BOSTON (CBS) – The Transportation Security Administration saw the busiest travel day in its 17-year history over the Thanksgiving holiday.
A total of 2,729,770 travelers went through TSA screening on Sunday. The previous record was set on the Sunday after Thanksgiving in 2004.READ MORE: Amid Concerns Over Omicron COVID Variant, CDC Says All Vaccinated Adults Should Get Booster Shots
This year’s Thanksgiving travel period was six percent busier than last year with more than 25.6 million people screened. The TSA says that nationwide, 95 percent of all passengers waited less than 20 minutes in security.READ MORE: Jake DeBrusk Requests Trade From Bruins
The TSA screened 68,696 people at Logan Airport on Sunday.MORE NEWS: Attleboro Man Wins $1 Million On Scratch Ticket Gifted To Him After Having Heart Surgery
Seven of the TSA’s top 10 busiest days have happened in 2018.