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Airlines for America Releases Holiday Forecast Stats

Airlines for America has released its “Holiday Air Travel Forecast” for travel dates between December 20 and January 6, 2019.

The estimate is a 5.2% increase of 2017 travel.  

The busiest travel days are projected to be:

1. Friday, December 21 –2.91m passengers

2. Thursday, December 20 –2.87m passengers

3. Wednesday, December 26 – 2.78m passengers

The graphic below shows the full picture.

If you are traveling this holiday season, pack your patience as you navigate through the crowded US airports.

by Elizabeth Atkinson