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Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Metro Airport To Test New Screening Process

This would mean good news for travelers: TSA is preparing to test a new screening procedure that could let frequent travelers, including those at Metro Airport, move more quickly through airport security.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2011


TSA Re-inspects Elderly Woman Over Wet Diaper

The family of a gravely ill 95-year-old woman says federal inspectors wouldn’t let her mother board a plane because her adult diaper was wet, setting off alarms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2011

Airline Security

Know Before You Go: Ten Airport Security Tips

If your holiday includes a trip to the airport, you will definitely need these ten airport security tips to save you time:

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2010

Government Leaders Can Skip Security, TSA Says

While the rest of the country enters a “Constitutional Twilight Zone” every time they step into an airport, many top politicians and government officials have their rights to privacy fully protected when they fly, reports […]


Mich. Man Accepts Apology After Humiliating Pat-Down

A bladder cancer survivor from Houghton Lake, who wears a bag that collects his urine, said the head of the Transportation Security Administration called to apologize for an airport pat-down that caused the bag to […]


Metro Airport Traveler Humiliated After Pat-Down

A Houghton Lake man, flying out of Metro Airport, says he was humiliated after being patted down so aggressively, that he was left soaked in his own urine.


TSA: Pilots To Be Exempt From Some Airport Checks

The Transportation Security Administration has agreed to allow airline pilots to skip security scanning and pat-downs, pilot organizations said Friday. Pilots traveling in uniform on airline business will be allowed to pass security by presenting […]


Congressman Wants Airports To Ditch TSA

In a climate of Internet campaigns to shun airport pat-downs and veteran pilots suing over their treatment by government screeners, some airports are considering another way to show dissatisfaction: Ditching TSA agents altogether.