Lost, Delayed and Damaged Luggage – Tips You Need...

You have either seen it or heard about this gut wrenching experience. Your airplane arrives at your final destination – you walk down to baggage claim – and stand at the baggage carousel for what seems like eternity. You watch everyone else’s bags come down the conveyor belt. Then the carousel comes to an...

Tips on How to Avoid Lost Luggage

Bags get lost, stolen, opened by dishonest employees, or break open while being handled. The occurrence rate for this is low, but it does happen. Nearly 1.8 million pieces of luggage were lost, stolen, or damaged by major U.S. airlines in 2012—and that’s just on domestic flights.That is a mishandling of 3.09 bags per 1,000...

Can You Fly Without a Driver’s License or ID Card...

Contrary to popular belief, passengers 18 years of age or older are not automatically denied boarding if they cannot provide proper identification — they may still fly on domestic flights in the US, provided that they go through additional identity and security screening at the security checkpoint. This policy is...

Airport Maps

Know before your go!  Before you confirm that connecting flight make sure you leave yourself enough t time to make to your next departure.  How far is the  connecting gate, some airports have trains and trams you need to board to get to another terminal, and they can be time consuming.  If you’re traveling with children...

Aircraft Emergency Tips

There are certain rows of the aircraft designated as exit rows. You can tell if you are in an exit row if there is an emergency exit around the window. People seating in exit rows should be prepared to assist the flight attendants and other passengers should the aircraft need to be evacuated in an emergency. An exit row...

What You Can and Cannot Take on Airplanes

The  TSA WEBSITE  has the latest list of items that you cannot take on an airplane. It’s worth a quick glance before you start packing. Avoid the hassle, embarrassment,  and even cost of having to remove something from your carry-on luggage as you go through TSA...