Monday, March 19, 2012

People with Autism should have access to TSA's new fast track 'Precheck' screening program!

The TSA's new fast track 'Precheck' screening, now at two airlines and nine airports, is similar to security checks before 9/11, reports the Wall Street Journal.
To qualify, frequent fliers must be invited by airlines and meet an undisclosed TSA criteria. A $100 fee for a background check is required as well as a brief interview with a Customs officer. 
However, approved travelers who are in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's 'Global Entry' program can transfer into Precheck, according to the Journal.
'It's a completely different experience than what you're used to,' Matt Stegmeir, a platinum-level Delta Air Lines frequent flier who was invited into Precheck, told the Journal. 
'It's really a jarring contrast. It reminds you just how much of a hassle the security procedures in place really are. 
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