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Real ID launches in Tennessee, but most are sticking with traditional driver's license
Knoxville News Sentinel
Mon, 08 Jul 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Real ID launches in Tennessee, but most are sticking with traditional driver's license Knoxville News Sentinel Business is brisk at the state's 44 full-*service* Driver Services Centers, with the rollout of Tennessee's first Real ID-compliant driver's licenses. But at first,...

TSA plans to send more airport screeners to Mexico border
The Detroit News
Tue, 25 Jun 2019
07:00:00 GMT

TSA plans to send more airport screeners to Mexico border The Detroit News The TSA plans to send more than 650 airport screeners and federal air marshals to help handle an increase in migrants arriving at the Mexico border.

U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border
Reuters
Wed, 15 May 2019
07:00:00 GMT

U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border Reuters The Trump administration plans to redirect Transportation Security Administration staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant ...

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source
Reuters
Tue, 21 May 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source Reuters The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on ...

Air travel fears mount as U.S. government shutdown drags on
Reuters
Wed, 09 Jan 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Air travel fears mount as U.S. government shutdown drags on Reuters U.S. airport security workers and air traffic controllers working without pay warned that security and safety could be compromised if a government shutdown ...

Passport Or Driver's License At The Airport? What Real ID Act Means For Your Travel Plans
Newsweek
Mon, 03 Jun 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Passport Or Driver's License At The Airport? What Real ID Act Means For Your Travel Plans Newsweek Do you need a passport or a driver's license to fly at the airport? Pretty soon, your current driver's license may not be...

Long Lines, Missed Flights: Airport Rush Hour Prompts Reconfiguration of TSA Access
Seven Days
Wed, 12 Jun 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Long Lines, Missed Flights: Airport Rush Hour Prompts Reconfiguration of TSA Access Seven Days A line of 60 bleary-eyed passengers snaked through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Burlington International Airport last Thursday ...

TSA's New 3D Scanners Will Let Travelers Keep Laptops in Carry-On Bags
Travel Market Report
Wed, 03 Apr 2019
07:00:00 GMT

TSA's New 3D Scanners Will Let Travelers Keep Laptops in Carry-On Bags Travel Market Report New 3D scanners coming to airports across the country will allow travelers to keep laptops, liquids and other materials in their carry-on bags for inspection.

New TSA rule affects quantity of powders allowed in carry-on bags
The Washington Post
Thu, 28 Jun 2018
07:00:00 GMT

New TSA rule affects quantity of powders allowed in carry-on bags The Washington Post Starting Saturday, the Transportation Security Administration will introduce a rule affecting the size of containers holding powdery substances. The measure ...

Perspective | What you need to know about renewing your Global Entry membership
The Washington Post
Thu, 02 May 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Perspective | What you need to know about renewing your Global Entry membership The Washington Post To remain in the fast lane at airports, keep an eye on your membership expiration date.

Is It Legal to Fly With Weed?
Rolling Stone
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Is It Legal to Fly With Weed? Rolling Stone For the last several days, the internet has been buzzing with the news that the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) now allows travelers who pass through the ...

President Trump Wants 400 TSA Agents Sent to Border
Officer
Wed, 22 May 2019
07:00:00 GMT

President Trump Wants 400 TSA Agents Sent to Border Officer Democrats raised concerns Tuesday that the Transportation Security Administration's ongoing problems with high turnover rates could worsen after the Trump ...

TSA Misses 70% Of Fake Weapons But That's An Improvement
Forbes Now
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
TSA Misses 70% Of Fake Weapons But That's An Improvement Forbes Now The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) missed 70% of fake weapons in tests, but that's actually an improvement.

Anxious Holocaust survivor: My TSA screening at Fort Myers airport was 'shameful' - The News
Press
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Anxious Holocaust survivor: My TSA screening at Fort Myers airport was 'shameful' The News-Press Bella Altura, 86 years old, a retired professor and Holocaust survivor, knows a thing or two about getting through tough times. That's why one does a...

New FAA rules for recreational drone flyers introduce temporary no-fly zones and a training requirement
ZDNet
Wed, 22 May 2019
07:00:00 GMT

New FAA rules for recreational drone flyers introduce temporary no-fly zones and a training requirement ZDNet Rules that went into effect last week will limit drone flying in previously accessible areas. That limitation should be temporary. Read on to find...

Rohde & Schwarz Achieves Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Certification for Its R&S QPS201 Security Scanner
Business Wire
Thu, 21 Mar 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Rohde & Schwarz Achieves Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Certification for Its R&S QPS201 Security Scanner Business Wire Rohde & Schwarz, a world leader in manufacturing test and measurement, communications, and broadcast and media equipment, announced today that its.

New TSA rule: All electronics must go in screening bins
The Washington Post
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
New TSA rule: All electronics must go in screening bins The Washington Post What do cameras, e-readers, Game Boys, tablets, CPAP machines, DVD players and Barbie B-Books have in common? They are all electronics that go on ...

US bans tablets and laptops on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries
The Verge
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
US bans tablets and laptops on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries The Verge The Department of Homeland Security today announced new carry-on restrictions for flights to the US from eight Middle Eastern countries, confirming reports ...

Guns, Grenade Found in Carry-On Baggage at McCarran International Airport in 2018
KDWN
Mon, 11 Feb 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Guns, Grenade Found in Carry-On Baggage at McCarran International Airport in 2018 KDWN Airport screeners in Las Vegas found 59 guns and an inactive grenade in passengers' carry-on luggage last year.

Criticism Fierce Over TSA Proposal to Cut Screening at Airports (Videos)
107.180.56.147
Thu, 02 Aug 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Criticism Fierce Over TSA Proposal to Cut Screening at Airports (Videos) 107.180.56.147 By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY. The Transportation Security Administration has studied closing its checkpoints at the country's smallest 150 airports about ...

    Seattle's tiny second airport wants to offer a boutique flying experience
Lonely Planet Travel News
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Seattle's tiny second airport wants to offer a boutique flying experience Lonely Planet Travel News Paine Field is Seattle's new second airport, and it's really small and is servicing 24 daily flights to cities in the west of the US.

These Are the Biggest Ways That 9/11 Changed Airport Security
The Cheat Sheet
Wed, 14 Feb 2018
08:00:00 GMT

These Are the Biggest Ways That 9/11 Changed Airport Security The Cheat Sheet Flying in America has changed dramatically since 9/11. Here are the biggest changes you'll see at the airport.

Privacy Activists Are Wary of Airport Facial Scans
CityLab
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Privacy Activists Are Wary of Airport Facial Scans CityLab DHS should not be scanning the faces of Americans as they depart on international flights but DHS is doing it anyway, warns a new report that finds facial ...

Ineffective Anti-Drone Systems Leave US Airports Facing Risks Like London's
Insurance Journal
Thu, 27 Dec 2018
08:00:00 GMT

Ineffective Anti-Drone Systems Leave US Airports Facing Risks Like London's Insurance Journal U.S. airports may be just as vulnerable as London's Gatwick airport to the kind of illegal drone incursions that shut down the U.K.'s second-busiest hub.

Southwest Border Security: CBP Is Evaluating Designs and Locations for Border Barriers but Is Proceeding Without Key Information
Government Accountability Office
Mon, 06 Aug 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Southwest Border Security: CBP Is Evaluating Designs and Locations for Border Barriers but Is Proceeding Without Key Information Government Accountability Office Customs and Border Protection, under Homeland Security, is planning to construct barriers along our southwest border. We discuss their...

TSA adds Air India to list of airlines whose flyers can avail its 'PreCheck' programme
Times of India
Fri, 22 Feb 2019
08:00:00 GMT

TSA adds Air India to list of airlines whose flyers can avail its 'PreCheck' programme Times of India NEW DELHI: Air India's direct flights between India and the US are set to get even more convenient for citizens, nationals and...

TSA now allowing migrants released from federal custody without proper paperwork or ID to board flights
Yahoo News
Fri, 07 Jun 2019
07:00:00 GMT

TSA now allowing migrants released from federal custody without proper paperwork or ID to board flights Yahoo News Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation Oliver McGee says the new policy would allow migrants to use a court appearance notice as...

How much does the Tampa Bay area love Tampa International Airport? Let us count the ways.
Tampa Bay Times
Wed, 03 Apr 2019
07:00:00 GMT

How much does the Tampa Bay area love Tampa International Airport? Let us count the ways. Tampa Bay Times As a preteen in the Sarasota area, trips to the airport did not exactly fill me with delight and anticipation. The...

We Talk to Former Quick Reaction Alert Pilot About How The U.S. Air Force Responds to a Stolen Aircraft
The Aviationist
Fri, 10 Aug 2018
07:00:00 GMT

We Talk to Former Quick Reaction Alert Pilot About How The U.S. Air Force Responds to a Stolen Aircraft The Aviationist Nearly 17 years after the 9/11 terror attacks the bizarre stolen aircraft, intercept and crash incident in Washington state...

Sexual Assault Aboard Aircraft
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Thu, 26 Apr 2018
07:00:00 GMT

Sexual Assault Aboard Aircraft Federal Bureau of Investigation The FBI is alerting the public to a serious federal crime that is on the rise sexual assault aboard aircraft and encouraging people to immediately report these ...

Airline: 70,000 Passengers Missed Flights Due to Security Lines
TIME
Thu, 26 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Airline: 70,000 Passengers Missed Flights Due to Security Lines TIME More than 70000 American Airlines passengers have missed their flights this year due to "excessive wait times," according to a company executive.

U.S. requires tougher cargo screening from Middle East airports
Reuters
Mon, 22 Jan 2018
08:00:00 GMT

U.S. requires tougher cargo screening from Middle East airports Reuters The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Monday it will require six Middle Eastern carriers to undergo enhanced cargo screening as part of ...

VICA Hears Update on Hangar Events at Van Nuys Airport
San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Wed, 06 Mar 2019
08:00:00 GMT

VICA Hears Update on Hangar Events at Van Nuys Airport San Fernando Valley Business Journal The Aviation Committee of the Valley Industry & Commerce Association received an update Wednesday on efforts to allow public events in aircraft hangars at ...

New TSA Screening Means Airport Security Hell is About to Get Worse
The Manual
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
New TSA Screening Means Airport Security Hell is About to Get Worse The Manual The TSA is further clamping down at airport checkpoints in the U.S. Here's everything you need to know about the new TSA screening.

How Europe Saved Global Air Travel From the US Laptop Ban
The Daily Beast
Sun, 09 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
How Europe Saved Global Air Travel From the US Laptop Ban The Daily Beast The Trump administration's threat was a knee-jerk response to a threat that did not foresee the consequences. One phone call averted catastrophe.

TSA bars battery-dead cellphones from flights
Washington Post
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
TSA bars battery-dead cellphones from flights Washington Post TSA says it won't allow powerless phones on airplanes, announces plans to step up screening amid concerns of al-Qaeda activity.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Approves the Cargo Screening K9 Alliance (CSK9) as a Certified Cargo Screening Facility - Canine (CCSF-K9) for the Air Cargo Industry
PRNewswire
Fri, 01 Feb 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Approves the Cargo Screening K9 Alliance (CSK9) as a Certified Cargo Screening Facility - Canine (CCSF-K9) for the Air Cargo Industry PRNewswire ANNISTON, Ala., Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 1, 2019, the Transportation Security...

Most US airlines set to limit use of 'smart bags'
CNN
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Most US airlines set to limit use of 'smart bags' CNN Many smart bags could soon be banned on most U.S. flights. "Smart bags, also known as smart luggage, have become more popular over the last few months, ...

Why is Tampa International Airport so well-loved? Well, it was designed that way.
Tampa Bay Times
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
07:00:00 GMT

Why is Tampa International Airport so well-loved? Well, it was designed that way. Tampa Bay Times As a preteen in the Sarasota area, trips to the airport did not exactly fill me with delight and anticipation. The idea of trekking...

Trump signs 2019 spending bill, federal pay raise into law
Federal News Network
Thu, 14 Feb 2019
08:00:00 GMT

Trump signs 2019 spending bill, federal pay raise into law Federal News Network President Donald Trump signed the 2019 spending bill into law, securing a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees that will be retroactive to Jan. 1.

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