Orlando TSA reminds airport travelers of security measures

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This Memorial Day will kick off what is expected to be a huge year for summer air travel. The Transportation Security Administration reminds that masks are not required, but recommended. They are also a reminder to watch what is carried on the plane. it’s sharp or heavy, if it can cut or threaten, maybe scare someone into getting hurt, if it can actually be used as a weapon, it can’t be in carry-on luggage when you board your flight. “Think in your head, if I don’t want the person next to me to have this item in their possession, then I shouldn’t have this item in my possession,” said TSA spokesperson Sari Koshetz. . The TSA showed WESH 2 an old grenade, turned into a decoration. It cannot go under or in the upper bins. The sight of it might scare someone; there’s no guarantee what might remain from when it was real. We saw lawn mower blades and a bowling pin, which are not allowed in carry-on luggage but can be checked in.” We give them the option to go back to the airline and check if it’s an item that can go in checked baggage,” Koshetz said. Trailer hitches and power saws are all items stopped at checkpoints by TSA agents. Then there’s the most obvious no – firearms in your carry-on. “We have stopped at checkpoints at this airport 52 guns a year to date,” Koshetz said. It’s right at Orlando International Airport. A total of 259 firearms have been arrested statewide so far this year at Florida airport checkpoints. While we are traveling there is a lot to think about and your family’s safety is the number one task. The TSA says it will do everything possible to reduce these threats. Also an issue was the large bottles of shampoo and water – travel size personal items only. Your favorite water bottle can pass empty and then refill it on the other side of the checkpoint.

This Memorial Day will kick off what is expected to be a huge year for summer air travel.

The Transportation Security Administration reminds that masks are not mandatory, but recommended.

They also remind to watch what is carried on the plane.

If it’s sharp or heavy, if it can cut or threaten, maybe scare someone into getting hurt, if it can actually be used as a weapon, it can’t be in a carry-on bag. hand when you board your flight.

“Think in your head, if I don’t want the person next to me to have this item in their possession, then I shouldn’t have this item in my possession,” said TSA spokesperson Sari Koshetz.

The TSA showed WESH 2 an old grenade, turned into a decoration.

It cannot go under or in the upper bins.

The sight of it might scare someone; there’s no guarantee what might remain from when it was real.

We saw lawnmower blades and a bowling pin, which are not allowed in carry-on luggage but can be checked.

“We give them the option to go back to the airline and check if it’s an item that can go in checked baggage,” Koshetz said.

Trailer hitches and power saws are all items stopped at checkpoints by TSA agents.

Then there’s the most obvious no – firearms in your carry-on.

“We have stopped at checkpoints at this airport 52 guns a year to date,” Koshetz said.

It’s right at Orlando International Airport.

A total of 259 firearms have been arrested so far this year statewide at Florida airport checkpoints.

While we are traveling there is a lot to think about and your family’s safety is the number one priority.

The TSA says it will do everything possible to reduce these threats.

Also an issue was the large bottles of shampoo and water – personal travel items only.

Your favorite water bottle can pass empty and then refill it on the other side of the checkpoint.

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