Record summer travel with 12 million flyers expected over July 4th

The TSA said it's likely to see about 20% more flyers on busy summer days and that deploying TSA officers to the border issue has impacted wait times.
1:23 | 07/03/19

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Transcript for Record summer travel with 12 million flyers expected over July 4th
that brutal heat the holiday rush is now getting under way, aaa expects nearly 49 million people to travel over the next few days. Take a live look at the planes in the air right now. A lot of them out there, David Kerley is at Reagan national airport just outside Washington with the latest. Reporter: Expected to be the busiest travel season. Lines already getting longer. Already this year TSA has had six of its busiest days out of ten this year alone. That's why we're expecting such a busy season. For this weekend, 12 million Americans expected to fly either in or out for the holiday. What does that mean? You can expect 20% more flyers on the busy days. TSA deployed 350 officers to the border to deal with that issue but the head of the TSA says that has not impacted wait times here but says over this weekend you could expect a little longer lines and this is a little bit longer than what we see on the average morning. He says the busiest day will be Sunday. So watch out if you're flying on Sunday. The 737 max the all those flights canceled. That means tighter seats on united, southwest and American which fly at some of the other airlines and tried to add seats to get everybody where they want to go over this holiday weekend. Whit. Those other airlines picking up the slack. David, thank you. Let's go to the roads now. Gas prices down 19 cents

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