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May 08 2023
The Biden administration will announce on Monday that the Department of Transportation is launching an effort aimed at compensating passengers for cancelled flights and delays within the airline's control.
The big picture: The announcement comes amid months of finger pointing between Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the airline industry over persistent travel woes.
Feb 19 2023
Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, agents at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) stopped a man from carrying an assault rifle and 163 rounds of ammunition onto a plane heading to Houston, Texas on Feb. 14. The TSA said in a press release last week that a 52-year-old man from Jefferson, Louisiana, was in possession of a Palmetto PA-15 Multi AR firearm, whichFox News (Online News)
Mar 08 2023
Comedian Mike Epps was caught at the Indianapolis International Airport on Sunday with a revolver and ammunition. According to an airport police report, the Indianapolis native who was in town to kick off a nationwide comedy tour, was found with Smith & Wesson .38-caliber at a TSA checkpoint lane Sunday morning. An Indianapolis Airport Authority officer responded to a call of a possibleUSA TODAY
Mar 02 2023
PA Man Hid Explosive Device In Bag Checked On FL Flight: FBI A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) inspectors found a live explosive device hidden in a bag he checked for a flight from Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley International Airport to Orlando Sanford International on Monday. Marc Muffley, a 40-year-old resident of Lansford, Pennsylvania,ZeroHedge
Nov 01 2022
The Supreme Court upheld a ruling Monday that will allow the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to mandate mask-wearing during public health emergencies.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit had ruled that the TSA had the authority to mandate masks under its duties to maintain security and safety on modes of transportation. The Supreme Court let that ruling stand,The Daily Caller
Feb 19 2023
Transportation Security Administration officers in New Orleans stopped a Louisiana man from entering the secured area of the airport with a loaded AR-15-style rifle. The passenger also had 163 rounds of ammunition in his carry-on bag as he attempted to pass through the security checkpoint. A 52-year-old man from Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, attempted to enter the secured area of the NewBreitbart News
Jan 18 2023
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced today that, in 2022, it detected a record 6,542 firearms in carry-on bags or on passengers at checkpoints. That’s a sizeable jump from the 5,972 detected in 2021 and a spike compared with the 4,432 detected in 2019. Of the guns caught in 2022, approximately 88 percent were loaded. Firearms were caught at 262 airport checkpointsNational Review (News)
Nov 23 2022
High costs and ubiquitous logistical headaches aren't slowing down Americans' holiday travel.
Driving the news: Airports and airlines are bracing for crowds and looking to stave off delays as millions of Americans skip town.
"We have only seen demand grow since the end of August," Hayley Berg, an economist at Hopper Inc., told Axios.
By the numbers: In total, approximatelyAxios
Mar 10 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday that Americans will have to wear a mask on public transport for at least a little bit longer.
The federal mask mandate on airline flights and public transit will be extended until at least April 18, the agency announced. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) ultimately decided to extend the mandate at theThe Daily Caller
Jul 24 2022
The Supreme Court declined to allow the Biden administration to enforce a policy prioritizing the apprehension and deportation of certain groups of illegal immigrants. In a five-to-four decision Thursday, the high court rejected a request by the administration to put a district court ruling blocking the policies implementation on hold.
Under the policy, border officials are instructedOne America News Network (OAN)