Airport Holiday Travel Delays
Many are enjoying time off from work this holiday season, but the labor continues for people head home during one of the busiest travel seasons.
95 million Americans are expected to travel through New Years Day.
It was easy-going Monday at Armstrong-International airport.
But crowds were so large at airports in Chicago and Los Angeles hundreds weren’t able to make their flights.
A band of bad weather caused treacherous conditions in the Midwest, northeast, and down south.
It all amounted to hazards on the road, and cancellations and delays at airports.
Our Darian Trotter spoke to air passengers about their often long journey home.
“Oh my God, when we pulled up to LAX and we saw the lines for the curbside check out we just said thank God we decided to go carry-on,” passenger Mary Ann Cozza said.
“Missed my flight because of the crowds, got stick behind huge families with huge parties. Everybody stressed out, a lot of people missed their flights. A lot of waiting around to get rebooked and everything,” passenger Kimberly Roussell said.
Experts suggest limiting baggage to carry-on to help expedite the check-in process.
Also arrive at least two hours ahead of your scheduled departure.