TSA Found Record-Setting Number of Guns at Airports in 2018

TSA Found Record-Setting Number of Guns at Airports in 2018

 The Transportation Security Administration marked what it called a “milestone year” with the release of its “TSA Year in Review: A Record Setting 2018” on Thursday. Among other statistics, the agency reported that a record-setting number of firearms were discovered in carry-on...
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US Sen. Warner: Air safety, security in jeopardy as shutdown lingers

US Sen. Warner: Air safety, security in jeopardy as shutdown lingers

US Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia) warned of dire consequences for the air travel system if thousands of FAA workers, air traffic controllers and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents miss their second paycheck, as the ongoing partial government ...
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No-Show TSA Agents Increase, Screening Checkpoints Closed

No-Show TSA Agents Increase, Screening Checkpoints Closed

Travelers are seeing longer lines, closed screening checkpoints and fewer TSA agents at airports around the country as the government shutdown drags into its fourth week with no end in sight. The Transportation Security Administration reported a national absen...
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TSA Warns 2018 Thanksgiving Travel Will Be Unprecedented

TSA Warns 2018 Thanksgiving Travel Will Be Unprecedented

Travel experts are already predicting the busiest Thanksgiving season at the airport on record. The Transportation Security Administration is projecting the holiday will see 25 million travelers, 7 percent more people flying than last year. The traveling perio...
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TSA Announces Plan for Facial Recognition at Security Checkpoints

TSA Announces Plan for Facial Recognition at Security Checkpoints

The Transportation Security Administration announced Monday its plan to expand the use of biometrics technology at airport security checkpoints. The TSA Biometrics Roadmap for Aviation Security and the Passenger Experience outlines TSA’s four main goals for ...
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New Scanner to Offer Less Strict Security Checks at Airports Perimeter Security

New Scanner to Offer Less Strict Security Checks at Airports Perimeter Security

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) plans to test computed tomography scanners (CT), a state-of-the-art 3-D technology at select U.S. airport checkpoints. The new technology intends to enhance critical explosives and other threat items detection c...
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American Airlines and TSA test new bag-screening tech

American Airlines and TSA test new bag-screening tech

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is working with American Airlines to trial a new baggage scanner at the Terminal 8 security checkpoint at New York JFK airport. The new computed tomography (CT) scanner is an evolution of the existing 2D...
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TSA Rolls Out Stronger Carry-on Screening at All U.S. Airports

TSA Rolls Out Stronger Carry-on Screening at All U.S. Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced the rollout of enhanced screening procedures for carry-on baggage. The secure measures, which began about a year ago, require travelers to place all personal electronics larger than a cell phone in...
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TSA using robots to help screen bags at Love Field

TSA using robots to help screen bags at Love Field

The Transportation Security Administration is now using robotic carts at Dallas Love Field to make screening suspicious bags more efficient. Since November, TSA officers have been utilizing robotic tables (mobile inspection tables) to help them screen and insp...
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TSA Is Taking Security Beyond Checkpoints

TSA Is Taking Security Beyond Checkpoints

Public spaces in airports will now be part of TSA’s security efforts. (photo via joshuaraineyphotography/iStock Editorial/Getty Images Plus) The head of the Transportation Security Administration is calling for a shift in the way security is handled at t...
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