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User currently offlineRafabozzolla From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 1229 posts, RR: 0
Posted (14 years 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1510 times:

Varig flies daily to Japan (3x week to NGO and 4x week to NRT) from São Paulo-GRU via LAX. Recently it has increased its presence in LAX by adding a second daily flight dedicated exclusively to Los Angeles. Being a member of Star Alliance, wouldn't it make more sense to re-route the Japan flights to SFO (Because LAX has more origin and destination traffic), so that Varig could make a profit from flying to an important hub of UA? It makes sense to me!!!

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User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6567 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1466 times:

Los Angeles is a much bigger city than San Francicso, so there's more origin/ destination traffic to LAX. I guess there's also more Brazilians living in southern California than in northern California. I hope Varig will fly their 777s here when they get them eventually. Varig's flight to Brazil were always full since VASP stopped flying here and that's why Varig started the second flight. The777Man


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User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1461 times:

United also has a hub in LAX and lots of daily shuttle flights to SFO and the entire west coast.

User currently offlineFlyguy1 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1738 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (14 years 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1439 times:

Does Varig have plans to re-start JFK-GIG nonstop service?



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