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Travel dilemmas: Fliers should pack patience

You won't have a lot of wiggle room.

Plan on being packed in like sardines on aircraft this summer, particularly if you're in coach.

The number of fliers this summer is projected to be 3.4% greater than last summer, said Tom Spagnola, senior vice president of supplier relations for CheapOair. That may seem minuscule, but 3.4% of the 2.8 million who are expected to fly domestically each day is about 95,000 more people.

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