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by United1
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus A321 double jetway usage
Replies: 37
Views: 5712

Re: Airbus A321 double jetway usage

From 2020 all A321 will have the new modified fuselage where door pair 2 is permanently removed. It is much more useful and interesting to have a jetway connected to both the front and the rear doors at the same time. Here is a picture from Albany airport. Look at the to gates to the left: https://...

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by United1
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 1175 - Engine Cowling Fails
Replies: 102
Views: 25226

Re: United 1175 - Engine Cowling Fails

N773UA, Ship 2473 That is one of the test 777 airplanes, with n777ua being the first production one. A family member of mine who flies for UA has flown that airplane. I'm seeing a similarity here, as NWA 85's accident was a 744 that was the 744 prototype and had been used for testing before it ente...

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by United1
Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to end NRT-ROR and SPN
Replies: 55
Views: 7400

Re: DL to end NRT-ROR and SPN

Remember, UA only recently started SFO-SIN and SFO is a much stronger hub than SEA and UA has a partnership with SQ. UA and SQ barely cooperate in any substantial regard. I'm not sure they even interline. UA and SQ interline Actually SQ even codeshares on UA on a handfull of flights out oh IAH.

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by United1
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta eyes return to Persian Gulf region after US strikes deal with Qatar
Replies: 84
Views: 14398

Re: Delta eyes return to Persian Gulf region after US strikes deal with Qatar

LOWS wrote:
Wasn't there previously IAD-DOH on UA? Or was that a tag to/from KWI?


It was a tag on from KWI...

UA flew:
IAD-KWI-DOH
IAD-DXB-BAH

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by United1
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Arrivals Lounges
Replies: 8
Views: 952

Re: Arrivals Lounges

I'm not sure if you are simply asking for a list of airports with ground-side arrivals lounges or simply looking for MIA information but there is at least one arrivals lounge in the US ground-side. UA at SFO located in T3...the showers after a transpac flight are always a wonderful thing.

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by United1
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 111
Views: 21624

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

I mean, legally, ESAs do not qualify as service animals as far as I know, so it's up to the passenger to utilize common sense. A peacock as a pet is already a stretch. As an ESA, it's just a joke. It's a two-edged sword ... as a business, you have to allow an ADA approved assist animal. ADA even go...

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by United1
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United posts 2017 net-income 2.1 billion
Replies: 58
Views: 8757

Re: United posts 2017 net-income 2.1 billion

sanjet wrote:
Am I right in reading the report that they have 0% yield on domestic flight?!


No...pre tax margin for Q12018 is projected to be right around ~0%. UA and wall street have been projecting Q1 to break even for quite a few months....Q1 is typically UAs weakest quarter.

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by United1
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 271
Views: 40254

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

UA released its fleet plan for this year: Deliveries: 4 77W 3 78J 4 789 3 763ER (ex HA) 10 737MAX-9 No mainline retirements... 14 widebody additions is huge. Aren't there some more ex-CZ A319/A320s in the pipeline? That's what I thought as well but it looks like the five already delivered ones unde...

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by United1
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 271
Views: 40254

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

UA released its fleet plan for this year: Deliveries: 4 77W 3 78J 4 789 3 763ER (ex HA) 10 737MAX-9 No mainline retirements... 14 widebody additions is huge. Aren't there some more ex-CZ A319/A320s in the pipeline? That's what I thought as well but it looks like the five already delivered ones unde...

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by United1
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 271
Views: 40254

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

UA released its fleet plan for this year: Deliveries: 4 77W 3 78J 4 789 3 763ER (ex HA) 10 737MAX-9 No mainline retirements... the fleet should be by the end of the year: 18 777-300ER 55 777-200ER 19 777-200 3 787-10 25 787-9 12 787-8 16 767-400ER 38 767-300ER 21 757-300 56 757-200 10 737MAX-9 136 7...

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by United1
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787-10 receives certification from FAA
Replies: 32
Views: 8154

Re: Boeing 787-10 receives certification from FAA

TWA772LR wrote:
Any idea when UA takes their first delivery?


End of Q3 or during Q4 has been batted around on the fleet thread.

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by United1
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to introduce premium economy
Replies: 74
Views: 10850

Re: United to introduce premium economy

IDK, but with the introduction of Polaris being nothing short of a fiasco, they are rolling out yet another class of service? I understand the business and competitive environments; I am keeping my fingers crossed that the execution of this new program doesn't leave as much to be desired as Polaris...

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by United1
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 25113

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

I was under the impression that United removed all 50 seat jets from its fleet? UA has well over 200 of them in fleet. http://ir.united.com/company-information/company-overview Aren't all of these under subsidiaries like Skywest, ExpressJet, Mesa, Commutair, Wisconsin Air, etc? What I really want t...

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by United1
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 271
Views: 40254

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Reality is a bummer if the 772 fleet will take so long to refit. Many do very long rides (EWR to India and HK as examples) and Polaris would be SO much better for premium revenue fliers. The first retrofit of any type takes quite a while...besides the actual work to install Polaris they need a STC ...

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by United1
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 271
Views: 40254

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Well that hunch will be revealed soon - my guess is no conversion as no test hop taken 772: N784UA sked to exit HKG 2821/13Jan - 74 days in HKG N220UA sked to exit XMN 289009/12Jan N221UA sked to enter XMN 2801/12Jan 738: N76504 had flap damage in SAL 1/4/18 m- ferried back to IAH same day - still ...

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by United1
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Merger Style vs EU merger Style
Replies: 41
Views: 4826

Re: US Merger Style vs EU merger Style

Part of the reason for the difference is traffic rights are held by the individual countries that make up the EU. They have to remain as seperate companies (if only on paper) in order to retain that. May as well retain the individual brands at that point.

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by United1
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's 757-300s to go to 234 seats
Replies: 23
Views: 6659

Re: United's 757-300s to go to 234 seats

That said, when UA ordered A319s and A320, did the presence of the 757 preclude an A321 order? The early 321's that would have been available when UA ordered the other two were dogs and not particularly desirable aircraft. Significant improvements have occurred to make that airplane into the attrac...

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by United1
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA114 HNL-DEN 30Dec 757-300
Replies: 27
Views: 6641

Re: UA114 HNL-DEN 30Dec 757-300

quickmover wrote:
How many more passengers does a 300 carry over a 200?


8 more up front and 36 more in coach.

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by United1
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA114 HNL-DEN 30Dec 757-300
Replies: 27
Views: 6641

Re: UA114 HNL-DEN 30Dec 757-300

STEADYFLYING wrote:
Don’t forget UA usually operates a 753 from IAH-ANC in the summer. That flight is only slightly shorter than DEN-HNL.


Yes but DEN-HNL is flown as an ETOPS route so IAH-ANC is quite a bit easier to fly.

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by United1
Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 314714

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

VC10er wrote:
One last question, when did UCH take delivery of a new 737?


This quarter....

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by United1
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accused of bumping F passenger for congresswoman
Replies: 112
Views: 20039

Re: UA accused of bumping F passenger for congresswoman

If anyone has a link where UA has given "solid evidence of what happened" kindly post the same. Outside of this thread, all I see elsewhere is that United apologized to the passenger. If this is not an issue as most of you believe, why then wouldn't UA pushback, hammer and tongs?? "A...

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by United1
Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 314714

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

I have not read one comment about United's Ch 9, or "From the Flight Deck" in a long time. On my recent 77W flight it was not on. I don't know if it worked or if the pilot turned it off. So, with a lot of new aircraft coming, both brand new and used...any discussion if United's unique fea...

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by United1
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?
Replies: 78
Views: 12089

Re: Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?

What’s the alternative? Do you spend six years to retrofit all of the planes and then start advertising? You’d then be promoting a seven year old seat and we’d roast UA for that. I think for UA Polaris is the premium experience, and that should extend beyond what the seat looks like. If you are try...

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by United1
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Linda Jojo explains UA’s investment in technology and development of United app
Replies: 11
Views: 1975

Re: Linda Jojo explains UA’s investment in technology and development of United app

And again, it seems that UA lags behind all the rest. Not in terms of their app they don't....this is one area UA has always led the pack. UA app is pretty amazing for handling IROPS, it's ability to get partner airline boarding passes (a new feature) and in general you can do most things on the ap...

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by United1
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Indian operations profitable for United Airlines?
Replies: 65
Views: 9615

Re: Are Indian operations profitable for United Airlines?

AI are still 3-3-3 on all 777s for the moment. UA is 3-4-3 though. I think most in eco on 16 hr flights would prefer more spacious 3-3-3. IMO airlines with 9-abreast 777 can definitely market this product over competitors smaller seats. The issue is whether in 10 abreast, a B772 could make BOM or D...

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by United1
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Indian operations profitable for United Airlines?
Replies: 65
Views: 9615

Re: Is Indian operations Feasible for United Airlines?

EWR-DEL isnt operating anymore due to UA’s concerns over Delhi’s air quality. EWR-BOM still flies EWR-DEL is very much still flying....UA only suspended the route for a few days until the air quality improved a bit. So they suspended Ops because of air quality when many other airlines are still ope...

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by United1
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 314714

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Sky began with last delivery in 2010, Space Bins began early 2016 738: 4 Sky (#3528-3531), 739: 98 Sky (#3445-3478, 3801-3849 & 3880-3894), 2016 deliveries 738: 11 Sky/Space Bins (#3532-3542) 739: 6 Sky/Space Bins (#3895-3899 & 3479) 73G: no sky or space bins Total NGs, 329 Sky 102, Sky wit...

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by United1
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Christmas Tree in the Skies
Replies: 23
Views: 5626

Re: Christmas Tree in the Skies

mcdu wrote:
The irony of a middle eastern based carrier drawing a Christmas tree is not lost on me. I suppose they don't have a better use for an A380 than to make drawings in the sky?


I believe that is an Airbus test flight pre delivery to EK...

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by United1
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX Fleet
Replies: 53
Views: 10239

Re: United 737 MAX Fleet

"First things first: Interior Configuration. It seems like they will keep the same configurations as they currently have on the 737-900s. However, someone tweeted a picture of the economy seats a couple of months ago, and interestingly, they look to be the same B/E Aerospace Meridian that AA cu...

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by United1
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hundreds of ATL Cancellations- Winter Weather
Replies: 78
Views: 12237

Re: Hundreds of ATL Cancellations- Winter Weather

Where are we with all the interline policy changes? Is Delta no interline with AA but yes interline with UA? I commute out of DAY. Yesterday all 4 DAY-ATL flights cancelled. Today both flights have run fine so far, but there are clearly a bunch of stuck people. This is when sending passengers to ot...

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by United1
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hundreds of ATL Cancellations- Winter Weather
Replies: 78
Views: 12237

Re: Hundreds of ATL Cancellations- Winter Weather

Turn on The Weather Channel. I'm pretty sure Delta cannot control an ice storm. This is not their fault. Indeed but what they can control is their recovery from it. Hopefully they learned something from their ops meltdown last spring when a thunderstorm followed by an issue with their crew scheduli...

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by United1
Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hundreds of ATL Cancellations- Winter Weather
Replies: 78
Views: 12237

Re: Hundreds of ATL Cancellations- Winter Weather

Glad this won’t impacr DL’s consecutive no cancel days......<tic>. Look for an asterisks at a DL operational 100% day coming soo. What’s going wrong at Delta????? Why do they hide their horrendous operational performance behind “air traffic control” delays??? We all know it’s due to their broken to...

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by United1
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Complete Listing of Braniff Jellybean Colors Wanted
Replies: 13
Views: 1926

Re: Complete Listing of Braniff Jellybean Colors Wanted

I pulled this off an archived web page... http://web.archive.org/web/20050711080200/http://www.geocities.com/~aeromoe/fleets/bn1.html BRANIFF COLOR CODES Solid Pastel Era (1965-1971): In 1965, Braniff introduced 8 solid pastel color schemes: Only one aircraft, 720 N7076, was painted Lavender. It was...

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by United1
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?
Replies: 78
Views: 12089

Re: Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?

Wow, that's ridiculous. 1 refurbished airplane after over a year? and its a 767 to boot? Badly played by United. After gushing about and hyping the Polaris product, all they can come up with is one modded 767 with the new Polaris product from head to tail in over a year; sad. By now, people go to U...

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by United1
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?
Replies: 78
Views: 12089

Re: Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?

Just a quick note there are 2 763s in service with the Polaris hard product and 3 more currently receiving the mod. I think there is more of a perception issue they are behind schedule than really being slow in the hard product roll out. The lounge project is running late but as others have mentione...

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by United1
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Indian operations profitable for United Airlines?
Replies: 65
Views: 9615

Re: Is Indian operations Feasible for United Airlines?

TryToFlySomeday wrote:
EWR-DEL isnt operating anymore due to UA’s concerns over Delhi’s air quality. EWR-BOM still flies


EWR-DEL is very much still flying....UA only suspended the route for a few days until the air quality improved a bit.

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by United1
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 314714

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

I think the old 772's in Polaris will wind up looking great, by the seat map I saw, she is virtually half & half Polaris / Economy which will be a sight to see! Where is this seat map that you saw? Can you share it? I can't find it right now but the seat map for the 77Es are on this thread...I ...

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by United1
Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Summer 2018 Widebody Int'l Scheduling
Replies: 56
Views: 11301

Re: United Summer 2018 Widebody Int'l Scheduling

Omg. No seatback IFE. Get real people. The streaming IFE is much better anyways. It features much more (better) content. It has less content than much of the fleet with newer IFE (77W, 757PS, 767) and does not have early window content that the in seat entertainment has. My last two flights on the ...

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by United1
Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Summer 2018 Widebody Int'l Scheduling
Replies: 56
Views: 11301

Re: United Summer 2018 Widebody Int'l Scheduling

Also the domestic UA 777s have zero IFE. Hardly competitive in that market, even with a space for your tablet in the seat back. There is AVOD in J and streaming video with the same content (and a bit more IIRC) available for those in Y....WiFi and power ports at every seat as well. On a short fligh...

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by United1
Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Summer 2018 Widebody Int'l Scheduling
Replies: 56
Views: 11301

Re: United Summer 2018 Widebody Int'l Scheduling

Also the domestic UA 777s have zero IFE. Hardly competitive in that market, even with a space for your tablet in the seat back. There is AVOD in J and streaming video with the same content (and a bit more IIRC) available for those in Y....WiFi and power ports at every seat as well. On a short fligh...

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by United1
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 314714

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Looking at the summer 18 Schedule. They are going to fly the domestic high density 777 between EWR to DUB,MAD and BCN. My guess is to compete with Norwegian and Level. I'm not seeing BCN or MAD on the 772 yet...BCN is 764 and MAD is a 763. DUB is however scheduled on a high density 772. Wasn't the ...

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by United1
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 314714

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Cmac787 wrote:
Looking at the summer 18 Schedule. They are going to fly the domestic high density 777 between EWR to DUB,MAD and BCN. My guess is to compete with Norwegian and Level.


I'm not seeing BCN or MAD on the 772 yet...BCN is 764 and MAD is a 763.

DUB is however scheduled on a high density 772.

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by United1
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any E-135s still flying for United Express or American Eagle?
Replies: 44
Views: 9174

Re: Are any E-135s still flying for United Express or American Eagle?

capejet wrote:
BlueLine wrote:
American Eagle retired the E-135 a few years ago. The E-140 should have joined it in the desert, but some have been put back in service.

How many seats are there on the E-135 and the E-140?


E135 has 37 seats

E140 has 44 seats

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by United1
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to ILM
Replies: 46
Views: 7707

Re: UA to ILM

Wilmington DE is ILG

Wilmington NC is ILM

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by United1
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naming Specific Routes
Replies: 75
Views: 8780

Re: Naming Specific Routes

American Air "The Toltec" #159, Chicago-Dallas-Mexico City "The New York Toltec" #154 MEX-San Antonio-Dallas-WAS-NYC "San Francisco Arrow" #955 El Paso-San Francisco "The Rocket" #911 Dallas to SFO via Arizona "Daylight Mercury" #15 Boston to SFO vi...

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by United1
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL downgrading seats on JFK-KEF/PDL/SNN
Replies: 30
Views: 10226

Re: DL downgrading seats on JFK-KEF/PDL/SNN

BestWestern wrote:
How is a non IFE equipped trans-Atlantic aircraft not a downgrade. This is 2018, not 2002.


The aircraft has IFE...J class has AVOD at every seat and Y has PDE.

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by United1
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?
Replies: 37
Views: 10191

Re: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?

Ah, the relitigation of the UA/CO logo. I guess it has been a while since anyone has rehashed it on here again. indeed....days even. While the logo itself is around 30 years of age its interesting to see how UA has been using it a bit differently...ie using the reverse image ect. Their current mark...

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by United1
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?
Replies: 37
Views: 10191

Re: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?

In 1991 and 1993, there were no 777s and Bethune didn’t even join CO until 1994. Nope, I am positive, July 1991 on board a 777, UA advertized I took the flight specifically for that. But thank for Bethune, may have been June 1994 then. In any case in was mid-1990s & my impression still holds : ...

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by United1
Sun Nov 19, 2017 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL downgrading seats on JFK-KEF/PDL/SNN
Replies: 30
Views: 10226

Re: DL downgrading seats on JFK-KEF/PDL/SNN

Also worth pointing out that UA is also putting domestic planes on some TATL routes next summer. The domestic 777 will be on EWR-DUB and a few other lower yielding routes. The key difference, though, is that UA's domestic 777 still has lie flats up front and can be justifiably sold as J, while it's...

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