PreCheck Enrollment Slowly Growing As Security Lines Stretch LongerThe TSA reduced screening staff in recent years, anticipating that more and more people would apply for the ease of PreCheck.
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MSP Airport Security Stalls As New Checkpoint OpensThe new checkpoint line at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport opened to plenty of criticism on its first full day. Travelers in the early morning and afternoon arrived to the airport on Friday to find long lines.
MSP Airport To Open New Security Checkpoint To Ease CongestionTravelers will soon have only two security areas to choose from. But there will be more screening lanes at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The new checkpoint will be open in time for spring break travel.
Good Question: What Are 'Enhanced' Driver's Licenses?By spring, there's a good chance you're going to need more than your current Minnesota driver's license to get a on a plane – perhaps a U.S. passport or an enhanced Minnesota driver’s license. So what are enhanced driver’s licenses? Good Question.
Feds Say They'll Give State Time To Upgrade IDs For FlightsFor millions of Minnesotans who board planes every year, a Minnesota state-issued driver's license may no longer be enough. Starting next year, you'll need a tamper-proof high security license approved by the federal government and issued by the state.
Minn. Woman Recounts 1968 Plane Hijacking OrdealLong before 9/11 increased airport security, there were a number of hijackings in the late 1960s and early 70s. Most of the hijackers forced pilots to land in Cuba after the U.S. banned travel to the country. A Minnesota woman and her 15-month-old daughter were on one of those flights nearly 50 years ago.
Investigation Reveals Gaps In Airport SecurityAs we head into the busy summer travel season a new investigation has found some disturbing gaps in security at airports across the country. Undercover agents were able to smuggle things, like explosives and weapons, through checkpoints.
Is TSA's PreCheck Status Worth It?If you've been to the airport recently, you have probably seen people breezing through the pre-check security lines. The attractiveness of having pre-check status is growing as MSP Airport is warning travelers to get to the airport two and a half hours early. That warning comes as long security lines are resulting in more missed flights at MSP. So, we wondered how do you get pre-check status? And is it worth it?
TSA Urging Congress To Support Enhanced Security At AirportsIt is the busiest time of year to fly out of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport as several families and students head out on spring break trips. Transportation Safety Administration officials said it's now important to get to the airport two-and-a-half hours before your flight at least for the next month to deal with long waits in security lines.
Story Of 6 Year Old Frisked At New Orleans AirportA six year old girl was frisked at a New Orleans airport, and her parents have posted video on Youtube.
TSA Administrator John Pistole's public service message.