Number of expected summer travelers jumps 10 million from last year

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The number of people expected to travel this summer season is nearly 10 million more than last year.

The number of travelers is expected to rise this year thanks to a decent economy, lower airfares and stable gas prices.

The trade group Airlines for America says 234 million people are expected to fly from June 1 to August 31.

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