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TSA processes largest number of travelers since last March
COVID-19 vaccine distribution is ‘great news’ for travel and tourism: Marriott International CEO
Marriott International CEO Tony Capuano tells ‘Your World’ wider distribution of vaccines will ‘really drive confidence’ about the safety of travel.
The Transportation Security Administration processed its largest number of travelers since March 15, 2020, on Friday, as more Americans get vaccinated.
TSA processed 1.357 million people – more than the 1.257 million people nearly a year ago – around the time states started ordering COVID-19 lockdowns.
The agency was processing more than 2 million travelers every day in March 2019.
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The U.S. airline industry has struggled with $150 million in daily losses, according to Airlines for America, a year after the pandemic began spreading nationwide. Fears of virus contamination and state mandates have significantly reduced travel.