Latest Transportation Security Administration Stories

2011-04-11 10:12:00

MTI's Butterworth and Jenkins created terrorism attack database, plus briefings for TSA's bomb appraisal officers.

2011-04-02 12:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today issued support of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) new program that will promote an alternate screening of crewmembers.

2011-04-01 20:19:00

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), and the Air Transport Association (ATA) met recently with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S.

2011-04-01 16:30:00

Alternative screening makes airport security more efficient for crew members and passengers DALLAS, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association announced that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will begin testing an airline crewmember screening system in seven preliminary airports.

2011-03-29 15:10:00

TSA union renews call for adequate staffing at agency WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today renewed its call for adequate staffing throughout TSA after the union received a high number of complaints from Transportation Security Officers across the country with concerns of gender biases surrounding scheduling and shift-bidding. "There are overtones of gender discrimination throughout the nation's airports, and AFGE has heard...

2011-03-29 08:25:00

Posing no risk of radiation harm to travelers, airport use of backscatter x-ray machines by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been declared safe for those being scanned at airports throughout the US,

2011-03-22 15:28:00

Never a better time to implement observation program, says AFGE WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers nationwide, today called on TSA to immediately begin a nationwide radiation monitoring program and provide TSOs with dosimeters to measure radiation output at the checkpoints. "AFGE has long advocated for a comprehensive radiation safety program that includes monitoring employees...

2011-03-18 09:53:00

STAMFORD, Conn., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc.

2011-03-17 09:28:00

Local labor activists to show support for AFGE and its TSA members LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Los Angeles, throughout California and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with a Solidarity Event March 18 at LAX airport.

2011-03-16 06:30:00

Creation of Trusted Traveler Program, Limit on Checked Bag Fee at Heart of Proposal to Improve Security, Streamline Process for Travelers WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".