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Old Feb 24, 16, 3:10 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?

I was tempted to guess Republic (RC); however, let's go with America West (HP) with a B737-200 instead.

Yes!!! Good on ya, JL! Thanks for finally finishing this one off!

65. This airline operates more 727-200s into London Heathrow than any other.

Wild guess time: Pan Am.

Not so wild. In fact, spot on. Per the 1987 schedule I reference Pan Am served Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and Oslo with 72S equipment from LHR. Some of these flights continued on to other destinations such as Berlin and Helsinki.
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