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Summer Air Travel Forecast Predicts Fewer Passengers


The Air Transport Association predicts fewer domestic airline passengers in the U.S. this summer, between June 1 and August 31. The airline trade group says higher fuel prices and a weak economy have reduced airline carrying capacity which has led to higher ticket prices. Those factors could have an impact on the number of passengers planning to travel in the U.S. during the traditionally busy summer vacation months. VOA's Mil Arcega reports.

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