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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA removes barbecue from passenger's checked bag

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Bob Porter wasn't about to leave Kansas City without tasting its world famous barbecue. Porter, a government affairs consultant from Washington, D.C., flew in over the weekend to attend the Chiefs-Redskins game with a group of friends....
  • 5 talking points by TSA chief John Pistole

    5 talking points by TSA chief John Pistole
    On Wednesday, John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration, met with the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board to discuss TSA's Pre-Check program, which provides pre-screened trusted travelers with expedited passage through security at...
  • TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard

    TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard
    Almost half of U.S. airline passengers this summer passed through expedited security, a sign that pre-screening is becoming the norm, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday in Chicago. And the current 3-ounce limit on...
  • 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...
  • When are airport fast lanes worth the money?

    When are airport fast lanes worth the money?
    Convenience vs. cash. We pay for all sorts of services to avoid hassle and stress. Should paying for TSA Precheck to speed through airport security screening be one of them? Maybe. But there are things to know before you decide. For example, you might...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Long lines at Southwest ticket counters force changes to BWI security gate

    Long lines at Southwest ticket counters force changes to BWI security gate
    One of the principal security gates at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport is being closed in the mornings because of congestion around the adjacent Southwest Airlines ticketing counters, according to airport, airline and Transportation Security...