Airlines cancel flights as Hurricane Dorian looms

Carriers are also issuing travel waivers for travelers flying out of 32 airports, mostly in Florida and the Caribbean.
1:15 | 08/30/19

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Transcript for Airlines cancel flights as Hurricane Dorian looms
thank you very much. Tom. We're seeing the effects of hurricane Dorian on holiday travel. More airline waivers are being issued as the storm closes in. Steve osunsami is at the world's busiest airport, hartsfield-jackson in Atlanta with the latest. Steve, good morning. Reporter: Good morning to you, Tom. It is a busy morning of travel behind me here at the airport. We are not seeing any flight cancellations due to the storm at this moment but I can guarantee you that is going to change. Six airlines are now offering travel waivers, southwest, delta, American, spirit, jetblue and united and for flights in and out of the caribbean and now Florida, the Florida list is getting especially long. Nearly every major airport on the east coast of Florida ft. Lauderdale, Melbourne, west palm beach, Jacksonville, just to name a few and most are for flights starting tomorrow. 17 cruise ships have now rerouted their schedules to avoid the storm impacting tens of thousands of travelers. Florida's three largest airports are now preparing for high winds. In Miami they're asking the airlines to tie down large pieces of equipment or remove them from the airfield. Eva. All right, massive headache on a holiday travel weekend. Steve osunsami for us.

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