If you are you one of the expected 45 million passengers to fly over the winter holidays, we’ve got some interesting stats for you.
Today we released our air travel forecast for a 19-day holiday period spanning Dec. 17, 2014, to Jan. 4, 2015, and noted that the busiest day will likely be Friday, Dec. 19. More people are expected to travel by plane this year than last, and U.S. airlines are giving travelers the gift of 62,000 extra seats on average per day! Check out our Winter Air Travel By the Numbers infographic for more on what to expect during your travels.
Whether you are shipping gifts to a friend or flying home to spend time with family, A4A and our member airlines are honored to be part of your holiday traditions. We wish you the joy of family, gift of friends and best of everything in the New Year! Also, be sure to share some of your holiday cheer with the many airline employees who are working to get you safely and on time to your destination throughout the season and every day of the year.