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Those bastards just wasted a whole vacation day of mine, because one plane had a breakdown, presumably because of inadequate maintenance, and they had to fly the replacement plane in from Tierra del Fuego.

by Anonymousreply 23May 24, 2023 6:12 PM

AND Satan's minions have been fucking with my phone keyboard and autocorrect!

I take zero responsibility.

by Anonymousreply 1May 21, 2023 10:36 PM

I quit on them when they canceled one of my flights due to weather conditions, but Southwest and United both had flights going to the same destination within the same half hour and neither cancelled their flights.

by Anonymousreply 2May 21, 2023 10:42 PM

You just HAD to fly somewhere didn’t you OP. Couldn’t bear driving to the Poconos.

by Anonymousreply 3May 21, 2023 10:44 PM

I always have a good experience with them. I suggest you try Spirit.

by Anonymousreply 4May 21, 2023 10:46 PM


We already know. Why should we have to listen to you when you're so slow, Madame?

by Anonymousreply 5May 21, 2023 10:51 PM

I flew Delta to Montreal recently and the twinky FA kept calling Toronto ToeRANtoe when mentioning connecting flights. Appalling!

by Anonymousreply 6May 21, 2023 10:51 PM

I was molested by Delta Airlines

by Anonymousreply 7May 21, 2023 10:53 PM

Well, OP, they could have just continued to fly you on the original plane, like they do in Moscow. Is that what you'd have preferred?

by Anonymousreply 8May 21, 2023 10:59 PM

So you’re upset that they valued and prioritized your safety?

You’re very immature.

by Anonymousreply 9May 21, 2023 11:05 PM

You should have flown one of the other US airlines known for efficiency and excellent customer service.

by Anonymousreply 10May 21, 2023 11:10 PM

I once had a passenger ask me, “if they know it’s so long to get spare parts here, why don’t they fly around with spare parts and tires that they need in order to save time?”

by Anonymousreply 11May 21, 2023 11:19 PM

Humble brag.

by Anonymousreply 12May 21, 2023 11:25 PM

R8 Do they just fly you around over Moscow?

by Anonymousreply 13May 21, 2023 11:26 PM

Sorry you had a bad experience. About 8 years ago I left an ipad on a Delta connection in a seat back. They found and mailed it back to me at their expense.

by Anonymousreply 14May 21, 2023 11:27 PM

I just got stuck overnight at Dallas-Fort Worth on Friday. I was flying American Airlines.

Flight was originally scheduled to depart at 4:40 PM. Kept getting delayed and delayed and delayed, including about a dozen gate changes. Finally got on the plane at about 8:00PM. Sat there for an hour, at which point we were informed that the flight was cancelled, because the pilot had "timed out" (been on the clock too long, and thus was not permitted to fly). I got rebooked onto the next flight out, leaving at 10:55. Same thing happened, except we never boarded the plane. They eventually announced about 12:30 AM that the flight would not be going out until 10:00 AM the next morning.

They did give us hotel vouchers for the night, and taxi vouchers to and from the hotel, so everybody was able to get a little bit of sleep. They also gave us food vouchers, which proved to be worthless (only redeemable at the airport, and only good for $12. At that time of night there isn't anything open in the airport, and even if there was, what can you get at an airport for $12?).

The point is, this kind of thing happens sometimes, and it happens with every airline, not just Delta, not just United, not just American, not just Southwest. People who fly often understand this. It's usually the infrequent travelers who freak out and get all pissed off and swear that they're never going to fly that particular airline again. I get it, when it happens it's a huge hassle. This particular weekend was graduation weekend for a lot of people, so the flights were full of parents and grandparents going to their child's or grandchild's college graduation, so people were upset at the thought of possibly missing an important life event. That's why when it's a big occasion, it's a good idea to build plan to get there a day ahead.

I just sit back and enjoy the spectacle of people freaking out like the world is coming to an end.

by Anonymousreply 15May 21, 2023 11:55 PM

I’ve had nothing but the best experiences with Delta Airlines. Time and time again.

by Anonymousreply 16May 22, 2023 12:04 AM

Are they anti gay?

by Anonymousreply 17May 22, 2023 12:52 AM

You're on your own with this one, OP. Everyone knows Delta is the best airline in the USA when it comes to flight comfort, customer service, and flight routes. Their prices are a bit higher, but it's worth it.

by Anonymousreply 18May 22, 2023 12:58 AM

[quote] How bad does Delta Airl I need suck?

What’s going on with your self training auto-correct, OP?

by Anonymousreply 19May 22, 2023 12:58 AM

I flew Delta this week and my flight back home was delayed by over 2 hours, I nearly needed my smelling salts!

by Anonymousreply 20May 22, 2023 1:28 AM

I fly on the commuter end of the equation and even then Delta seems to be best.

United on the other hand….anyone up for a Dulles A-gate stampede?

by Anonymousreply 21May 22, 2023 1:45 AM

Sorry about your bad day OP.

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by Anonymousreply 22May 22, 2023 1:50 AM

R15, we got stuck in the Miami airport on the same night with American. We were in Miami on a 2 hour layover from the Virgin Islands and then they rescheduled our 4:30 pm flight to 10:00 am the next morning. It was a shit show getting our checked luggage back because it was already in a pile of luggage waiting to be sent to along to Philly. It took 3 hours for them to bring us our luggage. I was calm because the employees were so polite (yet frazzled) and nothing was their fault, but I should've recorded the one Karen who lost her shit.

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