Americans’ automobile travel of more than 50 miles from home will increase Thanksgiving weekend by 2.1% from last year, the motorists’ group AAA said.
Overall Thanksgiving travel will rise 1.4%, though air travel will decline, the group said, according to the Associated Press
The number of automobile travelers is expected to be 33.2 million compared to 32.5 million last year, AAA said, while the overall number will be 38.4 million, up from 37.8 million.
Air travel is projected to decline 6.7%, to 2.3 million travelers, from 2.5 million last year. AAA said the share of Thanksgiving travelers journeying by air has been declining for a decade, AP reported.
Posted on Sun, November 22, 2009