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Airlines for America: Air Travel Set To Break Records For Summer 2017

Airlines for America: Air Travel Set To Break Records For Summer 2017

Despite repeated incidents aboard planes in recent months garnering some bad press for airlines, air travel has never been more popular. Airports have become busier, more people are opting to travel by plane and a record number of passengers were expected to fly in the United States for the summer season.
A record 234.1 million passengers, or 2.54 million each day, were set to fly on airlines in the U.S. between June 1 and August 31, according to trade association Airlines for America. By comparison, airlines serving the U.S. carried 928.9 million passengers in all of 2016 and 897.9 million passengers in 2015, according to the Department of Transportation.
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