US industry trade organization Airlines for America (A4A) forecast 45.2 million passengers—a 3.5% year-over-year increase—will fly globally on US airlines during the upcoming holiday season. US airlines will add 99,000 additional seats per day during the 21-day holiday period from Dec. 16 through Jan. 5, 2017, a 3.9% increase over 2015. An additional 73,000 passengers per day are expected. “As we saw over Thanksgiving, US airlines are well positioned to handle the ...

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