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Old Feb 18, 16, 5:44 pm
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Originally Posted by jlemon View Post
54. At present the Seattle to Portland route is served by Alaska/Horizon, Delta and United. Turboprops handle 80% of the flights. Back in 1987 there were 13 airlines operating mainline jet equipment on this 129 mile route. How many of them can you identify?

JRL767 got this one off to a good start with the following offering...
  1. Air Cal Correct!
  2. Alaska Correct!
  3. American Correct!
  4. Continental Incorrect!
  5. Delta Correct!
  6. Eastern Correct!
  7. Horizon Correct!
  8. Northwest Correct!
  9. PSA Incorrect!
  10. TWA Correct!
  11. United Correct!
  12. US Air Incorrect!
  13. Western Incorrect!

Here are three hopefully not too wild guesses....

Hawaiian Air Correct!
Jet America Correct!
Morris Air Incorrect!

Not too wild at all, JL. Except for Morris Air - a good guess but alas...

So, we've just two remaining - both of them based in the west - both of them operating fleets primarily powered by the Pratt & Whitney JT8D.

Awright then - let's knock off those final two!

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