TSA Announces New Screening Procedures for Electronic Devices at U.S. Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced plans to start new domestic screening procedures in the next few weeks for carry-on luggage at airports nationwide where “passengers traveling through every U.S. airport will be required to put all electronic devices larger than a cellphone in a separate bin during security screening,” according to a national press release from the TSA.

The new screening procedures announced by the TSA are in response to the possibility that terrorists may be able to hide explosives in electronic devices. Following extensive testing and successful pilots at 10 airports, the TSA plans to expand these measures to all U.S. airports during the weeks and months ahead. The screening procedures in standard lanes are already in place at the following 10 U.S. airports: FULL ARTICLE

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