Why can’t TSA exhibit common sense now and then? If we’re to believe that TSA screeners are well-trained professionals, why can’t they handle an occasional judgment call?
In America and much of the world, security enhancements put in place following the catastrophe of September 11th, 2001, have been drastic and of two kinds: those practical and effective, and those irrational and pointless.
A person shot multiple people at LAX on Friday morning.
The Federal Air Marshal Service has a long and storied history. Unfortunately, much of the culture gained over the first 40 years that air marshals existed has been lost in the post-9/11 world.
Love TSA Pre✓, but hate that a few airports you frequent aren’t a part of the program? Good news! The TSA on Wednesday announced that the number of airports participating in TSA Pre✓ is more than doubling by 60 to 100 total. Airports that already have TSA Pre✓ will also be seeing the expansion of […]
On Wednesday morning, The House held a hearing on the challenges the TSA faces in the wake of a Government Accountability Office released the day before. The 38 page report detailing how the TSA could strengthen oversight of allegations of employee misconduct shows several weaknesses in the TSA misconduct system. The TSA’s reputation is not […]
After several months of listening to “you don’t have Global Entry?” I finally decided to pull the trigger and sign up for the “trusted traveler” program. For those of you that may not have heard of Global Entry, lets take a moment to go over what the program is. Basically, in so many words, it […]
Ever wonder what exactly the TSA confiscates from naughty passengers at airports around the country, but hate loading a whole web page? Good news! The TSA has launched their very own Instagram feed, displaying many of the items that they confiscate from passengers at security checkpoints. The Instagram feed shares a lot of the same […]
So, your elected officials can’t do their job properly, but you already knew that. With an all time low approval rating, our lovely congress has failed to stop automatic spending cuts, and those cuts are hitting the FAA hard.
Patrick Byrne, the oft-embattled CEO of Overstock.com, was arrested in Salt Lake City after TSA screeners found a gun in his carry-on.