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TSA Union Applauds Greater Orlando Aviation Authority for Overturning Decision to Privatize Airport Screeners
PR Newswire (press release)
Wed, 18 Apr 2018
20:44:00 GMT

Orlando Sentinel TSA Union Applauds Greater Orlando Aviation Authority for Overturning Decision to Privatize Airport Screeners PR Newswire (press release) ORLANDO, Fla., April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) voted to rescind its previous...

TSA marks milestone with stronger carry-on screening at all US federal airports
Hawaii Army Weekly
Thu, 19 Apr 2018
19:43:02 GMT

Hawaii Army Weekly TSA marks milestone with stronger carry-on screening at all US federal airports Hawaii Army Weekly In addition to removing electronics larger than a cellphone, TSA recommends separating foods, powders and items that can clutter bags to...

Trump's proposed FY 2019 budget request leaves TSA short, oversight subcommittee says
Transportation Today
Fri, 13 Apr 2018
17:21:48 GMT

Transportation Today Trump's proposed FY 2019 budget request leaves TSA short, oversight subcommittee says Transportation Today Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). That's about $1.3 billion in passenger fees to pay for all of them, Fitzpatrick said. But those funds are ear-marked...

TX: Amarillo Airport Receives TSA Award, Praised for Work with Federal Agency
AviationPros.com
Wed, 04 Apr 2018
12:47:56 GMT

TX: Amarillo Airport Receives TSA Award, Praised for Work with Federal Agency AviationPros.com April 03--Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport has received recognition from a federal agency for exemplary work within the areas of aviation regulations and safety. Airport Deputy Director...

TSA completes improved screening procedure rollout in US
Airport Technology
Tue, 17 Apr 2018
11:28:19 GMT

TSA completes improved screening procedure rollout in US Airport Technology US agency Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) has completed its deployment of enhanced screening procedures for carry-on baggage at all federal airports in the country in an effort to...

TSA completes implementation of enhanced screening procedures for carry-on bags
Homeland Preparedness News
Mon, 16 Apr 2018
12:15:20 GMT

Homeland Preparedness News TSA completes implementation of enhanced screening procedures for carry-on bags Homeland Preparedness News The Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) announced on Thursday that it has implemented new screening procedures for carry-on baggage at airports across...

TSA Strengthens Carry-On Screening at All US Federal Airports (Videos)
107.180.56.147 (press release) (blog)
Sat, 14 Apr 2018
04:46:10 GMT

107.180.56.147 (press release) (blog) TSA Strengthens Carry-On Screening at All US Federal Airports (Videos) 107.180.56.147 (press release) (blog) With the summer travel season fast approaching, the Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) has completed rollout of enhanced screening procedures...

Telos ID Selected to Process Background Checks for Aviation Workers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Business Wire (press release)
Mon, 26 Mar 2018
13:12:43 GMT

Business Wire (press release) Telos ID Selected to Process Background Checks for Aviation Workers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Business Wire (press release) The DAC services deployment at Los Angeles International Airport is notable for its size, said...

IBM Corporation
Government Accountability Office
Thu, 12 Apr 2018
18:26:47 GMT

IBM Corporation Government Accountability Office IBM Corporation, of Reston, Virginia, protests the issuance of a task order to Accenture Federal Services, LLC, of Arlington, Virginia, by the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ), Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ),...

Officials: North Central West Virginia Airport Terminal building plans progressing
WV News
Sun, 22 Apr 2018
04:04:11 GMT

WV News Officials: North Central West Virginia Airport Terminal building plans progressing WV News BRIDGEPORT Plans for a new terminal building for North Central West Virginia Airport are starting to come together. The plan to convert one of the...

Orlando showdown with TSA brings swift airport security changes
Florida Politics (blog)
Fri, 30 Mar 2018
20:27:40 GMT

Florida Politics (blog) Orlando showdown with TSA brings swift airport security changes Florida Politics (blog) Bill Nelson all opposed privatization of the screening force and got involved to get the communications with and changes from TSA that Orlando airport...

TSA: grenade found in checked bag at Central Wisconsin Aiport
Wisconsin Radio Network
Tue, 27 Mar 2018
18:59:53 GMT

Wisconsin Radio Network TSA : grenade found in checked bag at Central Wisconsin Aiport Wisconsin Radio Network TSA : grenade found in checked bag at Central Wisconsin Aiport . March 27, 2018 By WRN Contributor. A hand grenade found...

Automated Screening Lanes Come to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
AviationPros.com
Wed, 04 Apr 2018
16:10:42 GMT

AviationPros.com Automated Screening Lanes Come to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport AviationPros.com We will continue to work with the Port of Seattle to identify innovations that improve aviation security. This investment by the Port of Seattle is about improving the customer...

TSA Posts Hilarious Response After Finding Sword in Traveler's Bag at San Antonio Airport
AviationPros.com
Tue, 27 Mar 2018
15:14:23 GMT

TSA Posts Hilarious Response After Finding Sword in Traveler's Bag at San Antonio Airport AviationPros.com March 26--The Transportation Security Administration had no shortage of jokes after a traveler in San Antonio tried passing through the airport's security with a sword...

The Best 4/20 Marijuana Tweets From Politicians, Celebs And Brands
Marijuana Moment
Fri, 20 Apr 2018
21:07:04 GMT

Marijuana Moment The Best 4/20 Marijuana Tweets From Politicians, Celebs And Brands Marijuana Moment #420 TSA screens for aviation threats, but also law violations. Federal law treats marijuana as illegal. Passengers with suspect items at checkpoints will be sent...

    Detect Announces Tracer 1000 Begins Testing for Passenger Screening at Airports
Business Wire (press release)
Wed, 04 Apr 2018
11:05:31 GMT

Business Wire (press release) Detect Announces Tracer 1000 Begins Testing for Passenger Screening at Airports Business Wire (press release) AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Astrotech (NASDAQ: ASTC) subsidiary 1 st Detect today announced that its new explosives trace detector (ETD), the TRACER...

TSA Uses Current Assumptions and Airport-Specific Data for Its Staffing Process and Monitors Passenger Wait Times ...
Government Accountability Office
Thu, 01 Feb 2018
18:50:26 GMT

TSA Uses Current Assumptions and Airport-Specific Data for Its Staffing Process and Monitors Passenger Wait Times ... Government Accountability Office The Aviation Security Act of 2016 includes a provision for GAO to review TSA's process for allocating TSOs. This report...

TSA Strengthened Foreign Airport Assessments and Air Carrier Inspections, but Could Improve Analysis to Better ...
Government Accountability Office
Mon, 04 Dec 2017
20:02:03 GMT

TSA Strengthened Foreign Airport Assessments and Air Carrier Inspections, but Could Improve Analysis to Better ... Government Accountability Office In its analysis of TSA foreign airport assessment results, GAO found that during fiscal years 2012 through 2016 there was considerable...

DHS inspector general slams air marshal program
CNN
Wed, 15 Nov 2017
20:35:15 GMT

CNN DHS inspector general slams air marshal program CNN But its ranks are believed to have thinned in recent years, as TSA deployed additional screening practices prior to boarding an airplane and as the events of 9/11 grow more...

DHS's New Plan for Refugee Screening Looks a Lot Like TSA PreCheck
Defense One
Wed, 31 Jan 2018
20:55:32 GMT

Defense One DHS's New Plan for Refugee Screening Looks a Lot Like TSA PreCheck Defense One Senior administration officials said PreCheck is not entirely analogous to the new refugee screening, but the gist of the two was the same....

A Decade Later, TSA Officially Drops LASP
Aviation International News
Thu, 18 Jan 2018
17:45:25 GMT

Aviation International News A Decade Later, TSA Officially Drops LASP Aviation International News Nearly a decade after the Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) introduced the Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP) and was met with an outpouring of opposition,...

TSA Has Made Progress Implementing Requirements in the Aviation Security Act of 2016
Government Accountability Office
Thu, 07 Sep 2017
18:23:36 GMT

TSA Has Made Progress Implementing Requirements in the Aviation Security Act of 2016 Government Accountability Office The Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) has generally made progress addressing the 69 applicable requirements within the Aviation Security Act of 2016 (2016...

Actions Needed to Systematically Evaluate Cost and Effectiveness Across Security Countermeasures
Government Accountability Office
Mon, 11 Sep 2017
15:46:28 GMT

Actions Needed to Systematically Evaluate Cost and Effectiveness Across Security Countermeasures Government Accountability Office The Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) has data on the effectiveness of some, but not all of its passenger aviation security countermeasures. Specifically, TSA has...

Trump TSA Budget Calls For More Screeners, Higher Passenger Fees
Aviation Week
Fri, 16 Feb 2018
21:59:55 GMT

Aviation Week Trump TSA Budget Calls For More Screeners, Higher Passenger Fees Aviation Week The Trump administration's fiscal year 2019 budget request for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) seeks to improve airport checkpoint efficiency with more...

TSA the scapegoat for aviation authority at Orlando airport: Letters
Orlando Sentinel
Fri, 09 Feb 2018
23:12:55 GMT

Orlando Sentinel TSA the scapegoat for aviation authority at Orlando airport: Letters Orlando Sentinel I moved to Central Florida 11 years ago and had flown in multiple times before that. My family flies into Orlando several times a year....

In Tests Conducted by DHS, TSA Screeners Failed to Detect Weapons More Than Half the Time
The New American
Fri, 10 Nov 2017
20:50:00 GMT

Forbes In Tests Conducted by DHS , TSA Screeners Failed to Detect Weapons More Than Half the Time The New American We have just been briefed in a classified setting by the DHS Inspector General and Administrator David Pekoske...

TSA tightens screening on cargo from six Middle East airlines
NBCNews.com
Mon, 22 Jan 2018
19:20:57 GMT

NBCNews.com TSA tightens screening on cargo from six Middle East airlines NBCNews.com That includes standard information about the cargo contents as well as the names of senders and recipients. Approximately 250 flights per week will be affected, officials predicted....

Seat belts, oxygen masks, the 3.4-ounce rule: What keeps you safe on a plane? - Chicago Sun
Times
Thu, 19 Apr 2018
20:07:50 GMT

Chicago Sun-Times Seat belts, oxygen masks, the 3.4-ounce rule: What keeps you safe on a plane? Chicago Sun-Times When the oxygen masks fell during their emergency landing, several passengers placed the masks over their mouths not both their noses...

'Elaborate Plots' No Longer Sole TSA Focus, Administrator Says
Aviation Week
Fri, 09 Mar 2018
20:12:29 GMT

'Elaborate Plots' No Longer Sole TSA Focus, Administrator Says Aviation Week WASHINGTON US Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) head David Pekoske offered a broad outline for a new TSA strategy emphasizing better tools, better procedures and better training to...

TSA Does Not Have Valid Evidence Supporting Most of the Revised Behavioral Indicators Used in Its Behavior ...
Government Accountability Office
Thu, 20 Jul 2017
17:45:53 GMT

USA TODAY TSA Does Not Have Valid Evidence Supporting Most of the Revised Behavioral Indicators Used in Its Behavior ... Government Accountability Office The Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) does not have valid evidence that most of the...



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