Seized guns at airports at all-time record

Tuesday, 24 Jan, 2023 0

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) released its final end of year tally for guns at airports.

TSA officers seized a record-high 6,542 guns in 2022.

The previous record of 5,972 guns at airports was set the year earlier.

“What we see generally is as gun ownership increases, this issue becomes a bigger problem at the checkpoint,” the TSA said.

“It’s troubling and it’s really concerning.”

The TSA screened a total of 761 million passengers last year.

Firearms are allowed only in checked baggage under specific rules.

Read Full Story

Related News Stories :   Russian jet aborts take-off due to aircraft engine fire     Finnair ditching in-flight shopping     Lufthansa, Air France hope to land Flybe airport slots     Runway collision narrowly averted at Texas airport     Zipair taps Starlink to elevate in-flight Wi-Fi     Global air travel recovery continues  


Ray Monty

Most Read

Graham McKenzie talks to Visit Florida’s CEO Dana Young at #huddle23

At #huddle23 in West Palm Beach we speak to Lauren Pace of Visit Florida

Jane Cunningham, Director of European Engagement Destinations International

Fred Bean, Founder and CEO of Hotelport

Kent Anderson of Kirk Mountain Adventures

The essence of Atlantic Canada

Elliot Ferguson of Destination DC

TravelMole at Casa 2022

Tommy Thompson CEO of St Kitts Tourism

Zsusa Szegner from Hungary

75th Outrigger Hawaii anniversary celebrates the largest collection of resorts and hotels

Outrigger Hotels & Resorts celebrate their expanded Asia Pacific portfolio on its 75th anniversary

Price Based Country test mode enabled for testing United States (US). You should do tests on private browsing mode. Browse in private with Firefox, Chrome and Safari