Airlines for America (A4A) is predicting that 231.1 million passengers will fly on US airlines between June 1 and August 31, which is a 4% increase from the previous high set last summer. The trade group has called on the Transportation Security Administration to quickly hire and train new staffers to alleviate the screening delays that started appearing earlier this year. “It has been a challenging spring with fliers waiting in lines that take more than 60 to 90 minutes to get through security,” said Sharon Pinkerton, A4A’s senior vice president of legislative and regulatory affairs. She encouraged travelers to
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