KL696 - YYZ-AMS - Cancelled - Jan 24

Old Jan 23, 19, 9:08 am
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KL696 - YYZ-AMS - Cancelled - Jan 24

Just got notification from KLM that my flight from YYZ-AMS for tomorrow was cancelled. Have been rebooked on Delta, but anyone have any idea why flight was cancelled?
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Old Jan 24, 19, 2:46 am
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The outbound rotation KL695 has been cancelled, so there is no aircraft to return as KL696.

And why was that flight cancelled? I do not know. However, as the flight operates only twice a week [don't forget - there's a daily KL691/2 on the route, too, as well as a daily flight operated by their partner Jet Airways], it seems at least possible that the numbers booked didn't justify its operation.
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Old Jan 24, 19, 6:29 am
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Looks like that flight is generally operated by a 772. KL is currently down a 772 as PH-BQO sat here in YYC for a few days with "hail damage". (?)
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Old Jan 24, 19, 8:35 am
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Surely, any second flight in one day to a NA destination in January (and on a Thursday) will have a light load, so no wonder that this flight is cancelled if KLM is short of 1 aircraft now.
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Old Jan 28, 19, 3:35 am
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KLM seems to be short two 777's. Delta has taken over a flight to ATL until 5FEB. Nice detail: KLM will still provide WBC PAX with a Delft Blue house on the DL flight.
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