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TSA Pre✓™ Begins at Salt Lake City International Airport

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the implementation of a passenger pre-screening initiative, TSA Pre✓™, at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). Select Delta Air Lines' frequent flyers out of SLC are now eligible to participate and may receive expedited screening benefits during domestic travel.

TSA Awards Contracts for Additional Explosives Detection Systems

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the purchase of additional Reduced Size Explosives Detection Systems (EDS) that provide streamlined screening capabilities and enhanced security for checked baggage systems at U.S. airports.

TSA Pre✓™ Pilot to Expand to Busiest US Airports

Press Release

WASHINGTON – Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole today announced the expansion of TSA Pre✓™, a passenger pre-screening initiative, to additional airports across the country following the program's success at seven pilot locations.

TSA Announces Additional Advanced Imaging Technology Deployments at U.S. Airports

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced 25 airports which are set to receive recently purchased millimeter wave Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) units. The machines will be deployed with new automated target recognition (ATR) software designed to enhance privacy by eliminating passenger-specific images while improving throughput capabilities and streamlining the checkpoint screening process.

TSA Pre✓™ Begins at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the implementation of TSA Pre✓™, the passenger pre-screening initiative, at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) – the pilot's seventh location. Select Delta Air Lines frequent flyers traveling out of MSP are now eligible to participate and may receive expedited screening for domestic travel. Delta will also allow American Airlines participants to use their frequent flyer lane at MSP to access the TSA Pre✓™ lane.

TSA Pre✓™ Begins at Los Angeles International Airport

Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the implementation of the passenger pre-screening initiative, TSA Pre✓™, at its sixth pilot location – Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Certain American Airlines frequent flyers flying out of LAX are now eligible to participate and may receive expedited screening benefits when traveling domestically.

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