Monthly Archives: November 2016

TSA Precheck application center opens at Norfolk International Airport next week

Norfolk International Airport will host a temporary Transportation Security Administration Precheck application site from Dec. 5 to 9.

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flightSpeak introduces CheckPoint to provide airport security wait times

flightSpeak has introduced CheckPoint, a new security wait time feature that provides estimated wait and screening times for security checkpoints at the 100 busiest airports worldwide, the company said.

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New Electronic Visa Update System for Chinese Nationals

(November 18, 2016) Effective November 29, 2016, citizens and nationals of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) who have been issued a 10-year B-1, B-2 or B1/B2 (tourist/business) visa will also be required to apply for Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) approval prior to traveling to the United States. The new regulation is being implemented by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Roundup: Airline staff members’ tips for beating jet lag

Jet lag can be the bane of any frequent flyer’s travel experience. Waking up sprightly and raring to go in the middle of the night or feeling yourself beginning to drift off during that all-important mid-day meeting – being in a new time zone your body is not accustomed to can have significant repercussions if not managed properly.

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Chicago O’Hare welcomes automated screening lanes to improve security experience

Today we are further modernizing the airport security experience by becoming the first U.S.-based carrier to feature state-of-the-art, automated screening lanes at multiple airports with the opening of a fully redesigned TSA Precheck® security checkpoint in Terminal 1 at our hometown hub, Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Additionally, we became the first and only airline in the country to exclusively dedicate automated lanes to a TSA Precheck security checkpoint, continuing to increase efficiency and improve the screening experience for our customers.

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