Tag Archives: Security

DHS tightens airline security for electronics on international flights

WASHINGTON — In a massive escalation of airline security worldwide, hundreds of thousands of travelers flying to the U.S. from overseas will face additional scrutiny for laptops and other electronics larger than cellphones, the Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday.

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Why You Should NEVER Throw Your Boarding Pass Away, Not Even After Your Flight. The Reason? I Had No Idea!

When we fly its mandatory to have a boarding pass to get on the plane.
Right before boarding on an airplane we hold onto our boarding passes like our lives rely on upon it. But after we boarded, many, if not all of us, doesn’t care anymore about this ticket. Sometimes we throw it in the plane, other times we left it in the hotel room, or just chuck it. But this careless can get you into so much trouble.

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China to start scanning foreign travelers’ fingerprints

Foreign visitors to China will now be required to have their fingerprints scanned when entering the country, as its Ministry of Public Security looks to roll out the technology nationwide, reports Reuters.

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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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Roundup: Six tips for secure in-flight browsing

The advent of in-flight wifi has brought with it huge opportunities for travellers to remain connected throughout a flight. But although it provides passengers with the ability to remain in constant communication while airborne, just how exposed users are remains an area of uncertainty.

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