How to Handle Missing Your Flight Mary Zakheim September 21, 2016 Travel Tips So you’ve missed your flight already — that sucks. But there’s perhaps nothing worse than the panicky feeling that comes next: What do I do now? Though some people’s answers to that are different than what ours would be… Angry Chinese couple stop plane on #Beijing airport runway after they missed their boarding https://t.co/atWFWSiNwK pic.twitter.com/6e26Q0TTe1 — SCMP News (@SCMP_News) September 19, 2016 … We still have some advice for people who aren’t quite willing to run onto tarmacs to catch your important flight. Read on for our most important dos and don’ts while dealing with the stressful situation of missing your flight. Don’t… Bypass airport security to make your flight That’ll just make people angrier and less likely to want to help you. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West cause an uproar after bypassing airport security http://t.co/g8Rfsskv — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) February 17, 2013 Do… Contact your airline on the way to the airport They’ll want to help you out, we promise. Missed #airline connections? Use #Twitter to get help quickly – @ChicagoTribune http://t.co/rE6U1yGAY8 — AA News (@NewsAmericanAir) June 17, 2015 Don’t… Be rude As a wise person once said, you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. Flies hopefully being a free rescheduled flight. RT @Digg Family Booted Off Southwest Airlines After Dad Complained On Twitter: A Minneapolis man said he and h… http://t.co/7O2xnfyBwU — Remi Vee (@Remi_Vladuceanu) July 24, 2014 Do… Be as nice as possible Remember, all airline employees are just people who want to have inflight fashion shows. Our Employee uniforms just got a bold new look, and we celebrated in style with an inflight fashion show.https://t.co/1f9kBb9840 — Southwest Airlines (@SouthwestAir) August 11, 2016 Don’t… Assume your airline won’t help you “Customer service is next to godliness,” -Someone smart. If you take care of your employees, they’ll take care of your customers http://t.co/gpvkpmFfCJ http://t.co/epfPi4q1zx pic.twitter.com/SliA90qJ25 — Richard Branson (@richardbranson) August 15, 2014 Do… Ask for what you want The worst they can say is No. I love @united… Thank you for my upgrade! Reasons why I’m so loyal! #divalifestyle https://t.co/4I6reYKzQF pic.twitter.com/Zy7rPneNbz — Toma Clark Haines (@TheAntiquesDiva) September 19, 2016 Don’t… Spend hours wallowing in anger C’mon, you can’t change it at this point. Won’t be angry tweeting at an airline today 😉 pic.twitter.com/t3Gr88Wfg1 — Iliza (@iliza) June 17, 2016 Do… Find a cozy spot to while away the hours A table with a comfy chair and an outlet? Sign us up. #Flight #Delayed? Relax, our comfy beds are waiting for you with open arms. In the meantime, check out these #tips. https://t.co/FQKLEEJHQp — Comfort Suites (@ComfortS_ACU) July 30, 2016 Need a more comprehensive what-to-do list? Check out our tips and tricks for surviving a delayed flight!