55 million travelers expected to hit the road for the holidays

News

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33)(FOX 44) – Millions of Americans are gearing up for holiday travels this season. The AAA predicts a small 3.2 percent increase in the number of commuters.

People flying in Louisiana will see a slight jump in the number of people catching a flight out of town. The New Orleans MSY is expecting to fly around 360,000 thousand passengers over a nine-day period. Meanwhile, the Baton Rouge Metro Airport is expecting about 20,000 flyers.

The AAA predicts 49. 3 million people will be on the road for the holiday commute, which is a 2.8 percent increase than last year.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest BRProud Articles

More Local News

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.

Trending Stories