Boston Ma 05/13/2014Logan Airport Terminal A sign points to the new TSA New Pre Check Enrollment Center at Logan Airport. The TSA Administrator John S. Pistole (cq) was on hand to intorduce the new center. Globe Staff/Photographer Jonathan Wiggs Topic: Reporter:
A sign points to the new TSA New Pre Check Enrollment Center at Logan Airport.
The Boston Globe

Some passengers traveling through Terminal A at Logan Airport will be able to get through security screening faster now, thanks to a new program by the Transportation Security Administration.

The Boston Globe reports:

For a fee of $85, travelers in the PreCheck program will not have to remove their shoes, take off their belts and coats, or pull laptops and liquids out of carry-on bags.

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Travelers who pay the fee are enrolled in a five-year membership into the PreCheck program which allows them more efficient security check-ins at 118 participating airports and on 10 airlines.

“TSA PreCheck is enabling us to move away from a one-size-fits-all approach to transportation security, as we look for more opportunities to provide the most effective security in the most efficient way,” TSA Administrator John S. Pistole said in a written statement.

Travelers must be US citizens or permanent residents to be eligible for the program.