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Old Jan 20, 12, 6:58 pm
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N702ML
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Originally Posted by 777-100SP View Post
What other crosstown flights were there?

I know United had San Francisco-Oakland service, sometimes continuing to Denver.

Orange County-Los Angeles service also existed.

How about JFK-Laguardia? Or Dulles-Washington National?
I don't think anyone else has chimed in on the east coast routes yet unless I missed it.

Not sure about JFK-LGA. I can't think of any carriers on that route except maybe scheduled helicopter service back in the days.

As far as IAD-DCA....

Multiple airlines have done this one over the years....

Western did it in the early 80s as part of a DCA-IAD-SLC route.

(Western's 1984 route map showing the route: http://www.departedflights.com/WA070184.html)

American did DCA-IAD-DFW several times daily in the early and mid-80s before the DCA perimiter rule was expanded several hundred miles to allow nonstops to DFW.

Also, Braniff (II) did the DCA-IAD-DFW thing when they began flying again in the mid-80s.

(Braniff's 1984 route map showing the route: http://www.departedflights.com/BN030184.html)
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