NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The airports in Nashville and Memphis will soon offer the Transportation Security Administration's pre-check program.
According to TSA, the program allows passengers traveling on Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways to participate in expedited screening. Advantages include being able to leave on shoes, light outerwear and belts, not having to remove laptops from their cases and leaving liquid or gel bags in carry-ons.
Eligible passengers include U.S. citizens who have opted-in through a participating airline and members of 1 of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Trusted Traveler programs.
Pre-check should be available in Nashville and Memphis by April 1.
Because TSA will always incorporate random security measures, no one is guaranteed expedited screening.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Thursday, June 8 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-06-08 16:44:50 GMT
A man wanted on charges in a kidnapping and shooting in Alabama is under arrest in New Jersey after a traffic stop. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say an officer pulled over 23-year-old Birmingham...More >>
The Alabama Democrat who was disparaged by President Donald Trump as "soft on crime" is a former U.S. attorney who prosecuted church bombers and domestic terrorist Eric Rudolph. Senate candidate Doug Jones is best known...More >>