TSA: Airlines won't delay flights for unchecked cargo

07/19/2010 | USA Today · Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The

Air cargo may be delayed after Aug. 1, but passengers won't be, according to Douglas Brittin, the TSA's general manager for air cargo. "We haven't heard of any carriers saying they will delay a flight for cargo," Brittin says, confirming that cargo shipments could be left behind "[i]n some airports, at some carriers on some days." To reduce that possibility, the TSA has certified some 800 cargo screening centers to reduce pressure on the airlines. Without the third-party screeners, American Airlines says cargo would have to arrive at the airport hours earlier, erasing the advantage of speedy delivery by air.

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