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Old Oct 8, 19, 11:42 pm
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It can happen, but it's more likely in high season or when there's a mechanical check/correction that needs to be done soon on all aircraft of the same type (some of the A380 engines recently IIRC) or when an aircraft type used by the carrier is grounded (such as the MAX). If this is SOP, to me it would indicate a badly managed airline or a carrier experiencing financial difficulties.
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