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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...

2013-05-07 16:20:44

Time-Saving Program Expands Today to Include Eligible International Travelers FORT WORTH, Texas, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, eligible American Airlines customers will have access to TSA PreCheck(TM) for select international itineraries. TSA PreCheck lets eligible, pre-screened customers traveling from select United States airports ease through security without removing their shoes, belt, jackets or other light outerwear, and allows them to leave laptops and 3-1-1...

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...

2011-12-20 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, formerly known as the Air Transport Association, today estimated that the upcoming holiday travel period will see fewer fliers than a year ago due to lingering economic concerns; however, flights are still expected to be full, as airlines have adjusted capacity in response to rising cost pressures. (Logo:...

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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...

2011-04-01 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...

2011-02-18 12:10:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Kevin Donovan as the Federal Security Director (FSD) for Will Rogers World Airport (OKC) in Oklahoma City. In this capacity he will be responsible for handling day-to-day security operations, which includes both passenger and baggage screening at OKC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) For more than seven years, Donovan worked in different...

2010-12-08 14:12:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, announced today that it expects 43.6 million passengers(1) to travel on U.S. carriers over the upcoming winter holidays(2), up approximately 3 percent from the 42.3 million passengers(1) estimated to have flown during the same period in 2009.(3) Daily passenger volumes are expected to range from 1.7 million to 2.3 million during...

2010-11-22 15:03:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole today issued a public service announcement to thank the traveling public for their continued support and partnership and address new implemented procedures. The message is being made available to airports nationwide to play on public announcement systems during this holiday travel season in order to ensure passengers are prepared for screening when coming through...

2010-11-05 09:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Gail Levario as the Federal Security Director for Sacramento International Airport (SMF). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) A TSA employee since 2002, Levario served the agency in a number of positions, most recently as general manager for Compliance Programs at TSA headquarters. In...