Thunderbird1 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 225 posts, RR: 0 Posted (9 years 6 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5622 times:
I am going to be spotting at LAX on Friday--does anyone have information regarding landing and takeoff runway info, gate info, aircraft registration, etc., for the inaugural June 11 AI flight into LAX?
QANTAS747-438 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1856 posts, RR: 2 Reply 7, posted (9 years 6 months 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 5390 times:
I'm not sure if this helps, but LH lands at around 2pm from AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA with a 744 every day and almost always uses 25L to land. I would assume that AI would use 25L as well. However, ATC will make the final decision!
My posts/replies are strictly my opinion and not that of any company, organization, or Southwest Airlines.
Leskova From Germany, joined Oct 2003, 6075 posts, RR: 71 Reply 13, posted (9 years 6 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 4942 times:
I can look into Sabre, Galileo and Amadeus - but I can only do that tomorrow... so if no-one gets the data earlier, then I can supply it... although, the CRSs always only give a partial view - I guess that Sean is probably in a much better position to get precise infos...
B747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 19, posted (9 years 6 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4656 times:
I thought for sure it'd be AIC, AID, or EVJ (something about crew cabin space?
The flights are being staffed entirely with non-union cabin crew (executive crew, probationary new hires and trainees) until a final agreement on crew rest is reached with the union. Staffing has been set to an optimal complement of 19 cabin crew for this flight, compared to 16 on other 744 longhaul sectors.
B747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 21, posted (9 years 6 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 4570 times:
Why hasn't there been any Union Agreement yet??
AICCA is objecting to some of the workrules for the new hires (who aren't union members yet) and so they are stalling all along the line.
Nothing new here. When the 744s were first introduced, they ran almost an entire year of executive operations before the unions finally reached agreement. Even during SARS last year, executive operations were commonplace. Most passengers won't even notice the difference.
SeaMeFly From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 312 posts, RR: 0 Reply 22, posted (9 years 6 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 4545 times:
Excuse my ignorant... but is this a non-stop flight ? or does it make a stop in Europe? If it was a non-stop flight do you think they go west or east of India to LAX? I would think flying east is closer considering LAX is in the west coast of the US.