Southwest Airways journey chaos impacting New Yr’s Eve plans for 49ers-Raiders followers, heading to Las Vegas

Estimated read time 3 min read

Santa Clara, California (KGO) — Soccer followers planning to fly south to observe the San Francisco 49ers tackle the Las Vegas Raiders are crossing the Bay Space, scattered within the turmoil of Southwest Airways’ myriad journeys, and re-evaluating their itineraries. Should. The sport is on New Yr’s Day.

However many informed ABC7 Information that they really feel the comfort comes at a worth.

“It was purported to be tonight,” Ken Guanga mentioned Wednesday. “We had been purported to go tonight.”

Guanga, the person behind the social media “49ers Tailgate” account, has spoken out concerning the cancellation of Southwest flights from Mineta San Jose Worldwide Airport (SJC) to Las Vegas.

MORE: Southwest journey woes proceed at SJC as vacationers crave rental automobiles

Identified for tailgates and fan takeover spotlight reels, his itinerary would have included a report 49ers-Raiders fanfare this weekend. The workforce will face Allegiant at his stadium on Sunday.

“The whole lot else has been purchased. Aircraft tickets have been purchased, inns have been booked. It is my mother-in-law’s birthday celebration,” he defined.

An extended drive was not an choice for Guanga, particularly with the anticipated rain on the weekend. As a substitute, he and his household are selecting to remain grounded.

Southwest journey disruptions little doubt affected Christmas weekend for a lot of.

Video: This is how one can get a refund in case your Southwest Airways flight is cancelled.

SJC Deputy Director Scott Wintner informed ABC7 Information, “I believe vacationers who’ve been affected have both stayed residence or canceled their journeys altogether, figuring out what was occurring.”

However Randy Mustaler mentioned he is been targeted on the sport because the 49ers’ schedule was introduced.

“Now that we all know New Yr’s is over, we’ve got solidified our New Yr’s plans to go to the 49ers-Raiders recreation in Vegas. We had been excited to have 25 individuals go,” Musterer defined. “And now we’re fearful about flights.”

MORE: Southwest groundworkers name out unreasonable calls for amid meltdown

His southwest flight from SJC is scheduled for Saturday morning and has not but been cancelled. However after days of journey meltdowns, he hasn’t taken his probabilities.

“We will use the cash we spent on these tickets – we gotta go, so we’re flying United at this level no matter what Southwest does on that exact flight.” he defined.

Extra info: What ought to I do if my package deal is delayed, misplaced or broken?

Across the Bay Space, Southwest Airways has already canceled flights to LAS between Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose Worldwide Airports forward of Thursday.

“We Niners followers know that we go on a visit,” Guanga recalled. “However there are too many elements working towards us to make this journey a actuality for thus lots of our followers.”

In the event you’re utilizing the ABC7 Information app, click on right here to observe dwell

Copyright © 2022 KGO-TV. All rights reserved.

You May Also Like

More From Author

+ There are no comments

Add yours