SHUPirate1
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Air Traffic System: A Mess

Sat Jun 26, 2004 5:51 am

OK...here's the deal...I'm on UA 689 LGA-ORD, connecting to UA 653 ORD-IAH...LGA just escaped from a ground stop, meaning 689 will be delayed...fortunately, 653 is coming from EWR, which is STILL in a ground stop, and will be for another 10 minutes...please keep me posted, I'll try to get onto a.net during my layover in ORD, and will be on a.net until I get onto the plane at LGA...
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OPNLguy
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RE: Air Traffic System: A Mess

Sat Jun 26, 2004 5:58 am

Offhand, with both aircraft being delayed coming out of the New York area into ORD, I'd say that you'll be making your connection. There's also a chance, given the weather along the Gulf Coast, that IAH could also see its own groundstop/ground delay program. If that happens, your ORD-IAH could take additional delay, and thus give you a bigger connection window at ORD..

Good Luck!
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RE: Air Traffic System: A Mess

Sat Jun 26, 2004 6:03 am

you see, sometimes "A Mess" can turn out good...in a way!
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RE: Air Traffic System: A Mess

Sat Jun 26, 2004 6:04 am

When is such an antiquated system not a mess????
 
SHUPirate1
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RE: Air Traffic System: A Mess

Sat Jun 26, 2004 6:05 am

OPNLguy-Forgot about the IAH thing...they are showing close to a 2-hour delay...BTW, my inbound flight (which had been diverted to Harrisburg) just pushed back from the gate...
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wilco
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RE: Air Traffic System: A Mess

Sat Jun 26, 2004 6:26 am

There is another thread out there right now about the IAH delay. U might check it for more info.

-WILCO

[Edited 2004-06-25 23:26:59]
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SHUPirate1
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RE: Air Traffic System: A Mess

Sat Jun 26, 2004 6:33 am

Wilco-An IAH delay only helps me...that said, I still need help from an insider regarding flights 689 (LGA-ORD) and 653 (EWR-ORD-IAH)...then again, channel 9 should help...
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