TSA Preparing for Record Breaking Holidays

This Thanksgiving, The Transportation Security Administration is preparing for another record-breaking holiday travel season. TSA is expecting 26.8 travelers from November 22 to December 2nd and is preparing to help travelers pass through security checkpoints. The busiest day at the airport will be November 27, the day before Thanksgiving with 2.8 million people coming through the airport. The second busiest day, December 1st is expecting 2.8 million passengers. On a normal weekday, the TSA sees about 2.1 million passengers. TSA Acting Deputy Administrator Patricia Cogswell says, “we expect record-breaking travel volume this 2019 holiday season, following our busiest summer ever … to plan for the season, partnerships with industry and stakeholders are critical to keep travelers moving safely and securely to holiday destinations. We want to ensure travelers are as best prepared as they can be.”
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