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Andrea Felsted

Good Luck Making It to Your Vacation This Summer

Airport chaos and rising prices are taking their toll on the season of “revenge travel.” 

Waiting.

Waiting.

Photographer: Carl Court/Getty Images Europe

As people gather round this summer, one topic keeps coming up: Will I get away for my holiday in July or August?

A season of “revenge travel,” which has seen consumers on both sides of the Atlantic spend their lockdown savings on indulgent vacations after two years of being grounded, has been overshadowed by the aviation industry creaking under the strain of staff shortages and strikes.