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Frequent flyers give TSA an F grade

FlyerTalk, the world’s largest online travel community, has teamed up with Frequent Business Traveler magazine to gauge how the U.S.

TSA removes all 250 backscatter body scanners from US airports

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The harshest critics labeled them "virtual strip searches." Airport passenger screening that produced particularly realistic full-body images using backscatter technology.

Watch fashioned to look like timing device leads to airport arrest

OAKLAND, Calif. - Art is not always in the eye of the beholder.

TSA workers ratify first union contract

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Workers at the Transportation Security Administration made history today when they voted to ratify the first-ever collective bargaining agreement at the agency.

Frequent flyers give TSA failing grade

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Ninety percent of frequent flyers think that the U.S.

Loathing still there, but feelings toward TSA were worse in 2010

It's the kind of thing that seems to happen every day to innocent grandmas, teens and toddlers when they pass through the airport: Savannah Barry, a 16-year-old Type 1 diabetic, uses an insulin pump t

Man bypasses TSA screening, boards plane with no ticket

Hours after being released from jail, a man walked through an emergency door at San Diego International Airport, onto the tarmac and sat down on a United Express plane Tuesday, according to San Diego

TSA screeners busted for drug trafficking

Two current and two former TSA employees have been arrested in an alleged drug and bribery scheme by screeners who allowed large shipments of narcotics to pass through security at Los Angeles Internat

Airlines for America urges more TSA efficiency, not more passenger taxes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Flemish Community of Belgium first to use TSA

The Flemish Community of Belgium has become one of the first regions worldwide to determine the contribution of tourism to its economy using the United Nations approved Tourism Satellite Account (TSA)

17 US airports want TSA screeners gone

A Florida airport is pushing to join 16 other U.S. airports in opting out of Transportation Security Administration screening in favor of private screeners.

Republican lawmakers blast TSA on its 10th anniversary

Washington - Ten years after its formation, the Transportation Security Administration got the type of birthday card no one wants to receive -- a blistering report from Republican lawmakers who said t

TSA to fire screener for leaving note in passenger’s bag

An airplane baggage screener faces dismissal for leaving a note in a passenger's bag that said "Get Your Freak On, Girl" after discovering a vibrator.

TSA unveils “trusted traveler” program

The Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday unveiled a "trusted traveler" program -- one meant to expedite screening at U.S. airport checkpoints, agency chief John Pistole said.

TSA to test machines that match boarding pass with passenger’s ID

Washington - In a move that could improve security and keep airport lines moving, the Transportation Security Administration early next year will begin testing machines that match a traveler's boardin

Passenger rights group welcomes TSA ending “shoes off” screenings

WASHINGTON, DC - The Association for Airline Passenger Rights today welcomed the news that the U.S.

Firecrackers found in Southwest Airlines plane

Federal officials are investigating how firecrackers got into a Southwest Airlines plane scheduled to leave Las Vegas on Tuesday.

TSA to discuss cargo security within Middle East and Asia region

DUBAI, UAE - Considering the recent event in Yemen last year with the air-cargo bomb plot, cargo security practices have been called into question.

ATA pledges commitment to TSA security programs

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

TSA to can 36 Honolulu airport screeners

Washington - The Transportation Security Administration took steps Friday to fire 36 screeners and bosses at Hawaii's Honolulu International Airport after an investigation substantiated allegations th

Two US passenger flights diverted on Sunday

Security concerns forced two U.S. passenger flights to be diverted Sunday, but both planes landed safely and eventually flew to their final destinations.