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User currently offlineBehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4851 posts, RR: 44
Posted (11 years 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2456 times:

Hi...my friend was flying JFK-LHR-KWI-BOM last night on KU 102 but the JFK-LHR flight got cancelled because the KU B 777 had some big probs at LHR.

So then she was put on a UA 904 flight to LHR from JFK to connect with the delayed KU 102 dep LHR 1055am (scheduled) for KWI. However the KU 102 flight alongwith other flights from LHR were all delayed and KU departed instead at 1630...6 hrs late and I heard that an incoming PIA flight from KHI PK 787 I think was diverted to MAN from LHR.

Can someone please tell me what is going on at LHR right now as it seems that even the evening European flights to BRU-FRA-OSLO-CPH etc are all delayed by 2-3 hrs. Whats the cause for all these delays?

Any input shall be extremely appreciated.
Thanks  Smile

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User currently offlineLHR340 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2003, 877 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2413 times:

Strange, I haven't heard of any delays, and I haven't seen any fog today but it has been pretty windy so it may be down to fog or the wind.


A340 LoVeR! EC-GQK - LHR The Bussiest International Airport & 3rd Bussiest In The World!
User currently offlineTwa@fra From China, joined Nov 2000, 158 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2379 times:

i noticed the same last wednesday, many flights had a delay or had been canceld

didn`t ba changed last week something with their terminals @ LHR

User currently offlineBehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4851 posts, RR: 44
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2343 times:

Some thing definitely has to be affecting LHR delays and cancellations on Dec 14th as literally all flights are affected. Go check http://www.baa.com and see for yourself !!!

Isnt there any LHR based employee or someone close to LHR on this forum who can fill me and the others in on this wierdness that is taking place.

User currently offlineAirchabum From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 769 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2257 times:

The delays last Wed were due to LHR being on low vis procedures all day as a result of the fog which caused major delays to arrivals and departures (there was a thread about it but I can't find it now). I'm at work tomorrow so will try to find out what the problem was.


Biggidy biggidy bong
User currently offlineBehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4851 posts, RR: 44
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2102 times:

Ok so did anyone find out the problem at faced LHR concerning massive flight delays on Dec 14th?

User currently offlinePlanesarecool From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 4124 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day ago) and read 1970 times:

It's a typical winter in London, you don't expect everything to go smoothly do you? Sunday morning was VERY windy. What's worse is the wind was going from north to south, so it's competely cross the runway's at LHR. I'm not sure if this was the cause, but it's usually something to do with weather that screws everything up for the airlines.


User currently offlineSNBA319 From Netherlands, joined Oct 2003, 298 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (11 years 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 1944 times:

BA @ LHR will start changing flights to some EU-destinations as from summer schedule, or at least the BRU flights.

last week i was trapped in the low vis at LHR and my flt got cancelled. lets face it; LHR is sooo congested that if someone farts the wrong way everything gets stuck... Laugh out loud

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