AAA: Air Travel With Double-Digit Increases for Holiday

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Holiday travel will be way up this coming weekend.

That’s thanks mainly to a resurgence in air travel, according to AAA.

3.4 million Americans will fly to their destination for Memorial Day, up 11-percent from last year.

For the five-state Midwest region that includes Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Wisconsin, the auto agency predicts an increase of 13.3-percent in air travel.

That’s 375,000 people taking flights.