British Airways has announced that the airline has signed up to TSA pre-check to speed up your experience when travelling from the US.
Passengers travelling on British Airways flights and codeshare partners who are Global Entry members will be able to:
- use fast track security lines at 200 US airports
- won’t need to remove anything from their hand luggage including liquids and
- can keep belts and shoes on
This can cut down the security check time to an alleged 5 minutes.
Initially TSA pre-check status will only be available if you select a printed boarding pass. Mobile boarding passes will follow in the Summer.
The TSA pre-check lane at BA’s JFK Terminal 7 will launch in the Summer once construction in the security area has been completed.
UK citizen can apply for Global entry on the TSA website and need to attend an interview at an one of the 380+ enrollment centres in the US or at the US Embassy in London during their interview periods. The last enrollment event in London ended early May but we will keep you posted on new appointment dates.
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