Connect with us

Local News

United Airlines shares travel tips for this spring break season



Indianapolis, Indiana – Students are thronging airports to leave for their spring break vacations as spring is in the air.

The spokesperson for United Airlines, Nicole Carriere, appeared on Daybreak on Tuesday to discuss current travel trends, offer advice on how to get about and address other pertinent topics.

Carriere claims that United expects to have more than 21 million passengers pass through them between now and April during the spring break period. According to Carriere, they anticipate 75,000 flights out of Indianapolis. “If you’re heading to the airport this week, prepare for it to be busy,” Carriere said.

With travel numbers up “20 percent compared to last year,” Carriere claims that these levels are comparable to pre-pandemic travel numbers.

“We’re getting right back to where we used to be on those travel days before the pandemic. I think the difference now is so many people are working remotely and have more flexibility to their schedules.” Carriere said.

The usual shoulder days, like Tuesday or Thursday, aren’t as free as they used to be, according to Carriere, who claims that those who work remotely often fly on those days.

The best course of action, according to Carriere, is to prepare for travel on any day of the week by making advance plans. Staffing issues are causing travel problems that are hurting airlines all around the country, according to Carriere.

“One of the biggest things you can do is make sure you download the United app or the airline app that you’re flying with. It’s the main way that we communicate with you to ensure that you have all the information that you need to make travel easier,” Carriere said.

In addition to this communication, Carriere claims that airline applications give the consumer a direct channel of communication with an airline representative and allow them to stay current on all relevant travel-related information.

Also, Carriere offers standard advice for navigating airports, such as showing up early, locating parking, and visiting the TSA website to find out what you are allowed to bring in your carry-on luggage.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *