Airports in the Aena network closed July with a recovery of 92% compared to the same month of 2019

US airport witnesses huge surge in traffic

New York — As per the latest traffic figure released by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Saturday (July 2), around 2.49 million passengers went through security checkpoints at U.S. airports Friday (July 1), exceeding the previous pandemic-era record of 2.46 million reached earlier in the week.

U.S. airports witnessing their biggest crowds this Independence Day weekend since the pandemic began in 2020.

While many airlines have struggled to keep up with the surging demand amid staffing shortages and an assortment of other issues that have resulted in recurring waves of exasperating flight delays and cancellations that have been transforming some vacations into nightmarish ordeals.