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Airports are busy during the holidays, here are a few travel tips to remember

Dec 21, 2022, 9:00 PM | Updated: 9:20 pm

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FILE -- A Delta plane departs from a hangar at the Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 11, 2021. A failure to the FAA's pre-flight safety system forced the grounding of thousands of flights around the country for roughly 90 minutes Wednesday morning, Jan. 11, 2023. Laura Seitz, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Holiday travel is back to near pre-pandemic levels. As such, airports will be busy, and lines will be long.

Adam Ryan, a flight attendant with Delta Air Lines, came on Utah’s Morning News to provide tips to those who may be traveling in the coming days.

“Arriving early is probably the best advice I can give,” he said. “Two hours if you’re traveling domestically, three hours internationally.”

In order to better navigate holiday travel, Ryan told KSL NewsRadio passengers need to remember things such as not to bring wrapped presents on flights. 

Also, he said passengers need to ensure they don’t bring any prohibited items in their carry-on before entering the security line.

Furthermore, Ryan said smartphone apps can help passengers check in early and monitor their flights. Other methods to checking in exist as well. 

“We do have full-service check-in available as well,” he said. “But we also have ambassadors out front assisting customers.”

Utah’s Morning News with Tim Hughes and Amanda Dickson can be heard weekdays from 5 to 9 a.m.

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Airports are busy during the holidays, here are a few travel tips to remember