You can avoid the TSA's full-body scanners without causing a major incident. Here's how.
Can we look past this ridiculous debate about cellphones on planes? Can we ignore, for a moment, the breathless opinion polls, the pompous declarations by airlines that they'd never allow wireless chatter in their cabins, and the heated discussions you've read in your favorite travel blog?
The TSA offered Sue Speck an early Christmas present when she checked in for a recent flight from Columbus to Los Angeles: a coveted Precheck designation on her boarding pass, which allowed her to avoid removing her shoes, taking out her laptop and most important, get around the agency's dreaded full-body scanners when she was screened.
What do you do if something goes wrong with your TSA screening? Here are a few helpful tips about the agency. Timing is everything when you've got a problem with your screening.
What annoys you the most about air travel?
When the Transportation Security Administration’s Pre-Check formally launches sometime this fall, its trusted-traveler program will already have the enthusiastic endorsement of frequent travelers — and an equally enthusiastic denouncement from privacy advocates.
Let's give the Transportation Security Administration one last chance.