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October 18, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration announced today the expansion of its TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program to three additional domestic and international carriers. The new partnering airlines now participating are Norwegian...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. –  Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) stopped a local woman with a loaded handgun at one of the airport checkpoints on Tuesday, Oct. 16th , marking the 13th handgun...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK —  A father and his young son were traveling through the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport this morning on their way to Denver, and as the young boy began to remove his coat to go through the checkpoint...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of the Philadelphia area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside Philadelphia International Airport from November 5th through 9th, where officials...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
ALBANY, N.Y. --Transportation Security Administration officers at Albany International Airport have always played a critical role in serving as the last line of defense in protecting the flying public from harm. Now they are also playing an...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
ERIE, PA – Residents of the Erie area and northwestern Pennsylvania region will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside Erie International Airport from November 5th through 9th,...
October 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) stopped a Maryland man from bringing a collapsible rifle onto an airplane on Friday, October 12th. The man, a...
October 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Demand by travelers interested in enrolling in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓® program has been so strong that a temporary application center will be stood up in the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) from Oct...
October 15, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration today released its plan to expand the use of biometrics technology as part of its continued effort to enhance security and the traveler experience. The...
October 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded local Santa Clara residents that they will have the opportunity to enroll in the TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program at Santa Clara Square starting Monday, Oct....
October 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
AUSTIN, Texas — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has intercepted two loaded firearms so far this week at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).  The first was found on Tuesday, Oct. 2, and the second one was detected this...
October 03, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske today recognized Congress for the passage of H.R. 302, FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which...
October 02, 2018 | Local Press Release
Lubbock, Texas —The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm Sept. 30 in a passenger’s carry-on bag at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) security screening checkpoint.   The 9mm Sig Sauer firearm,...
October 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. –  Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) stopped a man with a loaded handgun at one of the airport checkpoints Monday, Oct. 1, marking the 12th handgun caught so far this...
October 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)  Saturday, Sept. 29, when they detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag.The...
October 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Chesapeake, Virginia, man was arrested at Richmond International Airport early this morning, Oct. 1 after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The handgun was...
September 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. – Residents of the Norfolk area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Norfolk International Airport terminal during the week of October 15 - 19 where...
September 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
MAPLEWOOD, N.J. – Residents of Essex County, New Jersey, and the surrounding area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program at Keller Williams Midtown Direct Realty from October 15...
September 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – Residents of the Baltimore area in addition to students at Johns Hopkins University will be able to apply to the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program on the campus of Johns Hopkins University...
September 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Nashville International Airport (BNA) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 5:15 a.m., a loaded Ruger .380 caliber handgun was discovered in a...
September 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – It seems all-too-common for Transportation Security Administration officers to be detecting guns at Pittsburgh International Airport. In total, 3,957 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country last year...
September 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 6 a.m., a loaded Ruger 9 mm handgun was discovered in a passenger’s...
September 24, 2018 | Local Press Release
Colorado Springs, Colo. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm this morning at the security screening checkpoint at Colorado Springs Airport (COS).The firearm, a .40 caliber Smith and Wesson MP40 loaded with...
September 24, 2018 | Local Press Release
Chippewa Valley, Wisc. – The Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will open a temporary TSA Pre✓® enrollment center at the airport, Sept. 24 – 28.The temporary enrollment center will be located...
September 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
A Missouri woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Yeager Airport when they detected a loaded gun in the woman’s carry-on bag, Sept. 21. The .38 caliber revolver was loaded with five bullets.The woman had driven to...

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