9W7130 RAJ-BOM 2Feb18

Old Feb 2, 18, 5:29 am
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9W7130 RAJ-BOM 2Feb18

Does anyone know why this flight is delayed by 14 hours? Call centre suggest itís air traffic restrictions at BOM but that makes no sense as later flights the same day have departed the same route.

How can a one hour domestic flight be delayed by 14 hours?
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Old Feb 5, 18, 4:46 am
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call centers rarely have the correct real time information....there are multiple times i've called the call center to ask about delayed flights only to be told incorrectly that the flights are on time....
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Originally Posted by HarryKUK View Post
Does anyone know why this flight is delayed by 14 hours? Call centre suggest itís air traffic restrictions at BOM but that makes no sense as later flights the same day have departed the same route.

How can a one hour domestic flight be delayed by 14 hours?
It can be delayed because of several reasons. Could be technical problems and they're waiting on some parts to fix the plane. Could be issues somewhere else and they've had to divert aircraft etc. etc. The best way to check where the delay has happened is to use a site like flightaware etc. to check the status of the incoming aircraft. That will tell where the issue has risen but not what's caused it.

Most likely explanation - since BOM is shutting its main runway everyday for maintenance all through the day till about mid Feb and causing major delays for all aircraft using the airport, Jet would have decided to reschedule some of their flights to ease congestion at the airport and use the airport only when the main runway is open.
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