INFOGRAPHIC: See Just How Much Travel Has Cratered Due to Coronavirus
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INFOGRAPHIC: See Just How Much Travel Has Cratered Due to Coronavirus

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Travel is down. Way down. And for good reason.

At the urging of state and federal officials trying to curb, travel has fallen off a cliff – and fast. Airlines are hurting, shrinking their fleets and cutting flights to stay alive.

But just how bad is it? The TSA reported that just 136,000 travelers passed through security checkpoints on Wednesday, April 1 – a record low. It’s an 94% drop compared to the same day in 2019. 

Look at this interactive infographic we put together using TSA data 2020 travel data to 2019, and you’ll see just how rapidly travel has declined.
 


 

Bottom Line

In just a matter of a few weeks, the airline industry has gone from record-high travel to record-lows. It makes sense, and ultimately it’s a good thing. Still, it’s jarring to see.
 

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