Like most Americans, I was relieved that there were no major disruptions yesterday, which was one of the busiest air travel days of the year.
From the frontlines on Opt-Out Day: “Today was different from anything that I have ever experienced in my years of flying”
Edmond Valencia had an 8 a.m. flight out of Albuquerque today, and since this is one of the busiest days for air travel, he arrived with time to spare.
Despite the government's insistence that American air travelers broadly support its new airport security measures -- which include either a full-body scan or a so-called "enhanced" pat-down -- a weekend poll by the Consumer Travel Alliance finds public sentiment has turned against the policy.
National Opt-Out Day is taking place on Nov. 24, one of the busiest travel days of the year. It's a direct response to the Transportation Security Administration's new rule that says you must either submit to a full-body scan or receive an "enhanced" pat-down.