TSA Chief Says Progress Being Made On Shortening LinesOver the busy Memorial Day weekend, 99 percent of passengers at U.S. airports waited less than 30 minutes and 93 percent waited less than 15 minutes in regular security lines, Peter Neffenger told a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Head Of TSA Security Operations Removed From PositionA House committee said Monday that the head of security operations at the Transportation Security Administration has been replaced.
TSA Boss: Airport Lines Will 'Continue To Be A Challenge' This SummerThe head of the Transportation Security Administration on Friday warned travelers there are no quick fixes to the problems that have led to gargantuan lines at airport security at Chicago's airports as the summer travel season is ramping up.
TSA Boss In Chicago To Meet With Local Leaders About Airport DelaysThe head of the Transportation Security Administration will face some tough questions Friday from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, members of Congress, and others, as the agency seeks to reduce excruciatingly long wait times at airport security checkpoints.
TSA Demonstrates How Carrying Prohibited Items Slow Security LinesTop officials from the TSA were at Midway International Airport on Thursday, to demonstrate how the public can help security screeners move people through checkpoints more quickly, and alleviate the painfully long lines seen at many airports in recent weeks.
Booming Demand For TSA PreCheck In Wake Of Long Waits At AirportsIf pictures of long security checkpoint lines at O’Hare and Midway airports have you a bit nervous about an upcoming flight, you might want to do what many people are doing and enroll in TSA’s PreCheck program.
Top Aldermen Want To Boot TSA, Privatize Chicago Airport SecuritySome powerful Chicago aldermen want to get rid of TSA officers at Chicago’s two airports, and switch to private security officers, in an effort to alleviate the dreadfully long lines at security checkpoints.
Nightmarish Lines Continue At Airport Security CheckpointsTravelers flying out of Chicago just can’t catch a break. With increasingly long lines to get through security at the city’s airports, many travelers have been missing their flights, and some ended up sleeping at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday.
Extremely Long Lines Greeting Travelers At MidwayBring a book, or put some movies on your tablet if you’re headed to Midway International Airport this morning. Security lines were snaking out of the terminal early Friday, and the TSA has said long waits likely will be the new normal.
O'Hare Security Workers Plan One-Day StrikeDespite tensions over the possibility of more terror attacks like the one in Paris, some security workers at O’Hare International Airport planned to walk off the job on Thursday to demand better pay.
2 Investigators: The Crazy Things People Try To Get Past Airport SecurityEverything from guns to martial-arts throwing stars to brass knuckles to corkscrews. CBS 2's Dave Savini explains what authorities do with the items.
Kirk Wants U.S. To Publish List Of Airports With Lax Passport ScreeningU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has proposed legislation that would require the federal government to tell air travelers which airports don’t adequately check passengers for stolen passports.