| 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...
| 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 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Chicago travelers are bringing more than neck pillows and tiny shampoo bottles to airports this summer.
A series of recent Instagram photos show a dagger, pepper spray gun and martial arts weapons recovered by Transportation Security Administration...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Private pilots will be prohibited this weekend from flying through areas around Palm Springs International Airport and Anaheim, where President Obama is scheduled to speak during UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony at Angel Stadium.
From 5:30 p.m....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Travelers departing Palm Beach International Airport now have a more convenient way to apply for TSA PreCheck, a federal program that offers expedited security screening at local airports and others nationwide.
On Tuesday, Transportation Security...
| Jul 19, 2014
Lou Ann Naples of Old Saybrook, a frequent traveler, says she never checks her baggage at an airport without securing it with a Tumi lock recognized by the Transportation Security Administration.
When she picked up her luggage at Southwest Florida...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The Los Angeles Fire Department has trained hundreds of captains to oversee rescue teams during mass shootings as part of an ambitious effort prompted by a gunman's rampage last year at LAX, according to a report that will be presented Tuesday to fire...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:27 AM
A Baltimore woman who works at a coffee shop in BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport was cited on a state weapons charge Tuesday after she was stopped with a stun gun at an airport security checkpoint, according to the Transportation Security Administration....
| Jul 6, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The flood of weapons uncovered by airport screeners continues to grow, despite repeated warnings by the Transportation Security Administration.
In May, the TSA discovered a record 65 firearms on passengers in one week, including 45 loaded guns.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Charges were pending this afternoon against a 76-year-old man who was arrested this morning with a gun in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport, authorities said.
The man was scheduled to fly from Midway to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, but...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In mid-August, Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport will begin allowing travelers to identify themselves using the latest biometric screening — for a fee.
McCarran will become the 10th U.S. airport — none so far in Southern...