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How to Take a Fingerprint

Traveling internationally requires a great deal of documentation and proof of identity, and that often includes getting fingerprinted. I’m a seasoned traveler, and I know I’m not the only one who has had to get their fingerprints taken more than once, both electronically and as ink on paper. The process can be…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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In Bid to Make Passengers Feel Safer, TSA Prepares to Screen Temperatures at Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing to possibly add a new element to its pre-boarding screening procedures in the U.S. airports: checking temperatures. If approved, the new measure could be rolled out at about a dozen airports as soon as next week, the Wall Street Journal reported.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Shanghai Disneyland Closes to Halt Spread of Virus That Has Killed 26 and Sickened 881

Shanghai Disneyland will close its gates on Saturday in an effort to stop the spread of a new SARS-like virus that has killed 26 people and sickened at least 881, primarily in China. It’s not known when the theme park may reopen.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Truck Goes All Kool-Aid Man Through Airport Wall In Duh, Florida

Anyone old enough to remember the old commercials for noted powdered beverage vehicle Kool-Aid? The ads consisted of a gigantic, be-limbed pitcher, summoned to life via the blackest magic by children wracked with the pain of thirst. He would break through walls, fences, doors, whatever, raining destruction and chaos,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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These Are the Busiest Days to Fly During the Holidays

If you’re flying home for the holidays, get ready for lines of all kinds—according to a forecast by advocacy group Airlines for America, more than 47 million Americans will fly in the days leading up to Christmas and through January 5, 2020, representing roughly 2.6 million passengers a day.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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These Are the Busiest Days to Fly During the Holidays

If you’re flying home for the holidays, get ready for lines of all kinds—according to a forecast by advocacy group Airlines for America, more than 47 million Americans will fly in the days leading up to Christmas and through January 5, 2020, representing roughly 2.6 million passengers a day.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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See How Long Your Christmas Flight Will Be Delayed at These U.S. Airports

If you’re flying around Christmas this year, schedule some delay time into your schedule. And if you want to optimize, check out the delay rates and average delay time at different airports. The artificial Christmas tree site Treetopia, in a useful bit of branded data journalism, analyzed government flight data from…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Get an Airline Gate Pass

We recently wrote about three airports (DTW, PIT, and TPA) that issue TSA-approved passes that allow individuals without tickets to go through security and visit the airport’s stores and restaurants. Though these passes may have been designed to promote “terminal tourism,” many people are actually using the passes to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What’s The Worst Thing You’ve Ever Seen While Flying?

Anyone who travels by air enough likely has a very specific set of pet peeves based on all the terrible things they’ve experienced while flying—but there are some things that go totally above and beyond small annoyances. You know, those things that you just cannot believe someone actually did, those things that leave…Read more… Continue […]

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LAX Airport Found a Way to Make Ride-Sharing Even Worse

LAX is one of the busiest airports in the world, and anyone who’s passed through its terminals understands that waiting is a big part of your LAX adventure. But yesterday lines and delays were especially nightmarish for travelers using ride-sharing services as the airport officially started a new program requiring…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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