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Another reminder - check your flights' schedule

Old Sep 24th, 2008, 11:31 AM
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Another reminder - check your flights' schedule

Opened Delta, they've moved our flight by 1/2 hour. For us, it's a good thing, the layover in Atlanta is 2 hours now.

What worries me a little, there was no e-mail. We'll take this one-way flight after a 2-week cruise.

Just want to remind everybody to check their schedules regularly.

We'll fly January 18, almost 4 months from today.
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Old Sep 24th, 2008, 12:47 PM
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Delta generally doesn't bother sending out notifications for smaller changes, such as this minor schedule change, unless within 30 days or so of the flight itself.
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Old Sep 25th, 2008, 11:07 AM
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Delta doesn't even contact you about MAJOR flight schedule changes until about one month from departure. I found out by chance about a significant change to an international flight when I was on the Delta website checking a different itinerary/domestic flight and decided to take a look at how full the plane on the international trip was.

The flights on the return portion of the international flight had changed and Delta had me on a connecting flight that departed before my original flight even landed!

I discovered this 3 months prior to my departure and still had a really difficult time getting revised flights from Delta. We still didn't wind up with a very good flight schedule. I can't imagine how few options we would have had if we didn't know about this until 30 days prior to departure.

I now check out itineraries on the Delta website every week!
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And when you do get e-mails from your airline read them carefully. I once read an e-mail from Air Canada that I initially misread as telling me that my Madrid to Toronto flight had been moved 5 minutes earlier. This once months ahead of the trip and I wondered why they bothered to tell me. A wee later I reread it and realized it was 1 day and 5 minutes earlier!
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Old Sep 26th, 2008, 11:40 AM
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Oh, if I get an e-mail, I am immediately on the main website, not clicking any links provided in e-mail, but going from the home page to my reservation!
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thanks for the reminder Fania - I am flying delta in a week and did just check my reservations!
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