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Current National Threat Level is elevated

The threat level in the airline sector is High or Orange. Read more.

Homeland Security 5 Year Anniversary 2003 - 2008, One Team, One Mission Securing the Homeland

Homeland Security Components

Domestic Travel

Airline boarding pass. (Photo TSA)

The Department of Homeland Security, through the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA), is responsible for security of the nation's transportation systems.


TSA Travel Assistant. Up-to-date information on airport security procedures.

Screening Procedures. Steps to make the airport screening process more efficient and quick.

DHS TRIP. The Department of Homeland Security’s Travel Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP) is a single point of contact for individuals who have inquiries or seek resolution regarding difficulties they experienced during their travel screening.

Traveling with Children. Overview of the screening process and travel tips for those traveling via air with children.

This page was last reviewed/modified on August 20, 2008.