A slice for the stranded: Delta buys pizza for passengers

A Delta plane at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in October of 2016. There are reports during a power outage previous year, which affected some 2,000 flights. Generally, I've been really happy with Delta; they're a good airline and they have good people.

Mid-week storms that have been described as unprecedented in Atlanta have caused as many as 3,000 Delta cancellations.

Delta says it is still getting planes and crews back in position for flights.

"We empower our agents and airport station leaders to find ways to take care of our customers when irregular operations disrupt travel", Delta spokesperson Michael Thomas told ABC News on Wednesday. Delta's pilots and flight attendants, who have tightly regulated work schedules, have been on hold with their own internal schedulers as well, said one Delta pilot.

Yes, please.Delta helped stressed out passengers with a little pizza.

"We have a lot to improve on, but we can't quite control the weather yet", Durrant said.

Travelers whose flights are canceled can get a refund.




McKnight, a furniture designer who was returning from a business trip to Louisville when her connecting flight was cancelled, spent the night in the terminal.

At PDX, only a few flights were canceled as of 10 a.m. Friday.

They were again rescheduled for a Monday flight, but Wayne Curry's diabetes medicine was due to run out before then.

"Eventually I was able to find a flight to Dayton; my plan was to rent a auto and then drive to Indianapolis".

And despite all that maneuvering, they still missed the 80th birthday of Wayne's mother.

"I just checked my phone it's been delayed until 11:50 and so I could sit here until 11:50 just for them to tell me it's been cancelled", said Cawley.

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