Mostly smooth sailing at U.S. airports on busiest travel day since pandemic began

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Travelers returning home on the Sunday after the Thanksgiving holiday face busy airports and full flights, but there have been relatively few problems affecting air travel in recent months.

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NS holiday week has been a test Have US airlines done enough to stop those kinds of snoopings that have resulted in major slowdowns and thousands of canceled flights?

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Sunday Was set to have the busiest travel day Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Transportation Security Administration has predicted that about 2.4 million people will pass through US airports. The number of passengers at the airport exceeded two million for seven consecutive days until Wednesday, November 24. After more silent versions on Thursday and Friday, the TSA screened more than 2.2 million people on Saturday.

For the most part, the week has gone smoothly. According to flight-tracking site, FlightAware, from Monday, November 22 to Saturday, airlines canceled nearly 400 domestic flights — just 0.33% of what was scheduled. On Sunday, about 50 flights to or within the US were cancelled.

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An expanded version of this report appears on WSJ.com.

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