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How Prepared Are Houston’s Airports For The Holiday Rush?

Bill Begley with the Houston Airport System estimates around 2.9 million people will travel through Bush Intercontinental Airport between now and the end of the year. He tells Houston Matters how area airports prepare for the rush.



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The power outage at Atlanta's airport Sunday (Dec. 17) caused some issues for travelers here in Houston. Airport officials say the outage impacted about 20 flights at Bush and Hobby.

Atlanta's power outage came as airports here in Houston and across the country brace for one of the busiest travel seasons of the year.

So, how do Houston airports prepare for the holiday rush? To learn more, Houston Matters host Craig Cohen talks with Bill Begley with the Houston Airport System.

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