The TSA said passengers may see “additional security measures related to insulated beverage containers.”
The federal agency in a statement said it is “monitoring information related to terrorist tactics and working with our international partners” to share information and practices.
“The possible tactics terrorists might use include the concealment of explosives inside insulated beverage containers, so in the coming days, passengers flying within and to the U.S. may notice additional security measures related to insulated beverage containers,” the TSA said in a statement. “While such items are not being banned from travel, TSA Officers have been trained to detect a variety of threats including the concealment of explosives in common items.
“TSA will continue to deploy risk-based security measures and work with our international, federal, state, local and private sector partners to protect the traveling public,” the agency said.
As always, the safety and security of the American people is our highest priority and we ask the public to remain vigilant and aware of their surroundings and report any suspicious activity to their local authorities.