Passengers starved for sixteen hours on flight from LAX to JFK

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They were supposed to be taking a direct flight from LAX to JFK — but wound up on a 16-hour nightmare tour by air and bus of New York state.

Before finally arriving at their destination, the starving passengers of jinxed Virgin America Flight 404 had been stranded on a tarmac for seven hours and forced to ride a bus for another 2½ hours.

At one point, food supplies aboard the plane were so low that Pringles chips had to be rationed: four chips apiece, furious passengers told The Post.

“That’s all we got — four chips and half a cup of water,” said disgusted flier Justin Gordon, 23.

Full story: Virgin America flight from hell takes 16 hours to get from LAX to JFK –