A United Boeing 757 departs Eagle County. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

U.S. Airlines See Busiest Pandemic-Era Travel Week

The pandemic caused many challenges for the airline industry, such as restructurings, route suspensions and multitudes of cancellations. However, after a busy Father’s Day weekend, carriers are optimistic about their post-COVID recovery. According to JetTip, last week was the busiest pandemic-era week thus far for airports and airlines, which saw record passenger numbers and increased fleet utilization. Busiest COVID-Era Week for U.S. Airlines and Airports Three weeks ago, Memorial Day weekend set the record for air travel since the start of…