Friday, 5 Jun 2020

TSA

TSA Officers Still Protecting Travelers Despite Reduced Airport Congestion

Despite record-low numbers of travelers in airports across the United States, Transportation Security Administration officers working at a Florida airport still discovered a gun inside the carry-on bag of a traveler. The TSA agent was working at Orlando International Airport on Tuesday morning when the x-ray machine picked up the firearm and 15 rounds of […]

TSA Screens Record-Low Number of Travelers

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the agency screened a new one-day, record-low number of travelers over the weekend. According to FOXNews.com, TSA officials revealed only 90,510 passengers passed through security checkpoints across the United States on Sunday, which was down from the 2,446,801 travelers who took to the skies on the same day in […]

What are TSA agents doing now that hardly anyone is flying?

Jasmine, a 21-year old Transportation Security Administration agent at Los Angeles International Airport, says that for the first time ever, her job is easy. The coronavirus has laid siege to the nation’s airports, Southwest’s planes are only 20 percent full, and the security lines that used to snake through Jasmine’s terminal are a thing of […]

TSA to Receive Supply of Expired Respirator Masks

With supplies such as medical masks running low amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) will be sending the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) a large stockpile of expired N95 respirator masks. TSA will distribute the masks to airports as needed. The Department of Homeland Security confirmed to The Washington Post […]

TSA Agents Find Loaded Handgun in Traveler’s Carry-On Bag

Despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, travelers are still taking loaded handguns into airports. According to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), security officers working at Logan International Airport in Boston on Tuesday noted something suspicious in a male traveler’s carry-on bag. When the agents pulled the luggage from the checkpoint X-ray machine, they discovered a 9mm […]

TSA Agents Find Loaded Handgun in Traveler’s Carry-On Bag

Despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, travelers are still taking loaded handguns into airports. According to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), security officers working at Logan International Airport in Boston on Tuesday noted something suspicious in a male traveler’s carry-on bag. When the agents pulled the luggage from the checkpoint X-ray machine, they discovered a 9mm […]

TSA Relaxes Rule About Hand Sanitizer in Carry-On Bag

Well here’s a small but welcome bit of news during trying times. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Friday it is relaxing its rules about the size of hand sanitizer bottles that travelers can bring on planes. Since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, airline passengers could only bring 3.4 ounces of liquids in a […]