Special to The Travel Trolley
AirTran Airways is predicting a slight uptick in the number of customers it will serve between Nov. 23 and Nov. 30.
The airline predicted it will help an estimated 600,000 customers reach their Thanksgiving destinations. This represents a 5 percent increase in travelers for the same period in 2008.
AirTran Airways expects its busiest travel days of the holiday week to be Nov. 25, Nov. 29 and Nov. 30.
Passengers traveling this week are encouraged to arrive early, 90 minutes before flight if not checking bags and two hours prior if checking bags, be prepared for security procedures at Transportation Security Administration security checkpoints and utilize online check in at www.airtran.com.