WARWICK, R.I., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to Thanksgiving travel plans, Hopper and InsureMyTrip research teams reveal what airports and flights to avoid and how the latest data trends can aid travelers when comparing travel insurance benefits.
Busy Airports For Thanksgiving Travel This data shows the most popular airports during the winter months. The data from Hopper revealed the following trends:
The Sunday after Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day, followed by the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Atlanta beats out several larger metro areas as the busiest airport for both holidays due to the large number of connecting passengers.
This is the list of busiest airports this Thanksgiving, based on total departing passengers and volume of scheduled departures: ATL AtlantaLAX Los AngelesORD ChicagoDFW DallasJFK New York City DEN DenverSFO San FranciscoLAS Las Vegas CLT CharlottePHX Phoenix Best Protection For Flight Delays Based on these data results, travelers can make smarter choices about their travel plans and travel insurance purchases. For example, passengers with departing flights at busier airports are more likely to utilize a travel delay benefit and, therefore, may want to compare travel insurance policies with better delay protection.