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// by Kylie Bielby

More TSA PreCheck Enrollment Centers Pop Up Around the U.S. in May

In March 2021, 98% of travelers eligible for TSA PreCheck waited five minutes or less to be screened at airports nationwide. As an added benefit during the COVID-19 pandemic, PreCheck travelers generally have the least amount of physical contact during the security screening process at the TSA checkpoint. Keep Reading

TSA Opens More Pop-Up PreCheck Application Centers

It is possible to pre-enroll online, then applicants must bring proof of identity and U.S. citizenship to their local enrollment center. The enrollment process must be completed in person in order for the proper paperwork and fingerprints to be collected.  Keep Reading

CBP Reaches Border Security Agreement With Paraguay

U.S. Customs and Border Protection and National Customs Directorate of Paraguay reached an agreement on April 23 to help Paraguay secure its borders through the implementation of the Automated Targeting System-Global traveler screening system. Keep Reading

SITA Announces Results of Biometric Passenger Processing Trial

The biometric solution allowed airline agents to enrol passengers on the existing SITA Flex common-use check-in counters. Once enrolled, passengers were able to simply scan their face at every step of the way, from security check, lounge access, and boarding, without having to touch any surfaces. Keep Reading

TSA Seeks Input on Mobile Driver’s Licenses to Inform REAL ID Rulemaking

DHS and TSA are interested in mobile driver’s licenses because, compared to physical driver’s licenses, mobile driver’s licenses could provide greater security to TSA and all federal agencies verifying an individual’s identity, stronger privacy protections to individuals, and health and safety benefits to all users by enabling touchless identity verification. Keep Reading

Erie International Opens Pop-Up TSA PreCheck Application Center

Residents of the Erie area and northwestern Pennsylvania region will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA PreCheck® application program inside Erie International Airport from May 3 to 7, where officials will host a temporary “pop-up” enrollment center. Keep Reading

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