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by iflykpdx
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian moving BCN/CDG-OAK to BCN/CDG-SFO
Replies: 25
Views: 4233

Re: Norwegian moving BCN/CDG-OAK to BCN/CDG-SFO

Is the timing on these changes related to when incentives for the routes are expiring, or have those already ended?

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by iflykpdx
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 214
Views: 27512

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

This is interesting. I follow SJC very closely, and there are guys on here who seem to have the inside scoop on things. Nobody had previously said they were going to WN. As for the sixth gate being ground boarding, that was in news articles previously posted (not in this thread). So it will have a ...

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by iflykpdx
Sun May 12, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/12/2019:AA New Routes;AS Cuts SNA-PVR/SJD;DL Adds BOS-MIA/PUJ/SRQ,LAX-OMA;G4;HU Delays CTU-ORD;OZ Cuts ORD
Replies: 71
Views: 13275

Re: OAG Changes 5/12/2019:AA New Routes;AS Cuts SNA-PVR/SJD;DL Adds BOS-MIA/PUJ/SRQ,LAX-OMA;G4;HU Delays CTU-ORD;OZ Cuts

Ishrion wrote:
AirFiero wrote:
AM GDL-SJC


So AM is back at SJC? They been totally out for over a year, right?


It looks like it. AM will be the 3rd airline on GDL-SJC after Alaska and Volaris it seems.


Somewhat surprised they're giving GDL a try again instead of having MEX all to themselves like last year.

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by iflykpdx
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NCAA (and other) Tournament Charters
Replies: 122
Views: 10811

Re: 2019 NCAA (and other) Tournament Charters

SJC has a noise curfew from 2330-0630

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by iflykpdx
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH orders 20 B789 and 20 additional A350; Will sell 6 A380s back to Airbus
Replies: 351
Views: 54198

Re: LH orders 20 B789 and 20 additional A350; Will sell 6 A380s back to Airbus

Be nice if this meant they could restart FRA-SJC with more efficient equipment.

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by iflykpdx
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 121
Views: 11379

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

FAT does happen to be the smallest airport by passenger count that DL has any presence in for all of California. Not sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing as far as future prospects for growth.

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by iflykpdx
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest get final authorization from FAA to begin Hawaii service
Replies: 341
Views: 43022

Re: Southwest get final authorization from FAA to begin Hawaii service

OAK - HNL starts 3/17
OAK - OGG - 4/7
SJC - HNL - 5/5
SJC - OGG - 5/26

Seems they aren't ready to announce SAN or SMF routes yet.

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by iflykpdx
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 6212

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

Makes sense. I thought the lower figure seemed off.

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by iflykpdx
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 6212

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

SJC numbers out: https://www.sfgate.com/travel/article/Bay-Area-airports-by-the-numbers-13607810.php 14.3 million for the year, expecting to break 15 this year. Passenger count up 14.7% over 2017. OAK at 13.6 million, up 4% and SFO at 43.5 million up 2.6% Growth at SJC will probably continue to be m...

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by iflykpdx
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AOC Green Deal, end of US aviation
Replies: 36
Views: 2576

Re: AOC Green Deal, end of US aviation

Is this going to result in some wide-sweeping legislation that rebuilds the country and rids us of all fossil fuel-consuming machines? Hell no. Anyone who thinks this has any chance of happening any time soon is delusional. Is it a good thing to acknowledge the reality of climate change and set a di...

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by iflykpdx
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47696

Re: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!

Return flight about to depart.

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by iflykpdx
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 396
Views: 75681

Re: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st

Though Vallas says its not the end... Vallas, reached by phone Friday, was defiant that California Pacific would be back in the air before summer. He said the airline would be announcing new venture capital funding in the coming weeks, would purchase up to six more planes (adding to its fleet of fo...

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by iflykpdx
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19
Replies: 51
Views: 6909

Re: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19

wedgetail737 wrote:

I'm predicting SBA-SJC with E-175.


I'd be happier with that! I just feel they'd go for the more unserved market. SBA already has Bay Area service on UA and Contour. Lower hanging fruit would seem to be SAN with no competition.

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by iflykpdx
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19
Replies: 51
Views: 6909

Re: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19

Also guessing AS to SAN.

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by iflykpdx
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroMexico Flt 662, two passengers arrested
Replies: 31
Views: 4501

Re: AeroMexico Flt 662, two passengers arrested

I wonder if they’d had a better outcome if they’d instead diverted to SJC. AM has served SJC and may still do so seasonably. I believe SJC has some mid-day international arrivals so might have had Customs agents available. They ended SJC service just 4 days prior. AM668 actually diverted to SJC the...

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by iflykpdx
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is retirement imminent for HA's 767 fleet?
Replies: 53
Views: 10296

Re: Is retirement imminent for HA's 767 fleet?

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n594ha

Unless I'm reading it wrong, no it doesn't!

Edit: I guess you were agreeing with me lol Yeah by Flightradar I meant FR24.
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dcajet wrote:
And so does FR24.


https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n594ha

Unless I'm reading it wrong, no it doesn't!

Edit: I guess you were agreeing with me lol Yeah by Flightradar I meant FR24.

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by iflykpdx
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is retirement imminent for HA's 767 fleet?
Replies: 53
Views: 10296

Re: Is retirement imminent for HA's 767 fleet?

MrBretz wrote:
Not according to HA’s website. It says it is an A321.


Flightradar disagrees then. We'll see!

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by iflykpdx
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is retirement imminent for HA's 767 fleet?
Replies: 53
Views: 10296

Re: Is retirement imminent for HA's 767 fleet?

594 also appears scheduled for tonight's HNL-SJC. Hard to keep this thing retired!

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by iflykpdx
Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 75886

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

wnflyguy wrote:
But in LGB news rumors have WN starting 4 daily LGB-SJC flights sometime in April 2019.


Flyguy


I'm showing 4x daily LGB-SJC starting 4/8/19 on the WN website.

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by iflykpdx
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 415
Views: 42530

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

SJC-RDU is Sunday, not Saturday. https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article221712890.html RDU officials have long sought nonstop service between the Triangle and Silicon Valley. The Southwest flights, however, will only happen one day a week, on Sundays, and airport officials are still hoping f...

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by iflykpdx
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Search function and "your posts" not working
Replies: 48
Views: 4193

Re: Search function and "your posts" not working

The search function is working, but I am positive that not all posts are being correctly indexed. I have done searches on terms that I had literally just seen posts including the keyword for, only for them not to show up in the results.

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by iflykpdx
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/11/2018:AA Drops CHA-ORD,MEX-PHL;AS Drops FCA-PDX;NK Adds MCO-KIN/MBJ/DEN;UA Drops FAY-IAD,Adds FAT-ORD
Replies: 103
Views: 14444

Re: OAG Changes 11/11/2018:AA Drops CHA-ORD,MEX-PHL;AS Drops FCA-PDX;NK Adds MCO-KIN/MBJ/DEN;UA Drops FAY-IAD,Adds FAT-O

PDEW numbers. Only included the "off-season" numbers. There is no doubt there is seasonality in some of these markets. SEA numbers double into the summer months and SFO increases quite a bit as well. DEN and LAS do not show much seasonality. PHL-SFO (area, so includes ONT and SJC) 2016 Q1...

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by iflykpdx
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 66751

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

Clearly not enough to sustain two carriers on that route [SJC-ORD]. I still don't think that would necessarily dissuade AS from trying it. I can't speek for SJC (except to say that if AS doesn't feel the traffic is there, they won't waste the resources on it) but I will say that even though AS flyi...

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by iflykpdx
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 66751

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

SFOtoORD wrote:
Mostly seems like domestic SJC routes over 1,000 miles are pretty marginal routes.


Clearly not enough to sustain two carriers on that route. I still don't think that would necessarily dissuade AS from trying it.

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by iflykpdx
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 66751

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

Whispers I’ve heard, ORD-DAL/SAN/SJC/LAS, with increased frequency to SFO and LAX. They can barely fly 2x per day SFO-ORD, but will open up a bunch of other smaller Western cities to ORD routes? Don’t see this happening. I could see them trying SJC-ORD to attempt to chase UA off it. They were succe...

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by iflykpdx
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico axes MEX-BOS/PDX/IAD + MTY-LAS + GDL-SJC
Replies: 47
Views: 7086

Re: Aeromexico axes MEX-BOS/PDX/IAD + MTY-LAS + GDL-SJC

GDL-SJC also shows 1/6/19 as the last date per the Aeromexico website.

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by iflykpdx
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 66751

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

Problem with SJC/SFO from FAT is there would be almost zero O&D. Even with Bay Area traffic, you don’t save much time flying and save a lot of money driving. People definitely do it (for example, someone from Chicago who has a meeting in Fresno Monday and then San Francisco Tuesday might), but ...

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by iflykpdx
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 66751

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

I agree FAT is under served. Always thought there could be some opportunities to connect it to the bay area besides UA's chronically delayed SFO service. LAS, HNL, maybe SJC for additional connection opportunities all seem like possibilities. It looks like AA doesn't actually codeshare with AS on FA...

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by iflykpdx
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Subsidiary Will Perform Ground Handling for All Airlines at PAE
Replies: 74
Views: 6628

Re: AS Subsidiary Will Perform Ground Handling for All Airlines at PAE

WN732 wrote:
Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe DGS handles all airlines here at FAT. That would be one example.


Unless it changed since I worked in Ops at FAT, DGS handled Delta Connection and United (Express), while Piedmont handled AA, Allegiant handled its own flights, and QX handled AS.

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by iflykpdx
Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8618

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018

What is the purpose? Charters? Overflow parking and loading/unloading? The gate is used at times when gate space at jetbridge gates is maxed out. UA is the only airline that really has used it for their CRJ-700 flights to DEN but any airline that wants to could. It's possible California Pacific cou...

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by iflykpdx
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8618

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018

AirFiero wrote:
Ground boarding of passengers or loading of freight?


Passengers.

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by iflykpdx
Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8618

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018

I had an idea. Has any thought been given to moving the cargo ramp at the northwest corner of the airport to the northeast (the area closest to 87 and 880) or the southwest corner next to Signature FBO? This could clear the way for remote parking for RON or even an extension of terminal A. The othe...

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by iflykpdx
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8618

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018

Thanks for the in depth information. Does SJC use assigned gates, flex gates, or a combination? We have preferential and common use gates. FIS gates 15-18 are all common use. Gates 1 and 3 are also currently common use but gate 1 will become preferential on 11/1. Ground boarding gate 7a is also com...

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by iflykpdx
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 13024

Re: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018

I'm seeing SJC-ELP Sunday only service starting 4/14.

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by iflykpdx
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8618

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018

AS and WN are using parts of terminal A? So are things seriously maxed out at SJC? AS has been using Gates 13 & 14 since 2017 and WN has been using Gate 12 since July 2018. WN has 12 and 19-26 and AS has 13, 14 and 27-30 (they also often use 17/18 for morning departures) so between them they ha...

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by iflykpdx
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8618

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018

I have been wondering if one or more airlines approached the airport requesting more space for some specific expansion plans? Operationally right now it's a pain having AS and WN split across terminals. One of the goals of the expansion is to enable them to move all operations back to Terminal B. A...

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by iflykpdx
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8618

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018

I work in Airport Ops at SJC (see signature). Replying to below: The 5+1 new gates are in addition to the gates added last year (29 and 30). They will not be connected directly. The 5+1 facility will connect to Terminal B with a separate corridor just adjacent to where gates 29/30 connect to the sou...

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by iflykpdx
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8618

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation 2018

2 temporary gates were added in the last year, and recently it was announced that 4 temporary/interim gates will be added with construction that is supposed to be finished by next June. That leaves planned room for another 4 gates, long term, unless they somehow change that plan. Currently the plan...

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by iflykpdx
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 75886

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

I'm definitely surprised there's no non-stop SJC-WAS. I guess you could maybe count the sole WN SJC-BWI but not really, and F9 has the one-stop service to IAD. Curious what the PDEW is for SJC-IAD/DCA.

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by iflykpdx
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 99781

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

Does anyone have audio of SEA ground frequency at the time the aircraft taxiied and took off?

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by iflykpdx
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China—US Aviation Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 4126

Re: China—US Aviation Thread

Sorry to see us lose this one, but not terribly surprised. I have a feeling HU would have done/would do better on it than CA. HU's codeshares with AS and AA would make connecting traffic a much higher possibility than the limited options UA/CA have.

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by iflykpdx
Thu May 10, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines Retires The Sole Boeing 767-300 (non ER version)
Replies: 58
Views: 15826

Re: Hawaiian Airlines Retires The Sole Boeing 767-300 (non ER version)

Welp, unsurprisingly HA46 cancelled. Guess it's still as much a mess of an aircraft as it was before!

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by iflykpdx
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Farewell Flight 24 April VX 1948 SFO-LAX
Replies: 43
Views: 13042

Re: Virgin America Farewell Flight 24 April VX 1948 SFO-LAX

Had a great time! Thanks to the organizers and Alaska. Glad I got to make my first VX flight after waiting since before the airline launched :) Sadly my seat's chat was not working so missed out on all of that, but my row-mates more than kept me entertained. Shout out to the woman in 21C who probabl...

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by iflykpdx
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Begins JFK-SJC; Adds 3 daily SEA
Replies: 88
Views: 9461

Re: AS Begins JFK-SJC; Adds 3 daily SEA

Surprised we didn't see AS launch SJC-BOS before JFK. At least then they'd only have B6 as competition vs DL/B6. A non-redeye to BOS would be welcome.

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by iflykpdx
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New southwest schedule release due march 8th!!
Replies: 96
Views: 10168

Re: New southwest schedule release due march 8th!!

When's the next extension after this?

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by iflykpdx
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta gates at airports for expansion
Replies: 136
Views: 23330

Re: Delta gates at airports for expansion

I was referring specifically to SJC.

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by iflykpdx
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta gates at airports for expansion
Replies: 136
Views: 23330

Re: Delta gates at airports for expansion

I have been somewhat surprised they've been one of the only two or three airlines here to not announce anything new in the last year.

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by iflykpdx
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes
Replies: 161
Views: 18850

Re: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes

7A "faces" the public terminal roadway (east), but it's behind the perimeter wall so you can't really see it from there. It's on the lower level of Terminal A+. The main challenge now seems to be obtaining ADA-compliant boarding ramps. And alas, yes, not up in the northwest anymore but hop...

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