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What to Expect if Your Flight Gets Canceled - This Darling World
We were just in NYC this past week, and our return flight got canceled at 12:30 am after being delayed for over 5 hours! Out of the 5+ years that Jorge and I have been traveling together, this has never happened to us. So you can only imagine how many questions we had on what to do next. We were supposed to fly out of LaGuardia Airport on Southwest Airlines. They kept giving us different excuses until they finally canceled altogether due to traffic, weather, pilots, etc. etc. Here’s what we learned: The airport you fly into matters. LaGuardia Airport is considered one of the worst airports in the country. It’s been on many “worst” lists and somehow I did not know this. Ah well, you live, you learn, and then you blog about it, right? We were stuck there for 9 mind-numbing hours. The waiting lounges are all smushed together into one long hallway. It seemed like there was no air conditioning in some parts because it was so crowded. The food options were very limited and they sucked. The airport is so outdated that they don’t even have screens at the gates (or at least terminal B didn’t)! They still have those boards where you …