It’s happened again-this time in Barcelona, on the popular tourist and historic street known as Las Ramblas.  A man using a van as a weapon careened down one of the two narrow side streets that border the wide pedestrian path and used it as a missile of sorts, killing 14 innocent people and injuring up…

The Transportation Security Administration on March 21 issued new guidance to airlines and passengers travelling to the United States from ten airports in eight majority Muslim countries.  The revised rules were scheduled to go into effect later in the week.  The new electronic devices ban will prohibit the carriage of larger electronic devices into the…

In some cases there is a mental health component, but in nearly all cases there is deep sense of victimization Another day, another mass shooting in the US: We can blame it on a number of factors, from the proliferation of guns in the urban and suburban environments to socialization factors or on the effect…

The end of year holiday period is full of cheer, family and friends and at times, travel.  But ask any experienced traveller and you will hear in short order that it is one of the most stressful periods in the year for air travel.  Long lines, surly airline employees and at times inconsiderate fellow passengers…

We’ve heard story after story about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his affinity for Russian strongman Vladimir Putin. Trump compared Putin’s resolute character with a supposedly waffling President Obama, mistaking the latter’s deliberation, broad-based knowledge and cool intellectual calmness with weakness. With regard to the former, the man who needn’t worry about the consequences…

Airlines, Operating Authorities and Passengers Need to Help Out The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is once again under fire. This time, it is not for potentially dangerous security lapses or employee misconduct. It is taking the blame for tortuous airport security lines, some of which extend out to sidewalks in front of terminals, causing many…

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