Airlines Expecting More Thanksgiving Travelers

Although most people travel by car, Airlines for America projected that 24.6 million passengers will fly on American planes Friday, Nov. 21 through Tuesday, Dec. 2.

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Flying this Thanksgiving is going to be a bit more crowded this year.

Airlines for America, the nation’s leading airline trade group, projected that 24.6 million passengers will fly on American planes Friday, Nov. 21 through Tuesday, Dec. 2. This is a 1.5 percent increase from the estimated 24.2 million Thanksgiving airline travelers in 2013.

Here's what else you should know about flying on Thanksgiving:

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