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Extra Cargo Hold Area On A320?  
User currently offlineAznCSA4QF744ER From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 692 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 5 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2298 times:

I traveled from ICN to SFO on United on 20MAY and I couldn’t help notice an ANA A320 with an extra hold area. Normally you would find on B777, B747, A340, etc types of aircraft. Why on A320? I’ve only notice that extra hold on ANA and not any other carriers.

[Edited 2007-05-23 18:35:56]

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User currently offlineHiflyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 2175 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2272 times:

Some carriers prefer having two aft cargo doors to speed turns. Some carriers containerize thru the main aft door and use the little door for small articles and last minute bags. The 727-200 series was also offered with either a single or dual aft door. Why didn't everyone? one more door adds weight, blocks cargo space with additional net restraints, and is one more maintenance issue if they go bad.

User currently offlineAznCSA4QF744ER From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 692 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2255 times:

HiFlyer,
Thanks for the info, is ANA the only A320 operator with two aft cargo door? I was very surprised with I saw ANA 320 with that extra aft cargo door.


User currently offlineTristarSteve From Sweden, joined Nov 2005, 4025 posts, RR: 33
Reply 3, posted (7 years 5 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2195 times:

No BA has it on the A320 as well, but not on the A319.

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