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Be Prepared for Longer Airport Security Lines and Additional Checks

Be Prepared for Long Lines due to New Airport Security RulesThe U.S. Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) has been rolling out new rules over the summer at various airports globally as well as domestically. My friends who have been traveling out of Orlando have already been reporting long security lines and we haven’t even hit the holiday travel season yet. At my home airport, Phoenix Sky Harbor, I have yet to notice long lines, but I have noticed some changes to what they are screening in the carry on bags. Here’s what you need to know before your next flight. Continue reading

Real ID – Why My Driver’s License May No Longer Work as an ID for Air Travel

Will Real ID Affect Your Ability to Board a Commercial Flight?Next year, my Arizona driver’s license may no longer be an acceptable form of identification for air travel whether domestic or abroad. Yes, you read right. I may no longer be able to use my driver’s license to get through airport security, at least not without a second “acceptable” form of identification. In addition, Arizona residents are not alone. People in several other states may have the same issue. Why? Continue reading