CLEAR technology provides members with frictionless travel experience at the top ten U.S. airports used by GBT clients

New York – November 18, 2021 – American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), the world’s leading business partner for managed travel, has announced a collaboration with CLEAR (NYSE: YOU), the secure identity company, to offer CLEAR Plus membership to GBT clients on a preferred pricing basis. GBT is the first global travel management company to form such a collaboration with CLEAR.

With CLEAR Plus, subscribing members can access CLEAR’s nationwide network of dedicated airport security lanes and verify their identity with their eyes for a quick and frictionless security experience. CLEAR Plus is available in 39 airports with more than 100 expedited security lanes across the country, including the top 10 U.S. airports* used by GBT clients.

Director of New Ventures at GBT Gabriel Ayache, said: “As the world returns to travel, GBT is working hard to deliver more value to clients and to make life easier for travelers as they get back on the road. By taking advantage of our collaboration with CLEAR, travelers can enjoy a more seamless and efficient airport experience.”

CLEAR Executive Vice President Operations Kasra Moshkani said: “The relationship with GBT presents CLEAR with an amazing opportunity to open-up safe and frictionless airport experiences to a whole new set of travelers. We are eager to get this ball rolling and welcome new travelers into the CLEAR family.”


* Source: GBT Internal Reporting: Top 10 airports used by GBT clients is based on US-POS tickets, FY 2019 and SEPT YTD 2021.

About American Express Global Business Travel

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is the world’s leading business partner for managed travel. We help companies and their employees prosper by making sure travelers are present where and when it matters. We keep global business moving with the powerful backing of travel professionals in more than 140 countries. Companies of all sizes, and in all places, rely on GBT to provide travel management services, organize meetings and events, and deliver business travel consulting.

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