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Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport officials hosted a press conference Tuesday morning to discuss preparations for Labor Day.

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“Labor Day is one of our busier travel periods,” said Andrew Gobeil, the airport's deputy director of policy and communications. “We expect to screen more than 85,000 people at the TSA screening checkpoint on Friday.”

The airport will not only house a larger crowd, but this crowd could possibly be in costume.

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Be ready for plenty of company if you're flying out of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the Fourth of July. Airport policy and communications director Reese McCranie said a record number of passengers are expected to pass through security checkpoints Friday.

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"We think we might actually pass our previous record for Memorial Day with about 90,000 people going through security,” McCranie said.

He said security officers will be highly visible at the airport.

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Atlanta's airport is ramping up efforts to spot instances of human trafficking.

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Part of the program is teaching more airline and airport workers how to identify victims.

“We want them to know the things they can do,” said Jan Lennon, director of security at the airport, “so they can help us globally to stop human trafficking.”

A survivor, Donna Hubbard, trained employees at a seminar Wednesday.