This Thanksgiving season will be the first time that the Air Transport Association of America (ATA) has projected a decrease in holiday passenger traffic since 2001. Higher fuel prices combined with reduced consumer spending have led to a projected 10% drop in the number of passengers and flights in the 12-day period spanning November 21 (Friday before) through December 2 (Tuesday after), as compared to the same period in 2007.If airline bookings decrease during this year's holiday season, what will the TSA attribute that to?
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
TSA in 2008: "Thanksgiving travel projected to decrease." What will they say now?
Two years ago, the TSA's official blog announced a projected decrease in Thanksgiving holiday travel because of the bad economy:
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