What Happened in DFW Yesterday (Sunday)?

 
Old Jun 6, 05, 1:05 pm
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What Happened in DFW Yesterday (Sunday)?

AA departure schedule operating exactly one hour late across the board, on a good-weather day. (Did not seem to be restricted to AA, but then I really don't know that). USA Today Flight Tracker showing general airport delay but without the usual explanation.
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Old Jun 6, 05, 1:07 pm
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Originally Posted by jayer
AA departure schedule operating exactly one hour late across the board, on a good-weather day. (Did not seem to be restricted to AA, but then I really don't know that). USA Today Flight Tracker showing general airport delay but without the usual explanation.
Major Thunderstorms hit at approximately 0500-0700 at DFW which caused the trickle down of flight delays.
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Old Jun 6, 05, 1:35 pm
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It's called CAC or Company Arrival Control. When something happens to throw a wrench in the works such as t-storms earlier in the day, AA can and many times does implement a general 1 hour (or whatever duration) delay for all flights in an entire bank at a hub to acommodate connections.
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Old Jun 6, 05, 6:50 pm
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I was on one of the few flights that was right on time. 11:50 to GRR. Security lines were AWFUL though. Probably a GOOD thing for most DFW-originating PAX that most flights were running late. Thank goodness for elite secrity line.
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Old Jun 6, 05, 7:15 pm
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Originally Posted by mwhitted
I was on one of the few flights that was right on time. 11:50 to GRR. ...
OT: Geez, mwhitted, don't you ever get tired of that leg (DFW-GRR)?!??!? Ready for a change?
Are you going to consider TOL instead of GRR in order to claim the double miles special, or is that just too much of a drive?
http://www.aa.com/apps/netSAAver/Vie...omotionContent
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Old Jun 6, 05, 10:50 pm
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I was on the 8:57 to EWR... we were delayed for a bit, our crew was delayed and was swapped out for a really, really great crew than was originally headed to Ontario.
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