(KCEN) -- Flying to family and friends for Thanksgiving will be more crowded and more expensive this year.
Nearly 24 million people are expected to fly between Friday, November 16 and Thanksgiving day.
That's an increase of about 150,000 passengers from last year.
And forget about elbow room.
Airplanes could be close to 90 percent full on the busiest travel days.
If you don't want as much company, experts say consider flying on Thanksgiving day.