| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:45 AM
How many times have you boarded a flight with a dead cellphone or laptop?
Under new TSA rules, if you do so when returning to the U.S. from abroad, you'd better keep your charger or mobile battery pack in your carry-on bag — or risk having your...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:30 PM
A requirement that passengers on U.S.-bound flights power up electronic devices at overseas airport security checkpoints is being expanded to some fliers on domestic flights, government officials say.
The Transportation Security Administration called...
| Jul 11, 2014
Chicago-based Boeing Co. on Thursday announced a new type of overhead luggage bin that it says stores more carry-on bags and is easier to hoist a suitcase into.
Dubbed Space Bins, the new luggage compartments are available as an option on Boeing's new...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Starting this week, airline passengers who want to breeze through security lines faster at airports nationwide can apply for the privilege at John Wayne Airport's new PreCheck enrollment center.
The federal Transportation Security Administration's...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Americans may not love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it.
In the last few years the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create a nude-like image of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The woman made her flight, but without the whole enchilada.
Transportation Security Administration screeners found an unexpected item Monday morning as an Alaska Airlines passenger made her way through a security checkpoint at Sonoma County Airport: an...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- The teenager who hid inside the wheel well of a passenger jet bound for Hawaii entered the perimeter of Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport more than six hours before the plane took off, said a homeland security official who...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A South Bay woman who sued the Transportation Security Administration over the way agents treated her for trying to bring breast milk on a plane said she won a settlement.
The woman, Stacey Armato, said the TSA agreed to pay her $75,000 to settle the...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Under pressure from lawmakers and flight attendants, the Transportation Security Administration backed off last year on a plan to allow knives on commercial planes.
But flight attendants want to make sure that the ban that began after the Sept. 11...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Returning from a recent leisure trip to Miami, Jerry Jorgensen landed in Detroit only to face one of the biggest frustrations of air travel: His bag was nowhere to be found.
After making several dozen calls, Jorgensen got American Airlines to return his...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:27 PM
A man was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Sunday after a loaded hand gun was located inside his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
The gun with seven rounds in it, one of them...