USA Flag

Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Transportation Security Administration

Press Releases

December 16, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced selection of the Covenant Aviation Security (CAS)/Lockheed Martin Information & Technology Services team as the private screening contractor for Joe Foss Field in...
December 02, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Beginning December 22, airline travelers can expect to see more random screenings, fewer prohibited items and a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workforce more dedicated to detecting and defeating more serious threats, such...
November 29, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that Justin P. Oberman, Assistant Director for Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing will leave the agency next month to return to the private sector. During...
November 16, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today urged air travelers to plan ahead for air travel security procedures this holiday season. The agency expects heavy passenger volume throughout the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New...
October 27, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reopened Ronald Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to certain pre-cleared General Aviation (GA) operations, including corporate and charter aircraft. "Opening up Reagan National to...
October 27, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Maggie Rhodes, Leo Vasquez, Jr. and Dennis Clark as the three area directors to oversee transportation security at airports and in other modes of transportation for the East...
October 07, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminds individuals who have flight plans for their next hunting or fishing trip to pack carefully before coming to the airport. Traveling with outdoor gear, guns and most camping items...
September 28, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today the expansion of the National Explosive Detection Canine Team Program to 10 mass transit and commuter rail systems. The 10 systems are: Massachusetts Bay Transportation...
September 26, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the Hazmat Truck Security Pilot this week with the award of a contract to General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems of Buffalo, N.Y. for $3,157,744. This is the second award...
September 14, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Robert Jamison as Deputy Administrator for the agency. For the past three years, Jamison has served as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), an...
August 30, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – TSA is modifying the interpretive rule to exempt ostomy scissors from the prohibited items list. Ostomy scissors with pointed tips with an overall length of four inches or less are permitted when they are accompanied by an ostomate...
August 29, 2005 | Local Press Release
LARKSPUR, Calif. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the U.S. Coast Guard, in partnership with Golden Gate Ferry will begin testing advanced explosives detection technology today as part of the Secure Automated Inspection Lanes (...
August 18, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the U.S. Coast Guard began a series of transportation system port security exercises today in San Francisco. The Port Security Training Exercises Program (PortSTEP) is focused on...
July 29, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that it has deployed an explosives detection trace portal at the passenger security checkpoint in the A/B concourse of Palm Beach (Fla.) International Airport. "This...
July 29, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Ten 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 canine...
July 27, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced approval of Sioux Falls Regional Airport in South Dakota for participation in the Screening Partnership Program (SPP). TSA also announced that 34 companies have been...
July 27, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that it is deploying one explosives detection trace portal to the north passenger security checkpoint and another to the central security checkpoint in Terminal D at...
July 25, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that it has deployed an explosives detection trace portal to the passenger security checkpoint in Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport. This new trace portal...
July 14, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is suspending the section of a Security Directive that has required all passengers flying into and out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to be seated for 30 minutes after...
July 13, 2005
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Washington, D.C. Ronald Reagan Building (Remarks as Delivered) Well, thank you, ladies and gentlemen. I thank all of you who join me today -- Members of Congress, state and...
June 15, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has successfully completed the explosives detection trace portal program pilot phase for passenger screening. This new technology was tested in a pilot program in 14 cities and met TSA's...
June 01, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began the third and final implementation phase of the Hazmat Threat Assessment Program this week with the fingerprinting of commercial truck drivers applying to renew or transfer the...
May 25, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced a series of new security measures that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will implement to reopen Washington Reagan Airport (DCA)...
May 20, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it has ordered 32 new eXaminer 6000 Explosives Detection System (EDS) machines from L-3 Communications of Woburn, Mass. The new delivery order is valued at $28.1 million....
May 19, 2005 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it has ordered 43 CTX 9000DSi Explosives Detection System (EDS) machines from General Electric (GE) InVision Inc. of Newark, Calif. Under the new delivery order, the 43...

Pages

Subscribe to News Releases