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Can Pepper Spray Go Through TSA?

Can you bring pepper spray on an airplane? Yes, you can typically bring pepper spray through TSA, but you must pack it in your checked luggage, not your carry-on. You’re allowed one container that’s no larger than 4 fluid ounces, such as the WildFire™ 1.4% MC Pepper Spray Stream. It also must have a safety mechanism to prevent accidental […]

Are Tactical Pens TSA Approved?

When you’re planning to fly, it’s crucial to know that tactical pens tread a gray area with TSA guidelines. Basically, the decision hinges on the TSA agent’s discretion. Tactical pens, designed for both writing and self-defense, may be viewed as potential weapons. Those with non-threatening designs, like the Self-Defense Tactical Pen, often pass through security more smoothly. Generally, it’s recommended […]

Will Self-Defense Training Become Mandatory for Flight Attendants?

It is rather unfortunate to note that the global health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has not only led to an overall increase in tension and anxiety but has also contributed to the rising levels of violence and aggression on airplane flights. This concerning trend has been observed and corroborated by several airlines and […]

American Airlines Flight Diverted After Passenger Deploys Pepper Spray

An American Airlines flight from Miami to New York was forced to make an emergency landing in Jacksonville after a passenger “accidentally” deployed pepper spray in the cabin. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon when passengers near the back of the plane began coughing and complaining that they couldn’t see. Initially, it was unclear what […]

Stun Guns and Loaded Firearms Found in Carry-On Luggage at CT Airports

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers recently found a stun gun and a loaded firearm in carry-on luggage at Bradley International Airport and Tweed New Haven Airport. On August 9, TSA officers at Bradley International Airport found a stun gun in a woman’s handbag during a security screening. Connecticut State Police confiscated the stun gun. The […]