Press Releases

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LINTHICUM, Md. – It only took eight months for Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) to catch as many guns at checkpoints this year as were caught during all 12 months…
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DULLES, Va. — It has been the busiest summer travel season in years including some record-setting days in terms of the number of travelers passing…
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RICHMOND, Va. – A Powhatan, Virginia, man was issued a summons by police at Richmond International Airport on Monday, August 26, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag. A…
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PITTSBURGH – A Cambria County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) security checkpoint yesterday, August 27, with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six…
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SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) checkpoint this morning.  At approximately 5:45 a.m., a loaded Kimber 9mm handgun was detected in a…
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SCRANTON, Pa. — It is important to avoid packing prohibited items in baggage when flying if travelers expect a smooth security checkpoint experience. The Transportation Security Administration has tools that travelers who are flying out of Wilkes-…
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HUNTINGTON, WV – A Snohomish County, Washington, man was caught by Transportation Security Administration officers at Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS) on Saturday, August 24, with a 9 mm handgun loaded with 15 bullets, marking the seventh gun…
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PHOENIX –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Alfie, a four-year-old yellow lab and explosive detection K9 who works at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), was voted the winner of TSA’s “cutest K9”…
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PITTSBURGH – A Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) on Saturday, August 24, with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets. It marked the…
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration wants the public’s help to determine its cutest K9 in honor of National Dog Day, Monday, Aug. 26. The TSA Cutest K9 contest features four “top dog” finalists. Voting opened for the general…
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DETROIT – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers intercepted three firearms on Thursday, August 22, in carry-on bags at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. One firearm was an unloaded .357 caliber revolver with five rounds of…
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HARRISBURG, Pa. – A local woman was cited by police on Thursday, August 22, after Transportation Security Administration officers at Harrisburg International Airport caught her trying to bring a loaded revolver past a security checkpoint. TSA…
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PITTSBURGH — This is expected to be one of the busiest years on record for the Transportation Security Administration and officials want to ensure the most efficient security checkpoint experience for travelers flying out of Pittsburgh International…
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WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration announced today that it has begun verbally advising travelers who present non-compliant licenses of the upcoming REAL ID requirement and enforcement date. Beginning October 1, 2020, each…
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CANTON,  N.Y. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day recruitment event on Wednesday, September 4, to assist individuals applying for a job as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) with TSA to work at either…
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NEWARK — It appears that someone left their pet snake at a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport last night. The 15-inch ring-necked snake, a thin black snake with a bright yellow band around the…
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BOSTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day “fast track” recruitment event on Saturday, August 24, to assist individuals interested in applying for a job as a TSA officer at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS…
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BISMARCK, N.D. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that travelers will have the opportunity to enroll in its popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program at Bismarck Airport later this month. The enrollment center…
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NEWARK - It appears that someone left their pet snake at a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport last night. The 15-inch ring-necked snake, a thin black snake with a bright yellow band around the…
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PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County, Pennsylvania, woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) yesterday, August 14, when they detected a revolver loaded with five bullets her carry-…
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WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration announced today the expansion of its TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program to Azul Airlines, bringing the number of airlines participating in TSA Pre✓® to…
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SCRANTON, Pa. – Residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania and Southern Central New York will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® program at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport from September 9 to…
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WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration announced today the expansion of its TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program with Austrian Airlines, Swoop, PAL Express, VivaAerobus and Interjet. The five additional carriers bring the number of…
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NEWARK — If you think that it has been more congested than usual at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), you are not imagining things, according to Tansporation Security Administation (TSA) officials. TSA at EWR had its busiest day in history…
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WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration hosted the Europe Regional Industry Summit this week with more than 30 representatives from 29 air carriers. The Regional Industry Summit is an opportunity for TSA to hear from industry…