People have started travelling for Thanksgiving holiday in North America this year after years of Covid-19 pandemic-induced lull. Remote work and improved pandemic situation are some of the reasons why record number of people are travelling earlier than usual to spend holidays with loved ones.
Travelers walk through LaGuardia Airport's Terminal B, in New York.
Travelers sit at a bar in LaGuardia Airport's Terminal B, in New York.
A family passes a Christmas tree while checking their bags for a flight at Logan International Airport in Boston.
Travelers are assisted at a ticketing gate at Dallas/Fort Worth International airport in Grapevine, Texas.
Travelers arrive at the ticketing gate at Dallas/Fort Worth International airport in Grapevine, Texas.
Holiday travellers make their way through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta.
Vehicles arrive and depart from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta.
Hali Sims of Houston holds up her four-old-daughter, Jolie Sims, to see over the counter as she and her twin sister, Harlie Sims, watch and wave to the family's luggage as it moves along the conveyor belt behind the American Airlines ticket counter in Terminal A at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. The family is going to Philadelphia for Thanksgiving.
Traffic moves along the 110 Freeway in Los Angeles. AAA predicts that 54.6 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home in the U.S. this week, a 1.5% bump over Thanksgiving last year and only 2% less than in 2019. The auto club and insurance seller says nearly 49 million of those will travel by car, and 4.5 million will fly between Wednesday and Sunday.
A traveler smokes a cigarette outside a terminal as a couple kisses goodbye at the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles.