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February 20, 2020

Industry News – Click on the title to read the full article. Many of the sources below require a free registration to gain access to the article. If a paid registration is required, the individual source will be noted.

Airports

$3.8B terminal work approved for JFK airport (Source: CBS NEW YORK)
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has approved a $3.8 billion expansion terminal and renovation for John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4.

Delta to consolidate JFK operations at upgraded terminal (Source: Travel Pulse)
Delta Air Lines plans to invest in expanding and overhauling Terminal 4 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, which will consolidate Delta’s operations at JFK. 

Fla. airport adding 2 security lanes (Source: Orlando Local News)
Orlando International Airport will add two more security lanes, bringing the east security checkpoint from 16 lanes to 18.

Pa. airport demos its new scanner tech (Source: CBS Philly)
Philadelphia International Airport has installed new 3D cat scan imaging technology for baggage called with explosive detecting capabilities. 

Passengers can soon check coats at Milwaukee airport (Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is launching a coat check service that will allow passengers headed for warmer climates to avoid having to lug their coats onboard.

Security

Real ID: What you need to know (Source: Conde Nast Traveler)
Starting October 1, 2020, all US residents will be required to carry a Real ID-compliant driver’s license in order to pass through airport security.

TSA gets to keep nearly $1M yearly in forgotten coins (Source: Travel Pulse)
The Transportation Security Administration is allowed to keep all the loose change that gets left behind at security checkpoints, and it’s funneled back into the agency with no rules or approvals needed on how it is spent.

Travel Tips

Tips to keep you healthy while traveling (Source: New York Times)
Some travelers try several strategies to avoid getting sick, including wearing surgical masks or using hand sanitizer.

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