TWA1985
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OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:12 am

Here is SFO - ORD :

Remember, meal service listed is for all classes of service unless seperated by a slash "/" symbol.

American 160
12:15 am - 5:58 am
DC-10
Snack /
Daily

United 136
12:25 am - 6:10 am
DC-10
Snack
Daily

American 62
7:00 am - 12:45 pm
Boeing 727-200
Breakfast
Daily

United 122
7:15 am - 1:15 pm
DC-10
Breakfast
Daily

American 182
9:15 am - 3:08 pm
DC-10
Breakfast
Daily

United 126
10:05 am - 4:00 pm
DC-10
Lunch
Daily

American 214
10:58 am - 4:49 pm
Boeing 727-200
Lunch
Daily

American 220
1:10 pm - 7:15 pm
Boeing 727-200
Lunch
Daily

United 128
1:15 pm - 7:15 pm
DC-10
Lunch
Daily

Pan American 562
1:30 pm - 7:35 pm
Boeing 727-200
Lunch
Daily

United 130
4:20 pm - 10:10 pm
DC-10
Dinner
Daily

United 132
11:50 pm - 5:35 am
DC-8
Snack
Daily

Enjoy, and please remember to leave feedback, comments, questions, etc.!

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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:23 am

Interesting, two comments:

Note that UA had a DC8 and a DC10 flying redeye services almost wing-to-wing.....thats a lot of seats.

And, I honestly never knew that PA, at any time, flew between SFO and ORD, did that flight provide connection to other flights in either ORD or SFO?
 
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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:29 am

Quoting Dutchjet (Reply 1):
did that flight provide connection to other flights in either ORD or SFO?

That one was used to connect with PA's vast Pacific operation out of SFO.
 
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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:34 am

Dutchjet,

The PA flight continued to DTW. Figure that?

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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:34 am

Quoting MSYtristar (Reply 2):
That one was used to connect with PA's vast Pacific operation out of SFO.

I really cant remember, what year did UA take over PA's Pacific routes?
 
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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:35 am

Quoting Dutchjet (Reply 4):
what year did UA take over PA's Pacific routes?

1986.  Sad
 
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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:38 am

Thus, this is 1985, all makes sense........thanks, I appreciate it. The PA flight really surprised me but, by 1985, PA was probably trying to create some online domestic feed for its Asian network.
 
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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:22 am

that DC-8 is really a D8S isnt it...I would think that the short bodied DC-8s were gone by 1985.
 
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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:36 am

Quoting EXAAUADL (Reply 7):
that DC-8 is really a D8S isnt it...I would think that the short bodied DC-8s were gone by 1985.

Short bodies were gone by the early 1980s for UA. The one noted above was a DC-8-71.
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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:36 pm

Quoting TWA1985 (Reply 3):
The PA flight continued to DTW. Figure that?

TWA1985

It's not that surprising, because in 1985, DTW was just a focus city for NW. It didn't become a full hub for NW until after the Republic merger the next year. Most passengers going from Detroit to Asia took Republic to California, then Pan Am or JAL to NRT. I'm sure Pan Am added the DTW-ORD tag to enable passengers flying from Detroit to Asia to take PA all the way.
 
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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Thu Aug 09, 2007 1:56 am

I am surprised though that PA, with all their widebodies, did not use a larger aircraft on the route. But I guess the demand must have been light enough for the 727 to do the trick.

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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Fri Aug 10, 2007 12:17 pm

Any other airlines serve the route ever, other than AA and UA of course?

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RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (SFO-ORD)!

Fri Aug 10, 2007 3:33 pm

Quoting TWA1985 (Reply 11):
Any other airlines serve the route ever, other than AA and UA of course?

TWA until they stopped their ORD flying west in 1982(?). I was booked DCA-ORD-SFO circa winter of 81/82 shortly before they stopped the flights, but instead took a voluntary bump to route DCA-STL-SFO for the cash and upgrade to 707 First out of STL before the 707s were history.
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