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RPM1967
02-13-2020, 09:57 PM
If one was a new hire at American, based in LAX, is it difficult to commute from the Bay Area? Also, how about Sacramento? Thanks!


SparrowBird
02-13-2020, 11:14 PM
Pretty easy, I think just about every airline flight at least six round-trips.

Trigg3r
02-14-2020, 04:22 AM
There are about 20 flights a day between SMF and LAX. No mainline AA (which prevents reserving the jumpseat), but plenty of options between AA, Delta, United, and Southwest, with majority of flights being Southwest.


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AllYourBaseAreB
02-14-2020, 04:34 AM
Only negative is half the AA flights are express and you canít reserve the Jumpseat. Otherwise should be super easy

thrust
02-14-2020, 04:37 AM
Try to get the 320 at indoc. Typically only covers LAX itself with some exceptions. The 737 has a much bigger presence in the various co-terminals... tougher on a commuter.