UPS helps deliver Louisville to McCamish Pavilion

There might not have been a game between Georgia Tech and Louisville if not for Atlanta-based UPS.

The Cardinals’ charter flight, pushed back from Friday afternoon to Saturday morning for the team’s 2 p.m. game against the Yellow Jackets at McCamish Pavilion, was not able to find a gate at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, with de-icing, cancelled flights and major delays slowing operations.

After the Louisville flight was cleared to land, UPS offered a secured area to park and arranged for stairs for the team to disembark. If not for UPS, which uses Louisville International Airport as a hub for its international air network, Louisville could not have made it to McCamish Pavilion, a team spokesman said.