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American Airlines puts $4 million toward cutting TSA lines

American Airlines puts $4 million toward cutting TSA lines

American Airlines is so fed up with the long airport security lines that it is putting up its own money to tackle the problem.

Security lines have been growing, according to the Transportation Security Administration, because the number of screening officers has dropped — caused by a high turnover rate — while the number of air travelers in the U.S. has increased.

Airlines and other travel promoters worry that the security lines will scare off vacationers during the peak summer travel season.

To help deal with the situation, Robert Isom,...

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