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Nov 4, 14, 4:14 pm
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Posted By cparekh

I use my Air Boss almost exclusively for weekly...

I use my Air Boss almost exclusively for weekly business travel. I nearly always pack one (and sometimes two) suits in it. If I use the bundling method from onebag.com, my suits / dress shirts / ties...
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Views: 28,027
Posted By cparekh

The best way I have found to do it is to go to...

The best way I have found to do it is to go to mobile.aa.com. The functionality seems to work there. I don't know if it is accurate, though.
Oct 28, 13, 7:10 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 44,434
Posted By cparekh

TSA Blogger Bob has a post on safety razors,...

TSA Blogger Bob has a post on safety razors, where he says very plainly that the razor without the blade is allowed, but the blade must be checked. He also goes on to say the disposable / cartridge...
Jun 14, 13, 6:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By cparekh

I walked right in and updated my DL at ORD about...

I walked right in and updated my DL at ORD about six months ago. The officer working at reception just took my DL and entered the info. The whole thing took about two minutes.
Jun 10, 13, 4:38 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 9,391
Posted By cparekh

Get a briefcase and print big dollar sign decals...

Get a briefcase and print big dollar sign decals on the outside. Then just carry 50 $100 bills in your wallet.

Seriously, my guess is there are many people flying through Atlanta on any given day...
May 23, 13, 3:36 pm
Replies: 301
Views: 60,668
Posted By cparekh

I was denied. I appealed to the Ombudsperson. I...

I was denied. I appealed to the Ombudsperson. I was approved (first conditionally, the interviewed, then approved). So, that is at least one factual piece of evidence that it is possible to appeal.
Apr 18, 13, 12:28 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,798
Posted By cparekh

I have to admit, I am a bit uncomfortable with...

I have to admit, I am a bit uncomfortable with cruise lines turning over their passenger manifest as a blanket policy (I have inferred the blanket policy part). I understand carriers must turn over...
Mar 19, 13, 3:32 pm
Replies: 669
Views: 379,657
Posted By cparekh

You should disclose anything. The officer will...

You should disclose anything. The officer will likely ignore it, because you were 15. If you don't disclose, you run the chance of the officer not ignoring the fact that you didn't disclose. From my...
Jan 30, 13, 4:35 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,060
Posted By cparekh

I can only answer some of your questions. 1)...

I can only answer some of your questions.

1) All else equal I think NEXUS > GE, because you get GE plus more with NEXUS at 1/2 the cost.

2) Some people had problems getting reimbursed by AMEX...
Jan 30, 13, 4:31 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,432
Posted By cparekh

My GE and NEXUS card are the same as yours. My...

My GE and NEXUS card are the same as yours. My Passport Card has the middle initials.
Jan 30, 13, 4:29 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 15,949
Posted By cparekh

Not a problem. At your interview, simply tell...

Not a problem. At your interview, simply tell them you renewed your passport between application and interview. I did this and the officer just took the new information and entered it.
Jan 24, 13, 6:10 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 11,720
Posted By cparekh

Keeps us safer how? Can somebody please explain...

Keeps us safer how? Can somebody please explain the causal mechanism for ID checks making us safer?

I think the phrase you are looking for is post hoc ergo propter hoc.
Dec 21, 12, 5:17 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By cparekh

You need to check the name in your Secure Flight...

You need to check the name in your Secure Flight information. I believe for UA, this can differ from your online FF account name. Secure Flight info is under the My Profile, Saved travelers, edit...
Dec 21, 12, 5:12 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By cparekh

My guess is that it won't matter at all (i.e.,...

My guess is that it won't matter at all (i.e., they will look at your license and let you through). If there is an issue, just remember that there is a procedure to verify the identity of those who...
Dec 18, 12, 10:56 am
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By cparekh

As far as I can recall, I had sometimes had to...

As far as I can recall, I had sometimes had to show my passport, and sometimes I have not. As best as I can tell, they are trying to verify that the form is mine. It's always very cursory, and never...
Dec 18, 12, 10:48 am
Replies: 669
Views: 379,657
Posted By cparekh

Problems seem to occur because the CPB does not...

Problems seem to occur because the CPB does not recognize supervisions, expungements, sealed records, etc. in the same manner that a state does. For example, in IL, one can enter into supervision....
Dec 4, 12, 1:11 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 24,637
Posted By cparekh

Exactly the same for me, but change ATL to ORD...

Exactly the same for me, but change ATL to ORD (my home airport).
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By cparekh

I think for practical purposes it works better as...

I think for practical purposes it works better as an ID than a NEXUS/GE card as it says UNITED STATES OF AMERICAN Passport Card on the top, and lay people understand that a passport is official...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,832
Posted By cparekh

I would only add to your comment the phrase, "as...

I would only add to your comment the phrase, "as we understand it now, when the MMW is operating properly."

Experts that I know do have the concern that 1) we are learning new things about...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By cparekh

Practical concerns about elite line guards aside,...

Practical concerns about elite line guards aside, it is better to have GOLD than Priority AAccess. GOLD/RUBY is "higher" than Priority AAccess, and while I agree one should have both, it is possible...
Dec 4, 12, 11:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By cparekh

From my reading of various threads, it seems that...

From my reading of various threads, it seems that two reasons people fail to get PreCheck are 1) The name in the secure flight info is not the same as the name on the reservation, and 2) there is...
Nov 26, 12, 3:00 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,721
Posted By cparekh

What I am talking about is this signature: ...

What I am talking about is this signature: AMzB2130HCgqDPhBelGkOsKD3D8HrVivfQ==|SEXWg35HHgESkv0/sIszRoy
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Which is what appears when I scan my AA boarding pass. Obviously, I understand I...
Nov 24, 12, 10:57 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 17,799
Posted By cparekh

Flying domestically without ID is barely a...

Flying domestically without ID is barely a problem. At a large airport it must happen several times each day. It can take extra time --- reports seem to indicate 30-60 minutes additionally. All that...
Nov 16, 12, 3:51 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By cparekh

Thanks for the clarification.

Thanks for the clarification.
Nov 14, 12, 1:07 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,310
Posted By cparekh

This is, unfortunately a reality now. When my...

This is, unfortunately a reality now. When my company travels internationally with confidential information, we travel with encrypted computers to which we do not know the password. The password is...
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