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Consolidated "Delayed/Cancelled" International Flights (2016)

Consolidated "Delayed/Cancelled" International Flights (2016)

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Old Jan 3, 16, 5:22 am
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UA981 KWI-IAD 772 cancelled due to aircraft maintenance
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Old Jan 3, 16, 5:27 am
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Originally Posted by jiangning View Post
UA835 on 1/2 delayed (again) for 8H 40M and still ongoing... I suspect it may eventually get cancelled. "Not a bad start" for UA....
it did not. 9 hrs late. The same frame had a 3 hr delay the day prior also due to aircraft maintenance.

There are less cancellations these days on UA, but 9 hr delays IMO are just as bad if not worse.
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Old Jan 3, 16, 8:11 am
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and it continues on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year

UA122 IAD-LHR 752 cancelled due to operations

this daytime flight is so unreliable ...
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Old Jan 3, 16, 8:18 am
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Originally Posted by cfischer View Post
and it continues on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year

UA122 IAD-LHR 752 cancelled due to operations

this daytime flight is so unreliable ...
Not to mention EWR-LHR UA934 daytime flight is delayed 12h28m due to maintenance (and probably curfew issues at LHR).
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Old Jan 3, 16, 8:56 am
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Originally Posted by jjmoore View Post
Not to mention EWR-LHR UA934 daytime flight is delayed 12h28m due to maintenance (and probably curfew issues at LHR).
it's always nice to see when both daytime flights cancel the same day, especially on a day where the red-eye flights are sold out.

The same ship that is now supposed to fly UA934 has delayed UA312 this morning 4 hrs ... you guessed it .... due to aircraft maintenance.

they also swapped in a 2-class 763 ... operations is so messed up at UA these days.
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Old Jan 3, 16, 12:26 pm
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UX5278 YVR-SFO cancelled Jan 3 due to "severe weather conditions in our route network". Looks like the aircraft never made it up here from SFO last night, as UX5496 was also cancelled on Jan 2.

Any idea what the severe weather was that torpedoed this set of flights?
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Old Jan 3, 16, 1:24 pm
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Originally Posted by krentzie View Post
January 1. Cancun--Newark #1047

8 hour maintaince delay. OUCH
double ouch
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Old Jan 3, 16, 2:09 pm
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What an awful day yesterday .. Once again UA48 ...

UA48. EWR-BOM 772. 4 hr delay due to aircraft maintenance

Return flight from BOM. Approx. 2 hrs late
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Old Jan 3, 16, 2:49 pm
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Originally Posted by cfischer View Post
tomorrow

UA840 SYD-LAX 772 cancelled due to aircraft maintenance

that's 2 days in a row. Classy UA ... what a horrific start into 2016
Any idea which frame this is? Just want to make sure it's not the same one I am scheduled on for Wednesday's departure...
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Old Jan 3, 16, 2:58 pm
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Originally Posted by PsiFighter37 View Post
Any idea which frame this is? Just want to make sure it's not the same one I am scheduled on for Wednesday's departure...
One of them was #2021, but not mechanical issue.

You should be fine for Wed departure, unless if something happens on the inbound into SYD that morning (4/1 UA839 or UA863).
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Old Jan 3, 16, 3:49 pm
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Originally Posted by transportprof View Post
UX5278 YVR-SFO cancelled Jan 3 due to "severe weather conditions in our route network". Looks like the aircraft never made it up here from SFO last night, as UX5496 was also cancelled on Jan 2.

Any idea what the severe weather was that torpedoed this set of flights?
Dense freezing fog at YVR could be the culprit here. I flew in on UX6379 last night and the pilot said we were lucky to have made it down just in time as visibility was dropping quickly (it was clear when we left SFO but -2 C and dense fog when we touched down).
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Old Jan 3, 16, 5:40 pm
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Originally Posted by cfischer View Post
What an awful day yesterday
Indeed. The delayed UA 53 IAD-ZRH plane was turned around as 52 IAD-ZRH arriving 2h55 late this morning in ZRH.
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Old Jan 3, 16, 6:06 pm
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Originally Posted by JOSECONLSCREW28 View Post
If we're gonna have another one of these 100+ page threads again I ask that a legit reason is posted as to why the flight is delayed/cancelled.
How on earth do we know what the legit reason is? We can only go by what UA says it is.
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Old Jan 3, 16, 6:49 pm
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Originally Posted by worldtrav View Post
How on earth do we know what the legit reason is? We can only go by what UA says it is.
The issue is certain users claiming it's a MX delay when at times it isn't. No reason it's a MX delay operations it's a MX delay Crew is late MX delay aircraft swap MX delay. See what I'm getting at? I could care less if certain users get satisfaction posting about every delay/cancellation but come on at least post realistic info or don't post at all.
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Old Jan 3, 16, 7:10 pm
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Hello --

How about UA122 from IAD to Heathrow? Today's flight was canceled. What are "operational difficulties" ?

thanks for any info.
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