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by legacyins
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Like/dislike comments
Replies: 6
Views: 1958

Re: Like/dislike comments

It was a “respected” user function and people , IMO, really got big heads the more respected they got.

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by legacyins
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SFO Question
Replies: 7
Views: 690

Re: SFO Question

United's terminal (terminal 3) is connected to the international terminal via a walkway behind security. You won't need to re-clear security. It's been a few years since I've made that connection, but just follow the signs. It's not hard to find. I've never flown JetBlue out of SFO, but my guess wo...

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by legacyins
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: [speculation] EVA air at SJC?
Replies: 41
Views: 3552

Re: [speculation] EVA air at SJC?

If there is a possibility of a new Taiwanese carrier to SJC, I would put my money on Starlux. well its going to be a while because they dont get their A350s , if ever, till end 2021! https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/starlux-orders-12-a350-1000s-and-five-a350-900s-300681083.html My point exa...

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by legacyins
Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: [speculation] EVA air at SJC?
Replies: 41
Views: 3552

Re: [speculation] EVA air at SJC?

If there is a possibility of a new Taiwanese carrier to SJC, I would put my money on Starlux.

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by legacyins
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Air (BR) new expectations
Replies: 17
Views: 5683

Re: EVA Air (BR) new expectations

Looking forward to BR 789's in BNE and hopefully increasing to daily. Is it definite for BR to be flying their 789’s here? Had been thinking the 787-10 was the better option According to this link, they did order the 787-10. http://www.boeing.com/commercial/customers/eva-air/eva-airways-finalize-ta...

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by legacyins
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 13941

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

From the article... “The reduced number of aircraft available arising from the maintenance of its Dreamliner fleet” was the primary reason Air China offered for its abrupt cancellation of the service. I would not read too much into that. CA has ~30 A330-200 ( which are used in the SJC route 3-2 tim...

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by legacyins
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 13941

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

It is confirmed that CA has dropped SJC-PVG. https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/07/17/air-china-cuts-flights-between-san-jose-shanghai-apple-google-facebook-amazon-adobe/ From the article... “The reduced number of aircraft available arising from the maintenance of its Dreamliner fleet” was the primar...

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by legacyins
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 13941

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

Exactly. THREE daily flights, but all those people are going to/from SFO, no business people going to the South Bay and Silicon Valley? That’s difficult to believe. Of course there are people on the SFO flight going to various parts of the Bay Area. Why are they not taking the CA flight out of SJC?...

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by legacyins
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 13941

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

Yes, this is very disappointing. Isn’t Shanghai a major tech center? And how many nonstops are there from SFO? We couldn’t pull enough passengers for 3 day a week flights? The writing on the wall was with this flight. They started service with 5 weekly and then 3 weekly and finally 2 weekly. BTW: S...

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by legacyins
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 13941

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

I think Air China's retreat from the SJC-PVG market is quite a blow to SJC, since SJC prided itself on obtaining overseas service. When I was there last time, the passenger count looked pretty dismal...kind of like BA's passenger count at OAK. Maybe HNA might try it and do a better job at it. Yes, ...

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by legacyins
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA SJC-LHR flights cancelled from June 8 until June 18
Replies: 19
Views: 3412

Re: BA SJC-LHR flights cancelled from June 8 until June 18

Hello pals, I was booked on BA's SJC-LHR flight and just got an email from BA that the flight cancelled. They rebooked with one stop in PHX. I checked Google Flights and noticed BA's nonstop SJC-LHR flights are cancelled for 10 continuous days (June 8 until June 18). Why would BA cancel the route f...

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by legacyins
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level moving flight from OAK to SFO?
Replies: 56
Views: 7637

Re: Level moving flight from OAK to SFO?

Consolidating services with a low-cost carrier going to a high cost airport. At least for the next two years, costs will be manageable. Since this is a new City pair, it falls under SFO’s subsidy program. There were significant incentives offered by OAK and accepted by LEVEL for this route. I don't...

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by legacyins
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level moving flight from OAK to SFO?
Replies: 56
Views: 7637

Re: Level moving flight from OAK to SFO?

It kind of makes sense to consolidate services. OAK has been on a roll, even if BA leaves they are still in some very good times. Consolidating services with a low-cost carrier going to a high cost airport. At least for the next two years, costs will be manageable. Since this is a new City pair, it...

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by legacyins
Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level moving flight from OAK to SFO?
Replies: 56
Views: 7637

Re: Level moving flight from OAK to SFO?

If this is true, it will allow service to Spain year round. IB in the summer with LEVEL continuing into the Winter Season.

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by legacyins
Thu May 24, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO
Replies: 24
Views: 8331

Re: Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO

The aircraft is currently at the United MOC.

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by legacyins
Thu May 24, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO
Replies: 24
Views: 8331

Re: Aer Lingus aircraft mishap at SFO

questions wrote:
Is G91 the gate next to the BART SFO station?


Yes.

As for fault, I would guess the tug operator with wing walker. I believe Swissport is their ground handling.

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by legacyins
Wed May 23, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO
Replies: 24
Views: 8331

Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO

http://abc7news.com/travel/plane-wing-h ... e/3513867/
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EI 147 from Dublin was being towed into G-91 at SFO and the right wing had contact with a concrete post.

http://abc7news.com/travel/plane-wing-h ... e/3513867/

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by legacyins
Sun May 13, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 98
Views: 14806

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

The engine issues have been the speculation. But where did you see that it’s back to daily in July? The reduction is only June Thanks. Are we assuming this is due to the engine issues? Not assuming, they are being canceled due to the RR engine issues. Looks like the canceled half the flight in June...

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by legacyins
Tue May 08, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Backs out of Iran Deal, Implications on Iranian Airlines
Replies: 6
Views: 1171

Re: US Backs out of Iran Deal, Implications on Iranian Airlines

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by legacyins
Tue May 01, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China to reduce Shanghai Pudong-San Jose frequency
Replies: 24
Views: 2922

Re: Air China to reduce Shanghai Pudong-San Jose frequency

I believe CA flying their only US-PVG flight was to keep HU off the route. Yes, the flight has struggled but Chinese carriers are not know for making big profits and often keep flights as a “reaction” to another carrier. As a side note. LH, for now, is flying SJC-FRA year round and is bookable in t...

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by legacyins
Tue May 01, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China to reduce Shanghai Pudong-San Jose frequency
Replies: 24
Views: 2922

Re: Air China to reduce Shanghai Pudong-San Jose frequency

I believe CA flying their only US-PVG flight was to keep HU off the route. Yes, the flight has struggled but Chinese carriers are not know for making big profits and often keep flights as a “reaction” to another carrier. As a side note. LH, for now, is flying SJC-FRA year round and is bookable in th...

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by legacyins
Tue May 01, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is this even Legal (close flying)
Replies: 27
Views: 5827

Re: Is this even Legal (close flying)

looks like a commercial shoot. That is definitely a private aircraft taking a video of the AC/ Rouge aircraft.

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by legacyins
Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest FINALLY announces Hawaii.
Replies: 9
Views: 2056

Re: Southwest FINALLY announces Hawaii.

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by legacyins
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Brand Is Now Officially No More
Replies: 7
Views: 2883

Re: Virgin America Brand Is Now Officially No More

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by legacyins
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 177
Views: 22531

Re: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack

I don’t get why people are angry at the government. Probably because if the inconsistent enforcement. In Hawaii, the USDA (a federal agency like CBP) has amnesty bins at several airports. If you're bringing in or taking out uncleared fruit, you can toss it in the bin, and they will dispose of it, n...

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by legacyins
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 177
Views: 22531

Re: Woman fined $500 for saving Delta snack

There are no more customs forms when you enter the US Of course there are. Many airports now have customs kiosks, but airlines still regularly distribute the I-94 (Customs Declaration) form. Generally, the only passengers who don't need to complete any forms are those enrolled in Global Entry. Howe...

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by legacyins
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quick note about SJC-FRA suspension and resumption
Replies: 9
Views: 1407

Re: Quick note about SJC-FRA suspension and resumption

wedgetail737 wrote:
BoeingGuy wrote:
Is it coming back this year?


Yeah...they are reinstating A340-300 flights to SJC.
BoeingGuy wrote:
Is it coming back this year?


They are not reinstating, they have reinstated as it started on March 23rd.

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by legacyins
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports
Replies: 43
Views: 7609

Re: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports

BoeingGuy wrote:
I didn't see SJC on the list. Is it not in the top 30?


Nope. Per 2017 numbers, SJC is #40

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by legacyins
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA SFO Plans
Replies: 7
Views: 2682

Re: AA SFO Plans

Just out of curiosity, did you come to this concussion about AA and T1 by counting the AA aircraft at the gate?

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by legacyins
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Repeated Topics
Replies: 16
Views: 3265

Re: Repeated Topics

I think another issue is people do not know how to report on an issue. A lot of people do not know that the triangle button with the ! ( In the top right corner) Is the way to coorispond to the Moderators.

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by legacyins
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is IAG looking to take over Norwegian
Replies: 1
Views: 416

Re: Is IAG looking to take over Norwegian

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Third time , can we go for four.

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by legacyins
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to launch SCL-GRU-TLV in December
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: LATAM to launch SCL-GRU-TLV in December

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by legacyins
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA dropping LGW - OAK
Replies: 9
Views: 2680

Re: BA dropping LGW - OAK

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... in-201819/
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Not dropping, going seasonal.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... in-201819/

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by legacyins
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 8th freedom traffic rights violations? DOT slaps Qantas for violating obscure US law
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

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by legacyins
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/1/2018: UA Ends CLE-MKE;BA Suspends OAK-LGW Until 4/19; AA Drops DFW-UIO, MIA-CNF
Replies: 60
Views: 11861

Re: OAG Changes 4/1/2018: UA Ends CLE-MKE;BA Suspends OAK-LGW Until 4/19; AA Drops DFW-UIO, MIA-CNF

NWADTWE16 wrote:
EK BOS-LHR SEP 0>1.0 OCT 0>1.0 NOV 0>1.0 DEC 0>1.0

Is this an April fools or no? I was ready to book but I don't see it available for booking


Why don’t you look at the last line of the OP’s thread update.

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by legacyins
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China—US Aviation Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 4289

Re: China—US Aviation Thread

Zoedyn wrote:
tcaeyx wrote:

Up to 15 once Tianjin Airlines begins flying to Xi'an and Zhengzhou.


UA used to fly XIY-LAX for two years in 2016,2017, and ended the service because of poor market performance


It was not LAX, it was XIY-SFO

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by legacyins
Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United DEN-SYD?
Replies: 10
Views: 1527

Re: United DEN-SYD?

Take a look again, it is no longer there because there was no citation.

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by legacyins
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?
Replies: 53
Views: 7397

Re: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?

As if SFO is recession proof? No, it is not but all you have to do is look after 9/11. Air Carriers retreated from OAK and SJC back to SFO for their Bay Area operations. If an event happens that causes a drop in air travel, you can bet the flights that get cut first will be from SJC and OAK before ...

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by legacyins
Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?
Replies: 53
Views: 7397

Re: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?

Look at the international growth at OAK and San Jose—something you did not see coming so do not get too smug I’m not being smug dude, just pointing out that these silly threads pop up every time SFO goes into flow control. Nothing new and all talked about before. OAk and SJC grew because SFO was li...

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by legacyins
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?
Replies: 53
Views: 7397

Re: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?

My question is why are we always saying the same stuff over and over again regarding runways and delays due to weather. There is no doubt SFO will not miss the six or so people on this site who always complain. Look at the international growth at OAK and San Jose—something you did not see coming so...

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by legacyins
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?
Replies: 53
Views: 7397

Re: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?

As a regional pilot, I dreaded flying to SFO due to the day after day of delay programs. Must be even worse for passengers. Thankfully with my current job have not touched SFO for a few years now. Both OAK and SJC are so much better options operationally for Bay Area. Serious, everyone should avoid...

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by legacyins
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?
Replies: 53
Views: 7397

Re: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?

My question is why are we always saying the same stuff over and over again regarding runways and delays due to weather. There is no doubt SFO will not miss the six or so people on this site who always complain.

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by legacyins
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?
Replies: 53
Views: 7397

Re: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?

SonomaFlyer wrote:
Runway separation issues limit arrivals. It happens with rain storms with low clouds/fog which is the case now. Someday, technology will eliminate these issues but who knows when that will happen.


They do, it is called CSPR.

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by legacyins
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?
Replies: 53
Views: 7397

Re: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?

It is called bad weather.

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by legacyins
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska tells pilots it will post loss
Replies: 91
Views: 13570

Re: Alaska tells pilots it will post loss

Just to address the comments about gate space at SFO. VX and now AS currently have ~ 12 Gates (spots) to park their aircraft. It was always the intent that when T1 gets finished, VX would take over T2 with 15-16 Gates. With these Gates, they could run 130-150 daily flights. It was not VX and now AS ...

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by legacyins
Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska in the Bay Area
Replies: 108
Views: 13110

Re: Alaska in the Bay Area

Would the AS arrivals from Mexico still have to go the international terminal since T2 doesn't have FIS? Are there any plans for a FIS facility at T2? Pretty obvious if they bring back the Mexico flight it would be cleared at the International Terminal. The aircraft could be tugged over to T2 for d...

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