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Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:32 pm

The Weather services are beginning to predict a huge snow storm hitting Friday, Feb 8th for Boston & New England. Schedule disruptions seem likely.
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 3:12 am

The company I work for is already asking everyone how many RONs they can take from JFK and BOS. Seems like a complete closure of one or both airports is quite likely.

I was wondering, with 2+ feet of snow going to fall, what are they going to do with the grounded 787 in BOS? Will they stick it in a hangar and hope it doesn't collapse?
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 3:25 am

Quoting cotparampguy (Reply 1):
I was wondering, with 2+ feet of snow going to fall, what are they going to do with the grounded 787 in BOS? Will they stick it in a hangar and hope it doesn't collapse?

Who cares? It is a plane.

It will be dug out and deiced like any other plane. Heck, it cant fly so the snow will likely melt around it before it can move
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 3:34 am

JAL will not be able to be moved to a hangar I believe, as jetBlue will have their airplanes in there, it will not fit into the AA hangar, and Delta will have their planes in their hangars. They have recently put a few concrete barriers as weights on the nose and have linked it with heavy duty cargo straps to the strut (hope they don't snap!) It will be here until at least some time in March so it'll have plenty of time to melt  

Looks like there will be alot of pre-scheduled cancellations for Friday. Looks like a few of the international big boys are awaiting the latest weather updates that will be presented tomorrow so they can evaluate the possibility of coming in to BOS.

The only concern I see is the ability of airport workers to get to work. A lot of the employees are dependent on public transportation and with the severe weather forecast, this could possibly affect the staffing for a lot of companies at the airport. Hoping it won't come to that however.
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:25 am

Thanks for the heads up on this. I'm scheduled to fly through LGA on Saturday, and I see now that DL is offering free flight changes in advance of the storm. I'm on hold right now waiting for the manual reissue desk to sort out my itinerary...
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:32 am

Quoting jfklganyc (Reply 2):

Well who knows what could happen, moisture can get into places it shouldn't even though you think you've taped everything. It was just a thought.
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:53 am

Quoting icelandair75w (Reply 3):
Looks like there will be alot of pre-scheduled cancellations for Friday. Looks like a few of the international big boys are awaiting the latest weather updates that will be presented tomorrow so they can evaluate the possibility of coming in to BOS.

And if they’re considering YHZ as an alternate……we’re getting the same thing overnight Friday and into Saturday.
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:36 pm

Quoting icelandair75w (Reply 3):
JAL will not be able to be moved to a hangar I believe, as jetBlue will have their airplanes in there, it will not fit into the AA hangar, and Delta will have their planes in their hangars. They have recently put a few concrete barriers as weights on the nose and have linked it with heavy duty cargo straps to the strut (hope they don't snap!) It will be here until at least some time in March so it'll have plenty of time to melt

That's just the opposite to LO's 787 sitting here at ORD. Just chalked at all wheels with no engine covers and collecting dust sitting on a remote hardstand. Although the fire department loves it for training at times.

I know B6 will ask to park a few planes on remote stands anytime there's weather out east so I expect a call today, and I do know BA has a conference call later this morning about their plans over the weekend.

Finally, I have a lady friend who is stubborn and dead-set on going to BOS today for the weekend. She refuses to believe 2' of snow is going to fall.
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:11 pm

Quoting cotparampguy (Reply 1):
I was wondering, with 2+ feet of snow going to fall,

I'm not buying it. They always over hype the first storm of the year. Even more so this time because it's our first storm in 2+ years.

Quoting jcwr56 (Reply 7):
Finally, I have a lady friend who is stubborn and dead-set on going to BOS today for the weekend. She refuses to believe 2' of snow is going to fall.

I live here and i don't believe it. Heck, they named the storm "Nemo", how bad can it be? 
Logan never gets as bad as the interior because it's so exposed to wind which blows the snow away. Nevertheless, a foot of snow would still require some cleaning but nothing BOS can't handle. The good news is that the heavy snow is supposed to arrive during mid-day when the airport is quiet. Early morning operations should be unaffected, and I expect the airport will be fully functional by Saturday. Now the airlines that's a different story. We've seen in past that even when the airport stays open, the airlines chose to cancel the flights.
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:37 pm

Blizzard Watches for southern New England with wind gusts along the coast up to 70 MPH and snow fall rates of up to 2 inches an hour. This storm is not something to take lightly.
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:50 pm

I suspect massive pre-cancellations from the Boston/New England area as DAL, JB, AA, et al try to minimize the schedule disruption. It may not actually drop 2 feet of snow, but it won't matter. The airlines will prepare for 2 feet.
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:13 pm

AA begin to zero out some inventories (seats that were still available for sale) on long haul flights out of JFK on Feb 8

JFK-CDG
JFK-EZE
JFK-GIG
JFK-GRU
JFK-LHR (except for the morning flight)
EZE-JFK
GIG-JFK
GRU-JFK
LHR-JFK

No seats available... probably will be cancelled shortly.
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:15 pm

Thread topic changed to " Snow Storm Nemo - Feb/8 - Northeast Impact " to better cover the entire region now subject to a huge impact.

Storm info on Weather.com

http://www.weather.com/news/weather-winter/winter-storm-nemo-20130206

[Edited 2013-02-07 14:18:46]
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:51 pm

On a personal note, I hate how the Weather Channel is now naming winter storms.
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:03 pm

The media did not over hype Hurricane Sandy. This looks like the winter equivalent. Always better to be prepared than caught by surprise. When there is a foot of new snow on the ground everything grinds to a halt.
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:21 pm

Looks like both Delta and American have cancelled most Europe-JFK-Europe flights for tomorrow (Friday Feb 8). Aircraft will remain in Europe all day tomorrow, and then resume flying to JFK on Saturday.
 
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:39 pm

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 12):
Thread topic changed to " Snow Storm Nemo - Feb/8 - Northeast Impact "

I suggest changing it again to "Northeast Dekana Impact Feb/8"  
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:56 am

0900 in the UK Friday and BA have cancelled all flights to BOS JFK EWR.
Virgin still have flight VS003 to JFK running ETA 12:30 local, however the rest of their flights to BOS JFK EWR are
now cancelled.
Departures for Saturday are all as normal, so far.

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Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:49 am

All evening UA flights from JFK have been cancelled, all flights after 3:00PM from EWR for UA cancelled, and all flights after 1:00 PM from LGA for UA cancelled as well.
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:19 am

AF022 to JFK departed CDG this morning at 10:27 LT but all aother AF flights to JFK are already cancelled (AF006 / 010 / 008 ).
AF338 CDG-BOS is also cancelled.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:25 am

AAs last arrival at JFK is 1450 and Last scheduled departure is at 1550. The first arrival one Saturday 2/9 is scheduled for 1300 the first scheduled departure is set for 1240.

Air Berlin - Ops cxld Friday
Royal Jordanian does not operate on Fridays
Finnair - plans on operating, ETA JFK at 1600 schd departure 1745 (although this is when winds are suppose to be bad. Deicing ops can't take place with winds above 40 knots.) they may have an issue.
LAN - plans on operations thier last departure at 1500. There was talk of them ferrying equipment to MIA.
Qatar - plans on a 1415 ETA at JFK with a departure at 1615.

It's going to be real messy up here today.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:40 pm

Quoting csturdiv (Reply 13):
On a personal note, I hate how the Weather Channel is now naming winter storms.

Yet people keep referring to the names like sheep, when it isn't official. Win for a dying cable channel.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:42 pm

I'm on AA1510 tomorrow with a scheduled arr in JFK @ 1430, connecting to AY6 @ 1745.

So far, everything is showing as scheduled. Fingers crossed.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:52 pm

Deval Patrick just announced that all vehicle traffic on MA roads is ordered to cease at 1600.

Looks like last outbounds at BOS - at least on DL - are at about 1500. The 1445 ATL, for example, is going.

So it looks like they are going to have to shut the station down quick as everybody has to be out the door by not much after 1500 (the last trains are at 1530).

Good luck to everyone out there!
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:13 pm

I wonder how the NFL feels about NY for the Super Bowl now? I'm sure it will go off without a hitch next year, but this is a nice preview of what could happen when locating a game up north during winter.
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:22 pm

Quoting kjfk527 (Reply 20):
Finnair - plans on operating, ETA JFK at 1600 schd departure 1745 (although this is when winds are suppose to be bad. Deicing ops can't take place with winds above 40 knots.) they may have an issue.

Looks like AY has canceled its JFK turn today.

Quoting Gatorman96 (Reply 24):
I wonder how the NFL feels about NY for the Super Bowl now? I'm sure it will go off without a hitch next year, but this is a nice preview of what could happen when locating a game up north during winter.

Didn't the game in Dallas a couple of years back get hammered by ice? I like watching football being played in the elements...on TV. If I was going to shell out a couple of thousand for a Super Bowl ticket, it'd be pretty annoying it if snowed heavily all game.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:41 pm

Quoting MSYtristar (Reply 25):
Didn't the game in Dallas a couple of years back get hammered by ice?

Not hammered like New England, New York or Chicago can be - but enough ice to mess with the ability of the Dallas area highways.

And having to get the sheet ice off the top of the stadium before it would fall on spectators trying to get into the stadium.

Quoting MSYtristar (Reply 25):
I like watching football being played in the elements...on TV. If I was going to shell out a couple of thousand for a Super Bowl ticket, it'd be pretty annoying it if snowed heavily all game.

It is definitely more fun to watch on TV. Though the funniest game I ever saw was Philly at Chicago. The weather wasn't terribly bad, but there was a fog hanging about 10 ft above the field level. The fans in the stands and the coaches in the press box couldn't see the action on the field.

Throwing a high pass or a kick was interesting because it was "Wonder where it will come down?"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fog_Bowl_(American_football)

[Edited 2013-02-08 11:43:43]
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:53 pm

Quoting csturdiv (Reply 13):

Me too its just sensationalist crap. Please refrain from calling this storm by a name
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:08 pm

Regarding JFK, BEL501 and MSR985 both arrived at JFK this afternoon. Flightaware is showing BEL502 back to BRU departing at 1730 and MSR986 departing back to CAI at 1850. That should be interesting...

Also, does anyone know what DL at JFK is going to do with its planes on the ground? They've had a few international inbounds come in (N169DZ from MAD, N661US from NRT) that are scheduled to operate flights tomorrow. Just wondering if they will stay on their gates or if they will try to find some hangar space.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:30 pm

Quoting MSYtristar (Reply 25):
Didn't the game in Dallas a couple of years back get hammered by ice? I like watching football being played in the elements

Yes and it certainly caused a logistical nightmare, but what is more likely in the future: an ice storm in a southern state or a snow storm in the northeast? The NFL is playing against the odds big time with next years Super Bowl. Plus Dallas Stadium is an indoor facility so weather wasn't a factor in the actual game...
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RE: Snow Storm Nemo - Feb/8 - Northeast Impact

Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:34 pm

Since I used to work at Pratt (East Hartford, CT) and have family in Boston, I wish everyone luck. At least this "Nemo" is scary enough to have preparations take place (such as closing the airport).

Quoting TW870 (Reply 23):

Deval Patrick just announced that all vehicle traffic on MA roads is ordered to cease at 1600.

Sensible. The greatest number of deaths in a storm are due to road traffic. I wouldn't want to drive the ambulance to rescue crash victims... Actually, can an ambulance deploy in 60mph winds?

Quoting csturdiv (Reply 13):
On a personal note, I hate how the Weather Channel is now naming winter storms.

Why? I'm personally amused to see Disney characters blamed for mayhem. Its more fun than 'storm of 78.' In particular for years with multiple storms. I personally prefer wunderground, so I guess the weather Channel had to do something.

Quoting traindoc (Reply 14):
When there is a foot of new snow on the ground everything grinds to a halt.

How much is now predicted? 18" still?

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RE: Snow Storm Nemo - Feb/8 - Northeast Impact

Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:06 pm

One thing I just have to opine on here - this storm is not named "Nemo" by any agency with any official capacity. There is no naming convention for winter storms, nor has there ever been one. "Nemo" is a publicity stunt by The Weather Channel designed to increase ratings, and has no basis in objective reality. The National Weather Service does not refer to this storm as Nemo, nor does it have plans to refer to future storms by name. The naming of winter storms is just the further dumbing down of American society and culture. That is all.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:45 pm

I have been looking at the faa site about airport delays, nothing so far except PHL, low ceiling.
Really??? It has been snowing sideways in Manhattan and visibility less than 1/2 mile and no delays at LGA, JFK or EWR??
Any news?
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:55 pm

Diversions from Toronto within the last hour
AC 883 to North Bay
AC 879 / AF 356 / German Cargo 3141 to Detroit
EK 241 to Washington IAD : This is going to be a long day for everyone as pilots will probably run out of duty time.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:58 pm

Quoting TK787 (Reply 32):
no delays at LGA, JFK or EWR??

Virtually all the flights have been cancelled, so indeed there are no delays at the moment.
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:33 pm

Quoting don (Reply 33):
Diversions from Toronto within the last hour

AC540 from SEA has also diverted to North Bay.

Mr. Harlot is stuck trying to get home from YYZ. Fortunately he didn't budge from his hotel in Kitchener this morning and is holed up there.
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:14 pm

Quoting Siren (Reply 31):
One thing I just have to opine on here - this storm is not named "Nemo" by any agency with any official capacity. There is no naming convention for winter storms, nor has there ever been one. "Nemo" is a publicity stunt by The Weather Channel designed to increase ratings, and has no basis in objective reality.

When did this start? I assume this year, because some other storm had a weird word associated with it.

This is really annoying. Why are other outlets (like this website) picking this up?

How does this help the Weather Channel?

The local stations here have not been referring to it. Then again this storm only dumped about an inch of snow, so there wasn't much talk about the storm when it blew thru. (Was it even named then? When does the storm get a name - after it threatens the East Coast?)
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:24 pm

Might it be that I picked a bad time and place for my first visit to the US in eleven years?

(Sitting in Boston at 6.30pm on Friday watching the snow falling and wondering about my flights back to India on Monday...)
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:33 pm

Quoting TK787 (Reply 32):
It has been snowing sideways in Manhattan and visibility less than 1/2 mile and no delays at LGA, JFK or EWR??

JFK - Only seven arrivals between 4 and 5 pm EST - no reason for delays on that light schedule, only one arrival after 5 pm,
a few more departures, but not enough to even crowd one runways

http://flightaware.com/live/airport/KJFK

LGA - No arrivials since 3:30 and only 10 departures since 4

http://flightaware.com/live/airport/KLGA

EWR - Only FDX and UPS and DHL moving since 5

http://flightaware.com/live/airport/KEWR

BOS - Nothing in or out since 3:30

http://flightaware.com/live/airport/KBOS

The pre-emptive cancellations kept a lot of people from being stuck in terminals, even though they are probably unhappy at home or their hotels right now.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:47 pm

Quoting ADent (Reply 36):
This is really annoying. Why are other outlets (like this website) picking this up?

Not picking on you, but why does this seem to bother people so much?

Easier to remember as a point of reference
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:48 pm

Quoting rfields5421 (Reply 38):
BOS - Nothing in or out since 3:30

The Governor has prohibited all vehicle traffic, except for emergency personnel, I believe that started at 4PM local.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:52 pm

Quoting rfields5421 (Reply 38):
The pre-emptive cancellations kept a lot of people from being stuck in terminals, even though they are probably unhappy at home or their hotels right now.

No kidding!

When I was a United flight attendant based at BOS in 1999, I was pass-riding home to SFO during a February snowstorm. The airport was open all day and grinding along, and people we miserable, stuck on airplanes on the apron and flopped on the floor in the terminal.

I got to the airport at 0700 and finally got on a 727-200 to IAD at 1700. That flight was already a few hours late. We boarded and then sat on the de-ice pad in near zero visibility in blowing snow for a couple of hours. Flight attendants were great to everyone and I had a few Jack Daniels since I was off duty and out of uniform. Finally made it to IAD to catch the 9PM 757 to SFO.

Bottom line was that, though I actually have fond memories of the time, most passengers were completely miserable, and it would have made a billion percent more sense to leave everyone at their hotels or at home and just re-run the operation the next day.
 
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Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:13 am

Quoting silentbob (Reply 40):
The Governor has prohibited all vehicle traffic, except for emergency personnel, I believe that started at 4PM local.

That was a blatant over reaction in my opinion considering a lot of employers didn't let people out before 4 or 5. I was out on I-495 at 4:15pm and the roads were perfectly good to drive on. I stopped at Walgreens which was still open. The gas station next to it was still open too, and so was the supermarket next to it. There were maybe 3 inches of snow on the ground by 5pm and as of now (7pm), there is still no wind although it looks like my deck is up to about 5 inches by now. Still nothing significant by New England standards. It's early tomorrow morning when everyone will want ot get in their cars and go skiing that they'll have to worry about  

[Edited 2013-02-08 16:20:52]
 
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Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:27 am

Quoting bobloblaw (Reply 27):

Just wondering, are you located in an area that is being slammed by the storm? Because I am, and I can tell you that this storm seemed to have earned the right to be named and it isn't even at its peak. I don't mean to sound like I'm being a jerk, but I think "sensationalist crap" is a bit much, especially to the large amount of people here on the island who still have half a house and no heat from Sandy.
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Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:52 am

Quoting airportugal310 (Reply 39):
Not picking on you, but why does this seem to bother people so much?

Easier to remember as a point of reference

If we want to name winter storms, let's form a governing body to do so - to draw up a list of names, a criteria by which a storm reaches the strength to be named, and so on - like as is done with hurricanes.

Right now, it's a purely arbitrary thing done by a television network for the purposes of ratings. If storms are to be named, there needs to be a universal standard by which we adhere to it. Simple.
 
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Sat Feb 09, 2013 1:31 am

Quoting Siren (Reply 44):
Quoting airportugal310 (Reply 39):Not picking on you, but why does this seem to bother people so much?

Easier to remember as a point of reference
If we want to name winter storms, let's form a governing body to do so - to draw up a list of names, a criteria by which a storm reaches the strength to be named, and so on - like as is done with hurricanes.

Rather than naming the storm for a cute character Nemo,

this storm should be named something like Grizzley, or Fizzle, if they are going to have a name.

Perhaps the main reason it bugs me is that there is no criteria for which storms are 'big' enough to have names.

For a hurricane, it is a easy distinction.

For a snowstorm - what's the criteria - TV ratings?
 
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Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:20 am

I have to imagine that these are "snow birds" being kept out of Nemos path (plus two more out of view): http://www.flickr.com/photos/vandarix/8456544043/
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Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:26 am

Lots of extra RONs in DFW this afternoon since no one is flying into the Northeast.
DL, UA/CO had numerous aircraft parked on the stand of Terminal E.
AA had numerous aircraft parked on their stands too.

Lots of extra RONs in DTW this evening as DL cancelled everything headed to the Northeast.
 
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Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:29 am

This has probably already been addressed (WAAAAY too tired to search tonight - deal with it!   ), but WHY are we now naming non-tropical storms?????? UGH.
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Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:46 am

My dad was on his way home from GRU, only to have his JFK-BUF flight (on DL) get canceled. Luckily his DL flight GRU-JFK arrived early and he was able to hop on the first B6 JFK-BUF flight of the day.

Meanwhile, a DL flight DTW diverted to BUF due to a pressurization issue only to be grounded here due to the weather: http://www.buffalonews.com/apps/pbcs...30208/CITYANDREGION/130209199/1010

And the Sabres managed to make it to New York, so their game against the Isles tomorrow should be OK: http://buffalo.ynn.com/content/sport...the-snow--ready-to-face-islanders/

[Edited 2013-02-08 19:54:12]
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