July 19, 2024

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Standard TSA screenings, flight delays across the United States

Standard TSA screenings, flight delays across the United States

Heading home after visiting family or traveling for the Fourth of July weekend. The Transportation Security Administration has predicted that today will be the busiest day ever. KETV NEWSWATCH Seven’s Devon Taylor was at Eppley Airport as travelers arrived. Post-holiday travel is expected to set records, according to TRIPLE A and the TSA, and experts are urging you to be patient. The TSA expects more than 3 million people to be screened Sunday. That’s never happened before the last record was 2.99 million. That record, that was set just a few weeks ago. We got to Chicago and it was kind of late. Then they canceled the flight and put me on a new flight. It was early in the morning, so I spent the night in Chicago, which is never fun because you can’t sleep. Among those 3 million was Sarah Sampson, who says her travel has never been easy and Hurricane Beryl is making it even harder. I have a 45-minute layover in Dallas. Yeah, I mean, that’s not a very long time. You know, the weather with the storm and the hurricane. So I’m a little nervous. Everything from her trip to Lincoln and her drive to Omaha, she says it was heavy traffic. But yeah, the traffic was crazy. From Lincoln to Omaha today. It took us over an hour and a half, and it usually takes an hour if you’re traveling by car, those travel times can be 67 percent longer. So experts say if you’re traveling by vehicle, you want to make sure you’re taking your time and practicing safety. Right now, Epley said.

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Record Travel Day: TSA Prepares for Busiest Post-Holiday Screening Ever

Busiest day for travel in America as millions take to the air and roads after the Fourth of July

As the post-holiday festivities draw to a close, millions of Americans are preparing to travel by air and land, with experts predicting it will be the busiest day ever for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screenings. Expectations are high for more than 3 million passengers, surpassing the previous record set just weeks ago, on June 23. According to FlightAware, Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport is the busiest airport. More than 20,000 flight delays have been reported across the United States, and more than 600 cancellations have caused major disruptions. Several flights were delayed at Eppley Airport, but no cancellations were reported. American Airlines expects it to be its busiest day of the summer, with more than 6,000 flights scheduled. AAA warns that road travel can take up to 67% longer, especially between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. They say the best time for motorists to leave for their destinations is before 11 a.m. While experts urge travelers to stay aware and prepare for potential delays, they say people need to be patient. If you need to check your flight status, you can click here.

As the post-holiday festivities come to a close, millions of Americans are preparing to travel by air and land, in what experts predict will be the busiest day ever for TSA screenings.

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Travel expectations are rising to more than three million passengers, surpassing the previous record set just weeks ago, on June 23.

Chicago O’Hare International Airport It is the airport with the most traffic, according to Flight Aware.

more than 20,000 flight delays More than 600 flights have been reported cancelled across the United States, causing major disruptions.

Eppley Airport Several flights were delayed, but no cancellations were reported.

American Airlines expects today to be its busiest of the entire summer, with more than 6,000 flights scheduled.

Aaaa They warn that road travel can take up to 67% longer, especially between 2pm and 8pm and say the best time for motorists to leave for their destinations is before 11am.

Experts urge travelers to stay aware and prepared for potential delays, and say people need to be patient.

If you need to check the flight status, you can click here.