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Old May 18, 18, 5:22 am
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Originally Posted by SQShortFinal View Post
Ok, let's go with your scenario of Saturday afternoon loads are usually light compared to other days. How does this downgauging play out? You're saying the 777s or A330s on near regional routes are swapped on Saturday afternoons and replaced by 737s. But then what about the other side of the coin? Those 777s and A330s you just swapped out, would they then be put on MI destinations like Danang, Manado and Siem Reap?
It may be true on one direction but may not be true on the return direction.

I was on SQ963 on Sunday with less than 100 people (or even less than 50) in economy. I saw the incoming flight was quite full.
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