Press Releases

| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration today announced John W. Halinski will serve as the new Deputy Administrator beginning July 1, 2012. Halinski replaces Gale D. Rossides, who last month announced her retirement after more than…
| Local Press Release
Seven employees recommended for dismissal for professional misconduct PHILADELPHIA – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced disciplinary action against seven employees at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) for…
| Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that American Airlines will participate in TSA Pre✓™ operations at LaGuardia Airport (LGA). At LGA, select American Airlines and Delta Air Lines frequent flyers and…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the European Commission announced an unprecedented air cargo security partnership with the European Union and Switzerland, paving the way for improved information sharing,…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – As more than 200 million passengers begin their summer travel, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminds travelers of recent modifications to airport screening procedures and provides tips for travel preparations. As part…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced Alaska Airlines as the third air carrier to partner with the agency to offer TSA Pre✓™ benefits to passengers. TSA Pre✓™ is a pre-screening initiative that allows passengers to…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it has set a deadline for passenger air carriers to conduct 100 percent cargo screening on international flights bound for the United States. Beginning December 3, 2012,…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓™ operations at Portland International Airport (PDX). TSA Pre✓™ is a passenger pre-screening initiative and select Alaska Airlines' frequent flyers…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that TSA Pre✓™ operations begin today at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) for active duty service members in the U.S. Armed Forces. Service members are now eligible to…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole today announced the agency has screened more than 1 million travelers through the TSA Pre✓™ pre-screening initiative. TSA Pre✓™ is currently available for U.S.…
| Local Press Release
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓™ operations at Orlando International Airport (MCO). TSA Pre✓™ is a passenger pre-screening initiative and at MCO select Delta frequent flyers and…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Karen Shelton Waters as Assistant Administrator for the Office of Acquisition. Waters joined TSA in 2009 as the Deputy Assistant Administrator/Chief Administrative Officer…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓™ operations with Alaska Airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). Alaska Airlines is the third airline to begin offering TSA Pre✓™ to…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it began testing new technologies designed to enhance TSA's ability to identify altered or fraudulent passenger identification documents and boarding passes at Washington…
| Local Press Release
DALLAS – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the expansion of TSA Pre✓™ operations at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to checkpoints A-35 and D-30 beginning April 10. TSA Pre✓™ is a passenger pre-screening…
| National Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today launched a campaign to ensure that state and local law enforcement officers throughout the U.S. are trained to detect potential terrorist-related activities in their communities…
| Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓™ operations at LaGuardia Airport (LGA). TSA Pre✓™ is a passenger pre-screening initiative that allows qualified passengers to go through an expedited…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced new details regarding the expansion of the TSA Pre✓™ initiative. Since its launch in October 2011, more than 640,000 passengers have been screened through TSA Pre✓™. By…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today launched TSA Pre✓™ operations at Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) and Chicago O'Hare International (ORD) airports. In addition, active duty service members in the U.S. Armed…
| National Press Release
Washington – The Transportation Security Administration is recognizing the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) today as one of 17 rail and mass transit agencies from across the nation that earned TSA's highest rating of "Gold…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓™ operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). TSA Pre✓™ is a passenger pre-screening initiative and at JFK select American Airlines'…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that the TSA Associates Program, a program that allows Transportation Security Officers to advance their education and career development in the field of homeland security…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the appointment of Carter Morris and Bill Cason to be the respective Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC). ASAC is TSA's sole…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the implementation of a passenger pre-screening initiative, TSA Pre✓™, at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). Select Delta Air Lines' frequent flyers out of SLC…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the purchase of additional Reduced Size Explosives Detection Systems (EDS) that provide streamlined screening capabilities and enhanced security for checked baggage…