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Member since 20 Mar 2012
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SYD airport - has anyone experienced flight delays in or out of SYD International due to the severe weather? I'm departing 23/4 (am flight)
Member since 16 Feb 2012
Total posts 133
Yes, QF144 AKL-SYD coming into Sydney yesterday was delayed by >30mins
Flight aware states Sydney (YSSY / SYD) is currently experiencing:
Member since 21 Mar 2011
Total posts 428
Electrical storm, thats always the excuse blabered on the PA in the QPd at Sydney Airport.
When ever there is a rain stomr, its electrical, and for a few mins, flights are said to be delayed.
Trouble is esp for flights to NZ by QF, any delays of planes dep SYD will be late into NZ, and thus flights from NZ back to Aust will thus also be delayed.
Member since 29 Nov 2013
Total posts 440
Why wouldn't there be delays?
High winds, torrential rain, other basic transport infrastructure affected...Surely any reasonable person travelling ex-Sydney or into Sydney would expect distruptions. And as we all know, delays or disruptions in Brisbane/Sydney/Melbourne have significant knock-on effects across the rest of the domestic and international networks for most if not all carriers.
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SYD airport - has anyone experienced flight delays in or out of SYD International due to the severe weather?
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