TSA Transportation Security Administration Air Travel Review

Although there are more flight travel rules than you could ever fully understand, the basics are fairly simple and boil down to the following notes from the TSA: TSA’s  Prohibited Items  NOT all-inclusive but helpful. 3-1-1 Rule – CONSOLIDATE your liquids and …

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New Laptop battery rules for flights – do not put them in checked luggage!

Yes, it’s true – there are even more new complicated rules from the TSA. It’s not even clear this relates to any terror issues but they are restricting lithium batteries in carry on luggage:New Laptop Battery Rules from TSAIf you’ll …

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UK Airports Restricting Cars at Terminals

Recent terror threats in the UK have led to more restrictions on vehicles throughout the UK and at other airports around the world. UK Terminal restrictions from Sunday Times. Check BAA.com for major UK Airport details. CNN reports on the …

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Tracking Germs on Flights

Purdue University (USA) has been working on a system that will track contaminants using mathematical models and sensors on aircraft. The idea is to isolate/locate infectious or dangerous chemicals and identify the passenger who could potentially cause problems. In addition …

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Security Tips from TSA

Buried in the bloated TSA Website is this key rule for carry-ons at Airports. Note that the rules for liquids follow, but even simpler is this: Carry-on ONLY tiny liquid bottles in a SINGLE, clear, quart zip top bag. This …

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