BOSTON (WHDH) – Boston’s Logan International Airport came under fire on Sunday morning as passengers prepare to return home after spending the Thanksgiving vacation with family and friends.
Earlier this week, Logan officials said they expected nearly a million passengers to pass through the airport as Thanksgiving travel intensifies.
Officials said they expected between 800,000 and 900,000 passengers at Boston Airport, making it one of the busiest holiday seasons in nearly two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Airlines expect Sunday to be the busiest travel day since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with TSA officials estimating 2.4 million people will pass through checkpoints across the board national.
“There are more people traveling than you probably think,” said Dave Powers, a corporate pilot who was passing through Logan on Monday. “And there aren’t that many pilots right now, there is a shortage of pilots. The flights are therefore completely full.
“It’s pretty crazy, especially on a Sunday. I didn’t think it would be that bad, ”said a passenger arriving at Logan Airport on Sunday. “It’s the worst I’ve seen in a while.”
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