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10/01/2019 – Notice to Crewmembers

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In order to help educate the crewmembers participating in the Known Crewmember program, Airlines for America (A4A) in partnership with Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and in coordination with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have developed the KCM® Rules for Use. The KCM® Rules for Use, explains the requirements for using the KCM® program, defines […]

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8/31/19 – Notice to Crewmembers

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On August 30, 2019, TSA announced new crewmember identification requirements. Effective Friday, September 6,  2019, the requirements are: If the crewmember is wearing a uniform, the crewmember must present, as they do now: A non-expired government-issued photo ID; and An aircraft operator-issued crewmember photo ID If the crewmember is not wearing a uniform, the crewmember […]

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01/31/2019 – Notice to Crewmembers about KCM Privileges (Revised March 2019)

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued an amendment to its standard security programs, effective January 31, 2019, making it a requirement for participating aircraft operators to remove Known Crewmember (KCM) access for the duration of time prescribed by TSA for any crewmember who has been disqualified from participation in the KCM program. TSA has […]

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3/31/2017 – Policy Update: TSA Screening Policy

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NOTICE: Please see the information below for an update regarding the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening policy for Federal Flight Deck Officers (FFDOs) accessing the sterile area through Known Crewmember (KCM) access point locations.  The TSA will amend the applicable security program (FFDO SOP).  Please review and inform your crew members as soon as possible […]

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7/13/2016 – Notice on prohibited items and the transportation of firearms and ammunition

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Plan ahead and know what you can pack before arriving at the airport by checking the Transportation Security Administration’s prohibited items list. Carrying prohibited items may cause delays for you and other travelers, but they may also lead to fines and sometimes even arrest. Crewmembers may transport unloaded firearms in checked baggage if they are transported in […]

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4/28/2016 – Notice to Crewmembers

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Effective Tuesday, May 17th, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will implement new changes to the Known Crewmember (KCM) program for crew members traveling to international destination on personal travel.  The TSA policy changes is as follows: Crew members traveling as a passenger for personal travel from a U.S. location to an international location, must be screened […]