Old Nov 7, 19, 3:03 pm
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Often1
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DL sells the 1:06 connection, so it is within MCT. However, I see this as a risky connection because any reasonable delay will cause her to misconnect. Practically, that turns into a significantly lengthier and less pleasant journey or a one-day delay at JFK. Thus, it is the consequences of a misconnect rather than the likelihood of a misconnect which ought to matter.

While I am no fan of 5-hour connections, if at all possible to move (or SDC) to the earlier flight, I would do that and even consider treating her to the SC (which will be close to empty on that day).

Thanksgiving won't really matter here, but the fact is that it is one of the lightest travel days of the year. The day before or Sunday after are a different story.
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