Access-Air From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1940 posts, RR: 12 Posted (7 years 2 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 6794 times:
Hello guys. A friend and I have been noticing some changes in the utilization of gates at TBIT and Terminal 4 at LAX.
Apparently we have noticed that the Qantas flights that usually park on their inbound legs at either Terminal 4 gates 41 or 43 have for the past few days have been parking at TBIT. Prime example is Flt 93 on both the 20th and 21st usually park at T4 Gate 43, both days they parked at TBIT 101.
We have also been noticing that that the American International flights thsat usually park at 43 or 41 for their arrivals are now parking at the domestic gates such as 48A/B and 49. Is there some sort of construction being performed at Gates 41 and 43?
I guess when you observe the day to day happenings at an airport such as LAX you take note of something that is out of the ordinary. Can anyone help to explain the reason for the deviation from the normal gate ops? I would so much appreciate it...
LACA773 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 4140 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (7 years 2 months 9 hours ago) and read 4766 times:
How is everything going so far? It seems like a lot of shifting around has had to occur to make this happen.
In regards to AA using the C-4 area. do passengers get transported to the hardstands and board immediately or do they have an area for holding prior to boarding.
Did they add additonal jetways at the West Gates for these renovation products or are they all stair boarding?
I've wondered why LAX has never had at least a few mobile lounges?
Ikramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21781 posts, RR: 59
Reply 7, posted (7 years 2 months 2 hours ago) and read 4622 times:
Buses, buses, buses!!
I was at T4 yesterday and looking out from the Admirals Club, only the ends of the piers were being used. QF had a flight parked at the end of TBIT, and AA had a couple at the end of T4. Most gates had blockades in front of them, but it did look like they had a couple set up to receive jets. It's just that those jets couldn't pass another parked jet in the process. Too close.
They were boarding QF108 to JFK when I was there, and people were bused out to wherever 108 was. Luckily for me, I was on 114 to EWR and we were in 42B, not the odd side. QF108 took off right ahead of us even though they closed boarding over 1/2 hour beforehand, so the boarding process was much longer than it normally is due to the busing.
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