Press Releases

| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it will purchase and pilot new technologies designed to provide TSA greater ability to identify altered or fraudulent passenger identification credentials and boarding…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole today announced approximately $44.8 million for the purchase of 300 millimeter wave Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machines for deployment to airports…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – As part of its ongoing commitment to take smart steps to maintain high level security standards while also improving the passenger experience at checkpoints, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole spoke today with aviation stakeholders to provide an update on TSA's ongoing efforts to implement risk-based, intelligence-driven security measures. As part of…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has proposed the removal of more than 30 Honolulu International Airport (HNL) TSA employees following an extensive investigation into allegations of improper…
| National Press Release
Fulfills another requirement of the 9/11 Commission Act WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced through a notice in the Federal Register that individuals who contact the TSA Contact Center (TCC) to report…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Donald Drummer as Federal Security Director (FSD) for Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Drummer has been Acting Federal Security Director at Baltimore Washington…
| National Press Release
Puppy's birth signals milestone for Explosives Detection Canine Program 9/11 Widow Meets Husband's Canine Namesake on the Today Show. WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Puppy Program today announced the birth of Dolan, its…
| 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…