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TSA trials express security screening


TSA trials express security screening

The TSA’s latest trial aimed at speeding up the airport security process is currently taking place at Atlanta, Miami, Detroit and Dallas/Fort Worth airports.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is trialling a new screening method at four US airports, whereby frequent flyers who share personal information in advance of their journey can enjoy expedited security processing.

Delta and American Airlines have invited selected frequent flyers to share personal information, such as their home address and contact information, and in return they can make use of an express security lane.

The pilot is currently taking place in Atlanta, Miami, Detroit and Dallas/Fort Worth airports.

Christopher McLaughlin, Assistant Administrator for Security Operations, TSA, said: “We are truly moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach to security, to a risk-based intelligence-based approach.”

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The FTE 'On the Ground' conference at FTE Global 2014, which will take place in Las Vegas from 24-26 September, will include a session entitled: 'What are the future collaboration models that will help achieve progress at the real passenger pain-points – airport security and arrivals immigration?' In this session, senior industry figures will discuss the future of airport security and immigration, exploring how things like risk-based security, automated passport control and innovative design techniques can help improve the passenger experience while maintaining the highest level of security.

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