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TSA touts plan to get Orlando travelers through security more quickly

TSA touts plan to get Orlando travelers through security more quickly

Orlando International Airport is on pace to handle more passengers than ever, prompting federal officials to promote a plan that gets frequent fliers through security lines more quickly. Called TSA Pre, the program allows enrollees to skip some of the more irksome requirements faced by travelers at the checkpoints, such as taking off shoes, belts and jackets. Typically, a traveler with TSA Pre clearance can pass through security in five minutes or less, said Jerry Henderson, who runs the Transportation Safety Administration operation at Orlando International. Depending on the time of day and week, passengers going through the normal lines can experience twice the wait or more,...

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