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by DiscoverCSG
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR
Replies: 453
Views: 51011

Re: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR

jayunited wrote:
convent connections to India


Are you suggesting that UA's new India flights will be filled with nuns?

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would a UA-B6 east coast alliance make sense like AA-AS did for the west coast?
Replies: 33
Views: 4178

Re: Would a UA-B6 east coast alliance make sense like AA-AS did for the west coast?

Uaflyguy wrote:
I think a full on merger would fill in many gaps in United’s network. Of course United would probably have to divest some JFK slots, if it were to ever happen.


What JFK slots would UA be divesting?

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by DiscoverCSG
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian in talks for partnerships
Replies: 14
Views: 4327

Re: Royal Jordanian in talks for partnerships

Delta again?

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by DiscoverCSG
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX Storage, Where are they?
Replies: 113
Views: 19675

Re: 737MAX Storage, Where are they?

I’d be interested in knowing where all the MAX Operators have stored their MAX’s, of the top of my head, below is a few places I know of which have some stores. - Southwest, VCV - FlyDubai, DWC - Thomson, MAN + Others - Icelandair, currently at KEF but being ferried to TLS - Norwegian, scattered th...

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by DiscoverCSG
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD Airport finally bounces back
Replies: 114
Views: 19694

Re: IAD Airport finally bounces back

Regarding concourse C/D redevelopment, why not include all the International carriers and UA into that facility. Build a new concourse that includes a FIS and locate all the International carriers and UA international flights to that facility. Move UA domestic and Express to concourse A/B, and move...

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by DiscoverCSG
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Passports at Gate after US CBP Preclearance
Replies: 11
Views: 2308

Re: Passports at Gate after US CBP Preclearance

flyingclrs727 wrote:
They want to make sure you actually get on the plane after going through preclearance.


... and that when you do, you haven't accidentally thrown your passport in the trash with the remains of Tim Horton's.

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA denied permission to start EIN-LHR
Replies: 65
Views: 16557

Re: BA denied permission to start EIN-LHR

It does seem ironic that between EIN and LHR the airport where slots were unavailable would be EIN.

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by DiscoverCSG
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat diversion to EWR due to smoke
Replies: 17
Views: 4091

Air Transat diversion to EWR due to smoke

I'm hearing that all runways are closed at EWR.

Anyone know what's going on?

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by DiscoverCSG
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the 747 completely gone from your home airport?
Replies: 74
Views: 4661

Re: Is the 747 completely gone from your home airport?

IAD still has LH.
BWI has no pax 747s.
DCA definitely has no pax 747s.
ADW has some military 747 flights occasionally, though. ;)

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by DiscoverCSG
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL Transatlantic service
Replies: 22
Views: 3751

Re: PHL Transatlantic service

Can QR not feed their flight with AA since they're both OneWorld? I tried a few dumbly booking on Google Flights and found no feed on the U.S. side for QR flights According to wikipedia, about 56,000 people come through PHL on AA each day (averaged over a year). AA is a OneWorld partner of QR. Ther...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow in Greater LA area
Replies: 20
Views: 4663

Re: Snow in Greater LA area

It seems it’s just a single poster, I thought someone was having a laugh when I saw three “Snow at XYZ?” threads in a row on the forum. Yep, the “Snow at LAS/PHX/LA?” threads were all started by the same person. To be fair, snow at those 3 airports is rare rare enough to ask how they will handle op...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why there is no UA's transpacific routes from IAH except Tokyo NRT and Sydney, Australia?
Replies: 64
Views: 7239

Re: Why there is no UA's transpacific routes from IAH except Tokyo NRT and Sydney, Australia?

As IAH is one of the major hubs of United Airlines, I have been curious why UA does not have any scheduled flight to Asia-Pacific except NRT and SYD, from IAH? Is codesharing with UA's Star Alliance partners, including NH, CA, and BR, more than enough to cover Asia-Southern USA traffic except for T...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Moves to Reduce Weather Delays at US Airports
Replies: 17
Views: 5248

Re: FAA Moves to Reduce Weather Delays at US Airports

I could see this helping at EWR, but I don’t think it will help SFO. Since SFO arrives and departs on crossing runways, they’ll still need adequate spacing between arrivals to ensure departures can shoot the gap between arrivals. Really the only way to improve the situation at SFO is to allow paral...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tower evacuation at DCA
Replies: 1
Views: 778

Tower evacuation at DCA

I'm currently on AS764 (PDX-DCA) on the ground at IAD. Captain said there was some issue in the DCA tower and we had to divert and refuel.

Anybody know what's going on at DCA?

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: *Unconfirmed* Air France terminates Joon
Replies: 111
Views: 25908

Re: Air France terminates Joon

It makes me wonder what will happen with their 343s. Will they revert back to AF, or will they be parked altogether? Well, they are all between 19 and 21 years of age. That seems a little young to retire, but not worth converting back. AF still operates plenty of (worse) angled flat seats in their ...

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by DiscoverCSG
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces special NRT-LAS flights
Replies: 39
Views: 7628

Re: AA announces special NRT-LAS flights

At that time of year. AA should have a lot of slack in its fleet that it doesn't need to pull a plane off ORD to fly this route. But it does say that perhaps ORD-NRT for AA is not as big a winner as it was years ago. Especially when the LAS flights to NRT are tourist boats with minimal yield. ...An...

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by DiscoverCSG
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Trump proposes new livery for AF1
Replies: 90
Views: 11189

Re: Trump proposes new livery for AF1

But can the US president do this? I don't know how it works, but isn't the presidential fleet under pure AF jurisdiction? I don't want him to change the current iconic livery... The President of the United States - whoever he or she may be at any given moment - is the Commander-in-Chief of the USA'...

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by DiscoverCSG
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is this guy doing ?? (MUC->FRA via AMS)
Replies: 7
Views: 4348

Re: What is this guy doing ?? (MUC->FRA via AMS)

FR24 information is sometimes incorrect. Alarm bells should start ringing, when FR24 indicates a FEDEX B777F flying MUC-FRA. Routing is not correct ! Check the routings for N851FD in recent days. FR24 does not report this aircraft in either MUC or FRA: 30 Jun 2018 PVG - LGG FX5170 Landed 11:38 29 J...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COMAC C919 Production And Testing Thread - 2013 - 2018
Replies: 358
Views: 59521

Re: Comac C919 Production And Delivery Thread

For the gear: did airbus themselves design it or was it a supplier? If som could a supplyer sell the same gear to two different manufacturers? Can a supplier sell the same tires to two different manufacturers? The same window shades? The same windshield wipers? Yes, unless something in a contract f...

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by DiscoverCSG
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fewer than 400 MD-80/90 on airfleets
Replies: 85
Views: 12986

Re: Fewer than 400 MD-80/90 on airfleets

Don't forget the AS MD-80s! My last flight on a MD-80 was on AS, SEA-SMF and back. I sat forward of the wing on the two-seat side with my wife and enjoyed a super quiet and smooth-as-glass ascent out of Seattle on a beautiful morning (once above the low drizzle clouds, that is). But those aircraft ...

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by DiscoverCSG
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 12972

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018

ooslc wrote:
ANC probably has a low load factor, but does the cargo revenue make up for that?


And the high fares intra-Alaska where driving is not an option, and the subsidies on EAS routes.

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by DiscoverCSG
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 62
Views: 12709

Re: AA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

The LGA regional is noted everytime Short haul flying with slots tightly controlled by legacies. AA flies mainline to hubs and BOS...rjs elsewhere beyond a one off to Florida Which is why it's great for consumers when B6, WN or even NK is able to grab a slot at LGA or DCA. It's good for consumers w...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Double diversion LY8?
Replies: 6
Views: 1885

Re: Double diversion LY8?

Most likely the unplanned stop at Gander was due to a medical emergency, and it caused the crew not to have enough duty time to finish the flight to TLV. So the original crew flew the plane to ATH, while LY deadheaded a fresh crew to ATH to fly the rest of the way to TLV. It probably wasn't a fun tr...

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by DiscoverCSG
Wed May 30, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 25057

Re: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018

The draw to EWR could be UA's massive hub and *A FF base.

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by DiscoverCSG
Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is any airline allowed to fly AMM-TLV?
Replies: 17
Views: 3412

Re: Is any airline allowed to fly AMM-TLV?

El Al have traffic rights however aren’t using them currently. ...from which it's logical to draw the conclusion that two airports 69 miles apart - between which ground transportation exists and strong VFR/business/tourism markets do not - don't constitute the kind of route on which a primarily O&a...

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by DiscoverCSG
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sydney Airport terminals and gates
Replies: 6
Views: 1848

Re: Sydney Airport terminals and gates

In Terminal 2, All the regional airlines use gates 1 and 2 Thanks for this, JBusworth! Where are gates 1 and 2 located within Terminal 2? I can't find them on either of the maps that came up via google. Gates 1 and 2 are downstairs near one of the exits. They are shown on this map http://ontheworld...

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by DiscoverCSG
Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sydney Airport terminals and gates
Replies: 6
Views: 1848

Re: Sydney Airport terminals and gates

JBusworth wrote:
In Terminal 2, All the regional airlines use gates 1 and 2


Thanks for this, JBusworth!

Where are gates 1 and 2 located within Terminal 2? I can't find them on either of the maps that came up via google.

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sydney Airport terminals and gates
Replies: 6
Views: 1848

Re: Sydney Airport terminals and gates

Also, is runway use segregated - i.e. T1 traffic uses the long runway and everybody else uses the short runway?

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sydney Airport terminals and gates
Replies: 6
Views: 1848

Sydney Airport terminals and gates

As I understand it, SYD's three terminals are divided as follows: Terminal 1 - all arriving and departing international flights Terminal 2 - non-QF domestic operations Terminal 3 - QF domestic operations Can those most familiar with SYD please help color the picture a bit? A few questions: 1. In Ter...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is there not a single US airport with a transit area?
Replies: 23
Views: 3745

Re: Why is there not a single US airport with a transit area?

I'm sure twelve people will correct me if I'm wrong, but... Isn't the ANC facility designed for people to disembark and re-embark on the same flight, which has simply stopped to refuel? It seems like the international transit facilities at most airports are designed to facilitate the operation of a ...

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by DiscoverCSG
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AS look at an East Coast hub
Replies: 101
Views: 11173

Re: Should AS look at at East Coast hub

Plowing capital into turnkey hubs to chase market share is a 20+ year old model that dosent work. If anyone were to try it the punishment from Wall Street would be severe. Granted, this aviation version of Fantasy Football is entertaining but management knows were aren't living in 1987. This doesn'...

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by DiscoverCSG
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 18501

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

Nice - uses offpeak LHR slots. It's SEZ from LHR T5 on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 24 March 2018, flights return the following day. The 787-9 will have 216 seats in these cabins: First 8 Club World 42 World Traveller Plus 39 World Traveller 127 Flights depart T5 at 1800, arriving 0710 next day. On...

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by DiscoverCSG
Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX-HNL A330 Routing
Replies: 26
Views: 7175

Re: PHX-HNL A330 Routing

It's a daily flight, there's barely time for it to go anywhere else. AA692 PHX1205 – 1555HNL 333 D AA693 HNL2215 – 0709+1PHX 333 D Sitting on the ground at PHX from 709 to 1205 daily is inefficient use of even a widebody jet, given the low-yield leisure route it would be flying. OP seems to think t...

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by DiscoverCSG
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack of AA JFK-DFW
Replies: 45
Views: 7889

Re: lack of AA JFK-DFW

If traffic is really backed up, just walk: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/LaGuardia+Airport,+Queens,+NY+11371/John+F.+Kennedy+International+Airport,+Queens,+NY+11430/@40.7090979,-73.8960932,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x89c25f8983424db5:0x772fc4660e9666b3!2m2!1d-73.8739659!2d40.7769271!1m...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gates/operations at EWR
Replies: 41
Views: 7941

Re: Gates/operations at EWR

A few corrections 767 capable gates 71, 74, 75, 90, 98, 102, 108, 110, 112 , 120, 121, 123, 125, 126, 128, 132, 134, 135, 136, 138. 73, 80, 81, and 83 are not widebodies capable 112 can take widebodies but is never used for them 777 capable gates 71, 74, 75, 90, 98, 102, 108, 110, 112 , 121, 123, 1...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gates/operations at EWR
Replies: 41
Views: 7941

Re: Gates/operations at EWR

EWRamp wrote:
Props mainly use the C3 handstand, gates 130V 130W 130X 130Y and 130Z with overflow going to gates 99, 114, and 115. Hardstand can also take ERJs and E170/75


Where is gate 130? I presume that's where bus boarding takes place for 130V-Z.

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gates/operations at EWR
Replies: 41
Views: 7941

Re: Gates/operations at EWR

CONTACREW wrote:
UA has gates 40 & 41 now. As for why there's no gates 43 & 48 im not sure EWRamp may know.


You're saying that UA has departures from B? How long has that been going on, and which flights depart from there?

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gates/operations at EWR
Replies: 41
Views: 7941

Re: Gates/operations at EWR

How does UA determine which international arrivals go to Terminal B?

Are there any plans to expand C FIS to eliminate this need?

And how does UA determine which flights use A?

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by DiscoverCSG
Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gates/operations at EWR
Replies: 41
Views: 7941

Re: Gates/operations at EWR

What determines which domestic flights go to terminal B? Also what determines which international arrivals go to B? It seems that most international arrivals at the end of the day go to terminal B. I'm interested in the answer to the first question. Does the answer to the second question have to do...

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by DiscoverCSG
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gates/operations at EWR
Replies: 41
Views: 7941

Gates/operations at EWR

These days, how does United split its operations between terminals at EWR? Which flights use Terminal A? Is it all the ER4's, or what? Which UA international arrivals use Terminal B? In Terminal B, are all gates FIS-connected? Do airlines lease particular gates in the A and B banjos, or are they com...

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by DiscoverCSG
Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblues T5 And Widebodies
Replies: 27
Views: 8012

Re: Jetblues T5 And Widebodies

Thanks for the helpful replies!

Beyond the physical restrictions (FIS, gate size), are there other patterns as to which flights use which gates at T5? For example, do B6's Mint flights usually board from a particular part of the terminal?

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by DiscoverCSG
Mon Feb 06, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblues T5 And Widebodies
Replies: 27
Views: 8012

Re: Jetblues T5 And Widebodies

And while we're at it...

Are there any gates that can't park one of B6's 321s due to size? Any that can only take an E90?

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by DiscoverCSG
Mon Feb 06, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblues T5 And Widebodies
Replies: 27
Views: 8012

Re: RE: Jetblues T5 And Widebodies

Bumping an old thread here... Can someone please elaborate/specify the gate situation at JFK T5 with regard to widebodies and international arrivals? Which gates are FIS-capable? At which gates do widebodies park? Do they block adjacent gates? Thank you! Quoting jfklganyc (Reply 2):Even T5i can't ha...

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by DiscoverCSG
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Remove Narrowbody IFE
Replies: 158
Views: 27278

Re: AA To Remove Narrowbody IFE

On my last two narrowbody AA flights (both 738's, one with seatback IFE screens and one without), the wifi and IFE (if applicable) worked just fine, but the power plugs (in F) didn't. That's been the case previously, as well.

They need to fix this.

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by DiscoverCSG
Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sea-Tac gates
Replies: 33
Views: 5134

Re: Sea-Tac gates

Can you elaborate at all? Do (for example) 739's, being longer, get restricted to certain gates? Do certain routes with high O+D/high-yielding traffic get parked closer to the security checkpoint? Certain gates (can't remember which) were restricted from the 900 due to it sticking out into the vehi...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Jan 06, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sea-Tac gates
Replies: 33
Views: 5134

Re: Sea-Tac gates

The Sea-Tac website does not show gates N12-N15, but airportterminalmaps.com does. What's the story here?

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sea-Tac gates
Replies: 33
Views: 5134

Re: Sea-Tac gates

6. Outside of B4 being too small for anything other than a CRJ or E175, I think there might be a plan but the times I've flown into there I've had so many gate changes that I don't announce the arrival gate to passengers anymore until we are on the ground and I know it's clear. Does DL use remote b...

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by DiscoverCSG
Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sea-Tac gates
Replies: 33
Views: 5134

Re: Sea-Tac gates

5. When I worked for them, 2004-2009, yes. I worked the same flight from the same gate every day for nearly two years straight. Thanks, asqx , for your reply! Can you elaborate at all? Do (for example) 739's, being longer, get restricted to certain gates? Do certain routes with high O+D/high-yieldi...

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