Oh, no, not again Delta

Image of Kevin Slimp from Twitter

Image of Kevin Slimp

Knoxville-based newspaper consultant Kevin Slimp’s luck with Delta Air Lines continues to be a muddled mess of delays and cancellations.

A column Slimp wrote on a June trip to and from hell and the resulting customer service torture appeared on KnoxvilleBiz.com on Sunday (we also wrote about it earlier).

And so just yesterday on a flight from Knoxville to Bismarck, N.D. his Delta flight began to go horribly wrong in Memphis.

He posted a Facebook update yesterday:

OK. I’m flying on … you guessed it .. Delta today. Decided not to go through Atlanta. You just can’t get from Knoxville to Atlanta. So I took the Memphis route. Mistake. Big Mistake. I hope to see you good folks in Bismarck tomorrow. This might require another rental car before it’s over. Stay tuned …

Later in the evening, he said:

Latest Latest Update: My latest flight has been delayed from Memphis to Minneapolis. Yes, it’s been 6 lovely hours here. Unless my flight from Minneapolis to Bismarck leaves late, chances are I will be … yes, driving 8 hours in a rental car (from Midnight till 8) to be at my gig at 8 a.m. in Bismarck. Anybody got a s…pare tire? If anyone from Delta is reading this, go ahead and start writing the check.

Below is a post after he finally made it to Bismarck, six hours late.

Delta Again

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2 Replies to “Oh, no, not again Delta”

  1. I’ve had fairly good luck and am being routed there more since Delta moved a lot of the connecting flights from Cinncy to Memphis. If I’m not mistaken, Concourses A and C have been closed this year. Guess I should keep my fingers crossed!

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