USA Flag

Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Transportation Security Administration

Press Releases

January 24, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Dereck Starks as the Federal Security Director (FSD) for Spokane International Airport. Mr. Starks has served as the Deputy Assistant Federal Security Director for Screening...
January 24, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Thomas G. Russell, a 30-year veteran of the Navy, as the Montana Federal Security Director (FSD) based at Missoula International Airport. "Thomas will provide excellent...
January 12, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Metro Transit Police and the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are collaborating to enhance security and provide a safe environment at Metrorail stations and on trains during the days surrounding the 55th...
January 05, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it has named Tim Burke as Federal Security Director for Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Savannah, Ga. "Tim's record of service to the airline industry and...
December 22, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today announced that the Port Au Prince Airport in Haiti does not meet international security standards, and the department is taking action to warn travelers of this security deficiency. Based...
December 21, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is moving to duplicate, over the upcoming Holiday Season, the short wait times at security checkpoints that air travelers experienced over Thanksgiving. Data collected by TSA over the...
December 17, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Eleven new explosives detection canine teams joined the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program following graduation today at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. The...
December 13, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it has named James E. Fuller as the agency's Chief of Staff. Fuller will be leaving the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, where he served as the principal liaison...
December 13, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced the agency is providing an additional $21.9 million for security systems to handle...
November 29, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that it will hold an open, competitive bidding process for its Integrated Logistics Support contract. This contract, which will be awarded in February 2005, will provide...
November 22, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON  - The head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today encouraged air travelers to become partners over the holiday season in ensuring security and minimizing passenger wait-times at screening checkpoints. Rear Adm. David M...
November 18, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Jim Blair as the Assistant Administrator for Aviation Operations. He replaces Ken Kasprisin, who has held the job in an acting capacity and will return to Minneapolis-St. Paul...
November 17, 2004 | Local Press Release
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today began testing the technology and business processes involved in the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Program at the...
November 16, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that the agency is ready to accept applications from commercial airports that wish to participate in the Screening...
November 12, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the issuance of the Final Order in the Federal Register on Monday, November 15, requiring air carriers to provide historical passenger name record (PNR) information to TSA...
November 12, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced publication in the Federal Register of the Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) for the Air Cargo Strategic Plan. The proposed rulemaking would require the adoption of...
November 10, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Mike Aguilar, the Federal Security Director at San Diego International Airport, has been named Interim Federal Security Director (FSD) at Albuquerque (N.M.) International Sunport Airport, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA...
November 08, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that it has named Vernon Baker as Federal Security Director (FSD) at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas. "Vernon Baker has over 25 years of aviation experience and...
October 25, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announces the deployment of an explosives detection trace portal from Smiths Detection of Pine Brook, N.J. This is TSA's first deployment of a Smiths Detection trace portal, and it...
October 22, 2004 | Local Press Release
LONG BEACH, CALIF. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it is now requiring security threat assessments for non-U.S. citizens seeking training at U.S. flight schools, regardless of the type and size of the aircraft....
October 22, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Larry Sisneros, the Assistant Federal Security Director (FSD) for Regulatory Inspections at Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field, has been named Acting Federal Security Director (FSD) at the airport, the Transportation Security Administration...
October 21, 2004 | Local Press Release
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in consultation with the U.S. Coast Guard, will begin testing advanced explosives detection technology today as part of the Secure Automobile Inspection Lanes (SAIL) test project....
October 15, 2004 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES, IOWA – Jay Brainard, the Federal Security Director at Evansville (Ind.) Regional Airport, has been named Federal Security Director (FSD) at Des Moines (Iowa) International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)...
October 14, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Ashley "Skip" Williams, the Federal Security Director at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif., has been named Interim Federal Security Director (FSD) at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas, the Transportation Security...
October 12, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announces it is purchasing five explosives detection trace portal machines from Smiths Detection of Pine Brook, N.J., for delivery and deployment in early 2005. The equipment has...

Pages

Subscribe to News Releases