Grim Air Traffic Shows Need for Airlines to Fire More Employees

by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
The Street

TSA Checkpoint traffic confirms the airlines’ need to shed employees.

Air Traffic vs Same Week a Year Ago

[…] Key Points

– Air traffic fell to 4% of normal for the weeks ending April 11 and April 18.

– Between April 11 and July 11 traffic from 4% of normal to 27% of normal.

– Between July 11 and September 19 the TSA counts mostly flatlined but the percentage vs a year ago rose to 36% mostly based on easier comparisons.

My charts are from TSA Checkpoint Travel Numbers.

The dates in the chart immediately above are for the weeks ending on those dates (Sunday through Saturday).

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