The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued this statement today following the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announcement that airport security officers will continue to enforce the current prohibited items list which prohibits all knives.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced that 100 percent of passengers traveling within the United States and its territories are now being checked against terrorist watchlists through the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Secure Flight program—a major step in fulfilling a key 9/11 Commission recommendation.
On The Spot Systems, Inc., announced today that their iPhone application, SURVEY ON THE SPOT, is now available to air travelers to rate airport security screening by completing a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) survey. SURVEY ON THE SPOT uses the iPhone’s GPS to identify the user’s location and enables smartphone users to answer a TSA questionnaire quickly and easily immediately after passing through the security checkpoint.
When Nic posted her My Bottle’s Up rant on October 16, allegedly detailing how TSA agents separated her from her child at Atlanta’s security checkpoint, the tale garnered plenty of sympathy and outrage, mainly from mothers who know what it’s like to travel alone.