International travelers want San Francisco not San Jose...
the same for
Narita vs. Haneda
Miami vs. Ft. Lauderdale
O Hare vs. Midway
Heathrow vs. Gatwick
Charles de Gaulle vs. Orly
Malpensa vs. Linate
Frankfurt vs. Hahn
American Airlines maylay claim to SJC
.... The problem is that SJC
, is an "alternate" not a "major" International Gateway!
The San Jose boom is bye bye..... San Francisco still and always will have the well-heeled, businessman, wealthy, worldly crowd!
Even San Jose lost out to Sacramento for Hawaiian Airlines!
Even San Jose lost out to MartinAir and CorsAir!
Even San Jose lost out to Oakland for Jet Blue!
The 767-300, was used in the mid 1990's when the demand dropped, then it was back to a MD
-11 and finally to a 777!
MAH4546..... You are in Sweden???
It is a ways for you to know what is good in the San Francisco and San Jose market!
In addition to your reference to the ORD
flight feeding South America, you probably meant DFW
, as there are now daily flights to SCL
, and thrice-weekly service to EZE
In addition to your reference as to people in San Jose don't want to drive to SFO
! When the people in San Jose wanted to go to Taipei and Paris they chose to fly out of SFO
, and TPE
were embarrassing cutbacks for American Airlines.
San Jose has the importance of RDU
, in the American Airlines route network...
FADED GLORY... ONE ROUTE TO