TSA reports largest number of airport travelers since March

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WASHINGTON DC (NewsNation Now) — Despite the pandemic, more than one million Americans took to the skies this holiday weekend, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

Agents screened 968,673 passengers at U.S. airports on Friday, which is a record since the pandemic began.

Still, TSA officials said they screened twice as many passengers last year.

The agency reports agents also screened half a million people on Saturday.

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