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Old Aug 10, 07, 3:20 am
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I will. With any luck will be new F lounge.
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Old Aug 10, 07, 3:25 am
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Originally Posted by daumueller View Post
so they're gonna fly to the christmas island? is this gonna be non-stop?

*run*
With the equipment being the glorious avro?
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Old Aug 10, 07, 9:20 am
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Originally Posted by szg View Post
"The Austria(n) - Kazakhstan Connection"
Let's visit Borat's sister!

(sorry... I couldn't resist to make this obvious joke.)
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Old Aug 10, 07, 11:49 am
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Originally Posted by crossings View Post
Let's visit Borat's sister!

(sorry... I couldn't resist to make this obvious joke.)
But that would mean settling for #4...



(I successfully resisted the first time around, but I figure it's fair game now)
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Old Aug 10, 07, 2:56 pm
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Originally Posted by whiskey_sk View Post
With the equipment being the glorious avro?

Where can I book?
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Old Aug 11, 07, 3:36 pm
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Hopefully today goes better than yesterday. Missed 2 flights yesterday and stranded several hundred miles from where I was supposed to be.

Today, I'll miss another 2 flights - making 2 tickets needing rebooking
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Old Aug 11, 07, 6:03 pm
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I'm at LAX but they don't let us off the plane. All computers at immigration are down. Several a/c can't disembark. This will take hour. At least the APU is working, so we have AC and laptop power. It's bearable in F. They'll soon load some beverages.
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Old Aug 11, 07, 6:24 pm
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Originally Posted by flysurfer View Post
I'm at LAX but they don't let us off the plane. All computers at immigration are down. Several a/c can't disembark. This will take hour. At least the APU is working, so we have AC and laptop power. It's bearable in F. They'll soon load some beverages.

Shortage of Immigration agents ?
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=724374

I was stuck on an SQ flight a couple of years ago at LAX when the immigration hall was overloaded - 2 hour wait (in F) . After we disembarked another 2 hours wait at Tom Bradley International terminal INS (felt like a Y experience)
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Old Aug 11, 07, 6:36 pm
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It's 2 hours now, and we are still onboard. A/C has been refuled in the meantime, and I got some water. Due to U.S. customs, we cannot open our own stuff in the galley, as it had to be sealed before landing. Y is like Guantamo. At least the APU is working. Since we are only 4 pax in F, it's bearable.
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Old Aug 11, 07, 6:48 pm
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Originally Posted by flysurfer View Post
It's 2 hours now, and we are still onboard. A/C has been refuled in the meantime, and I got some water. Due to U.S. customs, we cannot open our own stuff in the galley, as it had to be sealed before landing. Y is like Guantamo. At least the APU is working. Since we are only 4 pax in F, it's bearable.
Perhaps a call to a fellow journo would be in order?

Los Angeles Times
202 W. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: 213-237-5000
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Old Aug 11, 07, 7:21 pm
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Originally Posted by oliver2002 View Post
Perhaps a call to a fellow journo would be in order?

Los Angeles Times
202 W. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: 213-237-5000
What's new ? Immigration into US a shambles ??

Any word on aircraft being diverted as they surely must be running out of space at LAX ?
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Old Aug 12, 07, 4:21 am
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Originally Posted by flysurfer View Post
I'm at LAX but they don't let us off the plane. All computers at immigration are down. Several a/c can't disembark. This will take hour.
LA Times:
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la...la-home-center
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Old Aug 12, 07, 8:08 am
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Onebody right now at MUC SEN lounge ?
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Old Aug 12, 07, 9:40 am
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Originally Posted by flysurfer View Post
It's 2 hours now, and we are still onboard. A/C has been refuled in the meantime, and I got some water. Due to U.S. customs, we cannot open our own stuff in the galley, as it had to be sealed before landing. Y is like Guantamo. At least the APU is working. Since we are only 4 pax in F, it's bearable.
So how long did it take in the end?
I read that some passagengers had to wait up top 6 hours...
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Old Aug 12, 07, 9:46 am
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Originally Posted by blue-sky View Post
So how long did it take in the end?
I read that some passagengers had to wait up top 6 hours...
The computers were down from 14-23h. The last pax came out at 4am.
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