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Beyond the hustle of holiday traffic


The holiday season means a lot of things — seeing loved ones, eating delicious food, decorating the house — the list goes on. It also often means traveling.

While the phrase “holiday travel” frequently brings to mind images of crowded airports and frazzled passengers, there is a plethora of activity going on behind the scenes that goes entirely unnoticed. The average passenger has no idea what the aviation industry consists of beyond the plane they’re trying to catch.There are countless things, though, that have to happen to get you from Point A to Point B — and many of them exist right in our backyard.

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