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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...
December 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - 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 six...
December 06, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Boise Airport have discovered three loaded firearms in the past three days during the routine screening of carry-on luggage belonging to departing travelers. On Tuesday, Dec. 4...
December 04, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration today released its Cybersecurity Roadmap, which will guide efforts to prioritize cybersecurity measures within TSA and...
December 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. –There isn’t a spare seat to be had on any airline. But you booked early, got a good fare, and you are genuinely excited about your trip. Before you get buckled into that middle seat on the aircraft, you and your belongings are going...
December 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) yesterday, Dec. 3, when they detected a handgun in the man’s carry-on bag.The Wayne,...
December 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
*/ LINTHICUM, MD – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) stopped a Montgomery County, Maryland, man from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane on Monday, December...
December 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. — A local man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded handgun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint on Monday, Dec. 3, marking the 22nd firearm that TSA officers have caught at the airport so far...
December 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Fayette County, Pennsylvania, woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) on Sunday, December 2, when they detected a loaded handgun in the woman’s carry-on bag.The...
November 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Transportation Security Administration officer stopped a West Virginia man from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) today, Friday, November 30.The TSA officer spotted the gun in...
November 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOZEMAN, Mont. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that a temporary TSA Pre✓® enrollment center will be open for two weeks at Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) in early January. Travelers interested in...
November 29, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWPORT NEWS, Va.—A local man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded gun at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport checkpoint this morning, Nov. 29th.The .380 caliber handgun was loaded with six bullets,...
November 29, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced on Tuesday in a Federal...
November 29, 2018 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm Wednesday morning, Nov. 28, at Des Moines International Airport (DSM). This was the 11th firearm intercepted at the DSM checkpoint so far this calendar...

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