Press Releases

| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), and the Air Transport Association (ATA) met recently with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole and received approval from TSA for testing of a new…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole returns today from a three-day trip to Switzerland and Belgium, where he discussed supply chain security efforts with international cargo organizations and…
| National Press Release
Agreement will provide stakeholders choice while maintaining security WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced channeling service provider agreements with three award recipients: American Association of Airport…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole this week joined the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Regional Conference in New Delhi, India, where the 14 member states in attendance adopted…
| Local Press Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Kevin Donovan as the Federal Security Director (FSD) for Will Rogers World Airport (OKC) in Oklahoma City. In this capacity he will be responsible for handling day-to-day…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole today issued a Determination that provides a framework to protect TSA's ability to respond to evolving threats while allowing Transportation Security Officers…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will begin testing new software on its advanced imaging technology (AIT) machines that enhances privacy by eliminating passenger-specific images and instead auto-detects potential…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole today issued a message to the public with tips for air travel this holiday season. The message is posted on TSA's website at www.tsa…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced that 100 percent of passengers on flights within or bound for the United States are now being checked against government watchlists - fulfilling a key 9/11…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole today issued a public service announcement to thank the traveling public for their continued support and partnership and address new implemented procedures. The…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole announced today that the agency is taking additional steps to streamline security screening for U.S. air carrier pilots. Pistole directed TSA to review existing…
| Local Press Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Gail Levario as the Federal Security Director for Sacramento International Airport (SMF). A TSA employee since 2002, Levario served the agency in a number of positions…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole today visited Yemen to meet with government officials including Deputy Prime Minister Rashad al-Alimi, officials from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation…
| Local Press Release
STERLING, Va. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Susan Tashiro as the Federal Security Director (FSD) for Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Tashiro will be responsible for handling day-to-day security…
| Local Press Release
ORLANDO, Fla. – A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) program called Team Care assisted more than 750 families who have children with life-threatening illnesses as they traveled through Orlando International Airport (MCO) during the past…
| Local Press Release
EAGLE, Colo. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $4.6 million to Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) for construction of a new in-line baggage handling system. "This technology will streamline…
| Local Press Release
KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $1 million to Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) for the construction of a new in-line baggage handling system designed to…
| Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $20.3 million to General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) for the construction of a new in-line baggage handling system designed to enhance…
| Local Press Release
Rochester, Minn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of $938,000 to Rochester International Airport (RST) for the construction of new in-line baggage handling systems designed to enhance TSA's efforts to…
| Local Press Release
MONROVIA, Liberia - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Liberia Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) today announced the successful implementation of cooperative efforts to enhance aviation…
| Local Press Release
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $600,000 to Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) for construction of a new inline baggage handling system designed to enhance the TSA's…
| Local Press Release
DALLAS – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $19.5 million to Dallas Love Field Airport for construction related to the installation of a new in-line baggage handling system. The project…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the airline industry has met a key requirement of the 9/11 Act by screening 100 percent of air cargo on domestic passenger aircraft. TSA worked closely with the cargo and…
| Local Press Release
OSHKOSH, Wis. — Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole today launched two major enhancements to general aviation security—the general aviation…
| Local Press Release
RALEIGH, N.C. — John S. Pistole, the new Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today visited Raleigh-Durham International Airport, as he continues a series of visits to airports and transportation facilities. Speaking…