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YYZ AC Delays - Runway Construction - April 7 2017

YYZ AC Delays - Runway Construction - April 7 2017

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Old Aug 4, 17, 6:59 pm
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I haven't been in an AC cluster before but geez..

their FLIFO tools are useless, nobody knows anything, the online rebooking tool says my flight is cancelled but the agents here say no...
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Old Aug 5, 17, 7:11 am
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There was a thread a while ago about PAX with EF and all the other tools having "more" information than the GA's.

The GA's (and other agents) have the official information, albeit filtered through various levels of incompetence.
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Old Aug 5, 17, 10:56 am
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Originally Posted by RangerNS View Post
There was a thread a while ago about PAX with EF and all the other tools having "more" information than the GA's.

The GA's (and other agents) have the official information, albeit filtered through various levels of incompetence.
I'm a pretty seasoned traveler (1MM on UA) and I know and am generally prepared for issues.. But UA is far better than AC with their self-service tools (e.g. they show inbound A/C info, AC's "cancelled flight service" was completely useless, in fact that one showed my flight cancelled while the rest of the systems just showed the delay). AC agents seemingly had no info, didn't really care, and there was no control or supervision over the process. Also, CO (and UA) would usually keep the lounge open during IRROPS but not AC.

From what i could tell looking at the agent's screen they had virtually no information, UA agents can see inbound pax, the crew, aircraft, etc. Here, they didn't know anything. They had 3 flights marked as using F63 at the same time.
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Old Oct 2, 17, 7:27 am
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...And then will restart again in October and run into mid-to-end of November.
When does the fun start again?
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Old Oct 2, 17, 7:31 am
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oh, I don't even know they are doing this again Oct.

I do have a few flights going thru YYZ for my EYW trips, that is going to be fun
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Old Oct 2, 17, 7:36 am
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They completed all construction in the spring and the fall shutdown is not required any longer.
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Old Oct 2, 17, 10:25 am
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lets hope AC takes the next planned construction more seriously this was a disaster.
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Old Oct 2, 17, 2:04 pm
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Originally Posted by johnston21 View Post
When does the fun start again?
As mentioned above by ChrisA330, they ended up completing all the necessary work in the spring and therefore cancelled the October work...

From the Toronto Star:
"In Tuesday’s news release, Pearson officials said the work was completed on time — ahead of the summer rush — and that further construction originally planned for the fall had also been completed, meaning another closure is no longer necessary."

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/201...st-runway.html
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Old Oct 2, 17, 7:44 pm
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As mentioned above by ChrisA330, they ended up completing all the necessary work in the spring and therefore cancelled the October work...
After a hellacious (sp?) spring with no warning from AC (see my posts upthread), I rerouted a bunch of travel in Oct/Nov to avoid YYZ.
How much compensation am I entitled to?
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Old Oct 2, 17, 7:47 pm
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After a hellacious (sp?) spring with no warning from AC (see my posts upthread), I rerouted a bunch of travel in Oct/Nov to avoid YYZ.
How much compensation am I entitled to?
If you are not flying AC, that is compensation enough.

Sort of kidding. But AC USA-YYZ-xxx hasn't been a lot of fun this year.
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Old Oct 4, 17, 8:28 pm
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Originally Posted by Plumber View Post
As mentioned above by ChrisA330, they ended up completing all the necessary work in the spring and therefore cancelled the October work...

From the Toronto Star:
"In Tuesday’s news release, Pearson officials said the work was completed on time — ahead of the summer rush — and that further construction originally planned for the fall had also been completed, meaning another closure is no longer necessary."

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/201...st-runway.html
Now, this article is partially true. although runway constructions won't be required, there are now some taxiway repairs that are causing some delays, due to very limited taxiway availability, causing some congestion. Flights are not cancelled, but some moderate delays are to be expected
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Old May 4, 18, 7:08 pm
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Old joke: "Toronto has 2 seasons - Winter and Construction"

Welcome to 2018. I love how the GTAA uses the word "rehabilitation". lol

Mods - Should we have a new thread, or change the date range on this one to include 2018?


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Old May 4, 18, 9:07 pm
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If you think runway rehabilitation is disruptive, try operating without doing it at all.
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Old May 4, 18, 9:12 pm
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The windstorm wrecked havoc on ops, causing a ton of delays. Smart move not to compound an already bad day when airlines are trying to play catch up.
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Old May 4, 18, 10:37 pm
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Originally Posted by CZAMFlyer View Post
If you think runway rehabilitation is disruptive, try operating without doing it at all.
I don't know what you mean.
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