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Holiday travel: Fewer fliers, but crowded planes anyway
For the second year in a row, fewer people are expected to fly during the Christmas-New Year’s period, according to Airlines for America, the major trade group for the industry. But don’t count on less crowded skies. Planes will fly fuller as carriers cut capacity to avoid being left with unsold seats, the organization said Thursday.
By Jane Engle
December 14, 2012