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TSA Has New Rules For Passing Through Airport Security
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for a different travel season given the current COVID health crisis.
TSA has implemented changes to the security screening process to help reduce the potential for cross-contamination at the security checkpoint in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
“In the interest of TSA frontline workers and traveler health, TSA is committed to making prudent changes to our screening processes to limit physical contact and increase the physical distance as much as possible,” said TSA Administrator David Pekoske. “We continue to evaluate our security measures with an eye towards making smart, timely decisions benefiting health and safety, as well as the traveler experience.”
Over the past couple of weeks, TSA has experienced a steady growth of travelers coming through airport checkpoints. As procedure changes begin to roll out in the coming weeks, here’s what travelers should expect: