olddominion727
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AC A320 In SJC Right Now

Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:30 pm

Curious, I was on 87 north going to work this morning, 907am, and saw an AC A320 parked with the corporate jets. It also had some bold font near the front, right, catering door, just behind the cockpit, but I couldn't read it. Bay area was pretty foggy, could this have been a diversion from SFO? Could it be a sports team? Hmmm doesn't look like the Sharks are in town though... Any ideas?
 
cnz3
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RE: AC A320 In SJC Right Now

Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:36 pm

Jetz Bird...

Flew in from IAD with the Capitals for Saturday's game, it appears:
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ACA7021
D94/5 DH1/2/3/4 CR2/7/A/9 E45/70/75/90 319/20/21 734/G/8/9 752/3 762/3/4 313 333 388 L1011 772/L/W
 
as739x
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RE: AC A320 In SJC Right Now

Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:58 pm

Yep..this the season for NHL charters into SJC and many other destinations. I'm sure we will see a thread from LAX soon "Why is there AC Airbus parked at the Imperial Terminal". When in doubt, think sports!
"Some pilots avoid storm cells and some play connect the dots!"
 
ZBBYLW
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RE: AC A320 In SJC Right Now

Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:09 pm

Chances are it was a NHL team. Even though they Sharks are not in town the other team may have several days off before their game with the Sharks. Many teams would favour days off in California then for example, Minnesota. AC Jetz also fly other teams than just the Canadian NHL teams. The off chance it could be a corporate charter as well seeing how the area is big with computers.
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Mexicana757
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RE: AC A320 In SJC Right Now

Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:14 pm

Quoting as739x (Reply 2):
Yep..this the season for NHL charters into SJC and many other destinations

Yep!! We get those AC NHL charters at MDW a lot.