Category Archives: Airports

TSA Testing Tougher Carry-On Screening Procedures at LAX, Nine Other Airports

Airline passengers’ carry-on bags are just too cluttered, so the Transportation Security Administration is testing new procedures that would require them to remove more stuff for separate screening at 10 U.S. airports. The procedures are being tested because passengers are cramming so much into their carry-ons that TSA screeners have trouble spotting signs of explosives, […]

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Delta plans biometric-based self-service bag drop

Delta is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this summer, a $600,000 investment that allows customers to quickly, securely and easily check their own bags. One machine will be equipped to test facial recognition technology to match customers with their passport photos through identification verification, a first for U.S. carriers.

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Delta to test biometric self-service bag drop

Delta is to become the first US carrier to trial a self-service bag drop machine equipped with facial recognition technology. The machine will be one of four self-service bag drops to be installed at Minneapolis St Paul International airport this summer.

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LAX ON THE MOVE

“LAX on the Move”…coming this May A big change is coming to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this May, and we just couldn’t wait to share the news.

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U.S. implementing electronics ban on flights from Middle East airports

Citing ongoing terrorist threats to commercial aviation, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will prohibit travelers departing for the U.S. from 10 Middle East airports from carrying on electronic devices, beginning Saturday.

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