Despite the ongoing pandemic, people are showing their increased willingness to travel. With lockdowns lifting and a semblance of normal life slowly returning, TSA just reported a record number of passengers passing through security checkpoints this Labor Day Weekend — the most since March.
The Friday before Labor Day (September 4, 2020), TSA reported 968,673 people moving through TSA checkpoints around the country. It was the first time since March 17 that more than 900,000 passengers had been screened in a single day. Exactly one year ago, however, the number of passengers was 2.2 million, so travel isn’t exactly back to normal yet.