Delta Air Lines made this announcement:

It was 5:45 a.m. in Atlanta and Operations Service Manager Cortez Brown spoke with the enthusiasm of a morning person. He told Airport Customer Service agents this day, Friday, July 20, would be the busiest of the year for Delta – and for them.

“This morning we’ve got 26,000. Very busy day for us, very busy day for the gates, very busy day for corporate and everyone in the system so, put your game faces on!”

Friday was a day for the ages, the…