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December 15, 2017 | Local Press Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discussed stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures that passengers departing Sacramento International Airport (SMF) can expect to see in place during the busy...
December 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Baltimore man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) last night, December 13, after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him trying to bring a loaded semi-automatic...
December 14, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – More than 40 million passengers and crew will be screened by Transportation Security Administration officers during the winter holiday period, one of the busiest times of the year to fly. TSA is expecting anywhere from 100,000 to 400,...
December 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
SAN ANTONIO—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that new carry-on baggage security procedures at San Antonio International Airport (SAT) will be implemented after the first of the year.    In July, TSA announced that the...
December 13, 2017 | Local Press Release
Dallas, TX—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced new carry-on baggage security procedures at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The new procedures are currently being rolled out at the airport and will be fully...
December 13, 2017 | National Press Release
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December 12, 2017 | Local Press Release
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – An officer with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in the carry-on baggage of a male passenger traveling from Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) to Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport.The...
December 12, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOZEMAN, Mont. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) and other Montana airports.The new procedures...
December 12, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a North Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport checkpoint. The incident occurred yesterday evening...
December 12, 2017 | Local Press Release
GREEN BAY, Wis.—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new carry-on baggage security procedures at Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB). The new rules will be fully implemented after the first of the...
December 11, 2017 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON – 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 to...
December 11, 2017 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will open a temporary application center for one week from December 18-22 at the General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) where individuals can apply for TSA Pre✓®.The...
December 11, 2017 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE and MADISON, Wis. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced new carry-on baggage security procedures at General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Dane County Regional Airport (MSN). The new procedures are...
December 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) and other southeast Idaho airports including Magic Valley...
December 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Loudoun County, Virginia, man was caught with a loaded handgun at Washington Dulles International Airport Dec. 5 after a Transportation Security Administration officer detected him trying to carry the semi-automatic weapon past a...
December 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration officers working at Charlotte Douglas International Airport stopped two passengers with guns on Sunday and Monday of this week, increasing the total number of guns caught at the airport’s...
December 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Chesterfield County, Virginia, resident was arrested at Richmond International Airport Monday, Dec. 4 after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials found a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag...
December 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Nashville International Airport (BNA) have discovered 81 firearms at security checkpoints to date in 2017, surpassing the total of 80 firearms found last year.At approximately 5 a...
December 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new carry-on baggage security procedures at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID).Last summer, TSA announced the implementation of new screening procedures for electronics...
December 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
Des Moines, Iowa—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new carry-on baggage security procedures at Des Moines International Airport (DSM).Last summer, TSA announced that it would phase-in the implementation of stronger...
November 30, 2017 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—A Transportation Security Administration officer detected a loaded semi-automatic handgun in a carry-on bag at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint earlier Nov. 30.The man, a resident of Chesapeake, Virginia, was stopped by a TSA...
November 30, 2017 | Local Press Release
FARGO, North Dakota - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing enhanced carry-on baggage security screening procedures at all airports in North Dakota including Hector International (FAR) in Fargo.The new procedures require...
November 30, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, NJ – A Chester County, Pennsylvania, man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport today Nov. 30 after a Transportation Security Administration officer detected a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.  A...
November 29, 2017
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers working at Charlotte Douglas International Airport stopped two North Carolina men with loaded handguns from getting past the airport checkpoint yesterday (Nov. 28), marking the...
November 28, 2017 | Local Press Release
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new carry-on baggage security procedures at Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP).Last summer, TSA announced the implementation of stronger screening...

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