Delta Airlines weather nightmare impacting Montana flights
- Author: Marlene Weaver Apr 11, 2017,
Apr 11, 2017, 7:32
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Continuing turmoil at Delta Air Lines stemming from midweek storms in the American Southeast were still disrupting travelers on Saturday as far away as the Twin Cities, airport officials said.
The world's busiest airport has hit a major slowdown and after thousands of flight cancellations over the past few days, passengers are fed up.
"While we can't control the weather, we understand the resulting recovery has not been ideal and we apologize for that", Delta Chief Operating Officer Gil West said.
On Sunday, about 130 flights were canceled, with a statement from Delta Sunday citing the "availability of flight crews to operate within federally mandated crew rest and duty day guidelines".
Extremely long lines were seen throughout Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Saturday morning, days after severe storms forced a ground stop at the hub.
The rate of canceled flights has "slowed considerably today", Thomas said Saturday, adding that he expects things Sunday to return to "close to normal". Rebooked again, her 1:30 p.m. departure on Friday was also canceled for lack of a flight attendant. MORE: Delta buys pizza for passengers after canceling 300 flightsTravelers at Los Angeles International Airport said although they know weather is to blame, many were frustrated over the airline's handling of the situation.
And despite all that maneuvering, they still missed the 80th birthday of Wayne's mother.