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Newsletter – February 22, 2015

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A week in

So much for TSA professionalism and integrity!

Roger Vanderklok is suing TSA for having him wrongly arrested based on the request of the same TSA supervisor who lied under oath. Ned Levi examines TSA and their supervisor's conduct during the incident and trial.
By |February 16th, 2015|Getting there|0 Comments|
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    TSA checked luggage inspection, USAir plane lands with no nose gear, Apple Pay on JetBlue

TSA checked luggage inspection, USAir plane lands with no nose gear, Apple Pay on JetBlue

Where your luggage goes after check-in through TSA, US Airways plane lands without nose gear, JetBlue is first airline to accept Apple Pay

What are you thinking TSA?

The recent arrests for guns carried on to planes by an FAA inspector, and airline employees point to a serious deficiency in TSA's "Twenty Layers of US Aviation Security." Ned Levi investigates.
By |February 9th, 2015|Getting there|0 Comments|
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    What we’re watching: Playing for Change, Sprucing up TSA in Oakland, Louisiana, Bird’s eye view of London

What we’re watching: Playing for Change, Sprucing up TSA in Oakland, Louisiana, Bird’s eye view of London

We watch music for change, then see Oakland's new TSA checkpoint. Glide across the waters of Southwestern Louisiana and soar over London.
By |February 7th, 2015|Today|0 Comments|

Man sues TSA, Cubs choose AA, Emirates on Open Skies

Man sues TSA for illegal detention, Cubs choose American Airlines as official airline, Emirates fires back at US international cabal regarding OpenSkies
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    You can connect, but your bags can’t — UA and AA’s latest service cut

You can connect, but your bags can’t — UA and AA’s latest service cut

Bad for passengers. Airlines are looking for ways to force passengers onto their partner airlines. The latest is by refusing to transfer checked bags to other non-alliance airlines.

Newsletter – February 1, 2015

A look at the most important posts from last week. Airline compassion in times of trial, the link between airfares and low oil prices, TSA battle against fools and better ways to travel.

Air travel security: guns, explosives, and hidden weapons

The number of weapons being attempted to be illegally brought on-board planes in carry-on bags has ballooned in recent years. Ned Levi discusses this problem which is causing passengers major inconvenience and delays.
By |January 26th, 2015|Getting there|0 Comments|
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    Sunday musings: TSA Genius video, knowing travel rights, travel fees to avoid

Sunday musings: TSA Genius video, knowing travel rights, travel fees to avoid

Enjoy a spoof about TSA. Be aware of your rights as a traveler — it easier to consider than do. And, here are six travel fees that hit travelers when flying, renting cars or staying in hotels.
By |January 4th, 2015|Musings|0 Comments|