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Business Briefs

For Sunday, November 11, 2012

By Associated Press

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 11, 2012

~~<p><strong>Busier airports, full planes expected on Thanksgiving</strong></p>
<p>NEW YORK &raquo; The recipe for Thanksgiving travel is likely to make airline passengers a little bitter this year. Americans can expect airports to be busier and planes to be fuller than ever, according to a forecast by the main trade association for U.S. airlines two weeks ahead of the holiday. Fares are already more expensive than a year ago. Airlines for America expects nearly 24 million travelers to fly from Friday through Nov. 27. That's up slightly from a year ago. Last year's tally was flat from 2010. Traffic on the nation's airlines is still 10 percent below the peak travel years of 2006 and 2007.</p>
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Busier airports, full planes expected on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK » The recipe for Thanksgiving travel is likely to make airline passengers a little bitter this year. Americans can expect airports to be busier and planes to be fuller than ever, according to a forecast by the main trade association for U.S. airlines two weeks ahead of the holiday. Fares are already more expensive than a year ago. Airlines for America expects nearly 24 million travelers to fly from Friday through Nov. 27. That's up slightly from a year ago. Last year's tally was flat from 2010. Traffic on the nation's airlines is still 10 percent below the peak travel years of 2006 and 2007. Login for more...



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