The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) to make some changes to the security process to further protect flyers and TSA officers. And as destinations, hotels, resorts and theme parks are starting to open up and welcome visitors again, it’s not doubt that air traffic will continue to get a bit busier.
“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 physical distance as much as possible,” TSA Administrator David Pekoske said in a recent press release.
If you’re flying somewhere and haven’t been through a TSA security checkpoint since before the pandemic, here are five new things you should expect:
In a recent press release, TSA shared a few more things flyers today should be aware of:
Have you experienced any of these new TSA procedures? Share your experience in the comments below.