Multiple U.S. troops and civilians were injured when two explosions shook the area outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul in rapid succession this morning, where the United States and NATO allies had been evacuating thousands of people from the city, the Pentagon confirmed.
The TSA has been using CT scanners to screen airline passengers’ luggage since last year — early tests of the technology have been taking place in Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport and Boston’s Logan International Airport. But now, the agency has shared its plans for CT technology going forward, including expansions into additional airports. American Airlines announced earlier this month that a CT scanner was being set up in New York’s JFK airport and the TSA says Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport and Washington-Dulles International Airport are among those that will have CT scanners in the near future.
I just cannot stop watching this hypnotizing video created by Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport and edited by Thrillist. They strapped a 360-degree camera on a checked bag and documented a dizzying POV as the luggage made its way through an insane maze of elevators, conveyor belts and endless shelves.
Customer service complaints, wasted hours, and extremely uncomfortable seats: Frequent and occasional flyers alike have a lot of problems with the status quo of air travel.