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AA49 From Paris Having Problems Right Now  
User currently offlineabrown532 From UK - Northern Ireland, joined Feb 2008, 151 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3929 times:

http://fr24.com/AAL49

Anybody have any more information

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User currently offlineKL911 From Ireland, joined Jul 2003, 5085 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3805 times:

Diverting to London, must be serious otherwise it would have turned back to Paris.


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User currently offlineCO764 From United States of America, joined Jan 2012, 145 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3734 times:

Looks like he was turning back to Paris but then decided to go into LHR. Quite odd.


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User currently offlinemigair54 From Spain, joined Jun 2007, 1488 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3646 times:

Quoting CO764 (Reply 2):
Looks like he was turning back to Paris but then decided to go into LHR. Quite odd.

not really odd, i´m sure they send a message to operations and they were told to divert to LHR, so my guess is a technical fault, in London they have access to BA maintenance and more flights to rebook pax with AA or even BA should they need to do.


User currently offlinerutankrd From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2818 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3579 times:
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Not odd at all AA with partner BA have extensive mx capabilities at LHR that are not available to them in Paris.

If its medical critically Heathrow NHS feeder hospital and on airport ambulance service may also be nearer in time than a Paris return.


User currently offlineKL911 From Ireland, joined Jul 2003, 5085 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3521 times:

Quoting migair54 (Reply 3):
in London they have access to BA maintenance

What's wrong with AF maintenance?



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User currently offlinegr09 From Czech Republic, joined Jul 2008, 115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3482 times:

Quoting KL911 (Reply 5):
What's wrong with AF maintenance?

Nothing, of course. It's not a question of quality. AA probably has easier/cheaper access to spare parts at LHR.





[Edited 2012-12-02 04:48:44]

User currently onlineflymia From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 7006 posts, RR: 9
Reply 7, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3244 times:

Quoting KL911 (Reply 5):
What's wrong with AF maintenance?

AA has a much larger ops base in LHR and being partners with BA it is probably much easier for them to get issues done in LHR. Also no 767s in AF's fleet.



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User currently offlinesevenheavy From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 1146 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (1 year 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3118 times:

AA doesn't need BA maintenance at LHR, they have a sizeable team of their own. Same goes for passenger services which is why LHR is the preferred diversion airport for all European flights.

If it was a maintenance issue they have the best chance by far of either fixing the problem, or swapping the aircraft, if they send it to LHR



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