Tag Archives: TSA

TSA May Want To Flip Through Your Summer Reading Next Time You Fly

At this point, most travelers know that your electronics, your shoes, your food, and your liquids are going to have to come out of your bag (or off your person) and get extra screening just so you can get on a flight. But now, it seems books — good, old-fashioned paper books — may be joining that list.

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TSA Testing Tougher Carry-On Screening Procedures at LAX, Nine Other Airports

Airline passengers’ carry-on bags are just too cluttered, so the Transportation Security Administration is testing new procedures that would require them to remove more stuff for separate screening at 10 U.S. airports.

The procedures are being tested because passengers are cramming so much into their carry-ons that TSA screeners have trouble spotting signs of explosives, the agency said Wednesday.

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TSA getting ready for Spring Break travelers

WASHINGTON (NEWSPLEX) — The Transportation Security Administration is gearing up for the Spring Break travel period, which usually begins around the end of February and continues into April.

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White House Wants To Level Playing Field For Airline Passengers

The U.S. Department of Transportation late Tuesday unveiled a series of new rules aimed at making airlines – and the way they go about their business – more transparent to consumers.

The government is calling the initiative the most important set of consumer protections from the airline industry in years.

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New security lanes at LAX could help you bypass the slowpokes

Air travelers who can’t stand waiting in line will get some relief when Los Angeles International Airport opens its first two “innovation lanes” designed to speed security screening by up to 30%.

The two new lanes are scheduled to open at Terminal 7, home of United Airlines, by the end of this week. The Chicago-based carrier helped the Transportation Security Administration pay for the new equipment but declined to say how much it invested in the lanes.

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