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Packing Suitcase

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.



Gov’t. Shutdown Could Soon Slow Down Air Travel

The federal shutdown hasn’t hampered travel through the friendly skies… but it soon might.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

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Behind Response To Airport Bomb Threat That Wasn’t

“Just because it turns out to be innocuous items doesn’t mean the response by the law enforcement officials wasn’t appropriate,” said a Metro Airport spokesman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

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Man Arrested With Loaded Gun In Carry-On Bag

A 61-year-old Ohio man is facing weapons charges after he was caught preparing to board a flight to Detroit with a gun in his bag.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

Detroit Metro Airport (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Traveler Caught With Loaded Gun In Carry-On Bag

A passenger at Detroit Metro Airport is arrested after TSA officials say they found a loaded revolver in his carry-on bag.


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A Passenger Groped A TSA Agent

By now we are all used to stiffer security at the airport.

97.1 The Ticket–06/22/2012

Metro Airport (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Unruly Passenger Detained After Detroit-bound Flight

Delta Airlines says federal officials have detained a man who became disruptive on a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2011

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Detroit Metro Unveils ‘Risk Based’ Screening

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has announced the start of a pilot program at Detroit Metropolitan Airport for pre-screening a select group of passengers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2011

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Man Says He’s Mishandled By Airport Screener Again

A Michigan man with bladder cancer who suffered a rough airport pat-down that caused his urostomy bag to spill its contents on his clothing last fall said he was mishandled by a screener at the same airport earlier this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

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TSA Introduces New Technology To Protect Privacy

The Transportation Security Administration says it’s installing new technology in some U.S. airports where travelers go through checkpoint security.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011