VIDEO: TSA Stresses Need for Travelers to Check Carry-Ons

Press conference at PIT highlights huge number of items seized at checkpoint

By Julie Bercik

Published April 4, 2022

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We can never say it enough: make sure there is nothing in your carry-on bags that is on the Transportation Security Administration’s list of prohibited items.

On Monday, Federal Security Director Karen Keys-Turner and spokesperson Lisa Farbstein held a press conference on Pittsburgh International Airport’s Ticketing level to reinforce that message for travelers.

Two full-size tables completely covered with various liquids and gels seized in just three days at PIT—each of which caused minor delays at the security checkpoint when discovered—served as a vivid illustration of their message.

To learn more, watch this video.

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