Transcript for TSA Chaos Across the Country
Now to those huge security lines at airports causing major headaches for millions of travelers all across the country. This morning, New York's airports some of the busiest in the country are threatening to replace the tsa. Let's go back to ABC's David Kerley with the latest. Good morning, David. Reporter: Good morning. This is the second major airport authority and we are talking about New York that is complaining about the long lines at tsa and threatening to dump the tsa and go private. Long lines, missed flights now commonplace. We missed Hur flight and we're told there's nothing they can do. Reporter: Passengers are furious. And airlines are so angry they have come up with the #ihatewait prodding passengers to tweet how long they had to wait in line. Thanks for ruining my mother's day from one flier at Washington's cca look at this line. Now this morning New York's airports with the very public rebuke of the tsa. The port authority responsible for three critical airports sending this letter to tsa. Saying because of angry complaints of passengers and airlines with wait times at JFK up 82%, New York can no longer tolerate the continuing inadequacy of tsa passenger screening. New York now joining Atlanta, the second major airport authority threatening to replace tsa with a private contractor saying it is exploring the merits of such a move. Another blow for the tsa which can't increase its task force to deal with more flyers and is dealing with past security test failures. Why are you making me wait for an hour to get on a plane? We had to get better at what we did. We did that. That said we have higher travel volumes. Higher than some predicted. Reporter: There are only two good sized airport, Kansas City and San Francisco that use private screening and tsa says there is no noticeable difference in wait times between the private screeners and the federalized screeners. Guys, back to you. All right, David, thank you. Coming back from Orlando, the invictus games, whoo, the lines were so long and a lot of angry people at that airport. At the end of the day it's about safety. Yep. That's what everybody wants. I don't object at all. Namaste. I want to be safe. Coming up new trouble for
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