Articles tagged “homeland security”

TSA Will Expand Tests of Next-Generation Scanners for Carry-on Bags

TSA Will Expand Tests of Next-Generation Scanners for Carry-on Bags

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

New airport scanners for carry-on bags use computed tomography X-rays, which give much better views of what's inside. But their cost is astronomical. Don't expect all of your local airport's scanners replaced anytime soon.

1 year ago

Homeland Security Will Continue to Search Electronic Devices at U.S. Airports

Homeland Security Will Continue to Search Electronic Devices at U.S. Airports

Terrence Dopp, Bloomberg

Although most passengers aren't having their devices searched by Homeland Security, the policy is causing confusion and anxiety for countless travelers to the U.S.

3 years ago

TSA’s Aggressive New Pat-Down Screenings Have Airports and Airlines Concerned

TSA’s Aggressive New Pat-Down Screenings Have Airports and Airlines Concerned

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

One of the most aggravating parts of a travelers' trip, screening, is about to get more intense -- at least at U.S. airports. This will impact attitudes at the airport, in-flight and on devices when travelers sound-off on social media and book future flights.

3 years ago

The TSA Is Struggling to Fix Its Internal ‘Culture of Misconduct’

The TSA Is Struggling to Fix Its Internal ‘Culture of Misconduct’

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

If this kind of internecine drama is constantly happening behind the scenes at the TSA, no wonder its officers often treat flyers so poorly.

4 years ago