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10 annoying airport traveler peeves

Air travel is already stressful enough without other travelers adding to it. Here are Ned Levi's top 10 annoying airport peeves.
By |October 20th, 2014|Getting there|0 Comments|
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    Off the no-fly list, Virgin America launches from Dallas, Vegas happenings

Off the no-fly list, Virgin America launches from Dallas, Vegas happenings

TSA lets some suspected terrorists off the no-fly list, Virgin America launches from Dallas as Love Field opens to traffic beyond adjacent states, Vegas happenings ad

Are there “reasonable” airline kidnapping safeguards?

Parents of a kidnapped girl are suing two airlines for not taking "reasonable" safeguards to prevent a stranger from flying their daughter with him to another state. Is there a "reasonable" solution.
By |September 29th, 2014|Getting there|0 Comments|
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    Sunday musings: Founding Uber, smaller airline seats, lawmakers get free PreCheck

Sunday musings: Founding Uber, smaller airline seats, lawmakers get free PreCheck

Founding Uber after failures, they really are smaller airline seats, lawmakers get free PreCheck from TSA
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    Bigger narrowbodies, speed through security, glamping at the Trump

Bigger narrowbodies, speed through security, glamping at the Trump

Narrowbodies keep getting bigger, speed through security, glamping at the Trump
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    TSA’s “explosive trace detection” needs a dramatic overhaul

TSA’s “explosive trace detection” needs a dramatic overhaul

TSA's "explosive trace detection" is recording far too many false positives causing air travelers to go through significant extra security. Ned Levi discusses the problem.
By |September 8th, 2014|Getting there|0 Comments|
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    Faster TSA checkpoints, AA pilots agree on seniority, airline claims app

Faster TSA checkpoints, AA pilots agree on seniority, airline claims app

Fewer checkpoint delays in US, AA pilots reach accord, app to help airline claims
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    TSA body scanners are worth zip, Sahara reborn in Vegas, drunk boards plane via baggage carousel

TSA body scanners are worth zip, Sahara reborn in Vegas, drunk boards plane via baggage carousel

Strip-search machines at airports are worthless, new Vegas resort takes old name and man sneaks aboard plane via the baggage carousel.

Stop dressing police and TSA like storm troopers

The closest that most Americans come to feeling the oppression of police is at TSA airport checkpoints. No one enjoys the experience.

TSA to eliminate freebies in Pre-Check lanes

TSA is scaling back its random selectees for pre-check. The goal is to, soon, only allow paid pre-check-screened passengers into the system.