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  • April 29, 2014 | 20 (# of comments)
    Today’s travel tip: If you’re an Air Canada passenger, you might want to read thisTSA Pre✓® expanded today to include eligible customers of Air Canada, the first international carrier to participate.TSA Pre✓® operations are now available at more...
  • April 22, 2014 | 51 (# of comments)
    National Guard members, as well as DoD and Coast Guard civilians.TSA Pre✓® allows participants to keep their shoes, belt and light jacket on and leave laptops and 3-1-1 compliant liquids in their carry-on bags when going through airport security.To...
  • April 08, 2014 | 25 (# of comments)
    When traveling with portable oxygen, the first thing travelers should do is contact their airline. Not all airlines allow the use of portable oxygen concentrators, so that’s a very important first step. Travelers should also check with the...
  • April 01, 2014 | 52 (# of comments)
    If you are being treated for diabetes or some other medical condition and have concerns about TSA’s screening process, please contact the TSA Cares Helpline. Travelers or families of passengers with disabilities and medical conditions can call the...
  • March 25, 2014 | 74 (# of comments)
    CVG Application CenterWould you like to apply for TSA Pre✓®, but you’re not quite sure how to get the proverbial ball rolling?You need to visit a TSA Pre✓® Application Center. You can do this in one of two ways.Pre-enroll online and make an...
  • March 20, 2014 | 33 (# of comments)
    More and more credit card knives being discovered at airport checkpoints. A credit card knife fits in a wallet just as a credit card would, hence the name. They’re slightly thicker than a credit card and one unfolds into a knife, while other types...
  • March 11, 2014 | 44 (# of comments)
    Today’s tip is about the “Can I Bring My____?” tool, one of the many great features of the My TSA App.The app’s “Can I Bring my _________?” feature enables you to type in a certain item to see if it’s permitted by TSA. It has more than 3,500 items...
  • March 10, 2014 | 28 (# of comments)
    TSA Pre✓®, an expedited screening program now available at 117 airports nationwide has many recognized benefits. To get these benefits, however, it is important to correctly enter and double-check your known traveler number (KTN) when booking a...
  • March 04, 2014 | 33 (# of comments)
    Tips for Non TSA Pre✓® Lanes: One of the biggest causes for delays in the checkpoint lanes are bag checks. When a bag must be searched, the X-ray belt must stop until an officer can retrieve the bag for a secondary search. When the belt stops, the...
  • February 25, 2014 | 38 (# of comments)
    Insulin Pump (Photo Courtesy of Energy.gov)Many travelers rely on personal medical electronic devices (PMEDs) (pacemakers, neurostimulators, implantable cardio defibrillators, insulin pumps, blood glucose monitors, etc.), so it’s understandable that...

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