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2014-03-12 23:22:16

Daon Trusted Identity Services Reaches Major Growth Milestone Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Daon, a leading provider of identity assurance and verification software, today announced significant momentum for Daon Trusted Identity Services (DTIS), which has been awarded 50 new airport contracts in the past 12 months. Daon Trusted Identity Services is a joint venture between Daon and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) to facilitate the efficient and secure...

2013-11-14 16:21:28

DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the busy holiday season, Southwest Airlines announced today the airline will officially join the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) expedited screening program known as TSA Pre Check(TM). Beginning immediately, select Rapid Rewards Customers will be able to use dedicated security checkpoint lanes for TSA Pre Check(TM) benefits. The expedited screening process allows Customers to leave on shoes, light outerwear, and...

2013-03-26 12:20:19

All United domestic hubs now offer PreCheck CLEVELAND, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced the launch of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) PreCheck program at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport's (CLE) Main Terminal. TSA PreCheck also opened for United customers on March 19 in Austin, Texas. TSA PreCheck is a risk-based pre-screening initiative that allows customers to volunteer information about themselves that may make them eligible to...

2012-07-24 02:21:23

HOUSTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced the launch today of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) PreCheck(TM) program at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), Terminal C South, and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Terminal 7. TSA PreCheck(TM) is a new, risk-based, pre-screening initiative that allows customers to volunteer information about themselves that may make them eligible to expedite their screening experience. Eligible United...

2012-06-27 02:20:45

CHICAGO, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announces the launch today of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) PreCheck(TM) program at O'Hare International Airport, Terminal 1. TSA PreCheck(TM) is a new risk-based, pre-screening initiative that allows customers to volunteer information about themselves that may make them eligible to expedite their screening experience. Eligible United customers traveling through Terminal 1 at O'Hare are allowed to leave on their...

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2011-07-21 05:50:00

New software will soon be installed in some airport body scanners that will allow travelers to be screened without having naked digital images created of them, the Transportation Security Administration announced on Wednesday. The full-body scanners, which now operate at 78 airports throughout the U.S., use low levels of radiation that create an image of travelers that TSA officials use to identify any hidden weapons or contraband. Once installed, the new software enables the scanners to...

2011-06-27 11:08:00

61% of Leisure Travelers, 75% of Business Travelers Want Trusted Traveler Program; Nearly Half of Air Travelers Willing to Pay up to $150 Annual Fee for Less Hassle WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey shows significant majorities of frequent business and leisure travelers would pay up to $150 to enroll in a trusted traveler program. The U.S. Travel Association recently recommended that a trusted traveler program be put in place for domestic air travelers, and...

2011-04-01 20:19:00

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), and the Air Transport Association (ATA) met recently with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole and received approval from TSA for testing of a new crewmember screening system. This enhanced identity and employment verification system for airline pilots will make airport checkpoint screening more efficient for all who depend on air transportation. The...

2011-03-16 06:30:00

Creation of Trusted Traveler Program, Limit on Checked Bag Fee at Heart of Proposal to Improve Security, Streamline Process for Travelers WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Travel Association and a panel of travel and security experts today unveiled a groundbreaking plan to improve security at America's airports and reduce the burden on travelers. Among the most notable recommendations are the creation of a trusted traveler program and a requirement that...

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2011-02-02 08:25:00

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Tuesday unveiled its new pilot program aimed at calming the uproar over full-body scanners used to screen travelers at airports around the country. The new software will no longer produce an image of the actual person said the TSA. The new scanners will be released in three US airports that will show screeners an alert on a generic male or female figure only if something suspicious is detected and will highlight the spot of concern. The...