Air Travel Expected To Reach 2008 Levels

The airline industry trade group Airlines for America has released its Spring 2014 projections.

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GREENE: The airline industry trade group Airlines for America released its Spring 2014 projections today. The report predicts a record-breaking season for international flights on U.S. airlines, forecasting 17.1 million travelers from March 1st to April 30th. Combined with domestic flights, air travel is expected to reach its highest levels since 2008.

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