More NWA Flights Running Late

Northwest's internal records show that on some days since July 21, nearly half of Northwest's domestic flights arrived 15 minutes or more past their scheduled time.

He checked from home and found that the plane was stuck in Orlando, Fla., with a mechanical-related problem. "My fear was that the flight would be canceled out from under me," Hartman said.

Northwest deployed a plane in Milwaukee to the Twin Cities, and Hartman's flight finally left 70 minutes late. Luckily, the flight made up a chunk of time in the air and he arrived just 35 minutes late, allowing him to make his meeting.

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