How to Replace Non-Compliant State ID’s Affected by the Real ID Act
Starting October 20, 2018, residents of states impacted by the Real ID Act will need to update their identification to a TSA approved ID to fly any commercial flight, domestic or international. The states involved have all failed to issue a drivers license or state ID that is compliant with the Real ID Act. Who knows if this revised date will stick, but it is something to be aware of.
Enhanced Security Measures Implemented on US Bound Flights
This year aviation security has been dominated by the US Electronics Travel Ban, which came to an end last July. As of Thursday, October 25, 2017, new security procedures have been implemented globally on all flights heading to the US. Airlines that fail to comply with the new security screening procedures fully will face a return of the electronics ban.