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TSA Pre✓™ Hits 3 Million Mark

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the agency has screened more than 3 million travelers through TSA Pre✓™ lanes. TSA Pre✓™ is currently available in 26 airports and operational with five airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways.

TSA Hosts 10th Annual Disability and Multicultural Coalition Conference

Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) hosted nearly 40 disability and multicultural organizations and federal agencies at the 10th Annual TSA Coalition Conference held at the Agency's Virginia Headquarters on Sept. 18, 2012. The TSA Disability and Multicultural Coalition includes leaders from organizations representing various religious, cultural and disability communities.

TSA Pre✓™ Begins at Newark-Liberty International Airport

Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓™ operations at Newark-Liberty International Airport (EWR). Under TSA Pre✓™ U.S. citizens traveling domestically who are select American, Delta, United and US Airways frequent travelers or members of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler programs are now eligible to participate and may receive expedited screening benefits. The TSA Pre✓™ lane is located in Terminal C.

TSA Pre✓™ Expands to American Airlines Frequent Travelers at Boston’s Logan International Airport

Press Release
BOSTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the expansion of TSA Pre✓™ operations at Logan International Airport (BOS). Under TSA Pre✓™, U.S. citizens traveling domestically who are select American Airlines frequent travelers or members of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler programs are eligible to participate and may receive expedited screening benefits at the American Airlines checkpoint at Logan's Terminal B. TSA Pre✓™ has been available to select Delta Air Lines frequent travelers and members of CBP's Trusted Traveler programs since June in Terminal A at Logan.

TSA Pre✓™ Begins at Philadelphia International Airport

Press Release

PHILADELPHIA – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓™ operations at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). Under TSA Pre✓™ U.S. citizens traveling domestically who are select US Airways frequent travelers or members of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler programs are now eligible to participate and may receive expedited screening benefits. The TSA Pre✓™ line is located at Terminal B and C at Checkpoint C.

TSA Pre✓™ Begins at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Press Release

CINCINNATI – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓™ operations at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). Under TSA Pre✓™ U.S. citizens traveling domestically who are select American, Delta, United and US Airways frequent flyers or members of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler programs are now eligible to participate and may receive expedited screening benefits. The TSA Pre✓™ line is located at the Main Terminal.

TSA Announces Roderick Allison as Assistant Administrator for Office of Inspection

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced Roderick Allison as the Agency's Assistant Administrator for the Office of Inspection.

Allison will oversee the security and integrity of TSA's operations through a range of inspection services, special investigations, and a rigorous covert testing program.

TSA Announces John Sanders as Assistant Administrator for Office of Security Capabilities

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named John Sanders as the Assistant Administrator for the Office of Security Capabilities.

In this role, Sanders will oversee security screening systems deployed to airports nationwide and will be responsible for the operational testing and evaluation, procurement, deployment and installation of airport security equipment.

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