Articles tagged “precheck”

President-Elect Trump Picks a Retired Marine to Manage U.S. Borders and the TSA

President-Elect Trump Picks a Retired Marine to Manage U.S. Borders and the TSA

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Prospective nominee Major Gen. John Kelly as Department of Homeland Security secretary certainly has experience in border protection and could play a key role if President-Elect Trump cracks down on immigration, illegal and legal. Kelly's views on airport security and the TSA have yet to be articulated but privatization efforts would not be surprising.

2 years ago

TSA Precheck Expands to Lufthansa Passengers Headed to Europe

TSA Precheck Expands to Lufthansa Passengers Headed to Europe

Grant Martin, Skift

TSA Precheck subscribers can now access expedited lines when flying on Lufthansa.

2 years ago

Carlson Rezidor Loyalty Program Members Can Soon Trade Points for TSA PreCheck

Carlson Rezidor Loyalty Program Members Can Soon Trade Points for TSA PreCheck

Deanna Ting, Skift

Airline loyalty programs have offered TSA PreCheck as a perk, but this marks the first time a hotel company has done so. Here's hoping the PreCheck program, embattled by TSA budget cuts, will improve enough to become a real, tangible perk for travelers.

2 years ago

Would Lowering the $85 PreCheck Price Get More People to Sign Up?

Would Lowering the $85 PreCheck Price Get More People to Sign Up?

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

We suspect the requirement to enroll in person — possibly after a wait of weeks — may be a greater barrier to entry than the $85 fee.

2 years ago

TSA PreCheck Shortfalls Will Lead To Huge Security Lines This Summer

TSA PreCheck Shortfalls Will Lead To Huge Security Lines This Summer

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

If you are a PreCheck user and think the PreCheck lanes are overly crowded then it might be shocking to find out that the TSA thinks too few flyers enrolled. The TSA has failed to balance security concerns, PreCheck usage and lanes for the non-elite, and this will lead to big passenger tie-ups this summer.

2 years ago

TSA Ends Precheck Free Rides With Shut Down of Managed Inclusion Program

TSA Ends Precheck Free Rides With Shut Down of Managed Inclusion Program

Grant Martin, Skift

The days of confused passengers in the Precheck line are finally coming to a close.

3 years ago

5 Things That the TSA Can Improve With New Leadership

5 Things That the TSA Can Improve With New Leadership

Grant Martin, Skift

The TSA had been on the upswing until a lack of leadership brought it back down. Let's hope the new guy thinks big and acts bigger.

3 years ago

The State of Airport Security in a TSA PreCheck-Packed World

The State of Airport Security in a TSA PreCheck-Packed World

Grant Martin, Skiftt

Is the knee-jerk TSA hate coming to an end? If so, the battle is being won one airport security check at a time.

4 years ago

TSA Expands Expedited PreCheck Screening to International Airlines

TSA Expands Expedited PreCheck Screening to International Airlines

Associated Press

PreCheck is quickly expanding throughout the U.S., but the TSA needs to ensure that its dedicated screening lines are full in order to justify their existence. Rolling the program out to pre-screened approved flyers is better than randomly selected passengers from normal security lines.

4 years ago

Poll Shows Majority of Americans Believe TSA PreCheck Hurts Security

Poll Shows Majority of Americans Believe TSA PreCheck Hurts Security

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Should there be stiffer requirements to get into the TSA PreCheck program as it expands, and the results of the Harris Poll suggest? It's not a bad idea, resources-permitting.

4 years ago

TSA Continues PreCheck Registration Rollout In Savannah, GA

TSA Continues PreCheck Registration Rollout In Savannah, GA

Mary Carr Mayle, Savannah Morning News

The TSA's ambitious rollout plan is one of the few things it has done in its 13-year history that's been roundly praised by the general public.

4 years ago

TSA PreCheck Center Opening at Los Angeles Airport

TSA PreCheck Center Opening at Los Angeles Airport

Los Angeles Times

The TSA has already signaled that it's going to push PreCheck extremely hard in 2014, and enrollment centers at LAX are just the beginning.

5 years ago