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TSA: Travelers left $960K at airport security checkpoints in FY 2018

May 29 (UPI) — Travelers left nearly $1 million in change at U.S. airport security checkpoints in fiscal year 2018, the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday. Items of value are often left behind as travelers go through security checkpoints. The TSA says agents try to reunite lost items with owners, but …

TSA tests scanners that allow travelers to keep electronics and liquids in their bags when going through airport security – The Washington Post

For what feels like eons, Transportation Security Administration officers have been reminding travelers to remove all electronics and liquids from their carry-on bags and place them in a tray. At more than a dozen airports, however, passengers are hearing a new refrain: Keep your items in your luggage. This summer, the agency …

Don’t fear the TSA cutting airport security. Be glad that they’re talking about it. – The Washington Post

Last week, CNN reported that the Transportation Security Administration is considering eliminating security at U.S. airports that fly only smaller planes — 60 seats or fewer. Passengers connecting to larger planes would clear security at their destinations. To be clear, the TSA has put forth no concrete proposal. The internal agency working …

Holiday lines may worsen after poor TSA screening audit

A potentially record-setting uptick in travel this Thanksgiving will coincide with TSA’s implementation of new screening rules. The Transportation Security Administration has bad news for tens of millions of Thanksgiving holiday travelers: Lines at airports may be even longer than usual as the agency tries once again to plug security …