Increased travel expected for Memorial Day weekend
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – The two major ways of travel this weekend will be on the roadways and in the skies and in the last few years, AAA has seen a major spike in travel for this summer holiday.
The jump is mostly tied to the current economic climate both here at home and internationally.
With much of the country seemingly back on track and making its way to recovery, more families are able to set aside some money for extra luxuries like travel.
Over at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, the staff is preparing for an influx of customers. Not every traveler is anticipating a smooth journey given the recent issues with the Transportation Security Administration.
In the last few weeks, travelers have complained of hours of waiting for TSA lines. In the last few days the TSA head of security stepped down as the organization looks to fix the issues.
Airports are trying to reassure