JFK Terminal 8's security screening checkpoint. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Tom Pallini)

Leave Laptops and Liquids in Bags? American and TSA Unveil New Screening Technology at JFK

American Airlines and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) unveiled new screening technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 8 on Tuesday, marking the start of a new partnership between American and the TSA to increase safety while also streamlining the security screening process. The centerpiece of the new partnership is an advanced computed technology (CT) scanner that offers enhanced explosive detection capabilities. [caption id="attachment_24880" align="alignnone" width="1024"] TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein thanking American Airlines for gifting the technology to the…