A couple of weeks ago, someone got hassled by airport security – they couldn’t make sense of his MacBook Air. Because the MacBook Air does not look like your every day laptop, it grabs the interest of security personnel, according to the TSA’s Blogger Bob. Why? Its solid state drive. Which means any notebook with a SSD could cause a delay for you if you’re traveling.
Blogger Bob states –
We were able to get our hands on a MacBook Air and run it through the X-ray in our lab. My suspicions were correct. The MacBook does look completely different than your typical laptop or DVD player. I can’t get into specifics of course, but there were a couple of areas on the X-ray that could pique some interest for TSOs.
Read more of his blog post here.