Go inside the new TSA Academy
Mock checkpoint training is just one piece of the US Transportation Safety Administration's newest strategy to help safety officers complete their mission....
August 25, 2016
Video: Here's Why Your TSA Security Wait Time Is So Long
Waiting to go through the airport security checkpoint is one of the most dreaded parts of taking a trip, right up there with everyone lining up to board the plane in Group 1. But though the Transportation Security Administration admits it needs to hire ...
May 13, 2016
TSA Security rules and travel tips
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Transportation Safety Administration is expecting this holiday travel season to be the busiest in the last 14 years. The few extra seconds or minutes it takes to make sure nothing harmful comes on the plane can cause ...
December 21, 2015
TSA offers preparation tips for airport checkpoints
The number of passengers who flew during the spring set records, and the summer season is expected to be even busier with more travelers than ever predicted to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints. Checkpoint wait times have ...
Pocket Knives and Airports - TSA Knife Rules
There are few things more handy or functional to carry on your person than a pocket knife. Whether you need to slice open a package, cut a fishing line or peel an apple, a pocket knife is a stellar tool. But what happens when you're heading to the ...
April 22, 2014
Carry-on or checked baggage? Holiday travel tips from the TSA
Bring on the pie, but pack away the serving knives. Airport security lines will move more smoothly for Thanksgiving fliers if everyone is aware of the rules for carry-on and checked luggage. When it comes to screening wrapped holiday gifts, the ...
November 19, 2015
TSA Announces New Rules: Here's What You Can Carry On Starting April 25
The Transportation Security Administration has revised the rules for what can be carried through airport security. Effective April 25, 2013, small pocket knives and some sporting equipment will be once again allowed on airplanes, following their ...
March 7, 2013
TSA shares travel tips for air passengers
Another common mistake is that hunters sometimes have loose rounds of ammunition in a jacket pocket or in a knapsack. Fishermen sometimes leave fishing knives in their knapsacks. None of those items are permitted past a TSA checkpoint. n Individuals who ...
September 8, 2016
Ninja star, double-side bladed pocket knife, and 48 guns found by TSA
(TSA) – 48 firearms were discovered this week in carry-on ... You can go here for more details on how to properly travel with your firearms. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers should familiarize themselves with state and ...
TSA Finds Knife Hidden in Passenger's Enchilada at Sonoma Airport
The Transportation Security Administration officer confiscated the weapon as it is a big violation of Federal Aviation weapons laws, KTVU reports ... that would allow certain knives to be brought on planes like small pocket knives, but after heavy ...
April 17, 2014
TSA Mission Left Muddy After Backtrack on Pocket Knives
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s plans to loosen rules in place since 2001 are stalled even ... from a system put in place after the Sept. 11 attacks. The knives decision followed an inspector general’s report questioning the ...
June 13, 2013
TSA chief reconsiders, scraps new knife rule
Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole, who had proposed to loosen rules put in place in the wake of the ... He said the agency finds about 2,000 small pocket knives at checkpoints each day and each one takes about two to three minutes ...
June 6, 2013
TSA: On second thought, you can't bring knives on planes after all
Pistole pushed back against those concerns in a congressional hearing in late March, insisting that pocket knives ... TSA urging it to reconsider the change. And in April, three days before the new policy was to go into effect, the agency postponed the new ...
June 5, 2013
TSA Drops Plan to Allow Small Knives on Planes
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration, under pressure from airline executives, unions, lawmakers, and its own employees, reversed a plan to end a decade-long ban on carrying pocket knives onto ... attempt to match U.S. rules with those in other ...
June 5, 2013