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Transportation Security Administration

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • $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...
  • 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...
  • No more cutting into the TSA PreCheck lines

    Here’s bad news for anyone who has ever used the expedited airport security lines without having applied for the program. The Transportation Security Administration has been so successful at signing up travelers for the faster security lines,...
  • Gun found in man's carry-on luggage at Midway Airport

    Gun found in man's carry-on luggage at Midway Airport
    A firearm was discovered Thursday night in the carry-on luggage of a 62-year-old man at Midway International Airport, officials said. According to the Transportation Security Administration, the gun was found in the luggage of a man traveling from...
  • Celia Rivenbark: TSA patdown was a clothes call

    Our long-planned, much anticipated trip "across the pond" last month got off to a shaky start. At the airport in my hometown, I set off the metal detector approximately eight times. After I'd taken everything except my dental fillings out to eliminate the...
  • ATM tech wearing burqa disguise arrested leaving bank with suitcase of cash

    ATM tech wearing burqa disguise arrested leaving bank with suitcase of cash
    The late-night scene outside the bank in west suburban LaGrange unfolded like a bad Hollywood script, complete with a burqa-wearing bank robber, a suitcase full of cash, a getaway driver and an alleged plot to escape to a tropical island with the spoils,...
  • Two arrested at BWI airport with handguns in carry-ons

    Two arrested at BWI airport with handguns in carry-ons
    Two people have been arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in as many days for attempting to board planes with handguns in their carry-on bags, Transportation Security Administration officials said Friday. A Prince George's County man was arrested...