If You Want To Avoid TSA Screenings, Become A Pilot

Perhaps figuring that if you can’t trust pilots not to hijack their own flights, you may as well not let them fly in the first place, the Transportation Security Administration started allowing pilots to bypass security screenings Tuesday. Instead of being screened like everyone else, pilots show authorities their credentials.

Wired reports the program went into effect this week at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, and the program will soon extend to Boston, Miami, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Seattle and Washington, D.C.

The president of the Airline Pilots Association International said the program will help speed up the security screening process.

Airline Pilots Allowed to Dodge Security Screening [Wired]