URGENT: Need advice

Old Jun 20, 19, 2:33 am
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URGENT: Need advice

Flying SWISS via ZRH today and my 1h10 connection at the airport is made shorter by an inbound arrival delay.
Perhaps I will have 35 minutes max to make my connection.

As a first class passenger, is there any phone number I can reach out to - to ensure that I am met on the tarmac by a SWISS representative and a car to take me to my connecting flight?

Appreciate any advice from fellow FTers...
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Old Jun 20, 19, 2:45 am
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It would possibly help if you could share where you will be connecting to once in ZŁrich (chances are that you could still make it) however, to answer your main question, there's no dedicated number for tarmac meet-&-greet I'm afraid (it is entirely up to the airline based on a number of factors as I'm sure you're also aware).

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Old Jun 20, 19, 3:08 am
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Nothing to worry about. Relax and let LX manage it. You'll be fine.
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Old Jun 20, 19, 4:55 am
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Indeed, you will be taken well care of by LX and any misconnection will be solved.
Besides 35min for a transfer at ZRH is no issue.
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Old Jun 20, 19, 5:01 am
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Originally Posted by f4freeJunior View Post
Nothing to worry about. Relax and let LX manage it. You'll be fine.
Whilst thatís the most likely outcome, I donít find SWISSPORT nearly as capable as LH @ FRA & MUC, with LH there is the dedicated F number to call
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Old Jun 20, 19, 5:52 am
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LX did manage it. They managed to delay my connection to LAX by 4 hours.
So thank you all. I am patiently waiting at the airport now for my connection...
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Old Jun 20, 19, 6:00 am
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Originally Posted by gottaluvNW View Post
LX did manage it. They managed to delay my connection to LAX by 4 hours.
So thank you all. I am patiently waiting at the airport now for my connection...
A delay when you need it.

Enjoy the FCL!
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Old Jun 20, 19, 6:03 am
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Originally Posted by worldclubber View Post


A delay when you need it.

Enjoy the FCL!
I had the same thing recently, compounded by the fact the airline didnít enter any information into the system so no chance of being rebooked...
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Old Jun 20, 19, 6:07 am
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I had the same thing recently, compounded by the fact the airline didnít enter any information into the system so no chance of being rebooked...
In this case the OP was lucky, as the options to LAX are limited from ZRH in the afternoon. Doubly so in F.
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Old Jun 20, 19, 6:10 am
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In this case the OP was lucky, as the options to LAX are limited from ZRH in the afternoon. Doubly so in F.
I was trying to fly WAW-TLL, which is also limited as a direct flight in the afternoon. Itís lucky when the plane gods help us out like this itís nice when Lady Luck is on your side
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Old Jun 20, 19, 6:15 am
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I was trying to fly WAW-TLL, which is also limited as a direct flight in the afternoon. Itís lucky when the plane gods help us out like this itís nice when Lady Luck is on your side


You can usually count on a connecting train to be delayed on German Rail, but with LX you were both lucky, I guess.
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Old Jun 20, 19, 7:07 am
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Originally Posted by gottaluvNW View Post
LX did manage it. They managed to delay my connection to LAX by 4 hours.
So thank you all. I am patiently waiting at the airport now for my connection...
There are worse places to be stuck than FCLE in ZRH Did you try a day room ?

Although I doubt LX managed it for you but sure your aware of that Maybe they can manage some EU261 compensation depending on your arrival time at LAX
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Old Jun 20, 19, 7:49 am
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Originally Posted by gottaluvNW View Post
LX did manage it. They managed to delay my connection to LAX by 4 hours.
So thank you all. I am patiently waiting at the airport now for my connection...
Enjoy the FCL and hopefully your delay is eligible for compensation
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Old Jun 20, 19, 8:20 am
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You can usually count on a connecting train to be delayed on German Rail, but with LX you were both lucky, I guess.
In this case my flights were LO. The first flight was significantly delayed but as LO hadnít entered the information no SMS and no IIROPS rerouting possible.
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Old Jun 20, 19, 10:44 am
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What's the reason for the delay? Are you eligible for EU 261? If your delay is over 4 hours you may be eligible.
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