August 19, 2022

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Travelers experience travel delays during holiday weekend

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — With Independence Working day falling on a Monday this year, there was a mass exodus from getaway destinations on Tuesday, generating it one of the busiest days for holiday vacation.

WSAV 3 took a vacation to Savannah/Hilton Head Worldwide for a vacation update as a lot of Us citizens experience cancellations and delays.   

“There was quite heavy site visitors, you know, given the holiday break was on a Monday,” says Lori Lynah with the Savannah/Hilton Head International airport. “We’ve only had 10 cancellations so significantly. So it has not been, hasn’t been awful at the airport.”

An estimated 70,000 vacationers arrived via the airport throughout the holiday getaway weekend and some experienced  delays together the way.

“My spouse and me received in this article roughly around 7 am,” said Tom Malesic, who’s flight experienced been delayed all in the course of Tuesday. “Our flight was to leave at 9:50. We get a textual content indicating oh your flight has been delayed to 10:15, no massive deal. The upcoming matter you know then it says 5:15 and I was not also thrilled about that.”

WSAV spoke with three tourists, traveling various airways. All of their flights ended up delayed, producing issues even worse specially for these who have layovers or connecting flights.

“My flight was intended to go to Charlotte and then from Charlotte to Boston,” suggests Mia Sinatra, who is touring to Boston. “My flight in Charlotte bought delayed. So I had to go a whole new route for the reason that my flight overlapped in the initially a person for the reason that I was going to be late.”

However for travelers, cancellations and delays are managed and navigated by the airlines. All the airports can do is remind travelers to expect delays and observe flight standing.