If you still don’t have TSA PreCheck—meaning, you don’t know how glorious it is to breeze through pre-flight security with your shoes and belt on and laptop safely packed—then maybe this will sway you: For just $85 (covering a five-year membership), your PreCheck will work at more than 200 U.S. airports. And as of October 18, you can fly Norwegian Air and Icelandair and use TSA PreCheck: They recently agreed to recognize the trusted traveler program, bringing the total number of participating airlines to 56.
Still, let’s be clear: If you have PreCheck, that doesn’t mean you can speed through security at any airport, at any time. In order to get that “TSA PreCheck” printed on your boarding pass, the first step is to make sure your airline is actually enrolled in the program. If it is, great—just don’t forget to enter your Known Traveler number when booking your flight, as showing up at the airport and insisting you have TSA PreCheck isn’t going to get you past the security guard. (You can check if your airport actually has TSA PreCheck lanes at tsa.gov.)
Etihad Airways was the only foreign airline outside of North America to offer this perk to passengers until September 2016, when German carrier Lufthansa became the first European airline to join the PreCheck program. (A number of other international carriers jumped on the bandwagon shortly thereafter.) And while other airlines are no doubt interested in joining the PreCheck club, the process is far from simple: Carriers have to meet all TSA security requirements and upgrade reservations systems to sync with the U.S. government’s Secure Flight prescreening system; after all, as Traveler‘s Barbara Peterson reported, even if you’re an existing TSA PreCheck member, it’s the airline that issues the boarding pass, and it’s that document that displays your PreCheck eligibility to the agent manning the entrance to the checkpoint.
With the announcement, expedited screening is now available through 56 domestic and international carriers, listed below.
All Nippon Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways
Delta Air Lines
Key Lime Air
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Miami Air International
Southern Airways Express
Sun Country Airlines
Swiss International Air Lines
Thomas Cook Airlines (Scandinavia)
Thomas Cook Airlines (United Kingdom)
This article was originally published in 2017. It has been updated with new information.
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