- The Department of Homeland Security is delaying the Real ID enforcement deadline another 12 months to Oct. 1, 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
- All 50 states have an extension, which means passengers can continue to use their current driver’s licenses as usual for domestic travel.
The deadline for compliance with REAL ID requirements, which was set to begin on Oct. 1, has been delayed, President Donald Trump announced on Monday during a coronavirus (COVID-19) news briefing.
Continue reading UPDATE: U.S. Delays REAL ID Deadline Due to COVID-19 Impact to October 1, 2021
The Transportation Security Administration is weighing a variety of options, including a new fee structure and mobile enrollment, to attract more travelers to its PreCheck program. Continue reading Interested in TSA PreCheck? It might soon be cheaper and easier to sign up
Plenty of travelers around the country are in for a surprise, if they don’t check the expiration date on their PreCheck or Global Entry memberships. Continue reading Love TSA PreCheck and Global Entry? Check Your Expiration Date
In a major development for the use of facial recognition technology at airports, Delta will enable the first fully biometric airport journeys in the U.S. in December. Continue reading Delta set to launch nation’s first ‘biometric terminal’ in Atlanta
Have you noticed longer lines at TSA Pre-Check lately? Sometimes, in order to alleviate congestion in main security lines, travelers viewed as low-risk have been allowed into Pre-Check lanes.
However, those passengers have not necessarily been pre-screened or paid the membership fees associated with Pre-Check lanes—and screened members have noticed and their voices are being heard.
Continue reading Bill Banning Non-Members From TSA Pre-Check Passes House
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced plans to expand testing of a new carry-on bag screening technology that it says could detect the kinds of materials that caused it to issue a ban on liquids and powders earlier this year.
Continue reading New TSA Scanners Could Allow Travelers to Keep Their Liquids and Laptops
British Airways became the 53rd airline to join the TSA’s PreCheck program this week, finally giving BA’s passengers access to the program that allows them to speed through security without taking liquids or laptops out of their carry-ons or removing shoes.
Continue reading TSA Adds British Airways to List of Approved Airlines
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that five new airlines will be added to the list of approved PreCheck carriers.
The new airlines are Air France, Brussels Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Philippine Airlines, and World Atlantic. With the additions, the TSA has now approved 47 total carriers for its PreCheck program.
Continue reading TSA Expands PreCheck to Five New Airlines