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JetBlue Is Expanding Its Use of Facial Recognition Technology

No passport required on some JetBlue flights.  Having your face scanned to ensure you are who you say you are may sound like something out of a dystopian film or science-fiction movie, but that’s exactly where the future of air travel is heading.
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Here’s What You Need to Know About the Upcoming REAL ID Deadline

With the final deadline for the REAL ID Act coming up, travelers everywhere will soon be impacted by new rules for flying domestically at every airport in the U.S., as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will soon stop accepting standard driver’s license or ID cards at airport security checkpoints. Continue reading Here’s What You Need to Know About the Upcoming REAL ID Deadline

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’

Hertz Doing Biometric Screening

Hertz plans to offer fast check-out lanes powered by biometrics at more than 40 airports by the end of next year.

The first Hertz Fast Lane is now operating at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta in partnership with Clear, the biometric-identity technology company that is best known for its private lanes at TSA checkpoints.  Continue reading Hertz Doing Biometric Screening

Safety a Common Concern for Female Business Travelers

Female business traveler

PHOTO: Female business traveler (photo courtesy encrier/iStock/Getty Images Plus)

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