Fox Business Flash top headlines for November 29
Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened more than 2.4 million people at security checkpoints across the nation Sunday, marking a new pandemic high.
CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ON FOX BUSINESS
The Sunday after Thanksgiving is historically one of the busiest travel days during the holiday week, as well as the Tuesday and Wednesday before the big feast, according to the TSA.
Although Sunday, Nov. 28, broke a pandemic record, it's still below the busiest travel day in TSA's history. The Sunday after Thanksgiving 2019 continues to hold the record with 2.9 million individuals screened at security checkpoints nationwide.
THANKSGIVING TRAVEL RUSH: TSA SAYS IT'S PREPARED TO HANDLE ESTIMATED 20M PASSENGERS
With vaccination rates improving and people regaining confidence in travel this year, the TSA projected that it would be a very busy travel week although it wouldn't reach pre-pandemic levels quite yet.
GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HERE
For the last 10 days, including Nov. 28, checkpoint volume nationwide notched 20.9 million, which is 89% of pre-pandemic levels, according to TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein.
The figure matches the TSA's earlier estimate that about 20 million passengers would be screened during the Thanksgiving travel period, which runs from Friday, Nov. 19, through Sunday, Nov. 28.
Source: Read Full Article