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TSA just added eight new airlines to its PreCheck program

Expedited screening is now available on even more flights

Written by
Gerrish Lopez

Getting through airport security quickly, thanks to TSA PreCheck is one of the few things travelers can look forward to when flying. PreCheck is not available on all airlines yet, but the Transportation Security Administration announced the addition of eight smaller airlines to the program.

You can now breeze through security with an expedited screening on Air Premia, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Transat, Bahamasair, BermudAir, Iberia, La Compagnie, and New Pacific Airlines.

TSA PreCheck allows you to use a separate lane when departing the U.S., easily moving through the screening process without removing your shoes, belt, or light jacket, or your laptop, food, and liquids (that comply with the 3-1-1 rule) from carry-on luggage. PreCheck is available on nearly 100 airlines at more than 200 U.S. state and territory airports.

Eligible travelers, including U.S. citizens, nationals, and lawful permanent residents, can apply for TSA PreCheck through any enrollment provider. Costs vary by provider. To enroll, visit, select one of the enrollment providers—IDEMIA or Telos—and complete a brief online application. Then, schedule a 10-minute in-person appointment to complete enrollment.

Once you’re approved, you’ll receive a unique Known Traveler Number (KTN). By adding this number to your flight reservations, you’ll be able to use TSA PreCheck lanes at security checkpoints nationwide. Your boarding pass must have the TSA PreCheck indicator (such as TSAPRECHK, TSA PRE, or TSA Pre✓) to confirm eligibility.

Got questions? AskTSA is available if you need live assistance from 8am to 6pm EST via X or Facebook by messaging @AskTSA or by sending a text to 275-872 ("AskTSA"). You can also call the TSA Contact Center at 866-289-9673 from 8am to 11pm EST on weekdays and 9am to 8pm on weekends and holidays.

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