Travel

Lightning Strike Delays Phoenix Sky Harbor Flights

by on August 4, 2022 0

The early morning heavy monsoon storm is wreaking havoc at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Thursday morning causing several flights to be delayed. Southwest Airlines is reporting that a lightning strike hit a generator, taking their server down. As a result, 93 flights at Sky Harbor are currently delayed or cancelled, per Sky Harbor’s...

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New Service Supports Sky Harbor Customers Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

by on July 19, 2022 0

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has added a new service to support customers who are blind or have low vision as they travel. This new service, called Aira, provides guidance through a mobile app to assist passengers with a variety of needs, including moving through crowds, avoiding obstacles, finding gates, using self-service kiosks and navigating through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints....

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TSA Implements Additional Gender Marker Option for TSA PreCheck Enrollments

by on July 15, 2022 0

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced Thursday the implementation of a new gender option for the TSA PreCheck® application process. The TSA PreCheck program application has been updated to include an additional gender marker option to better serve non-binary and gender non-conforming Americans. This action will ensure the TSA PreCheck system accurately reflects traveler...

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TSA Screened 11 Million Travelers Over Holiday Weekend and Continued To Stop 17 Firearms Per Day During the First Half of 2022

by on July 8, 2022 0

During the Independence Day holiday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened more than 11.3 million travelers from June 30 through and including Monday, July 4. The weekend travel volume represents 93% of volume for the same 5-day pre-pandemic holiday period in 2019. Friday, July 1, was the busiest air travel day of the weekend,...

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