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Hartsfield-Jackson treats runways due to icy forecast

7:30 am Jan. 8, 2018

Delta Air Lines warned passengers that flights could be affected by the forecast for icy weather in Atlanta on Monday.

Those scheduled to fly Monday should check their flight status frequently or sign up for flight status updates.

Atlanta-based Delta is waiving certain change fees for customers with flights booked to, from or through Atlanta on Monday who want to change their travel plans.

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport said its teams

Airlines expect 3.5 percent increase in holiday passenger traffic

9:01 am Dec. 7, 2017

U.S. airlines expect to handle 51 million passengers over the holiday season from Dec. 15 through Jan. 4, according to an airline industry group.

Airlines for America said that’s up 3.5 percent year-over-year. The group counts Dec. 15 through Jan. 4 as the holiday travel period.

The busiest days of the 21-day period will be Thursday Dec. 21, Friday Dec. 22 and Tuesday Dec. 26. The lightest travel days