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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Airport security 'recomposure' areas worked but are disappearing

    Airport security 'recomposure' areas worked but are disappearing
    Can pictures of flowers and cozy couches tame the traveling beast? Apparently. Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport (DFW) last year tested amenities, including a "recomposure area" at one of its security checkpoints, that were designed to calm passengers by being as welcoming as a nice hotel lobby. The result: Lines moved 25% faster.
  • 8-inch knife found rolled in enchiladas at Sonoma County airport

    8-inch knife found rolled in enchiladas at Sonoma County airport
    The woman made her flight, but without the whole enchilada.  Transportation Security Administration screeners found an unexpected item Monday morning as an Alaska Airlines passenger made her way through a security checkpoint at Sonoma County Airport: an...

    That favorite belt? Leave home without it when going on a trip

     That favorite belt? Leave home without it when going on a trip
    Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...

    Lost luggage surprise: 97% of bags are found, returned within 2 days

    Lost luggage surprise: 97% of bags are found, returned within 2 days
    Returning from a recent leisure trip to Miami, Jerry Jorgensen landed in Detroit only to face one of the biggest frustrations of air travel: His bag was nowhere to be found. After making several dozen calls, Jorgensen got American Airlines to return his...

    LAX officials outline improvements to emergency plans

    LAX officials outline improvements to emergency plans
    Los Angeles airport officials on Tuesday told a City Council committee that improvements in training, communications and emergency management are on the way in the aftermath of November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. The...