Any frequent traveler has no doubt had their share of flight delays, be it due to mechanical errors or weather conditions. It certainly sucks, but it’s not the end of the world.
However, an extremely long delay coupled with poor communication between China’s Kunming Changshui International Airport staff and their customers put thousands of angry passengers on the brink of full-scale rioting.
According to reports from Chinese media, the civil order steadily began to deteriorate as if the airport bar was manned by that ghost from The Shining serving up glasses of madness to all his customers.
It all began on January 3…