Airlines Bracing for Massive Storm; Waiving Fees for Thanksgiving

Passengers expecting to travel for Thanksgiving may be in for delays that may trigger a ripple effect for millions.
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affect millions traveling coast to coast and so tonight, some airlines already waving change fees, and which airport will be the busiest? David Kerley tonight inside a control tower in Atlanta. David? Reporter: David, the folks in the tower, the entire system, are doing everything they can to prepare as the clock ticks down to that very busy travel day. And the looming storm. Tonight, some flyers are beating the storm, heading out early with airlines waving fees to change flights in the northeast. This woman was able to get out of D.C., a day early. Three hours to scramble and get here, so -- it's been fun. But I think I have enough time to make it. Reporter: Atlanta, expected to be the busiest airport in the country this holiday. And behind the scenes, that storm is worrisome. 3232 -- ru In this delta control tower, they make sure planes are fueled and fixed. They know that storm right at the peak hour for Thanksgiving travel, can disrupt the entire country. Always look at thee weather. Reporter: Because it's all interconnected, a problem in one area ripples through the entire system. Absolutely. Reporter: Tomorrow, they expect to handle an additional 10,000 bags here. An extra 20,000 Sunday. The busiest flying day of the year for delta. Some flights have been canceled. What if your flight is canceled? You can try one of these ap SP S by the airlines and rebook yourself. Go to the less crowded gate. All the agents are connected to the same network. David? David, thank you. Now, to a breaking development in the fight against Isis and tracking down home

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