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travelin' girl
05-11-2005, 10:54 PM
Our schedule is working out to where we would be flying on July 4th- my husband seems hesitant about it because of 9/11 and it being a patriotic holiday. Has anyone ever flown on July 4th? Would appreciate your input...

travelin' girl
05-12-2005, 06:27 AM
Just a polite bump- I told my hubby that this transportation board would give us honest thoughts and ideas, so please help!..

safetymom
05-12-2005, 07:37 AM
I haven't flown on the 4th but have on other holidays with no problems. What exactly is his concern?

gw_lit
05-12-2005, 09:48 AM
I've flown on the 4th of July before and it isn't any different than any other day. If he's concerned about a possible terrorist attack, I think I'd be more concerned about something happening at a large gathering of people rather than a plane incident.

I wouldn't be more concerned flying on Independence Day than I would be on any other day. But, if he thinks that something bad would happen on a patriotic holiday, then I'd fly another day just to keep the anxiety level down.