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June 05, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the deployment of five Reveal explosives detection systems (EDS) for screening checked baggage at Kansas City International Airport (MCI). The Reveal CT-80 machines are...
May 31, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that it has deployed two explosives detection trace portals to the passenger security checkpoint at Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ). The state-of-the-art machines...
May 30, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of McNeil Security, Inc., of Springfield, Va. as the private screening contractor for Greater Rochester (N.Y.) International Airport under the Screening...
May 24, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it has prepared its workforce and airport operations to ensure the highest levels of security and customer service for travelers this busy summer travel season. TSA also...
May 17, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today continued comprehensive efforts to strengthen air cargo security by announcing requirements designed to protect the more than 50,000 tons of cargo that is transported aboard...
May 15, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today the successful federalization of Rota International Airport, Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI). Small and remote, the island airport provides direct...
May 11, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of Trinity Technology Group, Inc. of Fairfax, Va. as the private screening contractor for Tupelo Regional Airport (Miss.) under the Screening Partnership...
May 10, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the U.S. Coast Guard today took another step toward the implementation of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) by approving...
May 10, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that Aramex International Courier (Aramex), with facilities in New York and the Washington area, has been denied its request for renewal of TSA approval to operate as an...
May 05, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Dallas/Love Field Airport (DAL), Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) as the newest “Gateway” airports, allowing...
May 05, 2006 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA) announced that three explosives detection canine teams are now providing security for MARC, MTA buses...
April 20, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced its intent to proceed with Registered Traveler (RT) in the second half of 2006. TSA will be prepared for a roll-out at 10 to 20 airports. These airports will come on line...
April 17, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that Peter Pietra has been named the agency’s Director of Privacy Policy and Compliance. Pietra’s appointment, along with expanded staffing of the office, manifests TSA’s...
April 07, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of FirstLine Transportation Security, Inc. as the private screening contractor for Kansas City (Mo.) International Airport under the Screening Partnership...
April 06, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Ellen Howe was recently appointed as Assistant Administrator for the Office of Strategic Communications and Public Affairs of the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) by Assistant Secretary Kip Hawley.In that position,...
April 03, 2006 | Local Press Release
HANOVER, Md. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in partnership with the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), today announced a Mobile Security Checkpoint (MSC) pilot program to screen MARC passengers and their bags for explosive...
March 27, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has established a screening presence at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport at Wall Street. This operation represents the first time since TSA’s inception that it has...
March 22, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that Los Angeles based J.H. World Express, Inc. does not meet security standards and will have its indirect air carrier certification revoked for shipments on passenger...
March 03, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Assistant Secretary Kip Hawley today announced the appointment of Dana A. Brown, of Virginia, to be the Assistant Administrator for Law Enforcement and Director of the Federal Air Marshal...
February 06, 2006 | Local Press Release
ASHTABULA, Ohio – Today, port workers, longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Ashtabula will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal...
February 03, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that the Covenant Aviation Security (CAS)/Lockheed Martin Information & Technology Services team will assume screening operations on Sunday, Feb. 5 at Joe Foss Field...
February 02, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced selection of the Jackson Hole Airport Board as the private screening contractor for Jackson Hole Airport in Jackson, Wyo. under the Screening Partnership Program (SPP)....
January 20, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced several parameters for a nationwide private sector Registered Traveler (RT) program, including the biometrics to be used for identification purposes and the redress...
January 09, 2006 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – With a sharp eye focused on the threat of explosives, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that it has deployed explosives detection trace portal machines to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)...
December 23, 2005 | National Press Release
On October 12, 2007, TSA issued a determination that Bandara Ngurah Rai International Airport was again in compliance with security standards established by the International Civil Aviation Organization. The press release of December 23, 2005, while...

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