Transcript for Travelers at Airports Angry and Frustrated
country tonight, and to the growing anger at the nation's airports. All week, we've been reporting from the frustrated travel earls and it is understandable. Listen to some of them right now. We finally went back in, unloaded and then we were going to load again and unload and then they said the flight was canceled. I'm angry about this. Little frustrating at 3:00 in the morning. I was stuck in one of those term names with them this week. Tonight, word of possible relief from cap tom hill. Could it be? Abc's david kerley live at reagan national tonight. David, what's the latest? Reporter: Well, good news for these travellers and you, as well, david. Because the president says he is going to sign this quickly approved congressional measure to put air traffic controllers back in the towers. This, after really a difficult week. Since sunday, through yesterday, thursday, more than 5,000 flights have been delayed. Well, congress has agreed to arow the faa to move money to pay for their controllers. All 15,000 controllers should be back on the job, no more furlou furloughs. And lines like this and flights should -- should be getting back to normal soon, david. David, a lot of people wondering if lawmakers acted so quickly because they wanted to fly home themselves. Reporter: You know, they all left town because they have next week off and they were flying today. So, undoubtedly they wanted to get this. And they heard the complaints, as well.
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