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What's The Deal With The Stands In This Pic?  
User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Posted (9 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 3649 times:


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What's the deal with these 'remote' stands? How do pax get to them? Underground? Or are they bussed to them and then pax get into the little shacks, then go up escalators? If the latter, pathetic.

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User currently offlineBigGSFO From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2933 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 3631 times:

It's the latter. Was on an AA flight from SFO and we were off loaded there once. Almost took longer to deplane, wait for the buses, load the bus, and drive to T4 then the whole flight SFO-LAX. This was of course during the T4 upgrade.

User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3582 times:

What a waste. Might as well use stairs to get inside the aircraft. Also could have used the same 'structures' for planes on both sides, including the KE 'crafts, with bridges going both ways, since I am assuming that these are not boarding gates where pax lounge, and that they are only used to board. Either way, a waste.

User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3536 times:

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