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TSA: More Americans taking flights in 2021

Posted at 12:35 PM, May 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-24 16:35:09-04

More and more Americans are taking to the skies again - almost as much as they did prior to the pandemic.

The Transportation Security Administration says Sunday it screened almost the same amount of people it did in 2019, 90% to be exact.

At the same time, in 2020 the TSA reported a little more than 260,000 screenings.

But more passengers are violating mask rules. Monday, the FAA says it received almost 2,000 reports of people doing so.