Delta baggage claim back in Terminal 2 at Fort Lauderdale airport

Delta resumed normal baggage-claim operations at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport's Terminal 2 on Monday afternoon for the first time since alleged gunman Esteban Santiago opened fire there, killing five and wounding eight on Friday.

The move, said Delta, is one of the final steps toward operational normalcy for the airport, which resumed a full flight schedule on Sunday.

Fort Lauderdale airport had been sending Delta checked baggage to Terminal 3 while investigators continued to treat the Terminal 2 baggage claim as a crime scene.

"The FLL team has been absolutely outstanding through all of this," Stephanie Baldwin, Delta's director of airport customer service for the Southeast said in a statement Monday. "What they've been able to pull together to resume normal service for our customers and the community has been remarkable."

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