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TSA: U.S. Finally Surpasses 1 Million Daily Air Travelers

(CNN) - The TSA says on Sunday it screened more than a million people. It's the first time since the pandemic hit that screenings have hit that level. Still, the number was only about 40% of the 2.6two-point-six million…

TSA Reports Its Busiest Travel Day Since March

(CNN) - A busy holiday weekend for air travel. The Transportation Security Administration says it screened almost a million people on Friday. A record high since the pandemic began. In comparison they saw double that number the year before.…

Fliers Left $926K In Coins, Cash At Security In 2019

(CNN) - TSA is keeping the change; most of it anyway. The Transportation Security Administration says it kept $926,000 last year in change and cash left behind by travelers at airport checkpoints. TSA made the disclosure in a new…

TSA Finds More Guns Despite Fewer Fliers

(CNN) - Even though the number of people flying has plummeted 75%. The TSA is finding more guns. The Transportation Security Administration released new stats on Monday on the rate of guns per passenger and they said it was…

TSA Changes After Whistleblower Complaint

(CNN) - A TSA whistleblower says the agency made procedure changes to better protect passengers and officers after he raised concerns. TSA Federal Security director Jay Brainard oversees Kansas airports. He first raised concerns about how TSA was handling…

TSA Screened More Than 400K Over Weekend

(CNN) - Air travel isn't sky high just yet, but it's certainly on its back way up. In fact, this weekend was the busiest air travel has been since the coronavirus pandemic began. More than 400,000 people were screened…

TSA Changes Some Screening Procedures

(CNN) - The Transportation Security Administration announced some screening changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Passengers should now hang onto their boarding passes, rather than hand them to TSA officers. Instead, officers will look at the boarding passes…

TSA Screening Dogs Aren't Effective

(CNN) - Airport security dogs apparently aren't especially effective. That's according to federal investigators. The Homeland Security Department's Inspector General says the canines can't detect some explosive devices or explosives. The written report says that means the aviation system…

TSA Screening Less Passengers Than Year Ago

(CNN) - The number of people passing through security checkpoints at U.S. airports has decreased compared to last year. It's the latest sign that Americans are steering clear of air travel amid concerns about coronavirus. TSA officers screened just…

U.S. Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Now In Place

(CNN) -U.S. travel restrictions are now in place to try to contain the Wuhan coronavirus. They began Sunday evening And, they bar foreign nationals from entering the U.S. if they've visited China in the previous two weeks. U.S. citizens…