The Busy Holiday Travel Season Gets Underway Across The Carolinas

CHARLOTTE — The busy holiday travel season is just getting underway.  And, this year, Thanksgiving travel is expected to hit pre-pandemic levels.  Triple-A predicts more than 54 million Americans will hit the road or skies this holiday.

It’s also projected to be the third busiest Thanksgiving travel season since Triple-A started tracking it in 2000.  Charlotte Douglas Airports says it’s preparing for the influx of travelers.  TSA Agents at the airport expect to screen more than 822-thousand passengers.

The airport says there will be extra staff on hand to help assist travelers.