GAO report-18-236 indicates that US TSA passenger screening canines as a useful tool to minimize wait times and meet passenger screening demand surges. Canines are trained to detect explosives on passengers. "Airports at which screening canines are used can achieve a reduction in passenger with times through broader use of
I am familiar with the standard and pre-check TSA inspection modes.
expedited screeninga synonym for the pre-check screening process (shoe exemption + WTMD)?
- If not, What elements of
expedited screeningincrease inspection throughput rates?
- Does the canine "upgrade" of non-precheck passengers to become temporary pre-check eligible after passing the "sniff test"?
This question is posed in the hope that an observant traveller will have observed a canine and noticed a difference in process presented by the expanded use of an
expedited screening process. Given my pre-check status, I would like to understand how (if at all) the security process changes for me so I can better plan my travel