Thursday, May 12, 2016

Sky Harbor Airport Checked Luggage Delays

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in Phoenix is experiencing delays in its checked bag screening system. A backup system is in place, but checked bags are likely to be delayed reaching their destinations. The Airport is advising passengers to avoid checking luggage if possible, according to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport spokeswoman Julie Rodriguez.

[Update: 9:03 PM MST] TSA baggage screening systems at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are operational. TSA will continue testing the system throughout the night in preparation for tomorrow's scheduled operations.