September 27, 2022

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Preparing for a busy flight season: TSA gives reminders for airport travel

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — It is expected to be a person of the busiest journey seasons, and airport TSA is reminding men and women what they can and just cannot convey on planes.

“We are by now looking at checkpoint volumes at about 85% of the pre-pandemic concentrations, and we count on to see volume maximize for the duration of the summer months vacation time,” John Allen, Federal Safety Director for West Virginia reported.

One of the most important mistakes men and women make although checking in is bringing oversized liquids, gels and aerosols.

“The hair treatment merchandise are any liquid, gels and aerosols seriously need to be 3.4 ounces or smaller,” explained TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein. “That’s 100 milliliters, which is global regular.”

People also require to drink all beverages ahead of going through security. If you would like to deliver oversized liquids, they have to have to be in a checked bag. However, there is an exception.

“The 1 exception is that thanks to the pandemic, we’re making it possible for a single container of liquid hand sanitizer up to 12 ounces for each passenger,” Allen claimed. “TSA precheck enables travelers to go away on your sneakers, jackets, belts. It permits them to keep their electronics and their liquids, gels, and aerosols in their have-on bags.”

TSA also lets folks to vacation with firearms, but only in the right way.

“You want to make sure the firearm is unloaded, proper, and then you’re going to place it in the circumstance,” Farbstein mentioned. “It has to be a difficult-sided scenario. It can not be like a canvas circumstance with a zipper. If you are touring with ammunition, you wanna maintain it in its initial box.”

Then you want to place a lock on the circumstance and take it to the airport examine-in counter wherever you will fill out some paperwork. Officials will protected your firearm in the tummy of the aircraft.

TSA is also telling folks to arrive at the airport about 90 minutes early to make certain travellers make it to their gate on time.

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