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Flying can be rather unexpecting and we all know the frustrations that come along when our planes are delayed or sit on the runway for what seems like no reason. Flying can become even more frustrating when you’re plane diverts to a different airport. Pilots have to deal with diversions all the time for endless reasons; crazy passengers, mechanical issues, clogged toilets and more.
When an American Airlines flight 2354 traveling from Los Angeles (LAX) to Dallas (DFW) made a diversion to Witchita Falls (SPS) after severe thunderstorms affected northern Texas, the pilot decided to order 40 pizzas for his passengers.
@AmericanAir Bad weather, holding, diverting AA now holds the biggest pizza @PapaJohns delivery order in Wichita Falls, TX when the Captain of #2354 took it upon himself to order 40 pizzas for the passengers after landing and the flight cancelled. He hand delivered them! pic.twitter.com/19S7NrpN73
— Joey Shankland (@jsraines10) September 7, 2018
American Airlines is aware of the situation and said in a statement, “We are always proud of our crew members who take great care of our customers who fly on American Airlines. We are fortunate that our crew members are the best in business.”
Delays and diversions are inevitable, so remember what you’re entitled to when something goes wrong on your flight and how you can get compensation. There are plenty of travel credit cards that offer trip delay compensation.
Know before you go.
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