I can remember when the hurricane hit the Eastern half of the United States last fall. I flew from ODS to IAD with a transfer in IST (Istanbul)on Turkish Airlines. This was a couple of days after the hurricane, and they had cancelled the IAD flight for 3 days, so I called Turkish Airlines and asked if I could move my return date back a day or so... they said no, unless I paid the change fee, and that if I didn't show up, I would lose my ticket. So at ODS I was issued a boarding pass with seat assignment all the way thru to IAD. Upon arriving in Istanbul (on time with plenty of time for check-in), was called to the counter 30 minutes before the flight departed and was told that my IAD flight was full from the people whose flights were cancelled from the prior 3 days, and that it would be days before they could get me a seat. They said that I could leave in an hour on a flight to JFK... I took it! At the time of take-off, JFK had not even opened from the flooding yet. The reason I am wri
As always, I learned more reading what the experts have to say (you guys) than anywhere else. Just went around and around with the people at USPS when I tried to ship my old I phone to a relative in Europe. They had notice after notice about allowing them to be shipped yes/no/yes/no with no explanation given. Now I understand what the problem is... Thanks!
Didn't Biden drop the f bomb in our presidents ear recently? I don't remember secret service escorting the president away to a safe place... With that said, the language that this thread refers to is hardly restricted to the "trailor park trash" population anymore. I swear, not proud of it, but I also restrict it to an appropriate audience. I applaud and thank the airline for at least trying to minimize the hassle to other passengers.