UA787DEN
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DL ANC-FAI?

Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:11 pm

Hi all,

A friend of mine has a memory of DL historically flying ANC-FAI, possibly as SAN-LAX-SEA-ANC-FAI. Can anyone verify this? He thinks it was a 727.
 
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:30 pm

Quoting UA787DEN (Thread starter):
A friend of mine has a memory of DL historically flying ANC-FAI

Yes DL operated ANC-FAI. For example, in the April 2, 1995 OAG DL had one 757 and one 727-200 ANC-FAI daily. I think the 757 was a continuation of a flight from SLC and the 727 from SEA.
 
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:51 pm

and to add (though off topic) Delta had JNU - FAI after the merger with Western. I remember going to JNU in 1987 and seeing the lone DL flight arrive from SEA and continue on to FAI.
 
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:53 pm

I thought i remember Delta flying SLC/SEA-JNU-FAI or something like that. Also SLC-ANC-FAI at another point.
 
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:54 pm

OK, Thanks everyone!
 
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:09 am

Back in the summer of 1991 one of my first trips as a DL FA was LAX-SEA-JNU-ANC-FAI. 727 trip, I remember the SO blew a train whistle during boarding.
 
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:11 am

I remember when I worked at SLC, that we had at least one of the ANC flights went on to FAI. Later the ANC-FAI became seasonal. We had 2 ANC flights, daily......first 727s, then 737-300s and then later 757s or 767s. Considering the cargo loads, most of the year, it should have been 767s all year round.
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:30 am

Quoting mayor (Reply 6):
Considering the cargo loads, most of the year, it should have been 767s all year round.

Come on Mayor....you know there is no money in cargo      
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:33 am

Quoting Deltal1011man (Reply 7):
Come on Mayor....you know there is no money in cargo

Not if you keep paying refunds on shipments because you fail to ride it.  
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:08 pm

Here is a WA route map right before DL took over, showing the routes mentioned above.

http://www.departedflights.com/WA030187.html
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:31 pm

Quoting RWA380 (Reply 9):
Here is a WA route map right before DL took over, showing the routes mentioned above

SLC-IAD with a tag-on to DCA? You've got to be kidding me!
 
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:39 pm

When I worked for DL at DFW we had a 767 that flew DFW-LAX-ANC-FAI. That was the summer of 97 or 98.
 
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:27 pm

Quoting SRT75 (Reply 10):


SLC-IAD with a tag-on to DCA? You've got to be kidding me!

Ya gotta love that pesky perimeter rule at DCA!
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:50 pm

Quoting jmw99ttu (Reply 11):

When I worked for DL at DFW we had a 767 that flew DFW-LAX-ANC-FAI. That was the summer of 97 or 98.

Pipeline traffic! Most pipeline workers worked 2 wks on and 2 wks off. Lots of pax and cargo traffic then.
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:59 pm

Quoting OzarkD9S (Reply 12):
Quoting SRT75 (Reply 10):


SLC-IAD with a tag-on to DCA? You've got to be kidding me!

Ya gotta love that pesky perimeter rule at DCA!

Depart DCA at noon to IAD, depart IAD at 12:40, arrive SLC at 3:25. The later flight was a 5:25 DCA departure feeding a 6:05 IAD departure, with and 8:50P SLC arrival.

They also had 4x daily 733 service between LGA and BOS, feeding an SLC nonstop from BOS.
 
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RE: DL ANC-FAI?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 7:13 pm

DL had a variety of flights out of FAI over the years.

My first ever flight was a DL 727 from FAI-ANC-SLC in 1989.

I remember in 1992 or 1993 taking a DL 727 from LAX-PDX-ANC-FAI as well.
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