The good news: air travel is picking up. On Sunday, the Transportation Security Administration screened more than 1.6 million passengers, the most since March 12, 2020.
The bad news: long wait times at security checkpoints may be back coming back, too.
At times during spring break, the lines to go through the security checkpoint stretched into the food court at Orlando International Airport and across the skybridge and into the parking garage at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).
TSA is in the process of hiring 6,000 new screening officers ahead of the predicted summer travel surge. And that should help move things along.
So, too, could a new pilot program that debuts Tuesday at the Seattle airport.
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