Delta Builds Security Checkpoints, More Efficient Than TSA’s Own Lanes

Delta has taken matters into their own hands at Atlanta where the airline has installed a pair of “innovation lanes” that the carrier says can help double throughput at security checkpoints. The lanes employ ideas and technology that you’ve likely seen at select airports in Europe. An automated conveyor belt for those empty trays rather than a TSA agent pushing a cart, five different “divestment points” so travelers can get around that slow person in front of them, and automatic routing of bins that set off screening alarms and require secondary review. As per The Verge, Delta spent over $1M on the lanes and had them set-up in under two months.

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