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TSA: Thanksgiving eve passenger numbers high, but less than 2020

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The Transportation Safety Administration stated early Thursday that Thanksgiving eve passenger numbers at checkpoints throughout america have been at just below half of what they have been on Thanksgiving eve final 12 months.

Because the pandemic slows air journey across the globe, further steering from the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention appears to have probably made vacation vacationers hesitate much more this 12 months earlier than taking a flight.

Forward of the Thanksgiving vacation, the CDC really useful that individuals rethink journey this 12 months and keep away from massive gatherings of 10 or extra.

TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein introduced that as of Thanksgiving eve, on Wednesday, Nov. 25, the TSA had screened 1,070,967 folks at checkpoints nationwide. That quantity is available in at lower than half that of final 12 months when, in accordance with the TSA, 2,602,631 folks have been screened at checkpoints throughout the nation on Thanksgiving eve. 

Regardless of this, 2020’s Thanksgiving eve passenger numbers have been nonetheless on the highest quantity since March 16, in accordance with the TSA. The company famous that that is solely the 4th time that passenger numbers this 12 months have topped 1 million since March 16.

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