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Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” ... Read More

TSA stops over 4,000 firearms from getting onboard US aircrafts

TSA stops over 4,000 firearms from getting onboard US aircrafts

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) seized 4,239 guns last year when airport security discovered the firearms at airport security ... Read More

TSA officer at Orlando Airport jumps to his death

TSA officer at Orlando Airport jumps to his death

Today, Saturday, February 2 2019, Southwest Airlines canceled 49 inbound flights and 45 outbound flights, after a TSA officer ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative ... Read More

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has halted all incoming flights to New York City’s LaGuardia Airport amid air traffic ... Read More

Federal employees impacted by government shutdown at Silicon Valley Airport get help

Federal employees impacted by government shutdown at Silicon Valley Airport get help

Produce and non-perishable foods weer distributed to SJC staff affected by the government shutdown. Read More

US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport

US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the aviation security at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) ... Read More

Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season

Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today projected that 45.7 million passengers ... Read More

Travel better with children during the holidays

Travel better with children during the holidays

Millions of North Americans travel for the holidays to spend time with family and friends, many with children in ... Read More

TSA expands PreCheck to international itineraries

TSA expands PreCheck to international itineraries

TEMPE, Ariz. - US Airways commends the Transportation Security Administration for expanding TSA PreCheck™ to international itineraries. Read More

TSA workers ratify first union contract

TSA workers ratify first union contract

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Workers at the Transportation Security Administration made history today when they voted to ratify the first-ever ... Read More

TSA seeks to can 44 agents for not following screening procedures

TSA seeks to can 44 agents for not following screening procedures

WASHINGTON, DC - The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it has started the process of firing 25 of its ... Read More

TSA pre-check program expands to Houston and Los Angeles

TSA pre-check program expands to Houston and Los Angeles

HOUSTON, Texas – United Airlines announced the launch today of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Pre✓™ program at Houston’s ... Read More

TSA employees at Philadelphia airport face losing jobs over bribery scandal

TSA employees at Philadelphia airport face losing jobs over bribery scandal

Seven Transportation Security Administration employees at Philadelphia International Airport face losing their jobs after an eight-month internal investigation into ... Read More

TSA to can 12 screeners for “compromising security of traveling public”

TSA to can 12 screeners for “compromising security of traveling public”

The Transportation Security Administration is "seeking the removal" of 12 workers for improperly screening checked luggage at Charlotte Douglas ... Read More

TSA launches  explosives detection K9 team at Port Canaveral

TSA launches explosives detection K9 team at Port Canaveral

PORT CANAVERAL – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced the first K9 teams dedicated to enhancing explosives detection ... Read More

Over 25,000 security breaches occurred in US airports since 2001

Over 25,000 security breaches occurred in US airports since 2001

Washington - The nation's airports have suffered more than 25,000 security breaches since November 2001, according to a House ... Read More

Pistole provides update on TSA’s new pilot program

Pistole provides update on TSA’s new pilot program

WASHINGTON - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Read More

Air Transport Association praises TSA known-traveler program

Air Transport Association praises TSA known-traveler program

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. Read More

Union welcomes new TSA alternate screening program

Union welcomes new TSA alternate screening program

WASHINGTON - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today issued support of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) new program ... Read More