This research takes a qualitative look at how airport security and safety have changed since the creation of TSA. The author will also do a detailed analysis of security procedures prior to and post 9/11. The United States airline industry has undergone several changes within recent years. There have been many problems that have impacted airline travel and safety include the threat of another terrorist attack. There is a great deal of public opinion regarding problems with TSA security procedures and checks that have directly affected the safeness of airlines. In addition, the new technologies and aggressive tactics have done little to curb individuals from getting back security checkpoints with dangerous materials on them. Studies have shown the level of impact of TSA in airlines today. This paper will examine if airports are safer since the creation of 9/11 compared to security procedures prior to TSA.