New Airport Scanner Could Have You Through Security In Only Seconds

New Airport Scanner Could Have You Through Security In Only Seconds

Air travel authorities have begun showing off a new type of airport security scanner that would allow travelers to walk through a tunnel-like device without having to remove coats, belts, shoes or even hand over their carry-ons for separate screening. [More]

Tarmac Regulations May Be Extended To Cover International Flights

Tarmac Regulations May Be Extended To Cover International Flights

Less than a year after the Dept. of Transportation introduced controversial regulations limiting the amount of time planes making domestic flights can sit on airport tarmacs, the agency is planning to expand those rules to cover overseas carriers that use American airports. [More]

IATA Creating Central Database For All Airline Fees & Rules

IATA Creating Central Database For All Airline Fees & Rules

It’s not just air travelers who get confused by the variety of charges, weight limits and size regulations placed on baggage by all the airlines. The carriers themselves are often befuddled by their own byzantine systems, especially when it comes to travelers transferring between airlines over the course of a long flight. That’s why the the International Air Transport Association announced today the creation of a central database that will provide carriers, travel agents and passengers with all the info they need about their bags. [More]