Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Newark’s Airport (EWR) have been added to the TSA Pre™ pilot program, in the past days.
Last Sept. 25, TSA announced select frequent travelers of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US Airways and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler members can now try TSA Pre at Washington Dulles International Airport. IAD is currently the only airport in the country that has a checkpoint dedicated to TSA Pre passengers — it is located in the center of the departures level of the main terminal.
Last Sept 19, TSA announced Newark’s EWR airport will begin offering the program to United select frequent flyers and CBP Trusted Traveler members.
TSA Pre is a program that allows U.S. passengers traveling on domestic flights to expedite their screening experience — i.e. to keep their shoes and belts on, and keep their laptops in their bags — if they opt in.
TSA Pre is currently available in 26 U.S. airports and operational with five airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways.
Last Sept 25, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the agency has screened more than 3 million travelers through TSA Pre lanes.