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Old 21.02.2015, 23:14
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Nightmare today at Geneva Airport

Anyone else get caught up today in the chaos at the airport today?The whole baggage system failed on one of the busiest days of the year, bad weather etc causing the airport to be closed.

Just when we should have landed we got redirected, and I ended up in Zurich!
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Old 21.02.2015, 23:19
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Re: Nightmare today at Geneva Airport

You don't get that with the TGV/Eurostar. (They can find other things to mess up the system occasionally though)

At least you were diverted to the same country
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Old 22.02.2015, 03:32
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Re: Nightmare today at Geneva Airport

For the baggage system, it's the fault of the Norvegians, computer servers are there....

A friends who works in the airport described that day as total madness.
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Re: Nightmare today at Geneva Airport

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For the baggage system, it's the fault of the Norvegians, computer servers are there....

A friends who works in the airport described that day as total madness.
http://www.tdg.ch/geneve/actu-genevo...story/13504094

- Flights delayed/canceled due to snow
- Computer glitches
- Escalator motor caught fire
- Automated baggage handling problem
- Frozen ground support equipments
- Staff overwhelmed
- Angry stranded passengers

Things are getting better though
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Re: Nightmare today at Geneva Airport

Days like that should hopefully make people appreciate other days when things run smoothly & how much work goes into running such a place ... but I doubt it will.
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Re: Nightmare today at Geneva Airport

We must have been frightfully lucky. We checked in at around 07:00 am for a nine o'clock flight - I suddenly remembered that we were flying on a Saturday in the ski season, and that even all things being equal, the airport was likely to be busy. I don't normally turn up that early.
In any case all was fine for us, we even pushed back a few minutes early and I only discovered about the mess on arrival.
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