TSA Precheck Program = Sensible Security.

TSA’s new precheck program is in early stages and not available to everybody, but if you are asked to join it’s probably a good idea. Here’s David Pogue, the New York Time’s technology writer, favorably reviewing the process: Although TSA’s …

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Air Health Travel tips from … AirHealth.org

Frequent (and infrequent) flyers will want to review the excellent Air travel health tips at AirHealth.org. ¬† You’ll find information about warning signs during air travel that can indicate serious health conditions as well as general tips on keeping healthy …

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Delta Airlines Fleet Map

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From the Delta Airlines blog we have a great picture of the entire Delta Airlines Fleet, though you’ll need to click on the picture to get the whole thing: I’d noticed this great graphic flying home from the trip to …

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Carry-on baggage, luggage rules

As the convenience of checked baggage diminishes even as the cost skyrockets to check your luggage, ¬†most people now opt to use the “carry on” baggage rules and bring a small suitcase on board the aircraft, usually along with a …

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Airport Organizations and Airport Associations

Here, from AirportData.aero, is a nice set of resources about Airports and Aviation: Airport Organizations www.icao.int International Civil Aviation Organisation www.iata.org International Air Transport Association www.aci.org Airports Council International www.canso.org Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation www.eurocontrol.int EUROCONTROL – European Organisation …

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Airplane Cell Phone Ban Advances

Despite the fact that cell phone use on planes is generally not allowed anyway, a cell phone ban bill is advancing in congress. It appears this would prevent airlines from allowing something most would consider a good idea – let …

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