maps4ltd
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Your Most Delayed Flights of 2019

Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:16 am

Please state the reason, length, airline, and other relevant info

My longest delay was 3 hours 15 minutes on Southwest 4421 from STL to SLC on 31 December 2019 (N7709A, 737-700). The inbound arrived 1 hour late from sunny Fort Myers and an air conditioning issue resulting in a rolling delay that resulted in the assignment of a new plane.

What are yours?
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Re: Your Most Delayed Flights of 2019

Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:23 am

13 hour delay. AA. DEN-DFW.

Initial plane had an engine issue so returned to the gate and was taken out of service.

Was rebooked on a flight departing 4 hours later, but that (and the next 2) were cancelled due to storms. Finally got lucky. The final flight of the day made it out (13 hours after my original flight had been due to depart).
A318/19/20/21/30/40. B717/27/37/47/57/67/77/87. CRJ2/7. ERJ145/175/190. FKR50. IL62. MD11/82/83/88. TU154.
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UpNAWAy
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Re: Your Most Delayed Flights of 2019

Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:44 am

7+ hrs DFW-HKG mech problems on 2 Aircraft 3rd plane was the charm, but then waited 2 more hours for new crews.
 
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Re: Your Most Delayed Flights of 2019

Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:35 am

Four hours delayed departure due to excessive late-spring snowfall. May 21, 2019 on DEN-KEF Icelandair. Scheduled departure 1950 on 20 May 2019, departed just after midnight on the 21st. We sat on the aircraft at DEN for the entire time awaiting de-icing. Thankfully the connecting flight to LHR was being operated by this A/C so, well, there you have it.

My photo of the 757 TF-ISR approaching the gate in Denver speaks volumes. You can see it at: http://www.aeromoe.com/flightlog/flt725.html I noticed my webpage shows the wrong date. I will correct that when I get home.
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Re: Your Most Delayed Flights of 2019

Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:46 am

17 hour delay HKG-DFW.

Our aircraft from LAX had a “mechanical issue” which resulted in a 15 hour delay over there. AA uses its 77Ws on a LAX-HKG-DFW rotation.
 
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Re: Your Most Delayed Flights of 2019

Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:49 am

Had 4 hour delay on KQ from GVA to NBO.
Inbound arrived about an hour late, we were only about 30 pax from GVA, were bussed to the plane, stood in the bus for about half-an-hour and then taken back to terminal, just told some technical issue, only boarded again about 2hours later...then had to wait to de-ice (probably was standing too long, not sure if it would have been done on normal turn-around). All FCO bound pax were sitting on the plane all this time (routing is NBO-GVA-FCO-NBO). We did the scheduled stop in FCO, which also took 10mins longer than scheduled.
Eventually missed connection at NBO for JNB...it took about 3 and a half hours to get us to hotel, arrived there about 01:30am, waited about half-hour to get to room as well...woke 03:30 again for shuttle to airport 04:00am for new flight at 07:45.
Missed domestic connection in JNB for flight to GRJ, had to purchase new one...all in all arrived home 8hours later than scheduled
 
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Re: Your Most Delayed Flights of 2019

Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:47 pm

I only had one in 2019. My flight from FLL to LAX (AS) arrived on time but my onward flight to SFO on AS was delayed by 3 hours due to the plane being stuck at JFK due to a snow storm. Not a big deal though as I was on vacation and I spent the time at the LAX AA lounge.
 
buzzard302
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Re: Your Most Delayed Flights of 2019

Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:54 pm

20 hour delay due to fume event on the arrival of the aircraft. A320. I read about it almost daily on avherald but didn't think it would happen to me.

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