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U.S. State Department Issues Travel Warning to China, Urging ‘Increased Caution’

The U.S. State Department on Thursday updated its China travel warning, telling Americans to “exercise increased caution in China due to arbitrary enforcement of local laws as well as special restrictions on dual U.S.-Chinese nationals.” Continue reading U.S. State Department Issues Travel Warning to China, Urging ‘Increased Caution’

Five of the Best Apps for When You’re Heading to the Airport

Airports are getting busier. According to the Bureau of Transportation Studies, 2017 was the busiest year ever for U.S. airlines,  and 2018 looks to end just as busy, by more than 3 percent.  With the highest number of passengers in history, anxious travelers have more on their minds as they head to the airport, but there are tools that they can use to ease their concerns, including some that are accessible right on their cell phones.

Here are five apps that will help to smooth out the difficulties of air travel today.

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Thanksgiving 2018: Travel by the Numbers

The busy Thanksgiving holiday rush is upon us. As friends and family travel for the holiday, our more than 130,000 American Airlines team members around the world are preparing to transport an estimated 7 million customers during the 12-day Thanksgiving air travel period.

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Delta set to launch nation’s first ‘biometric terminal’ in Atlanta

In a major development for the use of facial recognition technology at airports, Delta will enable the first fully biometric airport journeys in the U.S. in December.  Continue reading Delta set to launch nation’s first ‘biometric terminal’ in Atlanta

TSA May Want To Flip Through Your Summer Reading Next Time You Fly

At this point, most travelers know that your electronics, your shoes, your food, and your liquids are going to have to come out of your bag (or off your person) and get extra screening just so you can get on a flight. But now, it seems books — good, old-fashioned paper books — may be joining that list.

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