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2013-02-25 16:20:14

OTTAWA, Feb. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Screening officers at Canada's major airports screened more than 51 million passengers last year, according to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA). While it's not uncommon to see bottles of liquid larger than the permitted 100 ml or pocket knives in passengers' carry-on bags, some other discoveries were real head-scratchers. -- Not-so-lucky Charm o Lots of people travel with lucky charms. For some it's a rabbit...

2013-01-23 23:04:20

Apple Park's new eco-friendly backpacks and lunch packs for kids feature playful characters and are made from 100% recycled materials San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 The Picnic Pals are ready for school! Apple Park´s new collection of eco-friendly backpacks and lunch packs feature the popular characters, along with a few new ones that kids are sure to love. The functional packs are durably designed for every day use and made from eco-friendly, recycled materials. Each has...

2013-01-10 05:01:58

Genius Pack is an all new luggage brand that truly revolutionizes the way travelers use travel goods. The brand delivers extreme functionality and innovation with its 17 features patent-pending, and among the many is their signature Laundry Compression Technology, a newly developed invention to compress laundry contents through an integrated air valve. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 “Today in 2013, we live in an age of technology and innovation, and yet we see none of that...

2012-12-18 12:21:15

OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The days before Christmas are the busiest days of the year in Canadian airports and the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) wants passengers to be prepared for security. "Knowing what to expect and packing appropriately will reduce the time you spend at the checkpoint and increase the time you spend enjoying your trip," says Mathieu Larocque, a spokesperson for CATSA. Before going to the airport make sure your clothes won't set off the...

2012-12-14 05:02:54

With many travelers packing for two seasons on their Christmas vacations, Explore My World Travel warns against the development of shoulder and neck injuries due to overweight luggage. Travel expert Victoria Ugarte of Explore My World Travel advises travelers to exercise discipline and restraint when packing for two seasons. (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 With many travelers packing for two seasons on their Christmas vacations, Explore My World Travel warns against the development of shoulder...

2012-12-07 08:26:08

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Let's face it...whether for business or pleasure traveling can be stressful. From long lines at airline baggage check-in, ticket counters, security check points, to food courts and bathrooms; TSA's "prohibited carry-on item" list; and the high probability of over-bookings, delayed and cancelled flights; to the possibility of lost or damaged luggage, travel can be difficult at best. Ground travel has its own share of stressors, including...

2012-12-05 16:21:13

Airline offers its suggestions for a remarkable holiday travel experience CALGARY, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - WestJet today shared its annual holiday travel tips to help guests travelling during the airline's busiest time of year. "The holidays are a busy travel period whether guests are travelling home or to one of our vacation destinations," said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Sales, Marketing and Guest Experience. "Just as in previous years, we share these annual...

2012-11-15 08:21:06

SEATTLE, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines offers the following tips for passengers to help ensure their travel is as stress-free as possible during the busy holiday season. Learn more about Alaska Airlines' "Top Five Tips for Holiday Travel" at http://www.youtube.com/user/AlaskaAirVids. Use technology to save time. Passengers can check in and pay baggage fees online for domestic and international flights up to 24 hours before departure at www.alaskaair.com. International...

2012-11-14 12:22:25

DELAWARE, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A water backpack designed by global industrial packaging leader Greif, Inc., (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), has been honored with a 2012 Best of What's New Award from Popular Science magazine. The PackH(2)O(TM) backpack was created specifically for the human transport of water in water-stressed regions and disaster zones. "For 25 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us - those that make a positive impact on our world...

2012-11-13 08:23:48

LONDON, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey* found that the majority of UK air passengers aim to arrive at the airport more than three hours ahead of their flight. However, if travellers planned their airport visits in advance, they could save themselves a significant amount of time before and after check-in, advises Adam Ewart, founder of baggage shipping company, Send My Bag. Airports have become increasingly crowded over the past few decades due to the phenomenal growth in...