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Cathay Pacific Introduces TSA Precheck for Eligible U.S. Passengers

San Francisco, CA (October 26, 2017) --- Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that is now a participant in the TSA PreCheck Program. Beginning November 1, 2017, customers traveling on Cathay Pacific from any of its six U.S. gateways (Boston, Chicago - O’Hare, Los Angeles, Newark, New York - JFK, and San Francisco) who are enrolled and approved for Global Entry, SENTRI and NEXUS will be eligible to use the dedicated TSA PreCheck lanes. This will allow eligible passengers to use dedicated screening lanes, where available, and enjoy an expedited traveller screening through TSA security checkpoints.

“Cathay Pacific strives to offer our customers a more rewarding, seamless and meaningful travel experience,” said Eric Odone, Vice-President Sales and Marketing, Americas, Cathay Pacific. “Our frequent fliers have asked and we have listened … the introduction of TSA PreCheck to our North American customers further enhances our ethos of ‘a life well-travelled.’”


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About Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Airways offers over 100 flights per week to Hong Kong and beyond, including over 22 destinations in Mainland China, from six cities in the USA and two in Canada: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York (JFK), Newark Liberty, San Francisco, Vancouver and Toronto. For more information, including current fares and availability, visit,, Twitter (@CathayPacificUS) or Instagram (@CathayPacific). For North American reservations, dial toll-free: 1-888-233-ASIA.