What It's Like Inside An Airline Control Tower During The Busiest Travel Week Of The Year

Inside Delta's bustling control tower, contactors work to ensure there's food and fuel on each plane, while airline employees manage gate placement and maintenance issues.
0:54 | 11/26/14

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I'm David Curley ABC news in Atlanta in your looking at some of the jets that are going to be heading north. Into that storm today and the worry is delays and cancellations. From that northeast storm this is actually Delta's tower one of the towers here at the Atlanta Hartsfield airport. And they are dealing with every aircraft that is on this field. There is this lower deck these are some of the contractors who make sure there is food fuel on the aircraft everything gets there where it's supposed to be. And in the upper deck which is behind this here delta employees who are making sure that the maintenance issues have been taken care of that they get to the right gate and they get out on time so far nationwide there have been 200 cancellations the good news is that. Less snow is expected to fall the north east which could mean the number of cancellations and delays will not be as bad as we first feared. I'm David Curley ABC news in Atlanta.

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