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Airlines offer travel waivers ahead of Barry

As the recently named Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward the Gulf Coast, a few airlines have declared that they're offering travel waivers.

The waivers permit those with tickets to change their reservations without expenses, as long as they make the change by a certain deadline.

CNN is tracking the storm, which is required to make landfall in Louisiana on Saturday.

United Airlines says it's issuing travel waivers for those whose outings incorporate around dozen airports along the Gulf Coast through Sunday.

As Barry moves west through the Gulf of Mexico, Southwest Airlines shows travel waivers through Saturday for those on flights including Panama City Beach and Pensacola, Florida. Southwest expands the waivers through Sunday for New Orleans, Corpus Christi and Houston.

Spirit Airlines has a travel advisory offering adaptable arrangements for those traveling to, from or through Houston or New Orleans from Thursday through Sunday.

Jet Blue says it will waive change/cancel fees and fare differences for those traveling through Saturday through New Orleans.

Delta has a travel waiver listed on its website through Sunday for those traveling through six airports in the region.

The travel alert website for American Airlines offers travelers experiencing seven Gulf Coast airports, including New Orleans and Baton Rouge, the opportunity to rebook without change fees.