The average amount of time, in minutes, it takes me to get through security using TSA Pre-Check. (Photo credit: Andrew Bender)
About the best news – OK, about the only good news – for air travelers in the last few years has been TSA Pre-Check, which allows passengers to speed through security at dozens of U.S. airports without removing shoes, laptop bags and light outerwear. Domestic travelers love it, but international travelers were stuck in the slow lane. Thankfully, that’s changed.
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The airline industry’s worst kept secret is finally out: today American Airlines and US Airways formally announced plans to merge into the world’s largest airline, under the name American Airlines. Experts say that passengers have reason to be concerned over fares and service.
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Pot smokers, you can chill now. Amsterdam has been given a reprieve from the Netherlands’ ban on foreigners purchasing marijuana and hashish in its famous “coffeeshops.”
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