airport security

Expert tips to help plan your next trip & travel smarter and safer

posted on July 14, 2015 - 3:21pm
Traveling can be scary, especially if you have a physical disability. In my own travels over the years, I’ve been trapped in a bathroom, dumped out of a car onto Fifth Avenue, toppled over in a moving bus, stranded in a subway tunnel and even showered with glass after accidentally shattering a revolving door. Despite its inherent challenges, though, traveling also can be an exciting and...

The federal government’s airport security agency is offering a toll-free help line to assist commercial air travelers with disabilities and medical conditions

posted on January 27, 2012 - 6:00am
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently launched a new program designed to help people with disabilities and medical conditions fly on commercial airlines with a minimum of hassle. TSA is the arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and is best known for its uniformed officers who staff security checkpoints at airports and inspect travelers, their baggage and...
posted on March 1, 2003 - 1:19pm
Arriving at the airport, Tom Bush of Tucson, Ariz., is greeted by an airport employee who offers to help him go through security. I'm leaving on a jet plane. Don't know when I'll be back again.