Press Releases

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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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BOSTON —The Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) John S. Pistole today visited Boston Logan International Airport. As Pistole begins his tenure with the agency, he announced his top goals and priorities, which include:…
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BALTIMORE - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Philip Burdette has been named Federal Security Director (FSD) for Baltimore Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Burdette will be responsible for…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON — Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced that 100 percent of passengers flying domestically and internationally on U.S. airlines are now being checked against government watch lists through the…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON — Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced that 100 percent of passengers traveling within the United States and its territories are now being checked against terrorist watchlists through the…
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WASHINGTON - In anticipation of the summer travel season, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) joined efforts to provide travel tips to summer travelers. CBP and TSA recently implemented…
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WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today it has awarded its Information Technology Infrastructure Program (ITIP) contract to CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation), of Falls Church, Va., for the deployment,…
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DALLAS – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Amy Williams has been named Federal Security Director (FSD) at Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL). In this role, Williams will oversee all TSA security operations at DAL as…
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is aware of a situation in which a threatening message was written on a lavatory mirror on board Continental Airlines flight 3006 from Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Washington Dulles…
Updated Statement: "On April 27 Federal Air Marshals responded to a passenger causing a disturbance on board Delta flight 273 from Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG) to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Out of…
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is partnering with the New York Police Department (NYPD) to enhance existing security measures in NY transit systems. Using Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR) teams, TSA is implementing…
On Wednesday, April 7 TSA responded to an incident on board United Airlines flight 663 from DCA to DEN after Federal Air Marshals responded to a passenger causing a disturbance on board the aircraft. The flight landed safely at Denver International…
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MINNEAPOLIS - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Thomas Connors as Federal Security Director for Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). For the past 11 months, Connors has served as the Acting Federal Security…
TSA is aware that a suspicious note was discovered this morning in a seat pocket on board Delta flight 1747 from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) as the plane was on approach to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL…
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WASHINGTON — Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will begin implementing new enhanced security measures for all air carriers with international…
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HOUSTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) named Ann M. Testa as Federal Security Director for George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Testa brings nearly 35 years of leadership experience and service to the United States. Prior…
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that James P. Schear has been named Federal Security Director (FSD) for Colorado Springs (Colo.) Municipal Airport (COS). He will assume his duties in mid-…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it is expanding the random use of Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) technology at airports nationwide as an additional layer of security. "Explosive Trace Detection…