Tag Archives: TSA


Alaska Trip – Day One [Travelling to Anchorage (by Plane)]

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Our sleep was short – as we knew it would be – but we awoke well rested, I at 3:15AM with my alarm, and Mary a few minutes before that. After a nice shower, dressing and packing the few things … Continue reading


Crazy Me – Part 1 [Travelling to the Soccer Match Dortmund vs. Liverpool in South Bend/IN]

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Why I am crazy? Because I actually, just to watch a soccer match, which I would have been able to watch on TV here [it was broadcast live] much better, flew/drove all the way up to South Bend/IN. Admittedly, it … Continue reading

Speeding-Up Airport Security

I’ve just found an interesting piece about speeding-up airport security by “Global Entry“, “TSA Pre-Check“, and “CLEAR” in today’s edition of the New York Times, in which the author discusses the pros and cons of each of the programmes.

Beschleunigter Sicherheitscheck am Flughafen

Gerade habe ich einen interessanten Artikel im Reiseteil der heutigen New York Times gefunden, der sich mit dem Für und Wider der Beschleunigungsprogramme [“Global Entry“, “TSA Pre-Check” und “CLEAR“] für den Sicherheitscheck am Flughafen befasst.


TSA Pre-Approved: Update

As we found out on our way back from Boston yesterday, this scheme does not always work as it ‘s supposed to. TSA Pre-Approved: Update Wie wir gestern bei unserem Rückflug von Boston feststellen mussten, funktioniert dieses an sich gute … Continue reading


TSA Pre-Approved

That’s what we have lately been when flying Southwest. It is the airline itself that can give that special status to their (frequent) flyers. It really helps to get through security because on the one hand the lines for pre-approved … Continue reading