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User currently offlineAerlingusa330 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 357 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4329 times:

I've seen a couple of these jetways at JFK a while back and now I've seen them in this pic at Amsterdam(EHAM). Can someone tell me what the second jetway is used for/how it is used and/or why it's not being used for these a/c? Thanks a lot.

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[Edited 2005-09-28 17:31:48]


Shamrock 136 heavy cleared for takeoff runway niner.
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User currently offlineDrupyUSE From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 66 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4310 times:

Where is the picture?

User currently offlineAerLingusA330 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 357 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4291 times:

Sorry-pic's back up there. Take a look now-


Shamrock 136 heavy cleared for takeoff runway niner.
User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6729 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4290 times:


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User currently offlineGQfluffy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4269 times:

As George Carlin would say:

"...to expidite the boarding procedure..."

Seperate jetways for economy and first/business class...


User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4222 times:

The 2nd Jetway (the 'crane like' one) is so that passengers can board via exits located 'aft' of the wings (Door L4 on that KL 744 for example).  Smile

Thanks


Lee



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User currently offlineAMSSFO From Netherlands, joined Feb 2005, 952 posts, RR: 10
Reply 6, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 4164 times:

http://www.airliners.net/discussions...eral_aviation/read.main/2348949/4/

User currently offlineVT977 From India, joined May 2005, 59 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3911 times:

They use it for boarding. Infact I have used it once on SQ 25.


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User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3916 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3731 times:

Quoting Aerlingusa330 (Thread starter):
and/or why it's not being used for these a/c? Thanks a lot.

Amazing, I was just about to make a similar post... I thought these airbridges were designed specifically for 747s... so why are they not in use here?


User currently offlineEwratc From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 48 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3613 times:

maybe they will be used for the A380?


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User currently offlineSafetyDude From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3795 posts, RR: 15
Reply 10, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3575 times:

Quoting Vasu (Reply 8):
so why are they not in use here?

For the same reason that many US airlines and airports no longer have double jetways: they require an extra person ($) telling people to go left or right when they get down the jetway. Many airlines have found it easier just to board through 2L on widebodies.

-Will



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User currently offlineM404 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 2226 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3558 times:
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Substitute the above word easier with cheaper.


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