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Orbitz Reveals Busiest Airports and Most Popular Destinations for 2007 Holiday Travel Season


For better or worse, Turkey Day and travel go hand-in-hand to make up the busiest travel time of the year.  With more than 25 million passengers[1] expected to travel during the 2007 Thanksgiving season, holiday travel on the heels of a hectic summer will require patience and preparedness. 


Orbitz (, with a heritage of keeping travelers “A Step Ahead™,” is helping by providing insight into the busiest airports for Thanksgiving, as well as the most popular travel destinations for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years, in this month’s Orbitz Insider Index.  



Orbitz Top 10 Busiest Airports for Thanksgiving 2007 (Domestic & International)

Based on air ticket sales on with departures between 11/21/07 and 11/25/07. Based on net bookings as of 11/02/07.


2007 Rank

Domestic – Thanksgiving Busiest Airports

2006 Rank


Chicago, IL – Chicago O'Hare (ORD)



Los Angeles, CALos Angeles International Airport (LAX)



Denver, CODenver International Airport (DEN)



New York, NY – La Guardia Airport (LGA)

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