Coming to an airport near you: Faster security screenings

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  1. rwoman
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    USA Today: Coming to an airport near you: Faster security screenings

    I just wish it was more consistent to use... ;) 1 of 10+ times through security does not seem quite "random"... :)

     
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    "As much as 50%"? I know I've had speedups far surpassing 50% via precheck. Why sell themselves short?

    Of your 10 trips, how many were international? I believe precheck is domestic only at this point.
     
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    I've heard the same about international, but know some that it has not seemed to matter...having an international segment is almost always a reality ... oh well. :)
     
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    Because it's not typical all around and once more people participate, will be even less so. Better keep the marketing message consistent than have to change from 90% to 70% to 50% and appear to be worse over time.
     
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    I would like to participate, waiting on invite from AA.
     
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    The actual time spent going through security (and reassembling on the other side) goes down by substantially more than 50 %. I'd say this is typical. No shoe/belt/liquids/jacket/laptop removal and replacement saves a surprising amount of time and annoyance. This is true whether the line is packed or otherwise. The line wait and total time in the process depend on the individual airport's config.
     

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