airport security

Items, prohibited on passenger airlines, and confiscated from passengers by TSA officers.
Cliff Owen/AP
April 01, 2019 - 3:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Johnston stands over a table full of peculiar items confiscated at Dulles International Airport: a glittery clutch with brass knuckles as a clasp. A perfume bottle shaped like a grenade. A rusted circular saw blade. A pocket-sized pitchfork. None of those is quite right...
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The Transportation Security Administration seized a military rocket-propelled grenade launcher at Lehigh Valley International Airport.
TSA
Kim Glovas
March 05, 2019 - 2:24 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Transportation Security Administration seized a military rocket-propelled grenade launcher at Lehigh Valley International Airport Monday. A Florida man tried to check a bag with the unassembled parts inside. The bag contained the barrel, trigger, sights and a...
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Next time you're dumping your stuff in the security trays, best have that hand sanitzer nearby.
Getty Images via CNN
September 05, 2018 - 12:57 pm
By Francesca Street (CNN) — What's the most germ-filled spot in an airport? The bathrooms? Those crowded waiting areas? The passport checking counter? Surprisingly, none of the above. A new study from a team of experts from the UK's University of Nottingham and the Finnish National Institute for...
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Dreamstime
Ian Bush
July 23, 2018 - 3:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — CT scanners are common tools used by hospitals to provide images of the body. Soon, that technology will land at Philadelphia International Airport — and officials are promising passengers an easier trip through screening as well as improved security. Frequent flyers...
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Florida’s busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according to officials there.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
June 21, 2018 - 6:18 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, officials said Thursday, a move that pleases airport executives but worries privacy advocates. Officials at Orlando International...
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