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.
Continue reading JetBlue Is Expanding Its Use of Facial Recognition Technology
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
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has officially extended its Jan. 22, 2018 deadline for the implementation of the REAL ID Act.
Continue reading TSA Confirms REAL ID Deadline Extension
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
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.
Continue reading ‘Not worth the risks’: TSA chief will keep checkpoints at 150 smaller airports
The Transportation Security Administration has created a new secret watch list to monitor people who may be targeted as potential threats at airport checkpoints simply because they have swatted away security screeners’ hands or otherwise appeared unruly.
Continue reading Watch List Shields T.S.A. Screeners From Threatening, and Unruly, Travelers
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) this month rolled out enhanced screening procedures for carry-on baggage nationwide, after testing the stronger security measures at select airports.
Continue reading TSA Launches Stricter Carry-On Screenings Nationwide