With Christmas and winter weather fast approaching, most Americans are anticipating a holiday with friends and family. Many, however, are also bracing for the inevitable travel crush.
It's peak season, and for air travelers, fears of delay and cancelations are none too real. So much so that President Bush and Transportation Secretary Mary Peters pre-emptively announced new plans to ease congestion. Barring inclement weather, these measures should keep passengers moving and ease the burden at the nation's busiest airports.