When inclement weather delayed Delta flights nationwide on Tuesday, the crews ordered pizzas.
Passengers like Riley Vasquez, whose plane to Atlanta got diverted to Knoxville, Tenn., have been sharing pictures of these impromptu “pizza parties” on social media:
@RileyVasquez That is AWESOME! We're so excited we were able to turn your unexpected stop into a party. Enjoy the inflight entertainment!
— Delta (@Delta) May 27, 2015
— Riley Vasquez (@RileyVasquez) May 27, 2015
The airline experienced more than 100 flights cancellations and more than 650 delays on Tuesday, CNN reported via data from the flight-tracker FlightAware.
Thanks for the pizza, @Delta @DeltaAssist. Flight delayed in Destin-Ft. Walton bound for Atlanta.
— Scott Goldsmith (@SGldsmth) May 26, 2015
Nice touch by @Delta bringing pizza to passengers waiting to Leave Jackson MS on delayed flight to ATL. Looks like weather has passed ATL
— Jim Gallagher Jr. (@GallagherJrGC) May 26, 2015