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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Fewer air travelers have long waits at U.S. security checkpoints

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of travelers in the United States who waited 20 minutes or more at an airport security checkpoint this summer dropped by 64 percent since last year, federal government figures show. The Transportation Security...
  • Daytona police chief stopped with gun in bag at OIA blames 'stupid oversight'

    Daytona police chief stopped with gun in bag at OIA blames 'stupid oversight'
    Daytona Beach police Chief Mike Chitwood was stopped by security at Orlando International Airport last week after a gun was found in his carry-on luggage, officials confirmed Wednesday. Chitwood was stopped at a Transportation Security Administration...
  • Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines

    Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines
    Erin Sharp arrived at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport a little less than two hours before her 9:40 a.m. flight to San Diego on Sunday, timed so that her 11-month-old son would zonk out on the plane and they would arrive home...
  • Airlines draw union flak over fuel tax breaks

    Airlines draw union flak over fuel tax breaks
    The airline industry is getting $1 billion in tax breaks per year from states on the jet fuel it buys, according to a new study funded by a national labor union. In Illinois, two separate tax breaks on fuel amount to $85 million a year, said a study...
  • Passenger feud over reclining seat leads to unscheduled landing

    Passenger feud over reclining seat leads to unscheduled landing
    Two United Airlines passengers feuding about reclining a seat forced the airline to make an unscheduled landing at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday, officials said. The skirmish aboard United Flight 1462, which was headed from Newark to...
  • Dispute over gadget that blocks seat reclining diverts flight to Chicago

    (Reuters) - A midair argument between two airline passengers over the use of a device that stops the seat in front from reclining caused a Newark-Denver flight to be diverted to Chicago over the weekend, airline and police officials said on Tuesday....
  • Decision on seeking death penalty for accused LAX shooter due by fall

    Decision on seeking death penalty for accused LAX shooter due by fall
    Federal prosecutors expect to know by mid-November whether they'll seek the death penalty against the 24-year-old man accused in last year's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. Prosecutors told a judge Monday that their case...
  • $85-million scanning system aims to speed up airport security lines

    $85-million scanning system aims to speed up airport security lines
    There's a new airport security machine in town, and it's not out to scan you -- at least not your body. The Transportation Security Administration will be testing an $85-million credential authentication technology that allows its agents to scan your...
  • Get rid of the TSA? The agency's chief says not so fast

    Get rid of the TSA? The agency's chief says not so fast
    Do away with the Transportation Security Administration, critics implore. It's all just security theater, useless measures meant to make people feel safe. No terrorist plot has ever been stopped by the TSA, they insist. TSA Administrator John Pistole...
  • Tuesday: Has airport security improved?

    Tuesday: Has airport security improved?
        People are getting through security checkpoints at South Florida airports quicker. But are they getting through safer? It now takes an average of 10 minutes to get through the security checkpoints. In 2007, it sometimes took an hour or more....
  • Report: Man stopped by TSA agent who didn't know DC is in USA

    Report: Man stopped by TSA agent who didn't know DC is in USA
    Quick! How many states comprise the good ole USA? Answer: 50 States and one district, the District of Columbia, our nation's capital. Think monuments, White House, the Pentagon, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The West Wing or The Real Housewives of D.C....