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Why No US Airlines Have 74M's  
User currently offlineJetjack74 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 7510 posts, RR: 49
Posted (11 years 10 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4400 times:
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Why do no US airlines operate 74M's. Are there regulations involved that make uneconomical to run. I see KL, KE, 5E operating them here to the US, but why not US carriers such as NW or UA?

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User currently offlineSafetyDude From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3795 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4371 times:

Most US airlines would rather use the 747 for high-density passenger routes. In NWA's case, they have a dedicated cargo fleet, so additional cargo on a 747 is not necessary. UAL needs the room for passengers as well.


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