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A look at SFO T3 Progress - "As nice or nicer than T2"

A look at SFO T3 Progress - "As nice or nicer than T2"

Old Aug 14, 13, 11:16 am
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Originally Posted by uastarflyer View Post
I want my airside Subway and Burger King back
Subway pre-security is OK with me...

Had a nice chicken bacon ranch sub there the other day, and from 5:00 - 9:00 (?) they have 'happy hour' where all beers are $3.00!

BK is bad for you, change your diet! (Or head further in to T3 for Lori's Diner for your calorie bomb).
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Old Aug 14, 13, 11:39 am
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Originally Posted by LarkSFO View Post
Subway pre-security is OK with me...

Had a nice chicken bacon ranch sub there the other day, and from 5:00 - 9:00 (?) they have 'happy hour' where all beers are $3.00!

BK is bad for you, change your diet! (Or head further in to T3 for Lori's Diner for your calorie bomb).
Subway is my absolute LAST resort for subs. (Shouldn't be a surprise - I live in Wawa country and there's a Wegmans less than 5min from my apartment.) Even on the road, I look for better options. Personally, if I'm hankerin' for sammich at T3, I prefer Boudin Bakery. Given additional time, Anchor Brewing or Gordon Biersch.
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Old Aug 14, 13, 12:01 pm
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Originally Posted by Critic View Post
Subway is my absolute LAST resort for subs. (Shouldn't be a surprise - I live in Wawa country and there's a Wegmans less than 5min from my apartment.) Even on the road, I look for better options. Personally, if I'm hankerin' for sammich at T3, I prefer Boudin Bakery. Given additional time, Anchor Brewing or Gordon Biersch.
Klein's Deli opened a few months ago near 83, and they did a great sandwich when I stopped by back in June. Enormous portions, though--my wife and I were fine splitting one sandwich.
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Old Aug 14, 13, 12:10 pm
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Pre-Security, if you are hungry there is Subway. Period...

In my case, I was picking somebody up at the airport and could not get though security.

Beyond security, I must say that the T3 Food and Beverage options are excellent, and still improving.
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Old Aug 14, 13, 2:27 pm
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Originally Posted by DCA writer View Post
Klein's Deli opened a few months ago near 83, and they did a great sandwich when I stopped by back in June. Enormous portions, though--my wife and I were fine splitting one sandwich.
+1

BK was awful, glad to see it gone
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Old Aug 14, 13, 2:32 pm
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Originally Posted by LarkSFO View Post
610 6:00 AM SFO 7:52 AM PHX
685 9:15 AM SFO 11:07 AM PHX
46 12:00 PM SFO 1:54 PM PHX
128 3:40 PM SFO 5:35 PM PHX
408 5:10 PM SFO 7:09 PM PHX
954 6:10 AM SFO 2:33 PM PHL
650 8:15 AM SFO 4:34 PM PHL
658 11:00 AM SFO 7:23 PM PHL
648 10:10 PM SFO 6:20 AM PHL
704 7:15 AM SFO 3:08 PM CLT
706 8:50 AM SFO 4:53 PM CLT
464 11:05 AM SFO 7:04 PM CLT
466 1:10 PM SFO 9:11 PM CLT
942 10:15 PM SFO 6:04 AM CLT

These are all the US Airways flights I see operating out of SFO...

How many gates do you need to operate 28 arrivals / departures per day?

Is T2 completely full?
shhh... The AAdmirals Club there is super quiet, nice and relaxing.
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Old Sep 19, 13, 10:21 am
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"PREMIUM SECURITY EXPANSION AT SFO. Have you seen boarded up area adjacent to United’s Premium Security entry point (F-3) on the far western side of Terminal 3? Apparently, it’s hiding a significant expansion (six lanes, up from current four) of the frequently clogged security checkpoint, but we’ve not been able to squeeze any more details (such as opening dates) out of SFO yet. Stay tuned."

Not sure why SFO is not sharing more details on this?

They want it to be a big surprise?

http://thebat-sf.com/2013/09/18/bett...Traveler%29%29

Also from Chris:

"BETTER WIFI AT SFO. Logging on the (thankfully free) wi-fi at SFO became a clutter free experience this summer with an upgrade to a newer, faster network. Instead of a greeting of irritating ads, you can now log on with one click accepting terms and conditions, and boom, you are good to go for up to two hours. Look for “SFO FREE WIFI.” When the airport is busy, the connections tend to slow down a bit, but hey, you get what you pay for, right?"
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Old Sep 19, 13, 12:11 pm
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Originally Posted by LarkSFO View Post
"PREMIUM SECURITY EXPANSION AT SFO. Have you seen boarded up area adjacent to United’s Premium Security entry point (F-3) on the far western side of Terminal 3? Apparently, it’s hiding a significant expansion (six lanes, up from current four) of the frequently clogged security checkpoint, but we’ve not been able to squeeze any more details (such as opening dates) out of SFO yet. Stay tuned."

Not sure why SFO is not sharing more details on this?

They want it to be a big surprise?

http://thebat-sf.com/2013/09/18/bett...Traveler%29%29

Also from Chris:

"BETTER WIFI AT SFO. Logging on the (thankfully free) wi-fi at SFO became a clutter free experience this summer with an upgrade to a newer, faster network. Instead of a greeting of irritating ads, you can now log on with one click accepting terms and conditions, and boom, you are good to go for up to two hours. Look for “SFO FREE WIFI.” When the airport is busy, the connections tend to slow down a bit, but hey, you get what you pay for, right?"
Bolding mine: Noticed this last week and yes, a massive improvement
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Old Sep 19, 13, 1:50 pm
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Originally Posted by LarkSFO View Post
Also from Chris:

"BETTER WIFI AT SFO. Logging on the (thankfully free) wi-fi at SFO became a clutter free experience this summer with an upgrade to a newer, faster network. Instead of a greeting of irritating ads, you can now log on with one click accepting terms and conditions, and boom, you are good to go for up to two hours. Look for “SFO FREE WIFI.” When the airport is busy, the connections tend to slow down a bit, but hey, you get what you pay for, right?"
Yay, better WiFi. Yet another reason that one doesn't need the United Club!
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Old Sep 19, 13, 1:55 pm
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Yay, better WiFi. Yet another reason that one doesn't need the United Club!
With all the great dining / drinking options in T3 (and free airport wifi), for many people the club will not be necessary.

The new club is going to be a spectacular place though!
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Old Oct 6, 13, 2:41 pm
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Update from The BAT:

http://thebat-sf.com/2013/09/25/sfo-...mod-sfo-video/

Revamped T3 premier security scheduled to open end of January 2014. (expansion to 6 lanes.)

Then, further security construction:

- The next phase is to expand the F1 checkpoint (on the eastern side of Terminal 3) to ten lanes. That project should be ready by the summer of 2015.

- Once both new security checkpoints are up and running, the current F2 checkpoint (in the middle of Terminal 3) will be eliminated.

Boarding Area E also scheduled to open in January 2014.

http://www.flysfo.com/about-sfo/airp...oarding-area-e

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Old Oct 6, 13, 3:33 pm
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And that should be the opening of the new United Club. Should be great.
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Old Nov 30, 13, 6:16 pm
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Getting Close......

http://www.flysfo.com/media/press-re...-boarding-area

+ Centurion Club!

http://thebat-sf.com/tag/centurion/
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Old Nov 30, 13, 9:22 pm
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I did a double-take recently when I saw some UA 737 parked at gates in the new pier. I asked an agent at the UC and she said that they've been using those gates and jetways for training employees.

Really looking forward to having this open.
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Old Nov 30, 13, 9:33 pm
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Originally Posted by if1km View Post
+ Centurion Club!
WOOHOO!!! I go to SFO a lot more than LAS and have never been to DFW. I guess I won't be connecting in LAX anymore.
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