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by iflykpdx
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 179
Views: 16369

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2021

Wonder if they would build a new tower right next to the current one or a totally different location? If a new location I wonder where they would opt to locate it. I know right now ATC can't see aircraft on the opposite side of the terminal, either at a gate or when they're in the taxilane, so a lo...

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by iflykpdx
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 791
Views: 89343

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

IMO SAN is getting attention due to it being a hot (pun intended) leisure destination while SJC is getting a pullback, in part, due to its business-centric profile. Tech companies aren’t traveling much right now. I also think the competitive factors are at play, too. Definitely the case. Other airp...

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by iflykpdx
Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread - 2021
Replies: 65
Views: 8623

Re: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread - 2021

Glad that at least some of the university liveries have survived.

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by iflykpdx
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 791
Views: 89343

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

https://www.flightradar24.com/ASA482/26f4062d


Congrats to Alaska! Just hope we get to see these soon at SJC.
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qf789 wrote:

Now airborne, N913AK operating the first flight

https://www.flightradar24.com/ASA482/26f4062d


Congrats to Alaska! Just hope we get to see these soon at SJC.

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by iflykpdx
Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 179
Views: 16369

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2021

Possible. I do think FAT will gain another route to east of the Rockies soon. But I wonder if AA would decide to start FAT-CLT before DL starts FAT-ATL. I believe Fresno is the largest or second largest US airport not served by DL from ATL. AA still has a number of larger airports not served from C...

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by iflykpdx
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 179
Views: 16369

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2021

WN732 wrote:
Me too. I am booked on AUS-LAS-FAT for the first arrival on the 25th.


Did you have to do this with a Multi-City itinerary or did it allow for a connection?

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by iflykpdx
Wed Dec 16, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 157111

Re: WN adding SBA & FAT in Q2 2021

Congrats to FAT. Just wish this were during better economic times. Hopefully this can really add some oomph to their service/numbers.

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by iflykpdx
Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Narrow Body Thread - 2020
Replies: 724
Views: 99217

Re: Delta Narrow Body Thread - 2020

First A220-300 appearance at SJC this morning with DL2165 SLC-SJC

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by iflykpdx
Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 157111

Re: WN could cut service to some cities without additional COVID-19 aid

DLASFlyer wrote:
I wouldn't look so much at stations in June 2020 but where was underperforming even before the pandemic


Agreed. Even June doesn't seem like a very accurate month to use, given how much service has been cut since then. Surely LF%'s have gone up since then.

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by iflykpdx
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/22/2020:PSP on everybody;AA Adds PHX-LAP/LTO;DL Exits ORH;UA Suspends HAV
Replies: 64
Views: 12890

Re: OAG Changes 9/22/2020:PSP on everybody;AA Adds PHX-LAP/LTO;DL Exits ORH;UA Suspends HAV

Disappointing to see so many Hawaii cuts even after they announced the reopening date. Hopefully November will be the actual RTS...

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by iflykpdx
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread 2020
Replies: 1019
Views: 89739

Re: AS temporarily suspends ops at PDX, RDM, MFR, GEG, EUG, ALW due to wildfires

Update: The flight I was rebooked on for tonight also cancelled. Seems like this is just turning into rolling cancellations now. Good luck getting in or out of PDX on AS this week. I finally had enough and booked the last flight on WN tonight.

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by iflykpdx
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread 2020
Replies: 1019
Views: 89739

Re: AS temporarily suspends ops at PDX, RDM, MFR, GEG, EUG, ALW due to wildfires

My PDX-SJC flight tomorrow was cancelled. Hoping to get rebooked for the (currently still un-cancelled) last flight of the day. The wait time for a call back is 3 hours right now...

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by iflykpdx
Thu Aug 27, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread 2020
Replies: 1019
Views: 89739

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

https://newsroom.alaskaair.com/2020-08- ... ckson-Hole


Neat, maybe AS is hedging their bets that west coast winter travelers won't have Hawaii as an option this year and will look eastward instead?
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Ishrion wrote:


Neat, maybe AS is hedging their bets that west coast winter travelers won't have Hawaii as an option this year and will look eastward instead?

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by iflykpdx
Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sacramento (SMF) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 24911

Re: Sacramento (SMF) Aviation Thread - 2020

SMF is doing much better than any of the Bay Area airports as far as percentage down.

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by iflykpdx
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: In-flight magazines
Replies: 31
Views: 2133

Re: In-flight magazines

Personally I'd prefer a PDF version. Sure, for those of us who collect them, having something physical you can touch is nice, but there's increasingly little reason to ignore the fiscal and environmental savings that going digital brings.

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by iflykpdx
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 369
Views: 45891

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

UPlog wrote:
Seems no matter how hard airlines try, all roads in LA lead to LAX where the money and customers are.

Good luck, but suspect it will be brutal with so many overlapping competitors.


Similar, if not identical situation with SFO in the Bay Area.

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by iflykpdx
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Schedules 744 for SJC-LHR in Summer 2020
Replies: 69
Views: 14685

Re: BA Schedules 744 for SJC-LHR in Summer 2020

Well today would have been the day for the first scheduled 747 flight to SJC. BA has suspended SJC service until April 30, and the flight is still scheduled to be operated with a 744 after that, but everything is still up in the air for now. Honestly, I'll just be happy if BA doesn't pull out altog...

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by iflykpdx
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/22/2020
Replies: 87
Views: 15226

Re: OAG Changes 3/22/2020

AirFiero wrote:

Look at the other routes. All cancelled for the entire filed schedule. Is HU dead?


Only a couple were cut through OCT. Were the others seasonal to begin with?

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by iflykpdx
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/22/2020
Replies: 87
Views: 15226

Re: OAG Changes 3/22/2020

Looks like HU PEK-SJC might be finished. Down to two intercontinental flights assuming NH and BA return.

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by iflykpdx
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 106
Views: 13347

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2020

NH will suspend TYO-SJC service after March 24, leaving only BA for intercontinental service with HU indefinitely suspended. No word yet if BA will be suspending as well with the European travel ban and SJC not being one of the 13 approved airports for travelers coming from non-UK Europe.

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by iflykpdx
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MSYSFO
Replies: 104
Views: 18746

Re: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MS

Looking like the new daytime BOS-SJC flight is nixed?

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by iflykpdx
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 106
Views: 13347

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2020

Frontier adding seasonal daily PHX-SJC starting 4/23. Frankly it's the most reasonable dart they've thrown at the board so far from SJC considering the relatively high fares on this route. Looks to be 1x daily unfortunately, not going to be the most useful for single-day business occasions. Departs ...

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by iflykpdx
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: California cities w/out commercial air service?
Replies: 40
Views: 3333

Re: California cities w/out commercial air service?

What would you define as "sizable?"

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by iflykpdx
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 11885

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

I did some digging and it appears Azores Airlines likely doesn't serve OAK anymore. They have no longer operate a fleet type that can do non-stop OAK-TER, and Oakland is not listed as a destination on their website (all searched itineraries go through BOS and connect on B6). OAK may be reduced to Me...

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by iflykpdx
Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do airlines reuse flight number of their terminated destination?
Replies: 42
Views: 5975

Re: Do airlines reuse flight number of their terminated destination?

Interestingly, AM seems to save them. They cancelled GDL-SJC earlier this year, then brought it back for a month using the same flight numbers. Maybe they just don't have a big enough network to require reuse.

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by iflykpdx
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air to Consolidate All Routes in the Bay Area to SFO
Replies: 54
Views: 7866

Re: Norwegian Air to Consolidate All Routes in the Bay Area to SFO

Agreed that it was foreshadowed. Perhaps yields at SFO are just too significant to ignore compared to OAK. I just don't see any domestic carrier jumping in to start long-haul routes from OAK, and most foreign carriers already serve SFO. Looks like it'll probably a return to the pre-DY status quo for...

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by iflykpdx
Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 25574

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Looks like DEN-SJC is suspended after 4/21.

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by iflykpdx
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 11885

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

So it's been awhile, but I guess I'll resuscitate this. So far for 2020, SJC will have added service to: AUS on AA YYZ on AC PVR on AS KOA and LIH on WN B6 adding a summer daytime BOS frequency BA upgauging LHR to a 747 for the summer (honestly hard to believe this is happening) NH switching from NR...

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by iflykpdx
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 170819

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

chepos wrote:
It seems as if it was deleted, I thought that was a topic that possibly deserved its own thread. Can’t find it merged anywhere either.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


The notification for a reply to my post confirms that the thread has been deleted. Kind of annoyed...

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by iflykpdx
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Schedules 744 for SJC-LHR in Summer 2020
Replies: 69
Views: 14685

Re: BA Schedules 744 for SJC-LHR in Summer 2020

Well this is exciting. Can't wait to learn how this is gonna park at the terminal.

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by iflykpdx
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 28389

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Ok, so MSY and MCO are both running 1x/weekly? If I recall, ABQ started as 1x/weekly then went to daily? I thought they suspended ABQ with the Max thing? Sigh, I can’t keep up! Don't know what their future schedule is. I believe MCO ends after 1/6 (not sure if permanently or until the MAX issue is ...

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by iflykpdx
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 28389

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Was it a load factor cancellation or a Max cancellation? Nothing was ever announced by WN. It just stopped flying and isn't bookable and no longer appears on the WN site route map under the nonstops list. Could have been a MAX cancellation but only WN knows for sure. Maybe we'll see it return at so...

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by iflykpdx
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 28389

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Was it a load factor cancellation or a Max cancellation? Nothing was ever announced by WN. It just stopped flying and isn't bookable and no longer appears on the WN site route map under the nonstops list. Could have been a MAX cancellation but only WN knows for sure. Maybe we'll see it return at so...

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by iflykpdx
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 28389

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019

jbwhite99 wrote:
1 per week between the Research Triangle and Silicon Valley (WN to SJC, only on Sundays)


That's been cancelled. I think it flew for about a month. Shame SJC can't seem to keep any service to NC.

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by iflykpdx
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS & AA Seperation (Essentially) Coming March 1, 2020
Replies: 98
Views: 16100

Re: AS & AA Seperation (Essentially) Coming March 1, 2020

Of those 51 routes, they have cancelled 25 as of March 2020:

28 including SJC-JFK, SJC-DAL and SJC-SNA

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by iflykpdx
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines California Strategy
Replies: 102
Views: 19975

Re: Alaska Airlines California Strategy

They announced SJC-PVR on Facebook. Not sure if this is new or returning. They also posted a rather curious SJC route map with it and JFK is off it. Looked in May and it is off the schedule. It also shows SLC on the map. No scheduled flights for that. So not sure if that is a mistake or they’re bri...

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by iflykpdx
Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG
Replies: 282
Views: 50973

Re: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.

Hoping we'll see a daytime/morning flight for SJC finally.

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by iflykpdx
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A220 launch - Interior Picture and New routes
Replies: 133
Views: 27182

Re: Air Canada A220 launch - Interior Picture and New routes

Glad to see more intl service at SJC. Hope it sticks around!

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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: 27
Views: 4853

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: 606
Views: 105828

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: 14386

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: 125
Views: 12955

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: 355
Views: 57427

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: 258
Views: 31242

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: 46161

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: 76
Views: 11885

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: 76
Views: 11885

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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