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INFORMATIONAL Apr 20, 2024 The FAA and ICAO: Organizations that Regulate the Skies As aviation has expanded, so has the need for federal and international governance. Organizations like ICAO and FAA were established to control the industry, and keep everyone safe. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 26, 2024 Who Are the Air Marshals and What Do They Do? The US Federal Air Marshal Service is a historic group of highly trained officers designated to keeping air travel safe. Although tough to get into, the job is met with prestige and intrigue. Read More →
NEWS Feb 16, 2024 TSA Investigating Woman Who Boarded American Airlines Flight From Nashville to Los Angeles Without Ticket The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is investigating how a woman passed a security checkpoint and boarded a flight at Nashville International Airport (BNA) without a ticket or boarding pass. This incident is the third time in two months that a passenger flew between two destinations without any form of identification. Read More →
NEWS Dec 27, 2023 Woman with Loaded Gun Stopped by TSA at Washington-Reagan Airport Washington's Reagan National Airport (DCA) has seen multiple incidents regarding travelers carrying guns through the airport. On Christmas Eve, the latest addition to this frighteningly increasing number involved a woman attempting to bring a loaded handgun through TSA. Read More →
NEWS Sep 17, 2023 TSA Agents Caught Allegedly Stealing From Bags in Miami Three TSA agents that were arrested in July 2023 have admitted to stealing up to $1000 a day from passengers at a security checkpoint in Miami. This comes as there is a decrease in confidence and trust in the TSA after many passengers have come forward claiming that similar cases have happened to them after passing through TSA checkpoints. Read More →
NEWS Aug 10, 2023 Passenger Uses Trashed Ticket, CLEAR Kiosk to Sneak Past Security Airport security has always been notorious for being strict. However, security program CLEAR has recently come under fire when two passengers somehow passed through its checkpoints without proper identification. Read More →
NEWS Apr 28, 2023 TSA Agents Seize Handguns at Washington-Dulles Airport On Sunday, April 23, and Monday, April 24, TSA security officers stopped two men on two different occasions with guns from boarding flights. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jan 26, 2023 TSA PreCheck vs CLEAR: Which is Better? Travelers at airports often regard security as a big nuisance, as they have to wait for upwards of an hour at a time to get bags screened. Domestic U.S. airports in the last few years have introduced new ways of making this process faster, notably through programs like TSA PreCheck and CLEAR. These are in the realm of "Trusted Traveler Programs," where a traveler establishes their permanent credentials ahead of time so queuing at the airport is reduced. Read More →
NEWS Dec 06, 2022 REAL ID Requirement Date Pushed Back Once Again The deadline to obtain a REAL ID in order to fly is being pushed back to 2025. This follows a string of earlier postponements dating back to 2008. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Oct 27, 2022 How are Bags Screened Before Flights? Have you ever wondered how your bags are screened before you board a flight? How do Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents know which bags to screen and what to look for? In this article, we will answer those questions and give you a behind-the-scenes look at the screening process! Read More →