To anybody who flies more than 4 times a year, I highly recommend Patrick Smith’s column Ask The Pilot on Salon.com.
This new IATA plan Smith describes sounds great to me. As the owner of not one but two biometric passports (retinal scan for Nexus and fingerprints for Global Entry), I think the IATA plan is just peachy. But the key question, of course, is the one Smith asks in the article’s subtitle:
Will the TSA bullies go for it?