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September 22, 2009 | National Press Release
TBILISI, Georgia - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Georgian United Transport Administration (UTA) today announced a cooperative effort to enhance aviation security. With the signing of...
September 16, 2009 | Local Press Release
PANAMA CITY, Fla. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced a grant of approximately $4 million to the Panama City-Bay County International Airport for the construction of a new inline baggage handling system designed to...
September 15, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an Interim Final Rule (IFR) implementing the Certified Cargo Screening Program (CCSP) - a system TSA will use to fulfill the air cargo security requirements of the...
September 14, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of Michael R. Novak as Deputy Assistant Administrator/Deputy Director for the Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (OLE/FAMS), effective...
September 09, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – During today's morning and evening commutes, Amtrak Police, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel and law enforcement officers from more than 100 federal, state, local, rail and transit police agencies are being...
September 08, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today it is further bolstering existing explosives detection capabilities by deploying additional tools to screen powdered substances at checkpoints. "Every day, TSA officers...
September 01, 2009 | Local Press Release
SAN FRANCISCO - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Continental Airlines announced today the expansion of the Paperless Boarding Pass pilot program at San Francisco International Airport. The program allows passengers to receive...
August 31, 2009 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named David Wray as the federal security director for Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Wray joined TSA in April 2008 as federal security director for McGhee Tyson,...
August 24, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of Trinity Technology Group of Fairfax, Va., as the private screening contractor for seven airports in Montana under the Screening Partnership Program (SPP...
August 13, 2009 | Local Press Release
TUNICA, Miss. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the deployment of a Reveal Explosives Detection System (EDS) machine for screening checked baggage at Tunica Airport (UTA). Traffic at the airport has increased 33...
August 13, 2009 | Local Press Release
SAN DIEGO - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Continental Airlines announced today the expansion of the Paperless Boarding Pass pilot program at San Diego International Airport. The program will allow passengers to receive...
August 12, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that beginning August 15 U.S. airlines participating in the Secure Flight passenger vetting program may begin asking passengers to enter their date of birth and gender...
July 31, 2009 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it will begin testing two types of advanced imaging technology at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Imaging technologies quickly and unobtrusively screen passengers...
July 30, 2009 | Local Press Release
CLEVELAND – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it will begin testing two types of advanced imaging technology at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Imaging technologies quickly and unobtrusively screen...
July 24, 2009 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Rob Parrish as Federal Security Director (FSD) for William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Since joining TSA in July 2002, Parrish has served in a variety of leadership roles, including...
July 22, 2009 | Local Press Release
PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. – The Transportation Security Administration, in conjunction with the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, today begins a three-week pilot test of explosives screening of vehicles at the Port Jefferson Ferry...
July 16, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of BOS Security, Inc., of Athens, Ga., as the private screening contractor for the Roswell (N.M.) International Air Center under the Screening Partnership...
July 02, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – As the 4th of July approaches and summer travel heats up, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminds travelers to be prepared and plan ahead for airport security procedures.To prepare for summer travel, TSA is working with...
June 29, 2009 | Local Press Release
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the deployment of two Reveal explosives detection system (EDS) machines for screening checked baggage at Evansville Regional Airport (EVV). The Reveal CT-80s are...
June 25, 2009 | Local Press Release
ORLANDO – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced two new TSA canine teams to enhance explosives detection capabilities at Orlando International Airport (MCO) air cargo facilities. Orlando is the second city in Florida after...
June 10, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Robin Kane Assistant Administrator (AA) for the Office of Security Technology.Kane first started at TSA in 2005 and served as Branch Chief in the Office of Budget and...
June 10, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Dr. Emma Garrison-Alexander as Assistant Administrator (AA) for the Office of Information Technology (OIT).Garrison-Alexander brings a varied set of skills to her position at...
May 29, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Chris McLaughlin the federal security director for Denver International Airport (DIA). “Chris’s exemplary leadership for Frontier Airlines at DIA and proven track record in the...
May 21, 2009 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - To coincide with Memorial Day and the start of the summer travel season, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is continuing their partnership with the Ad Council to launch a national public awareness campaign that educates...
May 14, 2009 | National Press Release
ATLANTA - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Mary Leftridge Byrd as the federal security director for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. “A strong and dynamic leader, Mary has a proven track record in helping...

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