United buys stake in biometric firm Clear as a pitch to frequent fliers

Marielle Segarra Jul 30, 2019
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A United Airlines plane. United Airlines via Getty Images

United buys stake in biometric firm Clear as a pitch to frequent fliers

Marielle Segarra Jul 30, 2019
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United Airlines is buying a stake in the biometric screening company Clear. Clear is a fee-based service that allows you to pass through expedited security at more than 50 airports and sports stadiums with a fingerprint or a scan of your eye. One of United’s competitors, Delta Air Lines, also has a stake in Clear.

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