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Several U.S. airlines boosting flight schedules in anticipation of surge in travelers flying during Thanksgiving – Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida 2020-11-12 13:53:06 –

Some US airlines have postponed their flight schedules prior to Thanksgiving in anticipation of a surge in travelers flying on vacation during the coronavirus pandemic.

An American Airlines spokesperson told FOX Business that it plans to increase flights from November 24th to 25th and November 28th to 30th by 15%, from an average of 3,500 flights a day to more than 4,000 during vacations. Told.

United Airlines has said it will increase capacity as Thanksgiving week is expected to be the busiest since March, and will add more than 1,400 domestic flights that week.

The airline added that it would “exchange for a larger aircraft” to meet the demand for last-minute travel.

United Airlines announced in December that it would add more than 140 flights per day and increase capacity on more than 350 routes as passengers are considering traveling during the month’s vacation.

JetBlue and Delta are also adding flights in anticipation of passengers traveling during Thanksgiving holidays.

Twenty-five flights from New York City and its surrounding areas to Florida, California, and the Caribbean, including Port-au-Prince, San Juan, Santiago, and Santo Domingo, will be added between November 20 and 30, according to JetBlue Airlines. That is.

Meanwhile, Delta said it would increase to more than 3,800 peak day flights per day during Thanksgiving.

Delta Air Lines said it will increase its services to leisure destinations in Hawaii, Mexico and Florida.



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