Another International Airline Joins the TSA PreCheck Program
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One more international airline has been added to the growing list of carriers that participate in the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program. On Thursday, the TSA announced that Swiss International Air Lines has joined the PreCheck program.
Effective immediately, travelers flying with Swiss and members of the PreCheck program can now use the expedited security lanes. Swiss currently operates nonstop flights from Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK and EWR) and San Francisco (SFO) to Zurich (ZRH), as well as from New York (JFK) to Geneva (GVA).
With Thursday’s announcement, a total of 54 domestic and international carriers are part of the program:
Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Aruba Airlines, Avianca, Boutique Airlines ,British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cape Air, Cathay Pacific Airways, Condor Airlines, Contour Aviation, Copa Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Dominican Wings, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Finnair, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, InterCaribbean Airways, JetBlue Airways, Key Lime Air, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Miami Air International, OneJet, Philippine Airlines, Porter Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Seaborne Airlines, Silver Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southern Airways Express, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Swift Air, Thomas Cook Airlines (Scan.), Thomas Cook Airlines (UK), Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, World Atlantic, Xtra Airways
If you don’t have TSA PreCheck or Global Entry — which grants TSA PreCheck privileges — make sure to sign up for a card that includes this as a benefit.
PreCheck is available at more than 200 US airports. According to the TSA, nearly 93% of passengers in PreCheck lanes have waited less than five minutes to date in 2018.
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