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Sherif Fathy told NBC's Bill Neely much work remained in the search for the missing EgyptAir plane, and warned against jumping to any conclusions
The appointment is part of a series of moves the TSA announced in an internal memo obtained by NBC News.
The world's longest and deepest railway tunnel opens Jun. 1 in the Swiss Alps, an engineering feat that will cut journey times across Europe.
Smoke was detected in multiple places aboard EgyptAir MS804 before it crashed, France's air accident investigation agency BEA said.
The TSA spent more than $1.5 million since 2014 to promote the expedited security screening program, but travelers didn't pay it much heed.
More than 270 pregnant women in the U.S. are also infected with the Zika virus, and are worrying about whether their babies will suffer birth defects.
Whether it's bringing on extra workers or taking crowd control tips from Disney World, everyone's got an idea when it comes to dealing with TSA lines.
French authorities have tightened security at Paris airports since last year's attacks in the city.
The possibility that the EgyptAir disappearance was an act of terrorism highlights vulnerabilities of flying within the U.S. amid frustrations over long TSA security lines.
There were 56 passengers along with seven crew and three security personnel on board the flight from Paris to Cairo.
Travelers planning a Zika-free trip this summer might want to take note: Europe's not entirely safe from the virus.
"I won't apologize for doing our job well, but I do apologize to the people who found themselves stranded in Chicago," the TSA's administrator said.
This rare beautiful rainbow phenomenon was recently caught on camera, by a photographer who said he just looked up, and got the shot.The Weather Chann
After its maiden voyage from France, the Harmony of the Seas docked in the English port of Southampton Tuesday.
As the weather warms up, the lines are likely only going to get worse at airports nationwide.
American Airlines says 450 passengers missed their flights at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Sunday thanks to TSA security lines more than two hours long.
Overloaded airports are getting creative in their attempts to keep passengers pacified.
The lines at Chicago's O'Hare Airport got so long over the weekend that some passengers missed their flights and cots were provided for them to sleep.
After three days of combing the sea, the Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing cruise ship passenger who fell into the Gulf of Mexico.
The son of a legendary Nepalese Mount Everest guide lashed out at the "circus" the climb has become, with some Sherpas risking their lives.
More than 3,000 pieces of luggage were left behind as their passengers departed after a server problem stopped an automated screening system.
The embattled transportation agency was slammed by lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
Japanese travel agency HIS withdraws plan for personalized flight tours hosted by "attractive" women college students.
Two lawmakers have floated an idea for shortening the waits at airport security that summer travelers will love — drop baggage fees.
Chinese police are patrolling the streets of Rome and Milan this month as part of an experimental police exchange program between the two countries.