The Transportation Security Administration processed its largest number of travelers since March 15, 2020, on Friday, as more Americans get vaccinated.

TSA processed 1.357 million people -- more than the 1.257 million people nearly a year ago -- around the time states started ordering COVID-19 lockdowns.

The agency was processing more than 2 million travelers every day in March 2019.

AIRLINE INDUSTRY PUSHES US TO STANDARDIZE HEALTH PAPERS

The U.S. airline industry has struggled with $150 million in daily losses, according to Airlines for America, a year after the pandemic began spreading nationwide. Fears of virus contamination and state mandates have significantly reduced travel.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday that the government has administered more than 100 million vaccines so far, which could help boost travel.

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