Search found 7278 matches

by chepos
Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA uniform launches today
Replies: 54
Views: 8702

Re: New AA uniform launches today

usflyer msp wrote:
They pretty much look just like the old US uniforms, just in a darker blue.


The old US uniform was much more informal, had too many styles. Heck they had polos for ground crew and God knows how many ties, scarves and different shirts.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185854

Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Korean Airlines suspends many routes to Europe and North America: https://www.koreanair.com/content/dam/koreanair/Global/Documents/about/%EC%BD%94%EB%A1%9C%EB%82%9819%20%EA%B4%80%EB%A0%A8%20%EB%B9%84%EC%9A%B4%ED%95%AD%20%EB%B0%8F%20%EA%B0%90%ED%8E%B8%20%ED%98%84%ED%99%A9(%EA%B3%B5%EC%A7%80)_0303%20...

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT announces record traffic numbers
Replies: 109
Views: 19847

Re: CLT big announcement Tuesday March 3

At what time is this “big” reveal, I searched and could not find any news.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Mar 03, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA uniform launches today
Replies: 54
Views: 8702

Re: New AA uniform launches today

One of the bigger benefits is that AA will be strictly enforcing appearance and uniform standards now...gone will be the sloppy mix and match, the lanyards with pins all over them that looked like they worked at TGI Fridays, and grooming standards are going to be enforced...finally. I'll believe it...

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Announces SEA-LHR For 2021
Replies: 156
Views: 25952

Re: Delta Announces SEA-LHR For 2021

Delta will eventually overtake Alaska in Seattle much like Delta has done to AA at JFK. Using what gates, exactly? Maybe Delta will make a deal with United? United has all but abandoned Seattle compared to the market share it used to have. Perhaps Delta can get some of United’s gates? Why would UA ...

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Announces SEA-LHR For 2021
Replies: 156
Views: 25952

Re: Delta Announces SEA-LHR For 2021

Will AS stop the code-share arrangements with Star and SkyTeam partners like KE/SQ etc? Might have missed that in the presser. If that's the case, what options does AS have at SEA in terms of international flying? BA/AA/CX/JL? AS is not expected to drop any relationships they currently have because...

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American Airlines and their Mediocrity
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Re: American Airlines and their Mediocrity

This thread seems to belong in the poll, preference thread? If we need another AA and NY thread I am sure you could have found one from last week to discuss this.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT announces record traffic numbers
Replies: 109
Views: 19847

Re: CLT big announcement Tuesday March 3

For those guessing LATAM commencing GRU-CLT, how big of a market is CLT-South America? Enough to support a year round, daily flight? LATAM is not going to fly to CLT, why would they? US/AA could not make it work, how would LATAM. There is little to no traffic between CLT and Brazil/Chile or Peru. S...

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT announces record traffic numbers
Replies: 109
Views: 19847

Re: CLT big announcement Tuesday March 3

ram789 wrote:
Maybe CLT-CMN?


Yeah, no.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT announces record traffic numbers
Replies: 109
Views: 19847

Re: CLT big announcement Tuesday March 3

Any chance of DL being ballsy and doing CLT- AMS of CDG? So if they could not make PHL work to CDG/LHR what makes you think they would fare any better with TA from CLT (a bigger AA hub with less traffic to Europe). I have a feeling this is going to do with some airport infrastructure improvement an...

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT announces record traffic numbers
Replies: 109
Views: 19847

CLT big announcement Tuesday March 3

Ishrion wrote:
I'm gonna say it.

LATAM GRU-CLT to attack AA.


Did your account get hacked by HP69? LOL


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35784

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

It is amazing that the Allegheny legacy lives on in Croatia, forty years after the airline’s demise. Uhhhh pretty sure he just meant anyone left from Allegheny would be really senior and therefore have the more sought-after trips and perks, not that any legal part of Allegheny is actually in Croati...

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 142582

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

Make SEA an international gateway? That's a bad joke. Generally speaking you will be 1.5-2 hours faster flying from the East and Midwest down to SFO/LAX and then west on to Asia, Australia, and New Zealand vs. going first up to YVR, a mere 20 minute flight from SEA. The local traffic from Washingto...

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT announces record traffic numbers
Replies: 109
Views: 19847

Re: CLT big announcement Tuesday March 3

Why would it BA or US and have AA tails on it. If it would be BA I would expect something British, AS something from the PNW (just my guess).


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA uniform launches today
Replies: 54
Views: 8702

New AA uniform launches today

Surprised this has not been posted here yet (since most things AA create quite the stir around here). New AA uniform for front line employees launches today. Can’t for the life of me figure out how to post a picture here. For those of you instagramers, aastews or aanewblue will show you pictures of ...

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35784

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

2004 was two years before the HP/US merger, so not an HP 733. Mind you HP 733’s never flew US (east) routes. They operated out of the HP CMH hub but definitely not LGA-FL. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk I never flew on any America West aircraft that looked 'shabby' prior to the HP/US merger. Ev...

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 22574

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

Buttigieg out. Guess he ran out of money and luck even before Super Tuesday. How can he ran out of money, even assuming no one else is contributing to his campaign, LGBTQ is the richest demography with higher dispensable income in the USA. His campaign probably didn't figure out to use Citizens Uni...

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 22574

2020 Democratic Primary Thread

Sad to see mayor Pete drop out, I voted for him (early vote). Sigh, between Joe and Bernie not sure who the best bet is in the general. Either way, I’ll vote blue no matter who.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35784

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

I remember USAir kind of being a LCC before there were really LCC’s. One of the worst flights I ever took was a LGA-PBW or FLL? on US Airways in 2004. It was an old 737-300 or 400. It was at spring break, only flight I could get and very expensive. The plane was falling apart, literally. I remember...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35784

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

Did Doug Parker allow coach passengers to be served champagne for the final 737-400 flight? What about the 733 and the 762? Both aircraft as I recall were retired without much fanfare (unlike the AA MD80), pretty certain there was no champagne but I was not there to confirm beverages provided in fl...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185854

Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

I wonder what will Emirates do with their MXP-JFK flight. Will they keep it? Most probably continue flying it, albeit a most probably empty 380 back and forth but I doubt they can it. Not sure AZ can afford to fly empty airplanes across the Atlantic, so we will see what they do with JFK-MXP. Sent f...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 142582

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

CX operates Dragon to BLR. The onboard product isn't overly exciting as compared to Cathay itself. JAL is still NOT an option for BLR, yet. JAL starts BLR only on March 30th. Even when it starts, much of the USA operations are steadily moving to HND where as the BLR flight will operate out of NRT. ...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35784

U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

There were several fatal accidents. under the USAir brand: US5050 (1989), US1491 (1991), US405 (1992), US427 (1994), US1016 (1994). USAir was suffering from a poor public image as well as an unfortunate series of fatal accidents. You could say that was also pretty much the same reason why KE rebran...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185854

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

After 9/11, U.S. airlines reduced service by getting rid of in-flight meals. Do you think due to this coronavirus outbreak, airlines will reduce service again by getting rid of snacks, charging for drinks, increasing checked bag fees, etc? Before we get to crazy with comparisons, this can get ugly ...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330711

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

American's Seattle to Bangalore flight is now available for booking. Inaugural flight is October 25, which is the same day as the inaugural LAX-CHC and DFW-AKL. Depart Seattle 5:55 p.m. arrive Bangalore 10:45 p.m. next day. And... here's the interesting timing. Depart Bangalore 2:05 a.m. arrive Sea...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330711

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

American's Seattle to Bangalore flight is now available for booking. Inaugural flight is October 25, which is the same day as the inaugural LAX-CHC and DFW-AKL. Depart Seattle 5:55 p.m. arrive Bangalore 10:45 p.m. next day. And... here's the interesting timing. Depart Bangalore 2:05 a.m. arrive Sea...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185854

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

https://www.reuters.com/article/china-health-american-airlines/update-1-american-airlines-suspending-flights-to-milan-after-u-s-travel-warning-idUSL1N2AU01Y American to suspend all flights from NY-JFK and Miami to Milan-Malpensa until 24 April - confirmed by Reuters According to Italian press repor...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330711

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

American's Seattle to Bangalore flight is now available for booking. Inaugural flight is October 25, which is the same day as the inaugural LAX-CHC and DFW-AKL. Depart Seattle 5:55 p.m. arrive Bangalore 10:45 p.m. next day. And... here's the interesting timing. Depart Bangalore 2:05 a.m. arrive Sea...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35784

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

What made him think business travelers would want to fly on his disgusting planes and subpar service? I remember seeing photos posted of filthy furniture in their clubs, mold growing in air vents on the planes, and F seats with tape on them. US Airways was not known for exceptional service. Far fro...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35784

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

The name change had little to do with the crashes, and everything to do with Stephen Wolf cozying up with British AIRWAYS, and (mostly) dumping Boeing for a planned all-Airbus fleet. They announced the change simultaneously with the airbus order, with a full page USA Today ad. The plan was to turn ...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35784

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

The name change had little to do with the crashes, and everything to do with Stephen Wolf cozying up with British AIRWAYS, and (mostly) dumping Boeing for a planned all-Airbus fleet. They announced the change simultaneously with the airbus order, with a full page USA Today ad. The plan was to turn ...

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35784

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

blacksoviet wrote:
Do the HP flight attendants still belong to a separate union?


ALL AA flight attendants are APFA members. LUS F/A’s used to be AFA union members.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185854

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Travel fears now affecting US domestic flights https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/americans-are-canceling-their-domestic-travel-over-coronavirus-fears/ar-BB10xnbr I wonder how long airlines will be able to put their under utilized international widebodies on their flights domestically. Just flew an ...

Jump to post
by chepos
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?
Replies: 75
Views: 13168

Re: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?

One reason for AA (and WN, for that matter) flying earlier and later is that they are trying to make up for a shortage in the fleet from the MAX. WN's flights at BNA are, on average, earlier and later right now than they are normally during a shoulder season. WN operates a late bank out of BNA in t...

Jump to post
by chepos
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330711

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

What exactly is Comair in South Africa that I've seen mentioned here? Is it owned by BA? Could it possibly provide any decent feed to AA if they launch South Africa when more 787 arrive? Comair is based in South Africa, part of it’s ops serve as a franchisee of BA in South Africa, operating flights...

Jump to post
by chepos
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 214353

Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

I'm predicting a fairly significant collapse in the airline industry in the next couple of months. My prediction is that 25% of the US domestic carriers will fail and the rest will be deep in the red. Overseas airlines will see the same fate. this reads like too much doom and gloom end of the world...

Jump to post
by chepos
Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska future in Portland 2020
Replies: 60
Views: 7837

Alaska future in Portland 2020

That must be why Alaska is flying twice daily PDX-MCO, and why Vancouver and Calgary have nonstops to FLL and MCO. Perfect for Delta’s A223s. Yeah - perfect kind of route for DL to set some money on fire for fun: flying between two oneworld hubs! Why don’t you bring up the tired “provincial Portlan...

Jump to post
by chepos
Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330711

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

This thread is mostly about speculation, heck this website is based mostly on speculation.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights
Replies: 133
Views: 19284

Re: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights

I forgot. Does the TATL JV with BA include US originating flights to Africa/ME or just TATL flights to Europe? …GDS schedules show AA code-sharing on BA flights to NBO, MCT and DEL, so I presume that means it's part of the JV and not just a code-share. The AA/BA/AY/IB joint business is US/Canada <-...

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights
Replies: 133
Views: 19284

Re: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights

Could we see DOH - SEA or SFO happen now? Double Daily DFW-DOH between the two carriers wouldn't shock me either. lets first see loads on DOH-DFW go back to where they were before. The cut of the AA-QR codeshare made the route take a bit of a hit, making QR downsize from a 77W to an A350. I am pret...

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights
Replies: 133
Views: 19284

Re: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights

More on potential AA metal to DOH: https://thepointsguy.com/news/american-airlines-to-restart-qatar-airways-codeshare-exploring-service-to-doha/ But, when pressed, Raja said American believes there will be several possibilities for service to Doha. “We think the connectivity of that hub is so amazi...

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights
Replies: 133
Views: 19284

Re: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights

Vasu is starting to break out of his shell and/or gotten fresh license to use all the toys in his sandbox. It’s exciting. He has said in the past few months that his plan is to increase cooperation with partners (and create new partnerships) to enable additional growth. I believe he was promoted to...

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights
Replies: 133
Views: 19284

Re: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights

Couple of questions spring to mind: 1. Does this require regulatory approvals in US, EU or other jurisdictions (India?). Can this fall through like the LATAM tie up due to some obscure regulatory agency holding their nose? 2. How will BA react if this threatens their feed to the Indian subcontinent...

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights
Replies: 133
Views: 19284

Re: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights

Hopefully this leads to the end of that silly US3 against the ME3 war and vice versa. What ever happened to the rumored UA/EY partnership?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330711

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... t-changes/




Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
-->

Per routes online PHL-MAN appears to be getting the 330 for about a month.


https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... t-changes/




Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 214353

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

I’m going to go on a limb and say mainland China flying from the US3 is not resuming by late April as scheduled. I venture to guess select flights return by the fall.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330711

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

More domestic widebody flights: Chicago O’Hare (ORD) – Las Vegas: Daily on a 787-8 from March 5-March 27 Chicago – San Francisco: Daily on a 787-8 from March 28-April 24 Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) – Las Vegas: Up to twice daily on 777-200s and 787-8s from March 5-May 6 https://thepointsguy.com/news/wh...

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for UA to step up?
Replies: 241
Views: 30370

Time for UA to step up?

UA isn't jack s*it to most people, forget about trying to appeal to the masses. They got a long way to go on that one. You want to appeal to the masses? Give Delta a call instead. Then fly Delta. That’s the beauty of choice. It’s geographic. I live in Texas and Delta is useless to us for the most p...

Jump to post
by chepos
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 22574

2020 Democratic Primary Thread

It looks like Bernie will be the nominee and I will vote for him in Nov (not in the primaries). That being said, I believe Trump will win again in Nov. with Bernie at the helm.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Jump to post
by chepos
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 142582

AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

Make SEA an international gateway? That's a bad joke. Generally speaking you will be 1.5-2 hours faster flying from the East and Midwest down to SFO/LAX and then west on to Asia, Australia, and New Zealand vs. going first up to YVR, a mere 20 minute flight from SEA. The local traffic from Washingto...

Jump to post