EBGARN From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 216 posts, RR: 0 Posted (4 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2162 times:
SK976 BKK-ARN just diverted to GOT. BA780, eta 17.50, is still holding. Check at www.flygradar.nu
This will be an interesting night and morning!
ID: ESSA Stockholm/Arlan, SNAMENDMENT
REPORT TIME: 23 13:31
VALID TIME: 23 November AT 14:00Z to 24 November AT 12:00Z.
WINDS: 340 AT 15
VISIBILITY: 4.3 MILES
CLOUDS: 15 BKN
TEMPORARY WX FROM 14Z TO 18Z
VISIBILITY: 0.4 MILES
CLOUDS: 4 BKN
WX BECOMING FROM 15Z TO 18Z
WINDS: 350 AT 18 GUST 30
TEMPORARY WX FROM 18Z TO 12Z
VISIBILITY: 0.7 MILES
CLOUDS: 5 BKN
Treg From Estonia, joined Oct 2001, 534 posts, RR: 0 Reply 6, posted (4 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2012 times:
Its a nightmare right now and not only in Sweden. HEL has been heavily hit and all flights from and to TLL have been canceled. Many flights were diverted and there was only 2 departures today (lucky bastards). I was siting at ARN from noon today and there were supposed to be 3 flights from ARN to TLL today. All were canceled
Next try will be tomorrow morning at 8:40 but the weather forecast is not promising at all
B747forever From United States of America, joined May 2007, 16574 posts, RR: 11 Reply 12, posted (4 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1841 times:
Quoting Larshjort (Reply 10): It might be that the wheather is bad at the other Stockholm airports too, or that the captain wants to go back to an airport where BA is flying to.
Quoting EBGARN (Reply 11): That may definately be a reason, but since BA780 (and probably a few others) re-fueled at NYO, it might be that they are running out of fuel. I guess they don't have truckloads of it on stand-by.
Okay, I see. Thank you guys.
Well the flight is scheduled to land at ARN around 23:30 again according to BA.com
TristarSteve From Sweden, joined Nov 2005, 3687 posts, RR: 34 Reply 19, posted (4 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1354 times:
Quoting LH4116 (Reply 17): How comes that the flight was diverted to GOT? Aren't there any airports closer to ARN that weren't affected by the weather?
Not really. We use NYO as nbr 1 fuel alternate, then GOT OSL CPH and HEL. The only other one is Jonkoping, but its not much further to GOT which has all the facilities. Go anywhere else, and the crew are on their own.