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  • TSA will launch PreCheck at Houston airport
    The Transportation Security Administration will launch its PreCheck program at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport this week. Frequent fliers on United Airlines will be eligible to participate in the program, which allows participants to move more quickly through security lines in exchange for providing personal information. More than 1.6 million travelers have used the program so far. American City Business Journals/Houston/HBJ Morning Call (7/20) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Tips for protecting electronics at airport checkpoints
    Investing in checkpoint-friendly laptop bags and placing electronics in their own bins are two ways to make sure your electronics pass safely through airport security checkpoints. If you are traveling with someone, one person should pass through security first without the electronics while the other waits a few places behind. The first person can then watch as the electronics come along the conveyor belt. (7/20) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Poll: Better deals could prompt most Americans to change travel plans
    An online survey by has found that better travel deals could persuade 83% of Americans to change their vacation plans for the summer. "Our annual survey has surfaced a growing trend of consumers willing to get up and go when a great deal strikes," said L. Jasmine Kim, general manager of Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) (7/22) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Service evolution leaves few U.S. carriers with international first class
    Most U.S. airlines have cut their international first-class service as they upgrade the business-class product. Of the 500 planes used by U.S. carriers to serve Europe, Asia and South America, only 27% are outfitted with a first-class cabin. Most airlines have chosen to rebrand their first class as an updated, premium business class. The only two U.S. carriers to still offer first class, American Airlines and United Airlines, have decided to downsize their most luxurious first-class cabins. The Wall Street Journal (7/19) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • London’s Heathrow gets freight-screening system
    London’s Heathrow Airport recently received a new freight-screening system capable of screening all types of air cargo. The system, made by L-3 Security & Detection Systems, simultaneously provides two images of palletized cargo, which allows screeners to detect illegal materials. Aviation News (7/19) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • TSA, union close to final agreement, union says
    The Transportation Security Administration and the union representing 45,000 security officers are close to reaching a contract, according to the union. The American Federation of Government Employees represents the employees. “Following marathon negotiations, AFGE and TSA are close to a historic labor contract,” John Gage, AFGE president, said. “We have partial agreement, but we ran out of time at about 3 a.m. Saturday before we could complete the entire agreement. Both parties remain committed to reaching an agreement and will go forward from here to bring the negotiations process to a successful conclusion.” The Washington Post (7/23) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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