Quantcast
Transport Airports

Canadian-screened bags won’t need re-screening in U.S. if new bill passes

Excerpt from TheHill

Sep 14, 2012 2:19 pm

Airline baggage would be able to cross the Canadian-U.S. border with less of a chance of an international incident if a bill from Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is approved. The lawmakers introduced legislation  in Senate this week (S. 3542) that would ease restrictions for international luggage on flights from Canadian airports that are the equivalent of U.S. airport security. The change would will make travel between the neighboring countries much easier, the lawmakers said.

The House passed a similar version of the bill, which has been dubbed the No-Hassle Flying Act of 2012, this week.

Read the Complete Story →

Tags: , ,

Next Up

More on Skift

Destination Marketing CEOs on the Power of Social Media
Skift Business Traveler: Aer Lingus Inches Closer to Joining British Airways
This Week in Travel Startup Funding: HomeAway Invests in Turkish Vacation Rentals
Free Webinar: Strategies to Build Better Guest Relationships