The crisis of extremely long lines at US airport security checkpoints has largely been alleviated, Southwest Airlines chairman, president and CEO Gary Kelly said. Checkpoint waits of more than 90 minutes and even as long as three hours in some instances wreaked havoc with air travel at major airports around the US in the 2016 spring. It was a “very tough” situation in the spring, Kelly said at the Airlines for America (A4A) Commercial Aviation Industry Summit in Washington ...

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