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October 24, 2018
3 New Domestic and International Airlines Join TSA PreCheck
The TSA PreCheck program continues to grow. On Thursday, the Transportation Security Administration announced that three new airlines - both domestic and international - are joining the PreCheck program.
Effective Thursday, Norwegian Air and Icelandair are carriers participating in the PreCheck program. Then, on Nov. 1, 2018, domestic regional carrier Via Airlines will join the PreCheck program.
With the addition of all three airlines to the program, travelers with PreCheck will now be able to use the service out of the following airport when traveling with a participating carrier: Austin (AUS), Boston (BOS), Bradley-Hartford (BDL), Denver (DEN), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Las Vegas (LAS), Los Angeles (LAX), Newark (EWR), Newburgh (SWF), Oakland (OAK), Orlando (MCO), Providence (PVD), Seattle (SEA), San Juan (SJU) and St. Croix (STX).
With Thursday's announcement, a total of 56 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, Icelandair, InterCaribbean Airways, JetBlue Airways, Key Lime Air, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Miami Air International, Norwegian Air, 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, Via Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, World Atlantic, Xtra Airways.
OneJet used to be a member of PreCheck, however, the airline suspended operations in late August and has yet to resume flights, the TSA told TPG.
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.
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