Daytona Beach International Airport to offer TSA PreCheck enrollment event
Flyers looking to join the Transportation Security Administration’s Precheck program can make a one-stop-shop of the whole process at an enrollment event taking place later this month at Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB).
Taking shoes off at the airport is a pain for travelers, but help could be on the way
As millions of people prepare to travel and navigate security checkpoints at airports this week across the United States, one element that can be a nuisance is having to take one’s shoes off while going through a security line.
Travel spikes with new pandemic-era air travel record, TSA says
All rights reserved)Travelers stand in line at a TSA security checkpoint at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Austin, Texas. Temperatures dropped into the single digits this week as snow shut down air travel and grocery stores. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)Anyone who has flown recently is in good company as Sunday set a new record with the highest number of air travelers since the coronavirus pandemic began. AdClose to 10 million people have flown in the last week as spring break continues for students across the nation. The trend is worrying health experts because only 15.5% of the population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
More than 1 million screened for 6th straight day, TSA says
Despite warnings from health officials, more people are taking to the skies to get where they are going. [TRENDING: How to celebrate St. Patty’s Day at theme parks | Florida’s texting-driving law rarely enforced | Massive manta ray photobombs surfer]The Transportation Security Administration has screened more than a million people at airports for six straight days. 5 million people have passed through U.S. airports since Thursday. But the bigger numbers are still only about half of what travel figures were before the COVID-19 pandemic. Airlines say passengers aren’t booking months in advance right now, instead, they are watching infection trends and only planning travel a few weeks out.
TSA reports its busiest travel day since March over Labor Day weekend
(Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)It was a busy holiday weekend for air travel. The Transportation Security Administration says it screened almost a million people on Friday, a record high since the pandemic began. In comparison, they saw double that number the year before. The TSA say they saw less people on Saturday, only about half a million people traveled that day.
San Francisco-area airports among the worst for perimeter security
An investigation conducted by The Associated Press found that San Francisco International Airport has had the most perimeter breaches in the past decade while Mineta San Jose International Airport had the fifth-most. Andria Borba of CBS San Francisco reports on efforts to improve security and stop the breaches.cbsnews.com