Washington, D.C. has emerged at rank number 9 among top 10 destinations for fliers this Thanksgiving season.
The ranking was based on airline ticket sales from over 12,000 U.S. travel agency locations, according to
New York ranked first in the list this year. Las Vegas will witness a 11 percent rise in air travel this Thanksgiving season. Visitors to Los Angeles, which was ranked 4th in the list, grew by nine percent and Orlando is expected to see a seven percent jump in visitors this season. Over 500,000 round-trip itineraries were included in the study for travel within the U.S.
This year the average round-trip airline ticket
price for Thanksgiving travel is $487, which is a two percent increase from
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Among the 10 top Thanksgiving travel destinations for 2018, New York was listed at rank one, followed by Orlando at rank 2, and Las Vegas at rank 3. Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Dallas, and Miami were also among the top ten destinations in the list.