Guest

AS SAN To YVR And Delayed Again.

Mon Mar 22, 2004 5:16 pm

AS 545 SAN to SEA
737-700
Sched: 6:25am

First attempt at departure: 6:25am
2nd attempt: 7:30am
3rd and final attempt: 8:45am.

We pushed the first time, taxied and returned to the gate, MX came on and we pushed again engine started and then turned off a minute later and we were towed to the gate. MX came back on and 2 techs worked on the issue. We pushed again and actually departed approx 2 hours 20 minutes late. Apparently there was a warning light that kept coming on and in the pilots own words. I dont know what this warning light means but the plane is safe.

I arrived into SEA and I missed my connection to YVR on Horizon. I went to the Horizon desk to get rebooked and the lady was extremly rude and tried to blame me for missing my flight. I normally stay calm but I clearly and angrily made sure she understood is was Alaskas fault 100% and not mine.

I was placed stand-by be her on a 1:10pm flight on Horizon to YVR on a Q-400 and I was not happy being stand by. Since I was getting know where with the agent I left and went to Alaska's service center where I was confirmed on the flight and issued a seat assignment.

This is the 2nd flight in a row that Alaska has been delayed more then 90 minutes.

I am flying Alaska to YVR again in April, May, and June and if those flights go well I will continue to fly them if I continue to be delayed then back to HP or UA I shall go.

Overall I got there safe and sound but late, I dont care for Horizon as an airline or their SEA employees but AS employees overall have been good.

Not much of a trip report but just a highlight of the problem flights.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google Feedfetcher and 31 guests

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos