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Old 07-08-2015, 07:08 PM   #21
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I was trying to read the WSJ and day trade on my United flight. Dang, things never go my way.



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Old 07-08-2015, 07:15 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by growing_older View Post
Still no good source of "why" but a few more details are emerging:

NYSE trading halt: Likely due to systems upgrade error - Fortune
Maybe they were trying to migrate to the new Windows platform and got the Beta copy by mistake !

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Old 07-08-2015, 07:22 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by Texas Proud View Post

Now, if you were booked on a flight with United, you got screwed... no backup plan in place.... not as big of news, but IMO more damage done...

I flew United to Savannah, GA from Houston at noon today and there were no issues. Matter a fact, the whole group of United terminals in Houston indicated no issues.
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Old 07-08-2015, 10:01 PM   #24
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I flew United to Savannah, GA from Houston at noon today and there were no issues. Matter a fact, the whole group of United terminals in Houston indicated no issues.

It was fixed by noon....

United, the nation's second-biggest airline, said more than 1,150 flights had been delayed and about 60 canceled by late afternoon.

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