Travelers probably won’t get a kick out of a ruling this week from the Transportation Security Administration. The TSA has abandoned efforts to find technology that would let travelers pass through airport security without shucking their shoes. Apparently no reliable method exists to irradiate shoes still on people’s feet. A report from Nextgov.com, citing industry […]
If you’ve dreaded flying because of the new security measures that went into effect before Thanksgiving 2010, you’re not alone. A study conducted by Consensus Research Group for the U.S. Travel Association found that respondents would take an average of two to three more trips per year if the hassle involved in flying could be […]
As a result of the attempted Dec. 25 bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253, tightened security measures have been put in place. Travelers entering the U.S. from Canada are no longer allowed to bring carry-on bags into the cabin of the aircraft, with some exceptions (e.g., medication or medical devices, small purses, laptop computers, musical […]
Tens of thousands of people have logged onto TSA’s Evolution of Security blog to list their grievances about laptop screening procedures at security checkpoints.
In response, several manufacturers have taken on the challenge of creating a more travel-friendly case, submitting 40 prototypes for testing.
Last month, new Transport Security Association (TSA) regulations went into effect.