Air Canada Offers e-Boarding Passes & Easier Pre-Check At U.S. Airports
Air Canada has
become the 1st foreign carrier qualified for the TSA’s Pre✓
program which uses features such as dedicated lanes and less intrusive search
measures to make it easier for pre-approved travellers to pass through
is pleased to now offer customers the convenience of mobile check-in and
e-boarding passes at U.S. airports we serve. This will also make it easier for
eligible customers to access the TSA Pre✓™
program, a welcome smart security initiative that saves time and avoids
cumbersome requirements such as removing shoes and belts," said Benjamin
Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada.
business travellers TSA Pre✓™ is attractive because
many already have Nexus or other recognized security documents to qualify. As
the only foreign airline approved for TSA Pre✓™,
it is another way Air Canada is distinguishing itself in the transborder
business market," Smith said.
boarding passes are now or soon-to-be available for all 52 U.S. airports that
AC serves, allowing customers to complete their web check-in and obtain their
boarding pass via e-mail or text message.
Customers who are
eligible for pre-check will no longer be required to print their boarding pass
at the airport with an AC agent or from an AC self-service check-in kiosk to
take advantage of expedited security clearance.