Articles tagged “tsa precheck”

U.S. Airlines Push Back Against Proposed TSA Fee Hike

U.S. Airlines Push Back Against Proposed TSA Fee Hike

Brian Sumers, Skift

Airlines for America makes a good point. Before Congress raises the security fee on airline tickets, shouldn't it let TSA use all of the money airlines collect from the fee?

5 days ago

TSA Will ‘Significantly Reduce’ Access to Precheck Lanes for Non-Members

TSA Will ‘Significantly Reduce’ Access to Precheck Lanes for Non-Members

Brian Sumers, Skift

Starting next month, TSA will limit the number of travelers who receive access to Precheck security lanes without joining the program. But the TSA is being cagey about exactly what this means, so we'll have to wait until February to see how this affects airport lines.

2 months ago

Biometric Company Clear Wants to One-Up TSA PreCheck

Biometric Company Clear Wants to One-Up TSA PreCheck

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Clear is promising something faster and more streamlined than TSA PreCheck, but PreCheck has already suffered from low enrollment. The public seems skeptical of paying to improve their airport security experience, but on the other hand, the public despises airport security and might welcome a better solution. If Clear gets into enough major airports, it could do well.

2 months 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.

7 months ago

Analysis Shows That Despite Criticism, TSA PreCheck Effectively Reduces Terrorism Risk

Analysis Shows That Despite Criticism, TSA PreCheck Effectively Reduces Terrorism Risk

Grant Martin, Skift

On the whole, PreCheck appears to be both improving the passenger experience and making the global security situation safer.

9 months ago

Why TSA PreCheck Doesn’t Always Work for Trusted Travelers

Why TSA PreCheck Doesn’t Always Work for Trusted Travelers

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Want to make sure you'll have PreCheck? Double check all your personal information carefully before you fly.

9 months ago

Low-Cost Holdouts Frontier and Spirit Will Join TSA’s Precheck Program

Low-Cost Holdouts Frontier and Spirit Will Join TSA’s Precheck Program

Brian Sumers, Skift

Frontier and Spirit are finally joining the TSA's precheck program, which is good news for travelers who don't want to wait in long security lines.

9 months ago

Airport ’Happy Lane’ Is Kind of Sad as PreCheck Fails to Meet Expectations

Airport ’Happy Lane’ Is Kind of Sad as PreCheck Fails to Meet Expectations

Jeff Plungis and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Why hasn't PreCheck caught on? The reasons are numerous, which makes us wonder if the TSA will ever meet its goals for the program.

10 months ago

U.S. Airport Lines Grow as TSA and Congress Blame Each Other

U.S. Airport Lines Grow as TSA and Congress Blame Each Other

Alan Levin, Mary Schlangenstein, and Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Maybe the people in charge can stop pointing fingers and start finding solutions. The rest of us will be waiting.

11 months ago

5 Homeland Security Priorities to Enhance Safety and Keep the Lines Moving

5 Homeland Security Priorities to Enhance Safety and Keep the Lines Moving

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Will this list make passengers waiting in long airport lines feel any better? It's doubtful, but maybe some new solutions will emerge.

12 months ago

TSA PreCheck Lanes Won’t Be Members-Only Anytime Soon

TSA PreCheck Lanes Won’t Be Members-Only Anytime Soon

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Those who have paid for expedited security screening at airports will have to share the lanes for a good while longer. How much longer is anyone's guess.

1 year ago

The TSA Wants 25 Million Americans Enrolled in TSA Precheck

The TSA Wants 25 Million Americans Enrolled in TSA Precheck

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The ambitious goal of 25 million travelers enrolled in the TSA's Precheck program may be hard to reach.

1 year ago