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State’s not in compliance with the REAL ID ACT – Residents won’t be able to use their Driver Licenses as valid ID's for Domestic Flights in 2018.

Jan 03, 2018 - by Stephanie Flores

Beginning January 22, 2018, driver’s licenses or state IDs issued by states that are not in compliance with the REAL ID Act and have not been granted an extension by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may not be used to fly within the U.S.

Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID...
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Efficient and more effective TSA Checkpoints

Dec 29, 2017 - by Stephanie Flores

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are looking to improve checkpoint throughput by upgrading from x-ray scanners to CT scanners in the near future.

Computed tomography (CT) technology are able to scan carry-on bags in three-dimensional imaging, allowing TSA officers to manipulate contents to spin 360 degrees and digitally unpack carry-ons. Algorithms are also used to detect suspicious items...
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United MileagePlus wins Global Traveler Award for 14th consecutive year

Dec 26, 2017 - by Lisa Sachetta

Readers of Global Traveler voted United's MileagePlus loyalty program the Best Overall Frequent Flyer Program in the world. United has been recognized with this distinction every year since the inception of the GT Tested Reader Survey in 2004. 

Make the most of earning miles with programs like MileagePlus Shopping, MileagePlus Dining and the MileagePlus X app which...
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New Rewards Credit Card Designed For Business Travel & Expenses

Dec 22, 2017 - by Stephanie Flores

January, 2018, American Express will be Hilton Hotels & Resorts sole issuer for the Hilton Honors Rewards Program co-branded credit cards in the U.S.A. - Businesses that want to make the best use of their travel purchases to earn as many Hilton points as possible, will be interested in...
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US Airlines to limit 'smart luggage' over battery fire fears.

Dec 19, 2017 - by Stephanie Flores

 

'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...
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