US airlines mishandle more than 2 million checked bags annually. Ned has a dozen tips for air travelers to prevent their checked luggage from being lost, missing, stolen or delayed.
Ned Levi has a list of his 15 essentials for you to pack in your carry-ons when you fly. He takes a look at everything he finds important from eye masks and wipes to a tablet and battery backups.
Ned Levi examines the state of installing “positive train control” systems to the US’ railroads and find they are far behind the Congressional deadline of December 31, 2015 and has suggestion to ensure PTC is installed as soon as possible.
Drones came within 100 feet of two commercial flights at JFK airport on the same day last week. Drones are getting too close to planes too often. It’s time for Congress and the FAA to seriously address the problem with a new vision for US airspace.
Last week a US Airways flight from Charlotte to London was diverted due to an out of control female passenger. Extra expenses and lost prepaid vacation could have been avoided by “defensive travel planning.”
Despite having their ID’s and Passports lost or stolen US Nationals traveling domestically or internationally will still be able to fly home without too much hassle if they are prepared and follow straightforward procedures.
Ned Levi discusses 10 hotel problems he encountered recently during a US Gulf Coast trip which should never happen.
On July 6, the European Parliament will vote to possibly eliminate the “freedom of panorama” enjoyed by photographers in most of Europe. If passed it would require photographers to obtain permission to use building photos commercially, which even includes traveler selfies posted to Facebook.
If you’re traveling in the US on its Independence Day, July 4th, Ned Levi has some great tips for photographing fireworks on your digital camera like a pro.
Ned Levi examines the proposal to privatize the operation and management of the US’ air traffic control system as proposed by US Representative Bill Shuster (R-PA).