Airline Employee Caught Smuggling Guns On Flights As Carryons 

The TSA happily shows off all of the weapons they catch inside carryon baggage every month, but what happens when guns are taken onto planes as part of an inside job, by people with airport security clearance. That's just what happened as the Feds busted up a gun smuggling channel between Atlanta and NYC. » 12/25/14 5:00pm Today 5:00pm

People Still Joke About Bombs At Airports, And Still Get In Trouble

It's amazing that at this day and age that there are still idiots out there who think it's funny to joke about bombs at the airport. And whether you like the TSA or not, they take the jokes as threats, and they often come with stiff penalties in the form of huge fines. » 12/14/14 12:31pm 12/14/14 12:31pm

Your Ultimate Thanksgiving Air Travel Guide

Thanksgiving weekend is the busiest and most-dreaded travel period of the year, due to the compact date range and the fact that there's inevitably almost always some sort of weather disaster at one of the nation's major airline hubs. But if you're still brave enough to do it, here's how to get through it unscathed. » 10/04/14 3:39pm 10/04/14 3:39pm

The TSA Found 51 Firearms In Luggage In Just One Week

Just last week, the TSA found fifty one firearms, forty five of which were loaded. Twenty of the loaded guns had rounds in the chamber. They also found ammunition, inert grenades and artillery shells, a saw concealed within a Bible, razor blades hidden in a shoe, and fourteen stun guns — including one disguised as a… » 4/15/14 2:46pm 4/15/14 2:46pm

Safe Airports Are a Myth

Shotguns are not allowed through airport security. But what does that matter if you can build one from items purchased in an airport gift shop? The break-action shotgun pictured above was made from Red Bull cans, a hair dryer, batteries and a can of Axe body spray – and it can blast a handful of pocket change through… » 12/03/13 2:24pm 12/03/13 2:24pm

TSA: 'Pay $85 to skip our security checks and get back your dignity'

TSA Pre-Check—a paid registration system that allows airplane passengers to skip security checks as long as they agree to get fingerprinted—is now available to everyone instead of just frequent fliers from some airlines. Now you just have to pay them $85 to get back the dignity and rights they stole from you. » 9/05/13 10:14am 9/05/13 10:14am

TSA Is Instagramming the Crazy Stuff It Confiscates at Checkpoints

What is Instagram for if not bragging oh so subtly about the stuff you're doing. It's true for rich kids on fancy vacations, and apparently, it's true for the Transportation Safety Administration, which has been posting images of the absurd stuff passengers are trying to carry on planes every day. » 7/02/13 6:36pm 7/02/13 6:36pm