Learn about the program that allows you to quickly pass through security checks at airports in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Obtain a known traveler number on your boarding pass and avoid delays at airport lines.

Benefits and requirements

Discover the advantages and what you will need to enjoy the initiative of the Transportation Security Administration of the United States.

Objects you can carry without setbacks

Now you can travel with the following items without placing them on the scanners when you go through security checkpoints.

  • Liquids 3-1-1*
  • Electronic equipment
  • Belts and shoes
  • Light jackets

*Liquids bottled in containers of maximum 3 ounces (100 milliliters) and stored in a plastic bag. Take up to 33 ounces (1 liter).


You can apply to the benefit as a US citizen, legal permanent resident or foreigner. You must have previously registered with one of the trusted traveler programs.

  • Application Process. Complete the online form and schedule an appointment at one of the 380 registration centers.
  • Background Check. During a 10 minute in-person appointment, your information will be verified and
    your prints will be registered.
  • Enjoy the TSA PreCheck Add the Known Traveler Number to your boarding pass and enjoy the benefits during your trips.

To include the KTN on your boarding pass, make your reservation through the call center..If you reserve at Avianca.com or on the mobile app, you must call the call center or visit our counters at the airport to activate the benefit.