Originally Posted by swinokur
Mags should be locked in your pistol case or suitcase UNLOADED. According to TSA rules you can put loaded mags into your luggage if the open ends are covered as inserted into a belt mag holder, but I have seen airline reps who wouldn't allow it, so to be safe, travel with mags unloaded to guarantee a hassle free trip.
Ammo can be placed in your checked bag no problem. Conform with ammo box rules and you'll be fine.
Again, my .02
Thanks for the info, I haven't flown commercial in 20 years so things have changed a bit.
Does your bag that the guncase goes into have to be locked?