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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Booming economy leads to record-high spring break air travel

A booming economy and high consumer confidence levels led to record-high air travel in the United States this spring, according to government and industry experts.

The Transportation Security Administration on Monday reported processing 72.1 million passengers during spring break, which runs from March 15 to April 15. That's nearly 5 percent higher than the same period last year.

Airlines for America, which represents the largest U.S. airlines,expects an additional 6 million more people to board planes for travel from March 1 through April 31 compared to the 145 million who did so in the same period last year.

TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein explained the increase in two simple words: "good economy."

AAA attributed the increase to a perfect storm of conditions.



Anonymous said...

Booming economy?


Trillions of debt, unfunded pension plans galore, Americans are taxed by at least 1/2 of our income (unless one is rich), millions of people who are no longer in the work force, it goes on and on. Fake inflation figures, fake COMEX, fake FOREX, fake employment figures, so on.

This economy is hanging by a Federal Reserve thread!

People are in debt up to their eye balls!

Anonymous said...

Exactly 835pm...everyone CHARGED their way during spring break!