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PHL joins airports with trusted traveler program

Philadelphia has become one of 20 airports where U.S, Customs and Border Protection has set up a "trusted traveler" program designed to speed up reentry to the country for frequent fliers. By agreeing to a background check, a traveler can skip the lines waiting to clear Customs and use a kiosk that will scan his or her passport, allowing the person to breeze through. Read more details of the program here.

PHL joins airports with trusted traveler program

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Philadelphia has become one of 20 airports where U.S, Customs and Border Protection has set up a "trusted traveler" program designed to speed up reentry to the country for frequent fliers. By agreeing to a background check, a traveler can skip the lines waiting to clear Customs and use a kiosk that will scan his or her passport, allowing the person to breeze through. Read more details of the program here. 

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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