Day after Christmas expected to be a travel nightmare

first_imgExercise extreme patience today is you are planning on traveling anywhere. According to Airlines for America, 2.9 million travelers will be flying today and tomorrow alone. That above the 2.4 million who travel on U.S. airlines on a normal travel day. Thursday will also be the worst time to be on the road according to the American Automobile Association. AAA projects that trips will take double the time to travel in major U.S. cities.An estimated 104 million holiday travelers are expected to drive to and from their holiday destinations from Saturday, Dec. 21 through Wednesday, Jan 1. That’s the highest number on record.“With kids out of school and many Americans taking extended time off for the holidays, drivers will experience only incremental delays throughout the week. Although congestion will be lighter than normal, knowing when and where major delays will likely happen will help save time and reduce stress this holiday season,” said transportation analyst Trevor Reed in a post on the website of INRIX, a location-based data and analytics firm.last_img

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