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Airport security is a farce

Have you noticed TSA Pre-Check lines getting longer and longer? There is a reason for that.

TSA fees jump more than 100% today

Today TSA begins imposing higher security fees. One way fees jump from $2.50 to $5.60 for a nonstop and more for round trips.
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    TSA defies Congress, duns consumers with increased security fees

TSA defies Congress, duns consumers with increased security fees

TSA has decided to defy the will of Congress, airline consumers and the aviation community as it implements the collection of the recently increased 9/11 Security Fee.

3 additional rules for packing checked luggage defensively

Not only is packing defensively essential for air travelers due to government and airline liability standards, but due to the amount of electronic gear most air travelers take when away from home, rough treatment of checked and sometimes carry-on luggage, and airline luggage mishandling. Ned Levi discusses packing defensively to counter these problems.
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    New TSA videos at McCarran, Delta’s museum to get new aircraft, passengers won’t notice anything with new planes

New TSA videos at McCarran, Delta’s museum to get new aircraft, passengers won’t notice anything with new planes

New TSA videos at McCarran, Delta's museum to get new aircraft, passengers won't notice anything with new planes
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    Cleaner toilets for travelers? FF mileage obsessions, TSA Pre-Check now at 40 percent

Cleaner toilets for travelers? FF mileage obsessions, TSA Pre-Check now at 40 percent

Today we look at big data from the perspective of toilet usage.

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    TSA changes security fee rules to boost administration income

TSA changes security fee rules to boost administration income

Earlier this year, Travelers United learned that the new September 11th Security Fee implementation would result in a far greater financial burden to travelers.

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    United opens new concourse at Logan, TSA PreCheck expands to international airlines, can TSA maintain safety?

United opens new concourse at Logan, TSA PreCheck expands to international airlines, can TSA maintain safety?

United to open new concourse at Boston Logan

What we’re reading: American opinions on the TSA, summering in Alaska, Tavern on the Green reopens

American opinions on the TSA, summering in Alaska, Tavern on the Green reopens

Large numbers of non-members in TSA Precheck lines reveal TSA humbug

Unscreened, unvetted, members of the general air traveling public are regularly being shunted into the under utilized TSA Precheck lines at airport security checkpoints. Ned Levi discusses what this means about US airport security, and what issues it infers.
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