Students stranded at airport because of storms get help from Delta

Two Delta agents contacted headquarters and managed to find a spare, empty plane to fly the group of fifth graders and chaperones from Oklahoma City to Virginia.
1:15 | 06/13/19

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Next tonight the airline that stepped in when another airline apparently canceled the flight leaving the group of fifth graders stuck at the airport on a trip they were planning for months. The competition jumping in to take flight and here's ABC's Lindsey Davis. New leaning tonight for the term friendly skies these Oklahoma fifth graders were so excited for their class trip to visit Virginia and the nation's capital. The Demi were stranded at the airport when their flight on American Airlines was canceled because of dangerous storms in the region. I basically told on the that wasn't an option these kids have been preparing for a year to be able to go to the East Coast. That's going to delta agents came to the rescue contacting their headquarters. Who managed to find a spay or playing the flight a group of 41 students and chaperones directly to Virginia essentially a private flight. Nobody else was on our except dust and the kids were absolutely amazed. As planned it got to see all the sites. Thanks to some help that came out of the clear blue sky. American Airlines did apologize for the cancellation which they say was weather related and out of their control. A delta spokesperson told us that this story is a testament to the culture and heart. Of delta people.

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