Check out this fun dance-off between a young traver and a TSA officer at Newark Liberty International Airport. Thev video was posted on the TSA’s Instagram account and has gone viral.
Take a look.
Last week, as Transportation Security Officer(TSO) Joshua McCall had completed the screening of a family on their way out of Newark’s EWR, a child busted out the Floss Dance. TSO McCall complimented the young man on his skills which led to the child challenging him to a dance battle! As you can see from the video, fun broke out. Who do you think won the dance off? … Newark TSA Federal Security Director, Tom Carter, took the challenge one step beyond and said: “After ensuring all are secure as they enter the air transportation network, our Officers will be happy to accept any dance challenges from passengers.” … In other words, #ItsOn!!! … #EWR #FlossDance #TSAEWRFlossChallenge
This isn’t the first time a TSA officer with a sense of fun was caught on tape.
Here’s a video posted a while back of an officer matching the moves of a young traveler at Orlando International Airport.
Post 2 of 2: The rest of the story! This should bring a smile to your face on National Smile Day! … Preston started doing the latest dance craze (The Floss Dance) from the upper level above the Orlando International Airport checkpoint. He caught the attention of a TSA officer (@respectmyauthorityy) who was on his way to his break and decided to have some fun! Preston’s mom (@proudworkinmom) caught it on camera! Be sure to check out post #1 if you haven’t seen it yet. … @flymco #NationalSmileDay #RandomDancing #FlossDance #MCO
TSA’s Instagram account is surprisingly well-followed, sometimes alarming and often entertaining ( if corny) feed. Here are few examples:
Did you know that sawblades are prohibited in carry-on bags. Yep. This one was discovered in a carry-on bag at the Atlanta airport. … Speaking of saw blades, we think we “saw” a pussycat. Probably because it’s #InternationalCatDay! Sorry about that horrible segue, but we had to cut to the chase somehow. … Have you always wanted to travel with your cat, but you’ve been afraid to ask how? Has your cat got your tongue? Even if you’re too much of a scaredy-cat to ask, we’re going to give you the rundown right meow. … Checkpoint Screening: … Check with your airline first to inquire about any fees and policies. … Your cat will need to be screened via checkpoint screening if it’s traveling with you in the cabin of the plane. … We do not X-ray cats or any other pets. However, there have been many occasions where passengers have assumed their cat needed to go through the X-ray. You can imagine the surprise of the X-ray operator when they saw Felix’s skeleton roll across their monitor. It is not an unusual occurrence. In this case, it’s not frowned upon to let the cat out of the bag. Your cat will need to come out of its carrier, so it’s a good idea to know how your cat will react. Many a cat has gone into a feline frenzy after being removed from its carrier. An angry cat is never a good thing. Especially when you’re in a confined area where there isn’t enough room to swing a cat. … The checkpoint is a noisy environment that can cause your cat to flee at its first opportunity. This happens with humans occasionally as well. Your cat can be carried through the walk through metal detector or walked through on leash if your cat isn’t too stubborn to do that. If your cat triggers an alarm, one of our officers will have to take a closer look. Cats are not screened with the body scanners, in case you were wondering. … Checked Baggage: … If your cat is traveling in a kennel, your airline will arrange for a TSA Officer to screen the kennel. Officers will need to inspect your kennel/carrier for prohibited items with you present. Sometimes this can be done visually, but occasionally, the TSA officer will ask you to remove your pet from the carrier.
Sometimes, air travel can make you a little crabby. … #ThrowbackThursday to July 27, 2017 at the Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). … There’s no sidestepping it. This crusty critter was in a pinch. Nothing is known as to how or why he was there, but there he was. Alone. In a bowl. In Boston. He had been scuttled by his human. There is no “rest of the story” here. We don’t have any records of the event other than this photo. … Now we imagine you’re wondering if you can travel with crabs. You can! Crabs are allowed in carry-on and checked bags. We’ll screen them, but it’s strongly recommended that you contact your airline for any specific guidelines or packaging requirements. … #RandomFact – Abandoned crabs can end up in hot water.