TSA reports 8 days in March with over one million screenings

Jessica Wong

OTHER VACCINATED PEOPLE. EVEN BEFORE THE 4TH OF JULY, U.S. AIR TRAVEL HIT A NEW PANDEMIC RECORD. THE TSA SCREENED MORE THAN 1.3 MILLION PEOPLE AT THE NATION’S AIRPORTS ON FRIDAY. THAT’S THE HIGHEST NUMBER SINCE MARCH 15 OF 2020. THE NEW NUMBERS INDICATE THAT PEOPLE ARE MORE CONFIDENT TO […]

OTHER VACCINATED PEOPLE. EVEN BEFORE THE 4TH OF JULY, U.S. AIR TRAVEL HIT A NEW PANDEMIC RECORD. THE TSA SCREENED MORE THAN 1.3 MILLION PEOPLE AT THE NATION’S AIRPORTS ON FRIDAY. THAT’S THE HIGHEST NUMBER SINCE MARCH 15 OF 2020. THE NEW NUMBERS INDICATE THAT PEOPLE ARE MORE CONFIDENT TO GET OUT AND TRAVEL. AND PASSENGERS WE SPOKE TO AT PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AGREE. >> EVERYBODY LISTENED TO THE RULES OF THE MASKS. THERE WERE NO ISSUES. I WOULD DO IT AGAIN TOMORROW. >> IT’S BETTER TO TRAVEL MORE NOW THAN EVER BECAUSE IT’S STILL NOT A LOT OF CARS ON THE ROAD YET AS IT RELATES TO THE AIRPORT. SO, COME ON. IT’S GOOD. RYAN: DESPITE THE NEW RECORD, PASSENGER VOLUMES ARE STILL ABOUT 57% BELOW PRE-PANDEMIC LE

Air travel on the rise: TSA reports 8 days in March with over one million screenings

Friday saw highest number since March of 2020


Air travel appears to be on the rise with the Transportation Security Agency reporting eight days in March so far with more than one million screenings per day.On Friday, the TSA screened more than 1.3 million people at the nation’s airports, the highest number since March 15, 2020.Saturday saw a number almost as high, with a little more than 1.2 million travelers.Despite those numbers, passenger volumes are still about 57% below pre-pandemic levels.

Air travel appears to be on the rise with the Transportation Security Agency reporting eight days in March so far with more than one million screenings per day.

On Friday, the TSA screened more than 1.3 million people at the nation’s airports, the highest number since March 15, 2020.

Saturday saw a number almost as high, with a little more than 1.2 million travelers.

Despite those numbers, passenger volumes are still about 57% below pre-pandemic levels.

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