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Martinair/AMS 3/5/2005

Sun Mar 06, 2005 6:52 am

Martinair is apparently running 30+ hours behind on their MCO-AMS route and saying its because the airport is closed. Any news or wether AMS really is closed or not...and if so..why?
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RE: Martinair/AMS 3/5/2005

Sun Mar 06, 2005 7:10 am

Massive amounts of snow. Up to 2 foot in certain places in NL but 1 foot at AMS. This is highly unusual in the Netherlands to ever happen, let along in March. Add to that fog for yet some more delays.

Schiphol has reopened but with limited services only. Transfer pax are given a preferential treatment with 1000s still stranded at the airport.
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RE: Martinair/AMS 3/5/2005

Sun Mar 06, 2005 7:57 am

Departure of flight MPH631 AMS-MCO, which should have left AMS today at 1405LT, is delayed until tomorrow (sunday) 1930LT.
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RE: Martinair/AMS 3/5/2005

Sun Mar 06, 2005 8:37 am

Thx. Was wondering what the deal was. I've been off for two days....

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