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  • Fort Lauderdale, Orlando airports among top 10 for intercepted guns

    Fort Lauderdale, Orlando airports among top 10 for intercepted guns
    It was guns galore at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Orlando international airports, as both cracked the nation's top 10 for intercepted firearms in 2013. Orlando International was eighth in the nation and first in Florida with 47 guns caught. The...
  • TSA to open enrollment center for PreCheck at LAX

    TSA to open enrollment center for PreCheck at LAX
    Los Angeles International Airport will soon be home to a center where travelers can sign up to get access to faster security screening lines. To qualify to use the Transportation Security Administration's expedited security lines, known as PreCheck,...
  • Emergency response to LAX shooting addressed at state hearing

    Emergency response to LAX shooting addressed at state hearing
    After the chaotic evacuation of passenger terminals in last year's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said they are making significant improvements to emergency response plans. The measures include a special team of 300...
  • Supreme Court backs airlines in defamation case

    Supreme Court backs airlines in defamation case
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday shielded airlines from being sued when they alert the government to threatening or suspicious behavior by their pilots or passengers, even if the reports later turn out to be exaggerated or misleading. In a...
  • Speedier screening may be coming to an airport near you

    Speedier screening may be coming to an airport near you
    In the near future, airline passengers may be screened for weapons without having to stop walking or remove their coats and shoes. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is pushing for private contractors to create a screening machine with "screen and...
  • Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning

    Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning
    The new head of Homeland Security played down a recent warning that terrorists might try to sneak explosives onto commercial planes in passenger shoes, saying the threat has been around "for years." In a press conference at Los Angeles International...
  • About your TSA fingerprints

    About your TSA fingerprints
    Now that the Transportation Security Administration's Pre-Check program is open for application to any American, its reach is growing quickly: Eight airport enrollment centers have opened nationally since November, and at least 40 more are expected by the...
  • Need to finish TSA's PreCheck application? LAX office opens Thursday

    Need to finish TSA's PreCheck application? LAX office opens Thursday
    Fliers who want to complete their enrollment in the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program will be able to do so at at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) starting Thursday, according to a TSA announcement. The TSA will open an...
  • Complaints against airlines reported to U.S. fell 14% in 2013

    Complaints filed by air travelers about commercial airlines dropped by 14% in 2013, compared to the previous year, according to federal statistics released Tuesday. During last year, airline passengers filed 13,168 complaints with the U.S. Department of...
  • Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014

    Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014
    The world's airline industry has rebounded from the recession and expects 2014 to be the most profitable year on record, thanks to stable fuel prices and growing travel demand. That's great news if you're an airline executive or shareholder. But don't...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: TSA security and what travelers leave behind

    L.A. Times Travel Show: TSA security and what travelers leave behind
    With the Transportation Security Administration, there is almost always a method to the madness. For instance, fliers who found themselves standing out on the runway after the LAX shooting last November should have been relieved that they were out of...
  • Transportation Security Administration opens Pre-Check application centers in Hampton and Virginia Beach for travelers

    Do you want to apply for the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) TSA Pre-check program, depicted with Pre and a checkmark, that speeds up the screening process at airports? TSA announced on Thursday that Hampton Roads residents can...