Starting October 1st, 2020, every NY state resident will need to present a REAL ID compliant license/ID, or another acceptable form of identification for boarding commercial aircraft. To learn more about REAL ID please sign-up for this webinar. Anyone who participates will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card too!
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that it has resumed offering the popular app that allows U.S. citizens and Canadian visitors to complete their paperwork via smartphone or tablet when they arrive at Dulles. Travelers submit passport information and answer CBP inspection-related questions using the app. They then receive a QR code that they show a CBP officer to complete their arrival inspection. Mobile Passport is available at 25 airports and three seaports.
United Airlines announced PlusPoints, a new upgrade benefit for Premier Platinum and 1K members that creates more opportunities - and more freedom - for them to be upgraded on flights. Top tier members will receive a bank of points that they can use to upgrade on all flights across United's global network, where they previously would have used Regional Premier Upgrades (RPU) or Global Premier Upgrades (GPU).