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US Airlines to limit 'smart luggage' over battery fire fears.

Dec 19, 2017 - by Stephanie Flores

US Airlines to limit 'smart luggage' over battery fire fears.

 

'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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How to get through TSA (Transportation Security Administration) FASTER!

Jul 25, 2017 - by Stephanie Flores

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...
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Breeze through Customs with the new Mobile Passport App!

Jun 13, 2017 - by Nancy Tuitama

Breeze through Customs with the new Mobile Passport App!

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...
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Delta Airlines Adopts Flier-Friendly Upgrade Policy

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 for...
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New Boarding Policy at American Airlines

May 31, 2017 - by Nancy Tuitama

New Boarding Policy at American Airlines

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...
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