A GASTRONOMIC GALAVANT FOR SURE!
Goal: Fly standby to Madrid, spend 24 hours there, fly standby back to NYC. Land Sunday afternoon. Rest. Go to work on Monday like normal. CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!
Just a quick note about flying standby: You get to fly if there are open seats on the flight. For example: if a flight is cancelled, all those paying passengers fill up the empty seats on any flight after the cancelled flight that they can get on because their flight was cancelled. The non-paying (standby) customers wait until ALL the paying customers have made it on the flight and if there are empty seats you get to fly. So potentially, if you fly somewhere standby, and your return flight gets cancelled… it could take you days to make it onto another flight because all the other customers would be taking the handful of empty seats on each flight after… are we totally…
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