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Your Airport Line Nightmare Has Been Fixed—for Now

The TSA pulls out all the stops for the July 4 holiday. But can it last?
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Photographer: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The 2016 U.S. Airport Summer From Hell tour has been postponed, though the band may reschedule for later this summer.

After weeks in which airlines and airports issued dire warnings that the Transportation Security Administration was likely to suffer nightmarish security-screening delays, the queues have returned to their traditional, non-newsworthy duration. The TSA even boasted on Tuesday about average wait times of less than 10 minutes over the July 4 holiday weekend, as well as PreCheck lanes half that duration.