TSA and Traveling with Cell Phones

The TSA has announced that it is tightening it’s scrutiny of mobile devices on flights coming in to the US. You may have been asked to turn on your laptop when going through security, but now, you will likely be asked to turn on your mobile phone, if it is not already on. The TSA has said that powerless devices will not be allowed on board the airplane. So, be sure to charge your phone before your flight so that ...

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U.S. Border Extends to Dubai to Cut Passport-Check Wait

By Deena Kamel Yousef, Kari Lundgren and Jeff Plungis

February 13, 2014 9:13 AM EST

 

A U.S. border checkpoint located a day’s flight from New York in the Arabian desert promises to become an oasis for weary travelers heading for the States.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection opened an Abu Dhabi base on Jan. 24, the first in the Middle East and the second outside the Americas after Ireland. Another post is planned in Dubai within a year as part of a push ...

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