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Old Jun 18, 08, 12:14 pm
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malgudi
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: SFO
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1. LH 455 dep SFO around 2PM, not early evening!

2. There is no 20-hr wait in LHR on BA for BLR-LHR-SFO

BA 118
dep BLR 6:45am, arr LHR 12:35pm

BA 287
dep LHR 1:50pm, arr SFO 4:40pm


Originally Posted by enjoystravel View Post
If these timings hold, it will be a very competitive schedule. No way other carriers can match this. Current routings via FRA, HKG, LHR from SFO do not have this convenience. For example, LH leaves SFO very early in the evening. BA forces you to have a long gap (20+ hrs) in LHR on the return BLR-LHR-SFO. CX seems to offer a better schedule to MAA but BLR does not yet seem that great. IT schedules to both JFK and SFO from BLR look so attractive.

I'd happily switch at least 50% of my travel to IT. Need to keep the rest on other carriers for connections to various other destinations.

The challenge seems to be making profits on this route without a lot of cargo capacity. Maybe they can find enough high value, time sensitive, low weight cargo.
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