Shifra on June 28, 2017
They do promise not to notice what we are reading. Sure. Via The Week. The TSA began a new screening policy for paper products at airport checkpoints in Missouri last month, and now the agency’s branch in Sacramento, California, is testing out more invasive searches for books and food items. In the new system, passengers are required to take all reading material and food out of their carry-on luggage and place it in a separate bin. TSA screeners can “fan” through travelers’ books to see if anything is hidden in the pages, but agency officials insist they will not pay attention to the content. Critics have long argued passengers selected for extra screening are not chosen as randomly as the...
Tammy on May 28, 2017
Yes, Bunny is a puppy, just a big one 😉 Granted, it involved an international situation, but still, she paid Delta $3000 to make this go smoothly, and it didn’t. Very scary for the pet mom! Via CBS News. A Minnesota woman is speaking out against Delta Airlines, claiming her puppy was held in custody for more than 33 hours over paperwork that airline officials misplaced. Mary Nguyen, a 25-year-old student in Minneapolis, recently shipped her 8-month-old German Shepherd, Bunny, to live with her husband in Guatemala. Nguyen told CBS News that officials at La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City had all the required paperwork they need to release the dog from custody but refused to do so. “They...
Tammy on May 14, 2017
Jeez, what a disaster. Not good. Via CNN. United Airlines announced that its cockpit door access information may have been made public, but said it has other procedures in place to secure flight decks. In a statement obtained by CNN affiliate KCAL/KCBS, airline spokeswoman Maddie King said it’s not a breach. “The safety of our customers and crew is our top priority and United utilizes a number of measures to keep our flight decks secure beyond door access information,” King said. “In the interim, this protocol ensures our cockpits remain secure.” She declined to provide additional details, saying the airline does not discuss security procedures. CNN obtained a bulletin sent to the airline’s pilots warning them that “flight deck access...