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Whats A SIA 744 And Air India 744 Doing At LGW  
User currently offlineDreamexpress From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 255 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 4743 times:

Are these 2 744's on divert from LHR due to snow? Regs are VT ESM Air India and 9V SPG Singapore Airlines.


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User currently offlineB747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 4701 times:

AI 111 BOM-DEL-LHR-JFK diverted LGW due w/x at LHR

User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4668 times:

2 inch of snow in the UK and a major airport shuts down  Nuts

User currently offlineLeezyjet From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 4053 posts, RR: 52
Reply 3, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 4531 times:

Not shut down, but most likely due to extended holding times these two a/c had to divert as they were low on fuel.

Although it's a bit of a running joke that in the UK, as soon as there is a bit of slightly extreme weather, everything grinds to a halt. I think the main reasons are that we don't get many extremes of weather, so no companies/councils/governments have wanted to spend the extra cash for "Just in case" scenarios, and are prepared to put up with the inconvenience for a couple of days until it passes.


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