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Here Are the U.S. Airports with the Shortest and Longest Wait Times at Security

For many travelers, TSA security checks are the first true test of whether their travels will be a positive experience or not. Going through these checkpoints can be a stressful and time-consuming process that can also contribute to people missing their flights. Continue reading Here Are the U.S. Airports with the Shortest and Longest Wait Times at Security

JetBlue Is Expanding Its Use of Facial Recognition Technology

No passport required on some JetBlue flights.  Having your face scanned to ensure you are who you say you are may sound like something out of a dystopian film or science-fiction movie, but that’s exactly where the future of air travel is heading.
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Here’s What You Need to Know About the Upcoming REAL ID Deadline

With the final deadline for the REAL ID Act coming up, travelers everywhere will soon be impacted by new rules for flying domestically at every airport in the U.S., as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will soon stop accepting standard driver’s license or ID cards at airport security checkpoints. Continue reading Here’s What You Need to Know About the Upcoming REAL ID Deadline

Delta set to launch nation’s first ‘biometric terminal’ in Atlanta

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

‘Not worth the risks’: TSA chief will keep checkpoints at 150 smaller airports

The Transportation Security Administration will keep its checkpoints at 150 smaller airports, despite studying possibly eliminating them to save money, the head of the agency said Wednesday.

TSA Administrator David Pekoske told USA TODAY’s editorial board that the agency studied the idea of closing checkpoints as merely a budget exercise, but that the risks didn’t outweigh the potential benefits.

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