July 4th Weekend Air Travel Down 73% Written 7 July 2020


American Airlines aircraft at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. | Quintin Soloviev/Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

The Hill reports that statistics released by the Transportation Security Administration show that air travel over the July 4 weekend fell by 73 percent compared to last year. Air travel “has somewhat bounced back” since the peak of the pandemic, but it “still remains a shadow of prepandemic numbers and has forced the industry to shed tens of thousands of jobs.”
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