Kevin Standlee (kevin_standlee) wrote,
Kevin Standlee

Be Careful What You Wish For

I've often said that Portland International Airport is the airport at wish I'd most wish to be if I must be stuck while flying. Well, I'm standing next to gate C9 with my American flight awaiting clearance from a "maintenance issue." They initially said "40 minute delay," but it's now 35 minutes after the initial departure time and no real sign that we're going to board other than the gate agent saying, in effect, "realsoonnow." Ah, well, at least there's a kiosk here where I can plug in my computer and the wi-fi is free. I shouldn't complain about free wi-fi, but I discovered the need to transfer a large file to my machine, and the wi-fi here just isn't fast enough to transport it quickly. I don't know whether to wish we'll be delayed longer or not.
Tags: airlines, travel

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