Thanksgiving travel

Driving or Flying, Ways to Travel Safe this Holiday Season

The holiday season has always been one of the busiest times of the year to travel. This year, because of the pandemic, ensuring your safety is critical whether flying or driving. If you are choosing to fly, Montgomery Regional Airport officials encourage travelers to plan ahead, pack accordingly, and wear masks. MGM Executive Director, Marshall J. Taggart, Jr. says lines…

Thanksgiving Week Brings Increasing Holiday Traffic, Decreasing Gas Prices

With increasing holiday traffic and decreasing gas prices, police are urging drivers to be cautious while traveling the roads. Gas prices across Alabama are averaging $2.35 per gallon. With families going to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends, police departments have a busy week ahead. “Well, we will have additional units out patrolling 231 and patrolling the city of Troy,” Captain…

US Airlines Expect Thanksgiving Travel to Rise 2.5 Percent

The nation’s leading airlines are confident they can handle higher Thanksgiving travel this year partly because more people have signed up for quick-screening programs that are designed to keep airport security lines moving. An airline trade group said Wednesday that about 27.3 million people will fly on U.S. airlines over a 12-day period that starts Nov. 18 and ends the…