Travel Week in Review – September 9th, 2022

Travel Week in Review – September 9th, 2022

Major US carriers made a clean sweep of the top four places as aviation analytics firm Cirium revealed its 2021 World Airline Passenger Rankings. American Airlines stays on top of the ranking again in 2021, followed by Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines, demonstrating the strength of the recovery that continues to take place in the US domestic market. Read More…

The Labor Day Weekend holiday is concluded, vacations are over, and children are back in school. That means travel season is over and prices are beginning to fall. But autumn is still a great time for a trip if you can get away as airfares are expected to drop by as much as 40 percent until mid-November and the onset of the winter holidays. The question is, how do you take advantage of those fares? Read More…

United Airlines said on Tuesday it plans to end service in October to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) if the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) does not grant the air carrier additional flights. United Chief Executive Scott Kirby wrote to Acting FAA Administrator Billy Nolen last week to urge him to increase capacity at JFK, according to an email Tuesday by the airline to employees. Read More…

New data from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) found that the United States remains the world’s biggest and most powerful travel and tourism market. According to the WTTC’s Economic Trends Report, America’s travel and tourism industry contributed $1.3 trillion to the country’s economy last year, a decline of $700 billion from the total reported in 2019. Read More…

The rocky summer travel season ended on a high note during Labor Day weekend with a surge in air travelers and relatively smooth operations across the U.S., according to data released on Tuesday. The Transportation Security Administration screened nearly 8.76 million people from Friday through Monday, surpassing pre-pandemic levels of the same weekend in 2019, when it screened 8.6 million people. Read More…


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