Leverage new technologies and innovations to make a more secure, efficient, and seamless air travel system.

Quick Facts

As the aviation system shifts to meet the demands of providing a safe travel experience during the pandemic and beyond, the need for better, more innovative technology across the entire air travel ecosystem is more pertinent than ever.

Recommendations

Advance the implementation of biometric technology

To provide more secure, efficient, and hygienic solutions at airports, landports, and seaports nationwide

The federal government must set and communicate clear standards for biometric technology, privacy and security

REAL ID enforcement should be delayed until implementation will not reverse or slow the industry’s recovery

The additional time should be used to improve and modernize the REAL ID Act

Enrollment in Trusted Traveler Programs should be streamlined into one program for greater efficiency

Research, News and Commentary on Reimagining Air Travel Security

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U.S. Travel Association: Implementation of 5G Would Mean Travel Disruptions and More Economic Harm

January 18, 2022

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement on the implementation of 5G wireless near U.S. airports.

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The 2022 Lineup: What’s On Tap for U.S. Travel Members

January 13, 2022

Make the most of your membership this year and deepen your engagement with U.S. Travel through education, advocacy, research and networking. Join the U.S. Travel team for an overview of what we...

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U.S. Travel Reacts to Tighter Entry Restrictions for U.S. Arrivals

December 02, 2021

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement on the Biden administration’s announcement that it would tighten the pre-departure testing window for entry to the U.S. from three days for vaccinated travelers to one day.

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