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US adds faster screening to more airports
The TSA is expanding its expedited screening programs to 28 more airports throughout 2012.
The expedited screening program will grow throughout 2012 from seven pilot locations to all three major airports in the New York City area, the three in the Washington, DC, area and others including Boston, Chicago, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Denver, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said.
Certain frequent flyers and people enrolled in the Customs and Border Protection’s Trusted Traveler programs may no longer have to take off their shoes, pull laptops from cases and remove belts and coats when passing through security, the TSA said.