My mom was in the town for the past few days. She got a call last night saying her flight was cancelled. I jumped on Google and searched for her flight. It said:
And at the exact same moment, the United website said it was cancelled:
I called United and had her rebooked on another flight out of LGA. I asked the guy for the flight number and looked it up in Google to see the details. It said:
“Wait, that’s not where she’s going,” I told the guy. On the United website, the correct info showed up:
Ok, I know this information isn’t owned by Google, it comes from flightstats.com. But by enabling these quick searches, Google is implying that this date is accurate. The information is actually completely wrong and could really mess you up your travel. Beware. Double check the info with the source, not some middle man.