This week we’re checking out Mike Kelley’s Airportraits, or those photos of dozens of planes taking off and landing in the same frame, relaxing to a soothing stream of jellyfish, talking about why so many restaurants have gone bankrupt, and more. Read more...
Flying can be a pain. There are the long TSA lines, delays — and don't even get us started on missing luggage. But the Obama administration wants to make air travel less of a hassle. Especially regarding that last point. It announced...Show More Summary
TSA worker won reinstatement to the job he lost as a whistle-blower.
The US Transportation Security Administration is always looking out for banned items. From batarangs to eels to skull fragments, here are 20 odd objects that didn't pass inspection.
By: Josh King The guidelines for what you can and can't bring on a plane seem pretty simple, but that doesn't stop people from trying to stretch or outright break the rules. One passenger at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston recently checked a bag with what looks like a bunch of play dough. Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Transportation has banned the devices from commercial aircraft. But TSA agents aren't rooting around in travelers' luggage the way they do for liquids or pocket knives.
The latest gem from the TSA's Instagram account shows a flyer trying to smuggle a loaded firearm in a very bizarre manner.
It isn't easy being Norman Reedus. As the Walking Dead actor told Jimmy Fallon on Thursday's Tonight Show, total strangers — from police officers to firefighters to TSA workers — feel compelled to ask him for spoilers. Of course, Reedus is a professional who keeps the show's secrets under lock. Show More Summary
When Jason Pockett joined the TSA in 2010, he said his intentions weren't wholly altruistic. "In all honesty, what brought me to the TSA was the health insurance and the pay," Pocket told Business Insider. "I didn't know what TSA really was other than airport security. Show More Summary
Hint: Hold on to these in the TSA line.
We do our small items Costco shopping during US weekend trips since the New York City stores are not convenient for us to reach. Returning… The post Well, The TSA Doesn’t Like Salt appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai.
Traveling with a child is never easy, but flying without your baby when they are still nursing presents an entirely separate set of difficulties. A breastfeeding mom painstakingly pumps and stores her milk in order to ensure that her baby can continue to drink breast milk - and so she can maintain her supply - when they are apart. Show More Summary
As a frequent traveler, having Global Entry and TSA PreCheck for over 3 years has greatly enhanced my travel experience by expediting the immigrations process and zipping through security lines. My approval was a quick and painless process. Show More Summary
In airport news this week, Seattle Tacoma International is giving a preview of what its new international arrivals facility will look like; Phoenix Sky Harbor will inform travelers about the waiting times for TSA lines; a unique restaurant...Show More Summary
Imagine all the things they confiscate that they can't put on the internet!
In a new 'Focus on Customer Service' podcast, Dan Gingiss and Dan Moriarty speak with Jennifer Plozai, Director of External Communications at the TSA.
With the recent news about the ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on planes, now seems as good a time as any for a reminder of what is and isn’t allowed on board.