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Today's Continental 99 To NGO?  
User currently offlineAhlfors From Canada, joined Oct 2000, 1346 posts, RR: 5
Posted (10 years 9 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1829 times:

I was tracking flight 99 (to Hong Kong) as I booked that flight for a family member today. The CO website states it is diverted to Nagoya, Japan... anyone know the reasons for the diversion, and when this aircraft will make it to HKG?

Thanks

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User currently offlineCALMSP From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3923 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1739 times:
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A solar flare disrupted radio communications over the north pole. The flight is stopping in NGO to refuel b/c the longer route over Japan will require more fuel burn. It is due in about 6 hours late to HKG.


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User currently offlineIahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3396 posts, RR: 42
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1598 times:
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Just to add insult to injury, I understand the flight was delayed departing EWR by 2.5 hours due to either MX and/or Crew issues. .... Some days you just can't win....


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