DIA Delays: TSA Grapples With Extra Flights

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<p>Denver International Airport at sunset.</p>
Photo: Denver International Airport Sunset (AP File)
Denver International Airport at sunset.

Extra flights meant to ease the holiday crush have caused long security waits at Denver International Airport.

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The Denver Post reports that Transportation Security Administration spokesman Nico Melendez saying the airlines failed to communicate their needs, leaving the agency unprepared for the number of flights late Saturday and early Sunday.