DFW Near Top Of List For Airports Where TSA Confiscated Most Firearms At Security CheckpointsDespite fewer airline passengers in 2020, officials with the Transportation Security Administration say they detected twice as many firearms at airport security checkpoints in Texas and nationwide compared to 2019.
It's A COVID-19 Pandemic Record -- Most Passengers Onboard Airplanes Since MarchNew numbers released by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) show that December 27 was the busiest day in the airline industry since March -- with nearly 1.3 million travelers.
DFW Airport Anticipates 40% Drop In Holiday Travel During PandemicTravelers were walking with plenty of space through the terminal at DFW Airport Monday, even finding seating around the gates.
Americans Were Advised To Stay At Home For The Holiday, But 1 Million+ Traveled By Plane AnywayDespite the COVID-19 warnings, the Thanksgiving holiday was once again a very busy travel time -- with more than 1 million Americans making their way to airports to get to their destinations.
Some Texas Superintendents Push For Online Only Start To School Year Due To Coronavirus SurgeSuperintendents of the state's largest school districts are pushing back against a planned return to campus next month.
Coronavirus Fears Continue To Undercut Travel, Leaving Many Airline Flights Nearly Empty
TSA: DFW Airport #2 For Most Firearms Discovered At Security Checkpoints In 2019Nationwide, the TSA says officers caught more firearms at checkpoints in 2019 than ever before in the agency’s 18-year history.
North Texans Flying Out For Thanksgiving Beat The Rush TuesdayA lot of travelers hoping to miss the worst of the crowds headed to the airport on Tuesday and were rewarded with ample parking and TSA security checkpoint times at DFW as low as two minutes.
Texas Airport Security Dog A Finalist For TSA's Cutest K9 ContestThe Transportation Security Administration wants the public’s help to determine its cutest K9 in honor of National Dog Day, Monday, August 26.
VIDEO: Texas Man Seen Attacking TSA Agents At Phoenix AirportSurveillance video released by the city of Phoenix captured a man attacking Transportation Security Administration agents at Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday
DFW Airport Mobile App Now Gives Travelers Security Checkpoint Wait TimesThere’s an app for travelers flying out of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and it can now display how long passengers will wait in security lines.
TSA To Send Hundreds, Including Air Marshals, To US-Mexico BorderThe Transportation Security Administration is planning to send hundreds of officials to help with efforts to deal with migrant inflows on the southern border just as the busy summer travel season begins, CNN reports.
TSA: 4 Texas Airports Ranked In Top 10 Of Number Of Guns Recovered At Security Checkpoints In 2018The TSA announced that 4,239 guns were recovered at security checkpoints at 249 airports across the U.S. in 2018. Four Texas airports ranked in the top 10 of guns recovered at those checkpoints last year.
Federal Employees Hoping Congress Compromises On Border Security, Avoids 2nd Shutdown: 'We Can't Really Get Comfortable'"We can't really get comfortable because we're not comfortable," said TSA screener Rick DeChiara. "Three weeks from now, we could be exactly where we were before."
TSA Screener Sick-Outs Hit 10 Percent Over Holiday WeekendThe percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week.