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May 31, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK - The Transportation Security Administration experienced its busiest day ever on May 24, 2019, the Friday before Memorial Day, screening a total of 2,792,525 passengers and crew members, the same day that TSA at LaGuardia Airport also set a...
May 31, 2019 | Local Press Release
LATROBE, Pa. - An Indiana, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (LBE) on Thursday, May 30, when they detected a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag along with a folding...
May 31, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. - A Florida man was arrested on Thursday, May 30, after Transportation Security Administration officers at Newark Liberty International Airport caught him trying to bring a loaded gun past a security checkpoint in Terminal A. TSA...
May 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to be the highest in years with 263 million passengers and crew projected to pass through security checkpoints nationwide from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day...
May 30, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration experienced its busiest day ever on May 24, the Friday before Memorial Day, screening a total 2,792,525 passengers and crew members. The agency screened more than 1.5 million checked bags on...
May 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON — Air travelers left nearly $1 million behind at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport checkpoints in fiscal year 2018, as reported in the annual “Unclaimed Money at Airports” report submitted to Congress, with airports in...
May 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK — Air travelers left behind nearly $1 million at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport checkpoints in fiscal year 2018, as reported in the annual “Unclaimed Money at Airports” report submitted to Congress, with airports in...
May 29, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - In fiscal year 2018, travelers left behind $960,105.49 in currency at airport checkpoints nationwide, according to an annual report that tracks the money travelers leave behind. TSA plans to use the unclaimed money to go towards...
May 29, 2019 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. - The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to be the highest in years with 263 million passengers and crew projected to pass through security checkpoints nationwide from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day...
May 29, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced changes to its performance management systems for uniformed TSA officers that will improve how performance is measured and recognized. The changes, which were developed...
May 29, 2019 | Local Press Release
HONOLULU - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is prepared for what is projected to be the busiest summer travel season ever when a record number of passengers will depart Daniel K. Inouye Honolulu International Airport (HNL) between...
May 29, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day, “fast track” hiring event on Saturday, June 29, to recruit full- and part-time TSA officers to work at Boston Logan International Airport. The goal is to have many of...
May 25, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. - A Virginia man was caught with a handgun by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Friday, May 24, the third consecutive day that someone was...
May 24, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. - A second resident of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, has been caught with a loaded gun at a Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) checkpoint by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers in two...
May 23, 2019 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA - A Chester County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) yesterday, May 22, when they detected a handgun in the man’s backpack.The man, a resident...
May 23, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK -  The three airports in the New York region will contribute heavily to the 10 million more passengers expected to be screened at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints this summer compared to summer 2018.TSA expects to...
May 23, 2019 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON - The three airports in the Washington and Baltimore region will contribute heavily to the 10 million more passengers expected to be screened at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints this summer compared to summer 2018....
May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for what is likely to be the agency’s busiest travel season ever, as 263 million passengers and crew are projected to pass through security checkpoints nationwide from...
May 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. - An Anne Arundel County, Maryland, woman was cited by police early this morning, May 22, at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers caught her...
May 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for what may be the busiest travel season ever, as 263 million passengers and crew are projected to pass through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial Day weekend...
May 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is predicting that this summer will be the busiest on record with more 2.2 million people going through airport security checkpoints every day nationwide between Memorial Day and...
May 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in the Bay Area predicts summer 2019 will be the busiest on record with a 4% year-over-year increase in the number of departing travelers screened at the three local airports. The 4...
May 21, 2019 | Local Press Release
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) predicts that summer 2019 will be the busiest on record with an average increase of 6% in the number of travelers who will...
May 20, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today released a summary of findings from an in-depth review of TSA human capital services initiated last September by TSA Administrator David Pekoske. A panel of public and private...
May 20, 2019 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, WV – A Wood County, West Virginia, man was caught by Transportation Security Administration officers with a loaded .38 caliber revolver in his carry-on bag at the Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS) May 18. It marked the fourth gun caught...

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