Baggage piles up at airports amid journey chaos

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DENVER (KUSA) – Regulate the journey nightmares airline passengers are experiencing throughout the nation.

Winter storms throughout the nation have delayed or canceled hundreds of flights.

Southwest Airways is especially struggling. Over the following few days, solely a couple of third of the flights scheduled are flying.

These cancellations and delays have resulted in a pile of bags at some airports.

Jill Devereaux is on the lookout for a bag from a flight that by no means left Denver.

Southwest’s CEO apologized for the journey disruption. (CNN, WCCO, KUSA, WJLA, Southwest Airways, WUSA, Monica Benavidez, KMBC)

She waited in line for 3 hours to show in baggage declare on Sunday and hopes her baggage will keep in Denver after her flight to Boise, Idaho, was canceled on Friday.

Jaafar Bahraini is in an identical state of affairs. Bahrain and his household made all of it the best way to the gate when their flight to San Jose, Calif. was cancelled.

After standing in a protracted line all day, he got here again the following day.

“I believe their coverage is, it doesn’t matter what, get on the town after which come again. It’s a must to choose it up right here or have it delivered,” he mentioned.

Alex Smith and his spouse maintain on to our baggage till the final minute in order that if our flight is cancelled, we do not lose it.

“Our flight is coming from Houston, so I used to be simply watching that flight, and it has been delayed and delayed and delayed,” he mentioned.

FlightAware reviews that Southwest canceled greater than 2,500 flights on Wednesday.

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