- US air travel hit a 10-week low on Tuesday, according to TSA data.
- A TSA spokesperson said seasonal changes and typical travel patterns may be contributing to the drop.
- Airlines and Airbnb have cited the Delta variant as a concern affecting upcoming fall bookings.
The air travel industry has spent the first part of this year rebounding from lows during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Transportation Security Administration recorded a 10-week low for air traveler throughput, or individuals at airport security checkpoints.
The TSA screened 1,607,238 air passengers on August 17, a 28% decrease from a