TSA - Transportation Security Administration

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has thorough screenings at the main security checkpoints of all U.S. airports. Anyone passing through a security checkpoint will be required to have a government-issued photo ID and either a Boarding Pass or a TSA approved Security Document. As a result, a Traveler's security experience may vary by airport.

TSA Secure Flight

Silver Airways has been working in cooperation with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to introduce Secure Flight, a federally mandated program designed to help enhance the security of domestic and international commercial air travel through the use of improved watch list matching.
Silver Airways is now required to collect additional Secure Flight Passenger Data, which includes:
  • Your full name, exactly as it appears on the current (non-expired) government-issued photo ID that you will be traveling with
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • The TSA-issued Redress Number (if applicable)
The TSA determined that making date of birth and gender mandatory data elements would greatly reduce the number of passengers misidentified as a match to the watch list when fully implemented. It is to your advantage to provide the above information to potentially prevent delays or inconveniences at the airport, especially for those individuals who have similar names to those on the watch lists.

Want to Know More?

For more information about Flight Secure Passenger Data, visit the TSA’s Secure Flight web page.

TSA Security Information

You can bring liquids, gels, and aerosols in your carry-on bag but only in three-ounce containers or smaller and all must fit in a one-quart, zip-top, plastic bag. The zip-top bag must be removed from your carry-on and placed on the belt to go through the x-ray machine. Need More Info on 3-1-1 Air Travel? Learn more about packing liquids and about prohibited items.
Visit the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) website for more information.
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