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Widebody (777, 787) on domestic routes to SFO?

Old Dec 17, 20, 2:59 pm
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Widebody (777, 787) on domestic routes to SFO?

the last time I flew SFO-DFW, one of the legs was on an international spec 777.

Is AA still doing this for this route?
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Old Dec 17, 20, 3:47 pm
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Originally Posted by abraxis View Post
the last time I flew SFO-DFW, one of the legs was on an international spec 777.

Is AA still doing this for this route?
As I understand it AA doesn't currently have a widebody capable gate at SFO, so no more SFO-DFW or SFO-MIA on the big boys for now. That is also the reason SFO-JFK is still being operated by the A321T.
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Old Dec 17, 20, 8:21 pm
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Originally Posted by HiAperture View Post
As I understand it AA doesn't currently have a widebody capable gate at SFO, so no more SFO-DFW or SFO-MIA on the big boys for now. That is also the reason SFO-JFK is still being operated by the A321T.
Interesting... I thought at first there was a 787 on the ORD-SFO route when AA moved to terminal 1. And here I am thinking it was just yanked from the rotation with the downgrading of routes. So... Until Terminal 1 is completed, we're not to expect AA widebodies here at SFO?
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Old Dec 17, 20, 9:17 pm
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Originally Posted by abraxis View Post
the last time I flew SFO-DFW, one of the legs was on an international spec 777.

Is AA still doing this for this route?
How long ago was this? There are currently a lot of 777s and 787s on domestic routes but I donít think SFO is one of them. My understanding is that AAís SFO gates canít currently accommodate widebody aircraft.
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Old Dec 17, 20, 10:31 pm
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Originally Posted by cmd320 View Post
My understanding is that AAís SFO gates canít currently accommodate widebody aircraft.
Is that just temporary during terminal construction? Seems a huge oversight not to have gates that can handle widebodies. Never know when they might want to upgauge a flight, operate a charter, or even handle a diversion from LAX.
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Old Dec 17, 20, 10:34 pm
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OP says "one of the legs was on an international spec 777".

Guess that could happen if the route was SFO-LAX-DFW.
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Old Dec 17, 20, 10:37 pm
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Originally Posted by jcatman View Post
OP says "one of the legs was on an international spec 777".

Guess that could happen if the route was SFO-LAX-DFW.
Well, this IS FlyerTalk so the leg in question could have been MIA-DFW
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Old Dec 17, 20, 11:03 pm
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Originally Posted by Herb687 View Post
Is that just temporary during terminal construction? Seems a huge oversight not to have gates that can handle widebodies. Never know when they might want to upgauge a flight, operate a charter, or even handle a diversion from LAX.
Yes this should be temporary, the terminal is still being finished. The remaining gates under construction are set to be able to handle wide-body aircraft.
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Old Dec 17, 20, 11:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Herb687 View Post
Well, this IS FlyerTalk so the leg in question could have been MIA-DFW
Or HKG-DFW.

I have done DEN-LAX-HKG-DFW-IAH to get from Denver to Houston
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Old Dec 17, 20, 11:38 pm
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Not related to SFO but I'm booked to fly MCO-DFW on a 777-300ER in early January, got the last first class seat up front as well. I also see 777-200's running from MIA-CLT as well.
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Old Dec 18, 20, 12:42 am
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Originally Posted by FlyEndeavorAir View Post
Not related to SFO but I'm booked to fly MCO-DFW on a 777-300ER in early January, got the last first class seat up front as well. I also see 777-200's running from MIA-CLT as well.
If you are looking to fly AA wide-body birds domestically, lots of information here from The Points Guy website:

https://thepointsguy.com/news/fly-aa...-domestically/
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Old Dec 18, 20, 7:43 am
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Originally Posted by Herb687 View Post
Is that just temporary during terminal construction? Seems a huge oversight not to have gates that can handle widebodies. Never know when they might want to upgauge a flight, operate a charter, or even handle a diversion from LAX.
My understanding is that it's temporary during construction as freeagent mentioned upthread.
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Guess the lack of widebody gates ensures the A321T remains in the fleet at least for the moment.
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Old Dec 19, 20, 1:57 pm
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No SFO widebodies, to-or-from, scheduled for at least December per their cargo schedule. :/

https://www.aacargo.com/downloads/sc...S_Domestic.pdf
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