TSA offers advice for Labor Day weekend travel
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TSA offers advice for Labor Day weekend travel

Jun 05, 2023

Travelers are seen at after passing through a TSA checkpoint at Denver International Airport in February 2023.(Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

by: Ben Mitchell

Posted: Aug 29, 2023 / 02:07 PM EDT

Updated: Aug 29, 2023 / 02:07 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — As airports gear up for the Labor Day holiday surge, the Transportation Security Administration has advice for smoother travel. According to Bart R. Johnson, TSA’s Federal Security Director for Upstate New York, being prepared ahead of time and packing properly can facilitate the TSA screening process.

“The Labor Day holiday will be the final busy travel period of the summer, and our passenger volume will see a spike as early as Thursday,” said Johnson. “I encourage passengers to listen to the guidance that our officers are offering as our team wants to help ensure that everyone has a smooth screening experience so that travelers get to their destinations safely and get home safely,” he said.

Additional advice that TSA suggests travelers follow are:

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