Hour 1: Boarding delayed for an hour
Pull out your VIP club card and head to the lounge for a drink. Tell your client you'll be late.
Hour 2: Uh-oh. Flight's canceled
Punch the airlines' 1-800 numbers that you've stored in your cell phone. Book a new flight.
Hour 3: Settle in, wait for your new flight
Get some work done. Log on the Net wirelessly via airport networks like Wayport or MobileStar.
Hour 4: You're No. 245 in line for takeoff...
and you're hungry. Pull out your freeze-dried cheesecake ($4.39; rei.com). Just add water.
Hour 5: Bad weather, flight diverted
Take control and fly plane with Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000 ($24.95). You're virtually there.