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Old Jun 22, 09, 10:20 am
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Originally Posted by TEX277 View Post

The response makes sense to me. They are saying that although the weather at the origin and destination airport was fine, the weather along the route required additional spacing restrictions. These restrictions resulted in fewer aircraft being able to pass through at any given time and created subsequent delays.

Makes sense to me too. For example, I believe that flights coming into PHL are heavily influenced by the weather in the NYC area, due to the high volume of traffic in that corridor. So in this case, the weather PHL and YYZ might be fine, but if the weather at NYC is crummy, then there would likely be a delay.
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