Press Releases

| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration expects another high volume period for the upcoming holiday season. Between Dec. 19 and Jan. 5, TSA estimates 42 million passengers will travel through security screening checkpoints nationwide…
| Local Press Release
SYRACUSE, NY – An Oneida County, New York, woman was caught by Transportation Security Administration officers with a .32 caliber handgun loaded with three bullets in her carry-on bag on Wednesday, December 18, at Syracuse-Hancock International…
| Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, VA – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Metro (Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority) are partnering to test new security technology intended to protect riders by detecting potential explosive devices and other…
| Local Press Release
CASPER– The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) begins offering Blended Lanes at Casper/Natrona County International Airport (CPR). Blended Lanes provides TSA Pre✓® screening to confirmed TSA Pre✓® individuals and their accessible property…
| Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport have stopped two guns from getting past checkpoints and onto airplanes in the last two days. A woman was caught with a .38 caliber handgun loaded…
| Local Press Release
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now offering the use of “blended lanes” at all six airports in Maine. Blended lanes provides TSA Pre✓® screening to confirmed TSA Pre✓® individuals and their accessible…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today the expansion of its TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program with the addition of Alitalia Airlines and Qantas Airways. These two airlines bring the total number of TSA Pre…
| Local Press Release
BILLINGS, Mont. - Just in time for the holiday travel season, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that it now offers blended lanes at 13 airports in Montana. Blended lanes provide TSA Pre✓® screening to eligible travelers and…
| Local Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Just in time for the holiday travel season, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that it now offers blended lanes at eight airports in North Dakota. Blended lanes provide TSA Pre✓® screening to eligible…
| Local Press Release
ANCHORAGE, Alaska– Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Alaska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today reminded Alaska residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, all travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant driver…
| Local Press Release
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now offering the use of “blended lanes” at all seven airports in West Virginia. Blended lanes provides TSA Pre✓® screening to confirmed TSA Pre✓® individuals and their…
| Local Press Release
BOSTON--The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now offering the use of “blended lanes” at airports in Massachusetts. Blended lanes provides TSA Pre✓® screening to confirmed TSA Pre✓® individuals and their…
| Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) have now caught 27 guns at the airport’s checkpoints, surpassing the record set in 2017.   The 27th gun caught…
| Local Press Release
PORTLAND – The number of passengers expected to fly this holiday season is expected to be record-breaking, with millions of passengers and crew members traveling through security screening checkpoints nationwide. Travelers flying from Portland…
| Local Press Release
ALBANY, NY – A Troy, New York, man was caught bringing a loaded handgun to the checkpoint at Albany International Airport on Sunday, December 8. Transportation Security Administration officers caught the man with a 9 mm handgun loaded with seven…
| Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, VA —  The Transportation Security Administration teams at Washington Dulles International Airport and Richmond International Airport each set records for the most passengers and crew members screened in a single day at their respective…
| Local Press Release
PORTLAND, ME – The Transportation Security Administration caught an Androscoggin County, Maine, man at the Portland International Jetport checkpoint this afternoon (Dec. 10) with a 9 mm handgun loaded with 12 bullets, including one in the chamber…
| Local Press Release
BANGOR – The number of passengers expected to fly this end-of-year holiday is expected to be record-breaking with millions of passengers and crew members traveling through security screening checkpoints nationwide. Travelers flying from Maine’s…
| Local Press Release
LINCOLN – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) begins offering Blended Lanes at Lincoln Airport. Blended Lanes provides TSA Pre✓® screening to confirmed TSA Pre✓® individuals and their accessible property at smaller airports that do not…
| Local Press Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. — As the year winds down, it is the perfect time for Vermonters to visit their local Department of Motor Vehicles to get their REAL ID-compliant Vermont driver’s license.  Vermont residents who want to board an airplane will need a…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration saw a record-breaking number of travelers during the Thanksgiving holiday, screening more than 26 million passengers and crew members during the holiday travel period, from Friday, Nov. 22 to…
| Local Press Release
SYRACUSE, NY – A Onondaga County, New York, woman was caught by Transportation Security Administration officers with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets in her carry-on bag today at Syracuse-Hancock International Airport. The incident…
| Local Press Release
RICHMOND —  Virginia residents who want to board an airplane for a domestic flight or enter a secure federal facility will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is REAL ID-compliant, or they will need…
| Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – A Chester County, Pennsylvania, man was arrested by police after Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport detected a 9 mm handgun in the man’s carry-on bag on December 1. It marked the 18th…
| Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Kanawha County, West Virginia, man was cited by police after he was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Yeager Airport on Thanksgiving, when they detected two handguns in his backpack at the security…