Raleigh, North Carolina Are you going to the airport this weekend? Chances are you’ll need to brace your self for extra delays and cancellations because the summer time continues for air vacationers.
Ray Marie Chuhai flew excessive yesterday earlier than she even reached the airport.
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“They mentioned, ‘Are you able to get to New York?’ I mentioned, “I will be in New York tomorrow if I’ve to stroll,” Tsuhai mentioned. “I had no concept that I may need to stroll.
In a couple of hours, she booked aircraft tickets, a resort, and was already standing on the terminal, able to take off.
However then her first flight was cancelled.
She was overbooked after which shelved.
“We referred to as my husband and mentioned, ‘Are you able to choose us up from the airport, our flight has been cancelled,'” Tsuhai mentioned.
Chuhai left the airport round midnight after ready 9 hours.
That is the ache that 1000’s of vacationers are experiencing this summer time.
Greater than 100 flights have been delayed at RDU on Thursday, with 27 canceled, in accordance with FlightAware.
The image on Friday is even bleaker, with nearly 50 cancellations in RDU, a part of a wave of three,000 cancellations throughout the nation.
Airways have cited continued shortages of workers and climate exacerbating the issue.
“They mentioned that at any time when there may be dangerous climate in Atlanta, it simply spreads throughout the nation,” Zuhai mentioned.
Zuhai mentioned she understands the challenges airways face, however after a summer time of hassle, she stays on the bottom for now.
“If I can’t get there by automotive, I don’t assume I shall be touring anytime quickly,” Tsuhai mentioned.
Including somewhat insult to damage, Chuhai mentioned she continues to be engaged on getting a refund for this canceled flight.
She instructed WRAL Information that she might wait a complete month to get her a refund.