American Airlines Passenger Made a Lionel Richie Video After Being Stranded in Charlotte

Mahshid Mazooji missed her connection in Charlotte. Goodness knows there are some short connections since American operates Charlotte as a ‘banked’ hub and sprinting from gate B16 down to E35B. It happens.

She said she “didn’t want to sit in anger all night long, so instead I did what makes me happiest…DANCE” although if it were me stuck at the airport I’d probably get a room at the Hyatt Place or Sheraton by the airport.

Rewards credit cards frequently cover trip delay up to $500, even if you airline doesn’t, people!

Here’s her contribution to Charlotte’s ‘happiness’:

She ropes in a few American Airlines employees, people working at concessions, and everyone she can find in the mostly empty airport. And oh that moonwalk.

(HT: Evelyn Wang)

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  1. Awesome!! Good for her for making a sucky airline and airline experience, well, less sucky.

    And, yes, that moonwalk was killer.

  2. LOVE IT! Thanks for sharing. What a great spirit Mashid has!
    Props are also due to all the supporting cast – some fine moves going down in Charlotte : )
    Really made me smile.

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