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TSA Pre✓™ Expands Expedited Screening Benefits for International Travel

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that beginning May 7, 2013, in addition to domestic travel, TSA Pre✓™ participants will be eligible for expedited screening on select international travel itineraries. Eligible passengers traveling on Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways will be allowed to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case, and their 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels bag in a carry-on.

TSA Pre✓™ Now Available at 40 Airports Nationwide: Expedited Screening Begins at Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Press Release

MORRISVILLE, N.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is the 40th airport in the nation to offer TSA Pre✓™ to eligible passengers. Under TSA Pre✓™ passengers traveling domestically from RDU who are select American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways 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 Terminal 2 checkpoint.

TSA to Provide Additional Expedited Screening Benefits for Wounded Warriors

Press Release

WASHINGTON – Starting today at airports nationwide, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will offer expedited screening to severely injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces.  In addition to offering curb to gate service for our nation’s Wounded Warriors, these individuals will also be eligible to move through security checkpoints without having to remove shoes, light outerwear jackets or hats. 

TSA Pre✓™ Expedited Screening Begins at Nashville International Airport

Press Release

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that TSA Pre✓™ is now available to eligible passengers at Nashville International Airport (BNA). Under TSA Pre✓™ passengers traveling domestically from BNA who are select American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways 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 Main Checkpoint.

TSA Pre✓™ Expedited Screening Begins at Memphis International Airport

Press Release

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that TSA Pre✓™ is now available to eligible passengers at Memphis International Airport (MEM). Under TSA Pre✓™ passengers traveling domestically from MEM who are select American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways 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 Checkpoint B.

TSA Pre✓™ Begins at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Press Release

CLEVELAND – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓™ operations at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). Under TSA Pre✓™ passengers traveling domestically from CLE who are select American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways frequent travelers or members of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler programs are now eligible to participate in TSA Pre✓™ and may receive expedited screening benefits at the South Checkpoint.

TSA Pre✓™ Begins at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Press Release

AUSTIN, Texas – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓™ operations at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). Under TSA Pre✓™ passengers traveling domestically who are select Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines 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 at Checkpoint 2.

Statement on Screening of Family at St. Louis Airport

In The News

"TSA regrets inaccurate guidance was provided to this family during screening and offers its apology. We are committed to maintaining the security of the traveling public and strive to treat all passengers with dignity and respect. While no pat-down was performed, we will address specific concerns with our workforce."

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