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Consumer Traveler Today: June 5



Consumer Traveler Today: Can bomb-sniffing rats help TSA? Seriously 

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Can bomb-sniffing rats help TSA? Seriously

Posted: 05 Jun 2012 03:00 AM PDT

Rats have even better noses than dogs. In one hearing I attended, TSA was working with researchers to replicate a dog's nose. Other times I have heard that dogs take too long to train and that they get tired. But, rats! Cheap and plentiful and great sniffers.

What we’re reading: Thai plans ultra low-cost carrier, Alaska announces San Diego-Orlando, LOT plans787 service

Posted: 05 Jun 2012 02:00 AM PDT

Thai goes ahead with plans for ultra low-cost carrier, Alaska Airlines to start service between San Diego and Orlando, LOT hopes to start 787 service next year