TSA Measures Scrutinize Electronics

(CNN) — ¬†Power it up, or leave it behind. The Transportation Security Administration said Sunday that officers may ask passengers en route to the United States from overseas to turn on their electronic devices to prove they work and aren’t explosive devices. They won’t allow devices without power on board planes. The traveler may then … Continue reading »

Airlines Gets Billions from Baggage Fees

(CNN) — All the baggage fees we have to pay when we fly are adding up to big bucks. Airliners raked in a whopping $3.3 billion from these fees alone in 2013. That’s according to new numbers from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The agency reports Delta earned the most money from baggage fees last … Continue reading »

Small Knives Allowed on Planes Soon

(CNN) — Small knives and sporting equipment will soon be allowed on airplanes. The Transpiration Security Administration announced Tuesday, knives must have blades that are six centimeters or shorter and less than half an inch in width. Up to two golf clubs, ski poles, hockey sticks, lacrosse sticks or pool cues will be allowed in … Continue reading »