There are two processes by which you can add TSA Precheck to your American Airlines, either before booking or after booking. To add it before booking, you have to avail the KTN number and an active AAdvantage account.
But the question is: What can you do if you have already made the booking? You would be surprised to know that you can still book the ticket on existing reservations. Here is how you can do it:
Via manage booking: You can modify via Manage Booking by the following,
Go to www.aa.com, which is the official website of American Airlines.
Now go to the 'Manage booking' tab.
Enter the booking details.
Click on the 'Add/Edit passenger Information' option.
Now you have to fill in your KTN number.
And then submit it.
Via Call: You can also call the customer service number of American Airlines to add the TSA Precheck. Although it is a cumbersome process and many passengers don't prefer this. Call their number and ask the agent for the TSA Precheck.
You have heard about the Transportation Security Administration or TSA precheck before. If you have been a frequent flier. So, what is this TSA Precheck? TSA Precheck lets you surpass the long Airport checking procedure. This process allows you to check in to your flight quickly.
To get the TSA Precheck, you must follow some rules to be eligible. These are,
Apply for TSA Precheck: At first, you have to open www.tsa.gov. Then you will have to apply for the TSA after you accept and fall under the terms and conditions. Enter it and wait for the approval.
Know your KTN: after the approval of your application, You will get a one-time Known Traveler Number or KTN number. Please keep it for future reference.
AAdvantage Airlines: You must have an active AAdvantage account from American Airlines.
Yes! You can add the TSA PreCheck to the existing American Airlines reservations and to add it to your current booking, you must follow the above-mentioned steps. It will charge you $85 for five years.
Several times, the TSA Precheck is not shown on the American Airlines Boarding Pass. Whether your TSA Precheck is canceled or over, you might be frightened by this. It can happen due to the wrong ID and Password you have entered in the AAdvantage account. It may also occur that you enter the wrong KTN Number in the Manage Booking.
Yes, you can view the TSA PreCheck on the Mobile Boarding pass. After American Airlines opened The TSA PreCheck on their Mobile IDs, you can see that on their mobile boarding pass.
Notes: TSA PreCheck is the US government's policy that lets passengers surpass security checks, which saves time. You will have to be eligible for this. It is a membership-based program. To Know more about TSA precheck, visit www.tsa.gov or www.aa.com.