Transportation Security Administration

Sikh-American teenager forced to remove turban at US airport: Report

A Sikh-American teenager who authored a book about bullying that the community faces in the US was forced to remove his turban at the Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield, California, a media report has said.

Apr 20, 2016, 23:27 PM IST
US officer shoots man who attacked TSA agents at New Orleans airport

US officer shoots man who attacked TSA agents at New Orleans airport

A law enforcement officer shot a man who attacked several Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents while armed with a machete and wasp spray at a New Orleans airport on Friday night, officials said.

Mar 21, 2015, 08:36 AM IST

US, European security officials worry about Sochi-related attacks

Intelligence agencies believe attacks by militants during the Sochi Winter Olympics are highly likely, but will probably be aimed at "softer" targets elsewhere in Russia.

Feb 07, 2014, 09:04 AM IST

U.S. bans carry-on liquids, gels on flights to Russia

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is temporarily banning carry-on liquids, aerosols, gels and powders on flights between Russia and the United States, a Department of Homeland Security official said on Thursday.

Feb 07, 2014, 05:25 AM IST

US Sikhs to report airport abuse by smartphone application

Sikh activists, fed up with being singled out at US airports, launched an updated smartphone application to make it easier for passengers to file complaints.

Nov 27, 2013, 07:56 AM IST

Los Angeles gunman charged, planned to kill `multiple` agents

The gunman who allegedly killed a security officer at Los Angeles airport carried a note saying he planned to murder "multiple" agents, officials said, announcing charges against him.

Nov 03, 2013, 09:45 AM IST

LAX shooting suspect sent suicidal text to family before attack

Paul Anthony Ciancia is the man believed to have killed an unarmed federal security agent at the Los Angeles International Airport.

Nov 02, 2013, 10:45 AM IST

Anti-TSA activist alleges she was groped at US airport

An anti-Transportation Security Administration has claimed that a female security staff groped her vagina during a pat down at San Diego International Airport.

May 29, 2013, 16:05 PM IST

TSA delays plan to allow knives on planes in US

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said it was postponing a controversial change in rules which would have allowed passengers to carry small knives on planes.

Apr 23, 2013, 10:56 AM IST

Congressmen ask TSA to withdraw its knife policy

A bipartisan group of 133 Congressmen have called for a withdrawal of the latest US policy that allows air travellers to carry small knifes in domestic and international flights.

Mar 22, 2013, 10:03 AM IST

Saudi Arabia, US sign aviation security agreement

General Authority for Civil Aviation vice president Faisal bin Hamad Al-Sugair and TSA administrator John Pistole signed the agreement.

Jan 22, 2013, 09:33 AM IST