Quantcast
Transport Airlines

More Americans forget that guns and grenades don’t belong on planes

Excerpt from The TSA Blog

Aug 10, 2012 2:02 pm

Skift Take

This week’s roundup of security line blunders includes hidden razor blades, lots of inert grenades, and a slight uptick in the number of handguns flyers “forgot” to leave at home.

— Jason Clampet

Free Report: The Megatrends Defining Travel in 2015

TSA Blog Team@TSABlogTeam
TSA Week in Review: Passengers Continue to Pack Guns & Grenades #tsa #tsablog #travel #aviation http://t.co/lNecypsD

In addition to a spike in the number of guns found each day at checkpoints recently, we continue to find hand grenades and other ordnance on weekly basis. Please keep in mind that if something looks like a bomb, grenade, mine, etc., it is prohibited – real or not. And when these items are found at the checkpoint, they can cause significant delays to you and other passengers. I know they are cool novelty items; I use to own a few. But again, please don’t take them on planes!

Read the Complete Story →

Tags:

Next Up

More on Skift

Skift Business Traveler: Southwest and American Air Lose Their Oil Hedge
Top 10 Travel Destinations on Social Media for December 2014
U.S. Outbound Tourism Snapshot for November 2014
Can Better Emails Help Hotels Win Back Business From Booking Sites?