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February 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH - Transportation Security Administration officers across Pennsylvania stopped 75 handguns at checkpoints in 2018, a slight decrease from the 80 that were caught in 2017. In total, 4,239 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags at...
February 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers stopped 82 guns at the Virginia airport checkpoints in 2018, an increase from the 71 caught in 2017. The increase was mainly attributable to the more than doubling of the number of...
February 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers stopped 10 handguns at West Virginia airport checkpoints in 2018, an increase from the eight caught in 2017. West Virginia’s increase mirrored the national trend of an uptick in the...
February 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, MD – Transportation Security Administration officers stopped 23 guns at Maryland airports in 2018, 22 of which were detected at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport checkpoints and one at Salisbury Regional Airport...
February 01, 2019 | Local Press Release
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Residents of Long Island will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Long Island MacArthur Airport terminal Feb. 11 – 22, where officials will host a...
February 01, 2019 | Local Press Release
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Residents of the Lehigh Valley area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓® application program at Lehigh Valley International Airport from Feb. 11 – 22, where officials will host a temporary...
January 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
DENVER – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day, “fast track” hiring event on Saturday, February 9, to recruit full- and part-time Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to work at Denver International Airport (DEN)....
January 25, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Nationwide, the Transportation Security Administration screened 1.99 million passengers and crew yesterday, Thursday, Jan. 24. Overall, 99.9 percent of passengers waited less than 30 minutes and 95.4 percent of passengers waited less...
January 24, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Nationwide, the Transportation Security Administration screened 1.76 million passengers and crew members yesterday, Wednesday, Jan. 23. Overall, 99.9 percent of passengers waited less than 30 minutes and 96.3 percent of passengers...
January 23, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The Transportation Security Administration is partnering with United Airlines to host a “pop-up” enrollment center to provide a convenient location to enroll in the TSA Pre✓® program. Individuals passing through New York Penn Station will...
January 23, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Nationwide, the Transportation Security Administration screened 1.8 million passengers yesterday, Tuesday, Jan. 22. Overall, 99.9 percent of passengers waited less than 30 minutes and 94.8 percent of passengers waited less than 15...
January 23, 2019 | Local Press Release
COLUMBUS, OH – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day recruitment and hiring event Saturday, Jan. 26. The event will provide interested...
January 22, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Nationwide, the Transportation Security Administration screened 2.18 million passengers yesterday, Monday, Jan. 21. Overall, 99.9 percent of passengers waited less than 30 minutes and 93.1 percent of passengers waited less than 15...
January 21, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Nationwide, the Transportation Security Administration screened 1.78 million passengers yesterday, Sunday, Jan. 20. Overall, 99.9 percent of passengers waited less than 30 minutes and 93.1 percent of passengers waited less than 15...
January 20, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Nationwide, the Transportation Security Administration screened 1.6 million passengers yesterday, Saturday, Jan. 19. Overall, 99.9 percent of passengers waited less than 30 minutes and 93.8 percent of passengers waited less than 15...
January 19, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Nationwide, the Transportation Security Administration screened 2.27 million passengers yesterday, Friday, Jan. 18. Overall, 99.7 percent of passengers waited less than 30 minutes and 91.2 percent of passengers waited less than 15...
January 18, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration expects a high volume of travelers this weekend, today being the busiest day with over 2 million passengers being screened at security checkpoints nationwide. TSA estimates that between today,...
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...

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