US airlines are “concerned” about potential Transportation Security Administration (TSA) funding decreases, and oppose any increase to the airline passenger security fee to fill agency budget gaps, an Airlines for America (A4A) official said. Speaking to reporters on a March 20 conference call, A4A SVP-legislative and regulatory policy Sharon Pinkerton said the spring 2016 “meltdown” at US airport security checkpoints, leading to extremely long queues, should give ...

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