I did have a separate reservation from JoBurg to Bulawayo. So I really wasn't sure what was the problem until after the fact and it would have cost so much money to fix it. So fortunately I was still able to get my rifle there by different means. Not that I would suggest that to anyone ha ha! It was all just very strange because I have been accustomed to the nonstop Delta flight from Atlanta to Johannesburg. So I'm glad that you were able to be able to get your rifle there without problems! I just know that I'm my next flight over I will probably go back to the Delta flight lol!