BOSTON (CBS) – Logan Airport says the number of travelers have doubled since January, and Massport expects number to continue to spike throughout the summer.
TSA screened an average of 26,000 passengers each day in April, and officials say as that number increases, so will wait time.READ MORE: 'The Most Horrible Experience': Logan Airport Travelers Outraged Over Spirit Airlines Cancelations
They suggest downloading the “MyTSA” app to speed up the process. And also want to remind passengers masks are still mandatory when flying.READ MORE: Jury Selected In Trial Of Thomas Latanowich, Charged With Killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon
“The federal mandate for masks continue from curb, until you arrive at your destination. You’re required to have it in the building, required to have it through the screening process and you’re required to have it on the aircraft,” said Bob Ellison, TSA Federal Security Director for Massachusetts.MORE NEWS: 'This Is Temporary': Federal Eviction Moratorium Extended For Another 2 Months
TSA is also looking to hire at Logan. They are offering a bonus of up to $1,000 for new hires who sign up before the end of June.