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Airline Travel New Twist

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by Green Mountain Boy, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. Ok folks I have a question regarding ariline travel that I don't believe has been posed at least not that I have seen.

    "Does the person or organization picking up the tab for your airfair know or find out that you brought a firearm?"

    I have traveled with a firearm perviously but this time a professional assocation is picking up the tab. I just want to make sure there is no manifest or anything else provided to the paying party that might out me.

    Regards, GMB
     
  2. dosei

    dosei

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    No, they don't. They get the same thing you get when you pay.
     

    Last edited: Jan 23, 2013

  3. Just making sure. Thanks.

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  4. They might see the extra baggage fee and as I recall united charged different for a long gun case, IIRC it was noted as sporting equipment like golf clubs or skis.

    posted from my stupid smart phone, please excuse any spelling mistakes.
     
  5. I frequently travel with a handgun in my baggage. It looks no different on my receipts and tickets. The only difference is that I declare the firearm, show it is unloaded and I sign the unloaded firearm card that goes in the gun case. Then, I hang around a few minutes to see if the TSA has any issues.

    When I flew with firearms about 30 years ago, things were different. Back then, my suitcase with the gun would get marked on the outside with a fluorescent orange tag indicating a gun was inside.

    There are other issues to consider when traveling with firearms and there is a sticky thread on travel with guns.