percent of passengers, less than 15 minutes. In TSA Pre✓® lanes, passengers on...
January 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
Agency looking to fill many positions at Minneapolis−Saint Paul International AirportMINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a fast track hiring event this week to recruit multiple full-time and part-time...
January 15, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Nationwide, TSA screened 1.89 million passengers yesterday (Monday, Jan. 14). Overall, 99.1 percent of passengers waited less than 30 minutes; 94.3 percent of passengers less than 15 minutes. In TSA Pre✓®lanes, passengers on average...
January 10, 2019 | Local Press Release
Agency looking to fill dozens of positions at Nashville International AirportNASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a Fast Track hiring event this week to recruit full-time and part-time transportation...
December 21, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Transportation Security Administration announced today that the first certified third-party canine team began screening air cargo this week – fulfilling a requirement in the...
December 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Mississippi man was cited by airport police after he was caught by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) with a loaded gun in his carry-on bag on Wednesday, Dec. 19.  The man, a...
December 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOSTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season, so travelers flying out of the Boston region will have plenty of company when...
December 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Approximately 2,500 travelers are expected to be screened by Transportation Security Administration officers at Harrisburg International Airport each day during the end-of-year holiday travel period as TSA expects to screen a...
December 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season, so travelers flying out of the Philadelphia region will have plenty of...
December 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season, so travelers flying out of the Baltimore area will have plenty of company...
December 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
SCRANTON, Pa. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season, so travelers flying out of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area will have plenty...
December 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOZEMAN, Mont. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) nationally and locally expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season. Nationwide, TSA projects it will screen 6 percent...
December 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
MINNEAPOLIS - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) nationally and locally expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season. Nationwide, TSA projects it will screen 6 percent more...
December 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season, so travelers flying out of the New York region will have plenty of company when...
December 18, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration expects a high volume of flyers this upcoming holiday travel period. Between Dec. 19 and Jan. 5, TSA estimates 41 million passengers will travel through security screening checkpoints...
December 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season, so travelers flying out of Pittsburgh will have plenty of company when passing...
December 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) nationally and locally expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season. Nationwide, TSA projects it will screen 6 percent more...
December 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
DENVER – In partnership with the Transportation Security Administration, Denver International Airport (DEN) is the first U.S. airport to operate next generation Enhanced Advanced Imaging Technology (eAIT) for checkpoint security screening. The new...
December 14, 2018 | Local Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) nationally and locally expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season. Nationwide, TSA projects it will screen 6 percent...
December 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – Two Pennsylvania men were caught with loaded guns in their carry-on bags by Transportation Security Administration officers within a two-day period. A Bethel Park man was stopped with his handgun yesterday and a Pittsburgh resident was...
December 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Memphis International Airport (MEM) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 5:30 a.m., a loaded Glock 9mm handgun was discovered in a passenger’s carry-...
December 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON —  The Transportation Security Administration has named Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), the primary airport serving New England, as its 2018 Airport of the Year. “The TSA team here in Boston consists of nearly 1,500 employees...
December 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Stafford, Virginia, man was cited by police at Richmond International Airport on Friday, Dec. 7 after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The .38 caliber...
December 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two men were stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Yeager Airport on December 11, when they detected a handgun in each of the men’s carry-on bags.  A St. Albans, WV, resident showed up with a .380 caliber...

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