Left for the airport at 3pm in the afternoon on the Uncle’s van… Didn’t really expected a long long night ahead… The flight was supposed to leave at 6.00pm but upon arriving at LCCT,  we (LeiHong, SingYee, HuiIng, SiewFen, SinYu, AiWen, Cindy, KaeShuang etc etc) only found out that the flight we are going to be on was delayed to 6.35pm… After going through the long long queue at the check-in counter, we finally managed to get some food at McD before going into the boarding hall…

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~LeiHong and HuiIng~

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~SingYee and Me~

 

Waited until about 7pm when the plane finally landed at LCCT and it took almost another 20 minutes or so before everyone finally boarded and the plane got into the air… So we left at about 7.30pm… Expected time of arrival was at 9.30pm…

7.50pm: Dinner was served… Fought back an urge to get something to eat and drink since the in-flight are always overpriced… Regretted on this later

8.20pm: Finish reading a book, started to read a second one on my PSP…

8.40pm: Started to fall asleep… Had been having very little sleep for the past few nights and felt drowsy…

9.xxpm: Woke up… Some time might have passed… But we were still in mid-air… Thought that we are finally reaching Labuan and were descending… A couple of mid air-revved up engines showed otherwise though…

9.35pm: Checked the watch and found the time… The captain’s voice echoed throughout the speaker… Informing bad news… We are to make a detour to KK International Airport as a thunderstorm in Labuan prevent the plane from landing. There were laughter and of course frustration among the passengers. I feel the more towards the latter… But since its the safe way to go… I guess its okay.

 

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~Outside is the KK International Airport

9.50pm: Plane descended and landed at KK International Airport… The head stewardess and the pilot seemed to be very very regretful of the situation though. So far, we have seen people coming on board onto the plane… Mostly field officers of the airport I guess to inform the pilot of the current situation…

So far there isn’t any information on when we’ll be making the return trip to Labuan airport… But worst case scenario will always be… We’ll be stuck in KK overnight…

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~Everyone is looking very tired~

Updated: 10.07pm: The captain’s voice came out on the speaker saying that the weather in Labuan has cleared up considerably… And that the plane may be able to continue it’s journey within 20 minutes or so…

Updated: 10:29pm: Still no signs of movements. The cabin crew rolled out the snacks bar once more and start selling drinks to the passengers again… I felt that in this situation, the more proper method may be to give out free drinks to those on board instead.

Updated: 10:40pm: The cabin crew seemed to be moving about getting everyone back in place… The captain informed us that we will me taking off shortly…

Updated: 12:23am: Just managed to complete this post… Arrived at Labuan Airport at around 11.30pm… Since I didn’t have the chance to check-in any bag, I didn’t have to wait for the bags to come out… So I went off first… And that marks the end of a very very long night

Finally…All I’m looking forward to now is a good rest 🙂

 

P/S: I heard from the guy sitting next to me that the passengers for the next flight from Labuan to KL who are delayed for more than 2 hours cause the plane(Which we are on) is delay obtained RM200 of vouchers from AirAsia…

Er??? Where is mine then??? I waited at the airport for more than an hour and a half and then on the plane for around half hour… And then a plane trip which was suppose to take only 2 hours got dragged to almost 4 hours… Sien ler… I want my cash voucher too 😛

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