Reliability of 9W flight status on website

Old Dec 25, 18, 10:05 am
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Reliability of 9W flight status on website

Hi there,

I am looking for tomorrow early AM GOI-BOM departure (9W 762) and all
is well on 9W website. While FlightAware showing this as cancelled. Same
flight number (maybe same equipment as well) is used for BOM-DEL and
that shows "Delayed" on 9W website while shows cancelled on FlightAware.
Who is correct ? Is 9W waiting until last minute ?

Thanks in advance...
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Old Dec 26, 18, 3:41 am
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in these situations i have always found it best to call 9w to get the latest information....
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Old Dec 26, 18, 3:46 am
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Kind of late on this... but yeah calling 9W is always the best thing to do.

Apparently 9W was correct.... it looks like the flight did take off & land on time.

I'm surprised though that Flightaware would get it so wrong and don't they get their information from 9W? Or is it from some other sources?
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Old Dec 26, 18, 6:02 am
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Originally Posted by PiperAtGatesofDawn View Post
Kind of late on this... but yeah calling 9W is always the best thing to do.

Apparently 9W was correct.... it looks like the flight did take off & land on time.

I'm surprised though that Flightaware would get it so wrong and don't they get their information from 9W? Or is it from some other sources?
Yes...This was really bizarre ! FA was showing "cancelled" until 60 minutes before the flight and then changed to
"on time". I had called 9W before and they had said the flight was operating and not cancelled. Many airlines
are notorious in not informing the customers until the last minute so I was confused as to what to do here.
I booked a $60 ticket for AI flight at the same time. Did not want my wife get stuck in GOI in the holiday
rush season. Ultimately the 9W flight operated on time looks like but she flew AI. Yes...FA was totally
incorrect and cost me 5000 FF miles on 9W + some tax which I will not get back :-(
If someone knows where FA gets its (wrong) information from, that would help me next time if similar
thing happens !
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Old Dec 26, 18, 1:45 pm
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Ouch. Well you know how this will go. Next time you won’t buy the insurance ticket and the flight will actually be canceled.
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