"TSA has determined standard non-compliant procedures, and a passenger actually passed through a standard TSA firearm checkpoint at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on the morning of January 3," release states. "
Delta Airlines also issued a statement to CNN and said that "at the customer's expense, the airline reported the incident to TSA."
The security breach came two weeks in the government's stoppage, during which TSA agents have been obliged to work but have not received paychecks. – One day after the offense – that hundreds of TSA agents from at least four major airports had called in sick.
However, the TSA dismissed the government's suspension contributing to the safety course and said a normal amount of employees worked that day.
having occurred as a result of the partial government closure would be false, "T said SA. "The TSA employee's national termination rate on Thursday, January 3, 201
TSA noted that it would" hold those responsible appropriately ".
"Security standards are NOT and have not been compromised" , says Michael Bilello, TSA Assistant Officer Administrator Other issues, on Twitter.
"While I realize this is not what you owe to your hard work … and what you deserve, I hope these actions alleviate some of the financial difficulties many of you face," wrote the TSA administrator David Pekoske.