College Life Part 7: Flying Home
Stormy Weather Means Travel ‘Nightmare’
“Although it’s not going to be a colossal storm, there’s going to be so much rain and low clouds, I would say there are going to be significant delays over large parts of the country.”
Airlines are predicting record numbers of passengers during the 12-day period surrounding Thursday’s holiday, with about 90% of seats filled. President Bush last week took the unusual step of announcing several measures aimed at reducing delays, which have hit record levels this year.
People flying during the Thanksgiving holiday – particularly on the three busiest travel days, Wednesday and next Sunday and Monday – should be prepared to be late and face disruptions, said Kevin Mitchell, chairman of the Business Travel Coalition, a consumer advocacy group.
“Lower your expectations and build as much time in as you possibly can,” he said.
WISH ME LUCK!!