Missing the connection

April 12th, 2012 → 8:04 pm @

It’s 6 am, and I’m sitting in an airport lounge I didn’t intend to be in, at an airport I didn’t want to visit.  My flight was cancelled yesterday because of ‘engineering problems’.  At the same time, the airline had a problem with its information systems and they ‘lost’ my phone number (so they couldn’t let me know).  I rocked up to the airport and received the bad news… too late.  There were no more flights last night that were any use to me.  My choices were either another night in a hotel at a regional city, or a van trip to a neighbouring city where I have friends I could stay with.  I chose the latter, and here I am! (more…)

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