KL 603 AMS-LAX hard stand arrival at LAX

Old Apr 19, 19, 8:05 pm
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KL 603 AMS-LAX hard stand arrival at LAX

KL 603 AMS-LAX parked at a hard stand bus gate on arrival at LAX today. Maybe KL/AF was late on rent this month. The only other airlines parked there today were Norwegian and Air Tahiti Nui.
Actually wasn’t too bad - the weather was cool, the bus wasn’t jam packed (as at CDG), got to see lots of planes and the walk to immigration is probably shorter from the bus gate than from a regular TBIT gate.
Bags made it to the belt pretty quickly, too (at least priority bags).
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Old Apr 19, 19, 8:35 pm
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LOL. Always wondered why some flights and airlines are banished to the dreaded bus gates.
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Old Apr 20, 19, 2:23 am
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Originally Posted by mot29 View Post
KL 603 AMS-LAX parked at a hard stand bus gate on arrival at LAX today. Maybe KL/AF was late on rent this month. The only other airlines parked there today were Norwegian and Air Tahiti Nui.
Actually wasn’t too bad - the weather was cool, the bus wasn’t jam packed (as at CDG), got to see lots of planes and the walk to immigration is probably shorter from the bus gate than from a regular TBIT gate.
Bags made it to the belt pretty quickly, too (at least priority bags).
probably the gate was occupied and the captain didn’t want to wait and opted for the least time consuming solution.
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Old Apr 22, 19, 11:56 am
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Just gate issues. LAX is always a mess when it comes to gate assignments.
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