The busiest travel day of the year has come again. Whether you're paying $125 to check your bag, or traveling in the high speed family lane, according to Scott McCartney, this year you’re traveling in a way you’ve never traveled before. The author of The Middle Seat column in the Wall Street Journal
, he speaks with The Takeaway about why you might be able to bring your mouthwash in your carry-on sooner than you think, and how incoming president Barack Obama might address the airline industry.
"Fuel prices came down, but then the economy tanked. So they were actually reducing capacity as demand was really dropping off, and for a change they got it right this time."
—Scott McCartney on the airlines