In US airports increased dramatically pending inspection
Transport authorities in New York announced almost two-fold increase in queues at the preflight inspection in the city airports. In addition, travelers in a number of other US airports have reported cases of queues lasting one and a half to two hours.
Mostly New York airport Kennedy average time in the queue increased from 11.5 minutes in the spring of 2015 to 21 minutes in the spring of 2016. Maximum time in queue, according to airport employees increased from 30 to 55 minutes.
The cause of the collapse of steel as a certain increase in the number of passengers, and strengthening of the inspection after a series of terrorist attacks in Europe. In addition, the security check service personnel decreased in the whole country over the past five years by 15%. Major US airlines say that each of them is facing on a daily basis about a thousand cases of missing passengers of the flight because of the long queues at the preflight inspection. That in summer the situation is expected to deteriorate further due to the holiday season.
Safety Office in transport (TSA) has promised to hire additional staff, but it will not help in the peak season – staff training takes just three months. Meanwhile, the airlines offer passengers arrive at the airport 3 hours prior to departure to ensure they catch a flight