Dec 19, 2017 - by Ernie Segale
'Smart Luggage' on your Christmas list? You may want to re-think your smart luggage purchase, or at least wait until the technology improves.
US airlines, including American Airlines and Delta Airlines, are implementing
a “Smart Luggage Ban” - since the lithium ion batteries used as the power source for many of these 'smart bags' have proven to be highly combustible.
This is posing a major fire...
Jul 25, 2017 - by
Get ahead of the game! Enroll for TSA's PreCheck online at www.TSA.gov/precheck
Over 4 million+ members are already taking advantage of TSA PreCheck. This smart travel program is currently available at more than 180 airports with 37
participating airlines nationwide. Members of TSA's PreCheck are prescreened and are able to breeze through TSA without having to take off their shoes,
belts, jackets or remove laptops from cases. In...
Jun 13, 2017 - by Nancy Tuitama
It’s true – there’s an app for that! If you are a frequent international traveler, you might want to check out the new Mobile Passport App offered by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency. It’s available on the App Store and on Google Play. While currently use of the App is limited to 21 airports and one cruise port, more airports are being added all the time....
Jun 01, 2017 - by Nancy Tuitama
A new policy from Delta Air Lines will allow travelers to upgrade to a premium cabin on any one segment of a trip, rather than the entire inbound or outbound part.
Delta customers can now purchase upgrades to Comfort One, first class or Delta One for one part of a journey—someone flying from Paris to New York with a stop in London will be able to upgrade to first class...
May 31, 2017 - by Nancy Tuitama
American Airlines says their new boarding process, which includes NINE different groups, is helping to simplify the boarding process. Nine seems like a
lot – so we’re waiting to see how things play out before making a judgement call on whether it’s simple or actually more complicated for passengers.
So, if you’re an American Airlines passenger, be sure to take note of which boarding group you’re in. The first four...