TSA Pre Precheck Program for frequent flyers

TSA is rolling out their “pre” program this fall at Dulles IAD and  Indianapolis  IND Airports.   The pre check allows frequent flyers to board somewhat more easily than “regular” flyers.    However the enrollment fee of $85 and fingerprinting …

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics – a great online resource

                    I am often amazed at the resources that pop up online without much fanfare.  One for Transportation is the Research and Innovation Technology Administration, thankfully shortened to  “RITA” , which …

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MSP Minneapolis St Paul Airport Quiet Seating Area (upstairs above the main terminal)

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MSP Airport Quiet Area, Minneapolis by QuickAid Travel is becoming more and more hectic as security concerns and increasingly crowded planes put a cramp in anybody’s style. But you can almost always escape the frenzy – at least for a …

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WiFi at Ho Chi Minh / Saigon Airport SGN

Kudos to SGN for providing at least some internet access to travelers. SGN is a fairly small, easy to manage airport considering the size of Ho Chi Minh City, but offers most of the amenities of larger airport Venues. Note: …

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Ho Chi Minh / Saigon Airport, Vietnam SGN. aka Tan Son Nhat International Airport

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We’ll be reporting live from Ho Chi Minh City in February during the trip to Vietnam, when we’ll be arriving here at Vietnam’s largest Airport, the Ho Chi Minh International Airport which is technically named the ” Tan Son Nhat …

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Changi Airport, Singapore

Changi Airport in Singapore is a major hub for travel throughout the world, but especially to several other major Asian airports.    When you visit Changi don’t miss the huge slide, a “fun icon” for this international airport masterpiece. Below …

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Ash Cloud Updates from the Telegraph UK

The Telegraph (UK) has an excellent regularly updated feature here with the latest delays from the Iceland Volcanic ash cloud that has disrupted travel to and from Europe – especially the UK – on and off for over a month. …

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Airports to Train Stations: Europe

European Airports to train stations: Here, from Eurail.com , is an overview of frequently used airport to train station connections.     Unlike much of the USA where Airports generally assume you’ll have a car or take a taxi, in …

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Dulles Airport IAD Serving Washington D.C.

Dulles International Airport Airport Code: IAD serves the greater Washington D.C. Area.   Dulles is within a days drive of many major cities on the east coast making it a key hub for East Coast travel.    Note that Ronald Reagan …

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Airport Maps from Mapquest

Here, from Mapquest, is a list of US Airports with links to Mapquest maps for each of them.    Although we’ll eventually have maps here at QuickAid.com Airport Directory we also want to feature other sources for maps. For Terminal …

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