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Expedited CLEAR security lanes open at San Jose Airport


A passenger utilising the CLEAR programme

According to CLEAR, the programme has already been used 1.2 million times across the US, saving members over 36 million minutes.

CLEAR members can now use dedicated security lanes in Terminals A and B at San Jose International Airport to avoid having to queue at the security checkpoint.

The programme makes use of a CLEARcard and self-service kiosks to identify pre-registered travellers via fingerprint and iris biometric technology to grant access to the expedited CLEAR security lane.

Once the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) PreCheck programme goes live at San Jose International Airport in October, CLEAR will be integrated into the service, meaning passengers who are members of both programmes can use the CLEARlane to avoid the queues and then use the expedited PreCheck lane for physical screening.

This CLEAR PreCheck Experience is currently available in Denver, Orlando and San Franciso. According to CLEAR, the service has already been used across US airports 1.2 million times.

Future Travel Experience Global 2014

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.

FTE Global 2014 will also include the 'Up in the Air' conference stream, an extensive exhibition of the latest passenger-focused solutions, the FTE Awards ceremony and an exciting social programme.

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