TSA considering changes after boy sneaks on plane
On Sunday, the TSA released a statement saying, “The child was screened along with all other passengers to ensure that he was not a threat to the aircraft.”
The TSA added they have, “…reviewed videotape of the child at the checkpoint and are investigating whether they should reconfigure the barriers to prevent another incident like this one.”
Best airports for a long layover
So you’re traveling with a connection that has a long layover. Which airports have the best amenities to take your mind off the time you have to spend between flights?
Heathrow Airport, London
Created with business travelers in mind, Terminal 5′s Heathrow Boutique offers complimentary personal shoppers to help plan your travel wardrobe or select a gift. Thomas Pink, for example, will iron your new suit and put it in a flight-ready package. The terminal also houses an 11,000-square-foot Harrods and, for the culture-minded, a gallery showcasing sculptures by emerging British artists.
Retaliation? United adds flights to Delta hubs
A week after Delta said that it will add flights between Seattle and San Francisco and flights between Seattle and Los Angeles, United said that it will add flights between San Francisco and Atlanta and between Los Angeles and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
“We’re looking forward to giving travelers in Atlanta convenient access to this country’s best and broadest trans-Pacific network at United’s San Francisco hub, and to providing Minneapolis travelers with nonstop service to all eight of our North American hubs,” Jim Compton, United’s EVP and chief revenue officer, says in a release.