| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex.
Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers.
Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:46 AM
The longest-serving head of the Transportation Security Administration will retire in December after 4 1/2 years leading the agency.
John S. Pistole joined the TSA, which oversees passenger safety on airlines, trains and mass transit nationwide, after...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
The head of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration will retire after four and a half years leading the 60,000-employee agency, the Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday.
John Pistole, who has led TSA since June 2010, has overseen...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Deep in the bowels of Orlando International Airport is a small storage room crammed with plastic bins filled with power tools, hammers, samurai swords, meat cleavers and machetes.
The seized items, which also include pocketknives, handguns and...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say.
"If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:29 AM
A Newport News man was cited by airport police on a weapons charge after he tried to bring a loaded semi-automatic handgun past the security checkpoint at the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport Tuesday, a spokeswoman said.
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:15 AM
A small but growing airline in Hawaii will add four more routes this month. Introductory fares are being offered, and passengers won’t be subjected to the usual TSA security checks.
Effective Oct. 20, Mokulele Airlines will begin flying its nine-...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:59 PM
The family of a federal passenger screener who was shot to death at Los Angeles International Airport last November sued the city of Los Angeles for $25 million this week, alleging security lapses and unreasonable delays in medical care.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:14 AM
A man who was on his way to spread his mother's ashes in the Caribbean Sea says he was robbed of that opportunity when Transportation Security Administration agents spilled the ashes all over his suitcase, according to Fox 8 Cleveland.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:31 AM
A man with a .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun in his carry-on bag was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Monday — marking the seventh time this year officers have seized a firearm at the airport's...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Next year private companies may be enrolling fliers into the expedited airport security screening program known as PreCheck.
The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it wants to increase the number of travelers enrolled in the program...