LAX to ORD AS 1232 , typical O’Hare delay

Old Jun 30, 19, 2:14 pm
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LAX to ORD AS 1232 , typical O’Hare delay

Typical O’Hare delay now going on 2 hours in LAX. Should of stuck to my guns and went home to Seattle overnight then fly from Seattle to Milwaukee with a train to downtown Chicago. Instead stayed in a hotel in LA another night for this leg. O’Hare just sucks.

Literally just notified now delay nearing 3 hours.
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Old Jun 30, 19, 2:21 pm
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Originally Posted by Xrayman View Post
Typical O’Hare delay now going on 2 hours in LAX. Should of stuck to my guns and went home to Seattle overnight then fly from Seattle to Milwaukee with a train to downtown Chicago. Instead stayed in a hotel in LA another night for this leg. O’Hare just sucks.

Literally just notified now delay nearing 3 hours.
It is not O'Hare's fault. Until humans figure out how to safely fly multiple commercial planes through and land them during thunderstorms, there will be delays. It you want to avoid delays, don't fly during thunderstorms at this time of year.
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Old Jun 30, 19, 2:39 pm
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It is not O'Hare's fault. Until humans figure out how to safely fly multiple commercial planes through and land them during thunderstorms, there will be delays. It you want to avoid delays, don't fly during thunderstorms at this time of year.

funny that the same storm affects Milwaukee and same snow pattern in winter. I’ve been lucky that the Seattle to MKE flight has not once cancelled or significantly delayed.

Its the organization and crowds of ohare. One flight delay for 15 minutes kicks every single plane down the line which leads to hour delays and most frustrating is the uncertainty.

So in response I have no issues with the humans capabilities to respond to inclement weather but rather Ohare itself.
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Old Jun 30, 19, 4:47 pm
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Now in the air. Airbus and sitting FC 2D. The seat recline button doesn’t work or the leg support. The FA must do this manually while I stand up.
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Old Jul 1, 19, 12:38 am
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Originally Posted by Xrayman View Post
Now in the air. Airbus and sitting FC 2D. The seat recline button doesn’t work or the leg support. The FA must do this manually while I stand up.
Pretty typical AIrbus F behavior. I've had it a couple times this year and have observed passengers around me with the same issue.
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Old Jul 1, 19, 8:21 am
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funny that the same storm affects Milwaukee and same snow pattern in winter. I’ve been lucky that the Seattle to MKE flight has not once cancelled or significantly delayed.

Its the organization and crowds of ohare. One flight delay for 15 minutes kicks every single plane down the line which leads to hour delays and most frustrating is the uncertainty.

So in response I have no issues with the humans capabilities to respond to inclement weather but rather Ohare itself.
Ummmmm.....the airport didn't grow organically, all by itself; isn't it the humans who "planned" (or maybe a better term is "didn't plan well") for over-capacity at O'Hare? You're absolutely correct: MKE doesn't have as many issues because it doesn't have (or "the humans have not planned for") so many flights and people.

And, there are plenty of times every day around the world when - no matter what airport and no matter how few planes are involved - flying isn't possible and schedules can't be met simply because of inclement weather. No human involvement required.
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