The TSA is Testing a Scanner That Might Speed Up Security

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Spread the loveTweet The TSA is finally updating its decades-old security systems. On Thursday, it began testing a computed tomography (CT) scanner on carry-on luggage in Phoenix. Thanks to the…


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So What’s the Deal With Air Traffic Control Reform?

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Spread the loveTweet The first part of President Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan took flight Monday when the president called for the privatization of the country’s air traffic control system. “We’re…


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How to Keep Your Data Safe When Traveling Abroad

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Spread the loveTweet Image credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Traveling with technology is always a little daunting, but it doesn’t look like it’s getting any easier. Whether it’s a ban on electronic…


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Brace Yourself: There’s About to Be an Electronics Travel Ban for U.S.-Bound Flights

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Spread the loveTweet It looks like the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is about to roll out a laptop ban on flights from Europe to the United States. The ban…


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The Germaphobe’s Guide to Airplane Travel

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Spread the loveTweet Wipe Down Everything TravelMath.com sent a microbiologist to collect bacteria samples from airplanes to see which spots were the filthiest. Based on the samples, they estimated the…


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Anthony Bourdain’s Favorite Airport Foods

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Spread the loveTweet Most airport food offerings, especially those found stateside, are nothing but a slightly less teen-infested version of the food courts you find at the mall. But some…


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How to Keep Your Pet Alive on a Plane

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Spread the loveTweet Another week, another United P.R. disaster. This time, a giant pet rabbit died on a United flight from London to O’Hare, and the airline’s … not exactly…


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The Pros and Cons of Cheap Air Travel

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Spread the loveTweet The New York Times put together a data-driven graphic piece on the pros and cons of air travel and they highlight these same points. They add that…


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How Different Airlines Board Their Passengers

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Spread the loveTweet There are a handful of different boarding procedures for major airlines. Of course, most airlines board their elite flyers first, but then they use a rear-to-front method.…


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