(CNN) — Overhead luggage bins that illuminate in red when they’re full, an airplane seat tailored to your personal position preferences, seat belts that alert cabin crew when they’re unbuckled. And cameras outside restrooms.
This, according to Airbus, is what the airplane cabin of the very near future will look like.
Continue reading Airbus airplane cabin of the future offering innovated technology
Have you heard of Mobile Passport yet? Or better yet, have you tried it? This free – yes free – mobile app is quickly becoming utilized at most major airports and saving travelers, and customs agents, tons of time. Continue reading Mobile Passport: A Growing App to Help Beat Long Customs Lines
For many travelers, TSA security checks are the first true test of whether their travels will be a positive experience or not. Going through these checkpoints can be a stressful and time-consuming process that can also contribute to people missing their flights. Continue reading Here Are the U.S. Airports with the Shortest and Longest Wait Times at Security
New changes in New Zealand’s tourism and travel laws will make it more complicated for travelers from 60 visa waiver countries to visit the country. Continue reading New Zealand to Require Electronic Travel Visa Starting October 1
While using biometric systems like Clear to board flights without queuing might seem like a win for convenience, the technology raises concerns among privacy advocates. Meanwhile, Clear recently boasted that it has gained 1 million subscribers in the past year alone. What eager travelers may not realize is that they are paying $100 annually to open themselves up to considerable privacy and security risks. In the process, they are shaping opinion by normalizing invasive facial recognition habits that government snoops are smacking their lips about. Continue reading Facial Recognition Tech in Airports: What Travelers Need to Know
The Transportation Security Administration is weighing a variety of options, including a new fee structure and mobile enrollment, to attract more travelers to its PreCheck program. Continue reading Interested in TSA PreCheck? It might soon be cheaper and easier to sign up
The U.K. now allows citizens of the U.S., Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Australia to use ePassport gates at its entry points, according to VisitBritain. Continue reading U.K. Lets Citizens from U.S. & Six Other Countries Use ePassport Gates
Havana (CNN)-Travel to Cuba got more difficult — and more confusing — this week for Americans and travelers under US jurisdiction.
Continue reading Cuba travel restrictions: What you need to know