LAX Announces Pilot Program For Pre-Scheduled TSA ScreeningLAX has announced a new pilot program called, The Fast Lane, for streamlined TSA screening prior to departure. The program's goal is to ease overall passenger stress.
TSA Doubles Fines For Passengers Who Refuse To Wear Face Masks On PlanesThe federal mask mandate, which was implemented on Feb. 2, remains in effect until Jan. 18, 2022. The new range of penalties, which take effect Friday, will be $500 to $1,000 for a first offense, and $1,000 to $3,000 for second offenders.
TSA Extends Transportation Mask Mandate Through January 2022TSA has extended its mask directive that requires passengers to wear face coverings on federal transportation.
TSA's Face Masks Fines Start At $250, Go Up To $1,500 For Repeat OffendersThe fines are in addition to some airlines banning passengers for refusing to wear masks while in-flight.
Countdown Begins To California REAL ID DeadlineThe countdown is on to meet new identification requirements to fly within the U.S.
TSA Bans 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' Souvenir Bottle That Looks Like BombThe Transportation Security Administration is banning a popular souvenir Coke bottle from Disney's "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" park that looks just like an explosive from a "galaxy far, far away."
LAX Unveils New Germ-Fighting Bins At TSA Security CheckpointsLos Angeles International Airport is rolling out new bins in security screening lines designed to deter bacteria buildup.
Pop-Up Food Pantry At John Wayne Airport Offers Relief For Furloughed TSA WorkersIt's Day 2 at the pop-up food pantry at John Wayne Airport, where a conference room was transformed Monday into a mini-mart for furloughed federal workers.
Hundreds Of TSA Screeners Working Without Pay Call Out Sick At Major AirportsHundreds of Transportation Security Administration officers, who are required to work without paychecks through the partial government shutdown, called out from work this week.
LAX Officials Predict Record Travel Season As TSA Agents Work Without Pay During Gov. ShutdownThe partial federal government shutdown isn't impacting travelers yet but it is impacting TSA workers during the busiest travel time of the year, reports CBS2's Adrianna Weingold.
Portable, Non-Invasive Security Scanners Make Their Debut In LA Bus, Train StationsMetro says they’re the first surface transportation agency to buy several Thruvision TAC-TS4 portable terahertz millimeter wave passenger screening devices, or ThruVis, which can detect improvised explosive devices or other weapons that could be used in a terrorist attack.
Today May Be TSA's Busiest Day EverThe Transportation Security Administration says it’s possible that Friday, June 29 “will set a new record for the busiest single day ever.”
Ontario Airport Briefly Evacuated After Report Of Suspicious DeviceAuthorities later said the device was determined to be safe, and appeared to be a training device possibly belonging to a member of law enforcement or the military.
TSA Begins More Stringent Screening Measures For Electronic DevicesThe stronger procedures, which have already been enacted at LAX as part of a pilot program, will be expanded nationwide.
LAX Travelers Dealing With New Security MeasuresNew TSA screening rules will soon be in effect to prevent terrorists from smuggling bombs in electronic devices.