Are You A Frequent Flier?

By: Move Ahead of the Pack Using Clear Card!
By: Move Ahead of the Pack Using Clear Card!

If you're a frequent flier, you may soon be able to move ahead of the pack.

The federal government has just given the green light for registered traveler programs at four more airports.

The program lets people bypass long security lines.

The key to the fast lane is a plastic card, embedded with a microchip.

It contains a traveler's biometric information, which can then be scanned at an airport kiosk.

Orlando has been using the program for about a year.

The other airports just approved are JFK, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, and San Jose.

"Based on the success we've had in Orlando, we think there will be a couple hundred thousand people pretty fast," says CEO Steven Brill of Verified Identity Pass.

Right now, travelers who want to enroll can do so online at flyclear.com/.

This will require scanning two government issued forms of ID, such as a passport and drivers license.

Travelers will also be photographed, fingerprinted, and iris imaged.

The identity cards will then arrive in the mail.

The announced Clear Card price tag is around $80 a year, but TSA service fees may tack on another $100.


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