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Sometimes my boarding pass says TSA precheck and sometimes

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Sometimes my boarding pass says TSA precheck and sometimes it doesn't.....why?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: TSA
Expert:  Longhorn Lawyer replied 6 months ago.
Hello! Thank you for using Just Answer. I am James. I will be assisting you. Please view this as a casual conversation. We will chat back and forth until I have all of the necessary information I need to give you a thorough answer. Once you have received your answer, you will be asked to rate my customer service. This is very important. I do not get a salary here. Your rating is the only way I get credit for doing my job. So please do not forget to do that by giving me a positive rating with 3 or more stars or any of the smiling faces. Also, if you want me to be your personal Expert, just write FOR JAMES at the beginning of any future, new questions, and I will be happy to help you as your personal Expert. ANSWER: There are a few reasons why this might be the case: 1) you were atuomatically enrolled bvy an airline, and so you are only eligible through that airline 2) TSA PreCheck is not guaranteed each time you fly. The TSA states in its programs and online that in order to increase security measure, it randomly selects times when a traveler will be selected for TSA PreCheck and when they will not. The unknown factor is meat to keep nefarious actors from getting through the system. Specifically, the TSA says the following about this: "TSA incorporates unpredictable security measures throughout the airport and no passenger is guaranteed expedited screening." This is the most likely reason this is happening. I hope I have answered your questions. If you want a 30 minute phone call to discuss this or anything else, let me know. I can send you an offer for that. Otherwise, kindly rate my customer service with a positive rating so I get credit for doing my job. You can keep asking questions even after you have given a rating. REMINDER: I do not get a salary here, so your positive rating for my customer service is the only way I am rewarded for doing my job. If that does not happen, it is as if I never worked; I am sure you agree that would not be an ideal outcome. So please do not forget to give me 3 or more stars, or any smiling faces, in order to help me get credit for doing my job. Keep in mind, you are not rating the state of the law or the outcome of your situation, which I cannot control. You are rating my customer service. Believe me that I always want to give you good news. But if the outcome is not what you wanted, blame the government and the law, not me. I am only a messenger. Negative ratings are reserved for Professionals who are rude or unprofessional. Giving me a negative rating does not help you get a different answer or outcome. So do not give a negative rating if you need more help, or if I misunderstood your question. Instead click REPLY so I can continue to assist you. A BONUS is appreciated, if you feel I've earned it. If you have questions in the future, write FOR JAMES in the question and I will be your personal Expert in this category. Thank you!

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