unitedair
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SnowStorm `99

Sun Jan 03, 1999 6:23 am

How difficult is it to land in this kind of a storm that is going on in the Midwest of the United States? If you're not in the Midwest, it is really horrible! The snow is drifting into big piles of 3 ft or even more. It must be a big mess at O'hare and everywhere else to move all this snow off the runway. 70% of all flights are delayed or canceled. However flights arriving from Tokyo and Hong Kong arrived. Well, does anyone really care? Maybe not.
 
flyf15
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RE: SnowStorm `99

Sun Jan 03, 1999 6:33 am

Yea, were getting some snow in DEN :-) Here in Longmont (general aviation airport), flying almost totally stops during/right after snow storms, but soon after the storms are gone, the runway is plowed and everything goes back to normal.
 
AA727
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RE: SnowStorm `99

Sun Jan 03, 1999 7:56 am

I would if I had to go to the Unites States today because I always go through O'Hare at the beginning of each trip. But it's OK, American Airlines always takes good care of me.
Ben Soriano
Brussels Belgium
 
airplanekid
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RE: SnowStorm `99

Sun Jan 03, 1999 8:03 am

Here in Pnnsylvania it hasn't started snowing where I live but it will be coming soon.
 
Guest

RE: SnowStorm `99

Sun Jan 03, 1999 12:37 pm

I woke up this morning, and more than a foot of snow blocked my doors shut! I live in Dayton, Ohio. Now, we're having freezing rain. Oh boy, that's fun! My sister's boyfriend was supposed to be fly up to visit us today. He was flying from Charlotte to Cincinnati with US Airways, but the flight was cancelled. Looks better for us tomorrow.

Noel Benford
 
flyf15
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RE: SnowStorm `99 - AA and UA

Sun Jan 03, 1999 12:39 pm

According to the news, AA and UA have cancelled all flights out of ORD for today and tomarrow. Just wait and watch the Dow go do on Monday! :-)
 
AA727
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RE: SnowStorm `99 - AA and UA

Mon Jan 04, 1999 7:51 am

Operations should resume back to normal on Tuesday.
Ben

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