After a two-day delay because of U.S. weather problems, a group of Lake Zurich High School marching band members and chaperones has arrived home from Madrid. Lake Zurich Unit District 95 spokeswoman Jean Malek said the traveling party arrived at O'Hare International Airport on Wednesday from the final leg of the trip. The band played Sunday in Madrid for at least 2 million spectators for the eve of the Epiphany parade. A first group flew home on Iberia Airlines as scheduled Monday. However, American Airlines canceled a flight for the other 77 members and they bunked overnight in a hotel near Madrid's airport. The stragglers flew to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Tuesday, but stayed overnight in a hotel there because they couldn't get on a connecting airplane to O'Hare. The group arrived at O'Hare on Wednesday. American Airlines covered the latecomers' expenses.
posted: 1/8/2014 4:19 PM
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