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Consolidated delayed/cancelled international flights (2024)

Old Apr 14, 2024, 9:11 pm
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UA38 HND-LAX 78X cancelled due to maintenance.
UA952 MUC-ORD 78X cancelled as plane was used to ferry crew from TLV. See https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/unit...1-muc-tlv.html.
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Old Apr 14, 2024, 9:56 pm
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Originally Posted by PLeblond
I guess I haven't been as lucky as you. My last trip through ORD required a bus transfer that seemed to drive via Wisconsin.

I've been luckier at EWR, including once getting a key to a hotel room from the transfer desk (key to the room... not a voucher) after a connecting flight cancellation while in flight. That was a fist (and only) for me but colour me impressed.
A bus transfer? How many years ago was that?
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Old Apr 14, 2024, 10:18 pm
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Originally Posted by JimInOhio
A bus transfer? How many years ago was that?
May have been when the ORD ATS train was shut down in 2019-2021 during refurbishment.
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Old Apr 15, 2024, 5:21 am
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Originally Posted by sonyeoshin
May have been when the ORD ATS train was shut down in 2019-2021 during refurbishment.
Probably so which was basically my point. Hasnt the whole FIS facility been recently rebuilt, too?
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Old Apr 15, 2024, 6:07 am
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Originally Posted by JimInOhio
A bus transfer? How many years ago was that?
Originally Posted by sonyeoshin
May have been when the ORD ATS train was shut down in 2019-2021 during refurbishment.
Yup. Haven't connected via the US since then. Try to avoid it entirely if possible and INT-INT transfers in most US airports is a PITA. Although it seems some airports are finally starting to check luggage through.
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Old Apr 15, 2024, 7:34 pm
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UA806 ICN-SFO 772 cancelled due to maintenance.
UA975 GVA-IAD 763 cancelled due to crew related scheduling disruption. Plane was supposed to do UA974 IAD-GVA today after arrival so that was cancelled as well.

Originally Posted by JimInOhio
Hasn’t the whole FIS facility been recently rebuilt, too?
Well, it has reconfigured, according to ORD website.

https://ord21.com/signature_projects...erminal-5.aspx
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Old Apr 16, 2024, 10:22 am
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Major flooding in Dubai

There are exciting times in Dubai. I arrived last night to some light rain. There have been storms all day today, which caused major flooding. DXB was closed and may have just reopened. UA163, which left EWR last night, has been diverted to Muscat, where it now sits. Its scheduled to leave in about 10 minutes for DXB. The return flight, UA 164, is showing on time tomorrow morning at 0155. The challenge will be getting from the hotel to the airport. Uber isnt showing any cars and there arent any taxis either, but hotel management seems cautiously optimistic that things will clear up in the next few hours! Lets see.

Update The departure from MCT has now been pushed forward by 30 minutes to 2100. I dont think theres a risk of a crew timeout; they have four pilots, the same number they have on the longer SFO-SIN flights.

Theres a fun quirk/glitch on the app. Ship #3017 is performing UA164 that departed EWR on Monday. The flight is two segments thanks to the diversion. EWR-MCT and MCT-DXB. I can check on the second segment and see the flight. It will be performed by ship 3017: all is well. However, if I pull down to renew, the ship magically changes from 3017 to 3004! Thats quite a trick.

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Old Apr 16, 2024, 11:08 am
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Originally Posted by ContinentalFan
There are exciting times in Dubai. I arrived last night to some light rain. There have been storms all day today, which caused major flooding. DXB was closed and may have just reopened. UA163, which left EWR last night, has been diverted to Muscat, where it now sits. Its scheduled to leave in about 10 minutes for DXB. The return flight, UA 164, is showing on time tomorrow morning at 0155. The challenge will be getting from the hotel to the airport. Uber isnt showing any cars and there arent any taxis either, but hotel management seems cautiously optimistic that things will clear up in the next few hours! Lets see.

Update The departure from MCT has now been pushed forward by 30 minutes to 2100. I dont think theres a risk of a crew timeout; they have four pilots, the same number they have on the longer SFO-SIN flights.

Theres a fun quirk/glitch on the app. Ship #3017 is performing UA164 that departed EWR on Monday. The flight is two segments thanks to the diversion. EWR-MCT and MCT-DXB. I can check on the second segment and see the flight. It will be performed by ship 3017: all is well. However, if I pull down to renew, the ship magically changes from 3017 to 3004! Thats quite a trick.
This is impressive to see:

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Old Apr 16, 2024, 3:55 pm
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Originally Posted by PLeblond
This is impressive to see:
It certainly is. It has been thundering for most of the day. I haven’t ventured outside, so it’s good—and scary—to see what’s going on. I’ve been hammering on the Uber app for over an hour: there are no drivers. If one does eventually appear that’s when I’ll brave this desert clime.

An Uber finally responded. The painter scheduled to leave Muscat in about five minutes. Let’s see if this story has a happy ending!

False alarm: the driver who accepted the ride says he can’t come because of flooding.

Another update: UA164, MCT-DXB, has been on a rolling delay since 2030. It’s now scheduled to leave at 2315 arriving into DXB at 0017, so I guess that UA163 will be delayed by 30 minutes or so.

The latest update is that MCT-DXB is delayed until 0500. I assume that the crew times out. UA163 is now scheduled for 0800 arriving at 1430.

Naturally enough, UA163 is canceled. The ship currently stuck at MCT will perform United 163 tomorrow. This flight is actually been delayed by three hours or so and is leaving. I believe at 4:30 in the morning. I suppose the good news for me is that I was switched to the nonstop flight on Emirates to LAX. At least I get home earlier than planned.

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Old Apr 16, 2024, 4:03 pm
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Originally Posted by ContinentalFan
Naturally enough, UA163 is canceled. The ship currently stuck at MCT will perform United 163 tomorrow. This flight is actually been delayed by three hours or so and is leaving. I believe at 4:30 in the morning. I suppose the good news for me is that I was switched to the nonstop flight on Emirates to LAX. At least I get home earlier than planned.

I hope that's in J....
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Old Apr 16, 2024, 9:33 pm
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UA924 IAD-LHR 763 cancelled due to maintenance. Return UA925 LHR-IAD on 4/17 cancelled as a result.
UA965 NAP-EWR 763 cancelled due to maintenance.
UA986 CDG-ORD 789 cancelled due to crew related scheduling disruption.
UA987 ORD-CDG 788 cancelled due to crew related scheduling disruption.

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Old Apr 17, 2024, 9:06 pm
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UA102 IAH-MUC 763 cancelled due to maintenance. Return UA160 MUC-IAH on 4/18 cancelled as a result. (This is not the usual routing however)
UA956 EWR-GVA 763 cancelled due to maintenance. Return UA957 GVA-EWR on 4/18 cancelled as a result.

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Old Apr 18, 2024, 12:51 am
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I KNEW this would bite me in the butt - just flew in to ZRH on UA 134 - no issues at all - flying back on UA 135 (same plane) on my GS requal mileage run - I chose this flight because the plane is the same - now its delayed 3 hours at least because they need a part - and there are no other options to get back until tomorrow - typical UA!

I cant imagine what broke in flight - just my bad luck I guess. At least the lounge is nice - I wonder if its open 24 hours?

ETA - something strange going on - my flight back to EWR will now be on the broken plane from ORD and not the plane I came in on - cant believe Im doing this.. They are taking my plane and sending it back to ORD on time - leaving me stuck here - I guess ORD is more important!

As Im watching my plane taxi away past the broken one from ORD my only happiness is realizing that UA may have to pay me to make GS due to EU261

What a total joke - UA canceled my flight home after taking my plane to fly it to Chicago - now Im stuck in economy to London hopefully connecting to the last flight to get home - no good deed does unpunished!
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Old Apr 18, 2024, 7:20 am
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Originally Posted by bmwe92fan
I KNEW this would bite me in the butt - just flew in to ZRH on UA 134 - no issues at all - flying back on UA 135 (same plane) on my GS requal mileage run - I chose this flight because the plane is the same - now its delayed 3 hours at least because they need a part - and there are no other options to get back until tomorrow - typical UA!

I cant imagine what broke in flight - just my bad luck I guess. At least the lounge is nice - I wonder if its open 24 hours?

ETA - something strange going on - my flight back to EWR will now be on the broken plane from ORD and not the plane I came in on - cant believe Im doing this.. They are taking my plane and sending it back to ORD on time - leaving me stuck here - I guess ORD is more important!

As Im watching my plane taxi away past the broken one from ORD my only happiness is realizing that UA may have to pay me to make GS due to EU261
They saw what you thought of their food and decided others would appreciate having that airplane more than you would. 🤪
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Old Apr 18, 2024, 10:37 am
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Originally Posted by fumje
They saw what you thought of their food and decided others would appreciate having that airplane more than you would. 🤪

Well - they must not hate me that much they had a *A cart waiting for me upon arrival at T2A - they escorted me through security then we took the rolls Royce out to terminal B. - made it just in time to not give my seat away.



Even got to take the rolls in the elevator! They made it clear that this wasnt a UA thing - its a service for *A - clearly as UA could care less about this 1k - and GS in 8 hours.. that will be the topic of another thread - was so appalled at how UA treated anyone who wasnt GS in ZRH.

fyi - economy sucks on LX too - but the chocolates still rock!
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