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by United1
Thu May 25, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue on Wednesday, May 24th, Very High Delayed flights %, Why?
Replies: 48
Views: 4344

Re: JetBlue on Wednesday, May 24th, Very High Delayed flights %, Why?

https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/resources/individuals/aviation-consumer-protection/280966/2017mayatcr.pdf Worst on time major airline Actually that distinction goes to VX... April, 2016 - March, 2017 ranked worst to first VX 73.18 F9 74.62 B6 75.05 NK 76.4 AA 79.44 WN 79.51 ...

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by United1
Thu May 25, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Remove Narrowbody IFE
Replies: 158
Views: 23615

Re: AA To Remove Narrowbody IFE

UA has always been behind in the times. I don't need fancy PTV's but these days USB/Power ports are a must. UA has in-seat power nose-to-tail (as well as fairly decent wifi) on almost all of its mainline aircraft, domestic and international. If anything, it's AA and a few others that are behind the...

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by United1
Tue May 23, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Denver Intl Airport
Replies: 140
Views: 17814

Re: What's next for Denver Intl Airport

Why doesn't UA allow LF to use the B concourse for their flights? Wouldn't it be easier for connecting passengers to have all of star alliance on one concourse. Will Copa use concourse A or B? UA can barely fit all of their own flights into B concourse much less LH or Copa... B also does not have F...

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by United1
Tue May 23, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 696
Views: 99211

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

BG777300ER wrote:
Just to be clear, the domestic 772s that are reconfigured, are they getting brand new business class seats (I know they are not Polaris), or used seats?


They are getting refurbished IPTE seats...

IPTE are the J class seats you find on pmUA 77E, 744 and 3 class 763 aircraft.

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by United1
Sun May 21, 2017 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 2 SIN-SFO medical diversion to NRT 20 May
Replies: 22
Views: 4597

Re: UA 2 SIN-SFO medical diversion to NRT 20 May

1400 miles from NRT 1922 miles from GUM 2420 miles from HNL NRT was the closest airport UA could land at with major medical facilities nearby.....I truly hope the passenger was OK. not to mention from an ops perspective (which is an afterthought compared to the medical needs), NRT is the only optio...

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by United1
Sun May 21, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 2 SIN-SFO medical diversion to NRT 20 May
Replies: 22
Views: 4597

Re: UA 2 SIN-SFO medical diversion to NRT 20 May

duff wrote:
Do United use Medlink or similar provider?


Yes they do.

The diversion point was 34.1167 164.9667

1400 miles from NRT
1922 miles from GUM
2420 miles from HNL

NRT was the closest airport UA could land at with major medical facilities nearby.....I truly hope the passenger was OK.

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by United1
Sat May 20, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Interesting Interpretation of "Cold Meal" and "Hindu Meal"
Replies: 12
Views: 2829

Re: Interesting Interpretation of "Cold Meal" and "Hindu Meal"

As I am sure you know not all Hindus are vegetarians and not all airlines Hindu meals are meat free...if you order a Hindu meal on EK for instance it can contain fish, lamb, chicken and really anything except beef. Actually, I didn't know that. I was under the impression that practicing Hindus avoi...

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by United1
Thu May 18, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 696
Views: 99211

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

752: 763: N641UA exited HKG 2824/18May - seat map still shows 3 class, hope for better after 2 months in mod Don't know for sure but it may have been reconfigured....it's scheduled to fly EWR-LHR tomrrow and while it's still showing a 3 class seat map F class on that flight is empty and is blocked ...

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by United1
Wed May 17, 2017 4:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Interesting Interpretation of "Cold Meal" and "Hindu Meal"
Replies: 12
Views: 2829

Re: Interesting Interpretation of "Cold Meal" and "Hindu Meal"

How bizzare. I understand that usually what's labeled a 'Hindu' meal will be prepared in some sort of Indian style, but that isn't the biggest offense, as a meal can taste 'western' and still conform to Hindu dietary laws. The worst part of this is the salmon... it's like ordering a kosher meal and...

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by United1
Tue May 16, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 176
Views: 16986

Re: UA's ongoing PR issues

Ok, even if one doesn't believe wall street analysts, why spread the misery through out the country with 1.1% net margin. Right size and provide good service, in the process lose the bad apples. No company, or a smart investor, looks at a single quarter and feels they know the entire picture about ...

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by United1
Tue May 16, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 176
Views: 16986

Re: UA's ongoing PR issues

Oh, another PR disaster for United...Polaris. Announced over a year ago, and still only 3 or 4 birds in the entire United fleet that have all aisle access seating. Lets go United, get with the program. Unacceptable to a lot of United's highest paying customers and corporate clients. Promise a produ...

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by United1
Tue May 16, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 100
Views: 15682

Re: United's future International Expansion

Will any of these new routes displace an international 757 that can be deployed elsewhere? I still don't understand why UA does not fly daily or at least 5 times a week EWR-OPO - it is the right size for the market and they could probably displace the 2x weekly TP A330 pretty easily, lots of Star A...

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by United1
Tue May 16, 2017 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 100
Views: 15682

Re: United's future International Expansion

2019 will be the year ORD gets some love. T5 will have 9 new gates and there will be a UA/AA turf war for the prime 1pm to 6pm time. Given 2.5 flights times 9 gates opens up 22ish flights that will go fast (along with other airlines and more Pre-clearance that will add a few more flights). ORD coul...

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by United1
Tue May 16, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?
Replies: 45
Views: 8482

Re: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?

Highly doubt a C Series order will ever be placed. Used A319s and 737s are cheaper to acquire, and with the large fleet commonality will be cheaper to integrate and likely operate if oil prices remain stable. But used 319s and 737s will not allow further expansion of the 76-seat fleet, which is nee...

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by United1
Mon May 15, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FA posts cockpit entry codes online
Replies: 20
Views: 4288

Re: UA FA posts cockpit entry codes online

32andBelow wrote:
So they'll change the code. BFD. You people are insane.


They may already have:

"Officials at the Air Line Pilots Association union said Sunday that the problem had been fixed."

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by United1
Mon May 15, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official US Domestic (ex HI) Widebody thread 2017
Replies: 110
Views: 7796

Re: Wide body service in the US

UA during May... BOS SFO 207 8:00 11:25 777 1234567 BOS SFO 2400 18:31 21:50 777 123457 DEN EWR 314 18:00 23:33 777 123457 DEN HNL 328 11:55 15:18 777 1234567 DEN LAX 701 19:05 20:35 777 123457 DEN SFO 277 8:20 10:05 777 1234567 DEN SFO 735 15:10 16:48 787 1234567 DEN SFO 737 17:30 18:58 787 13457 E...

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by United1
Sun May 14, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 20th Anniversary to the Star Alliance
Replies: 2
Views: 1144

Re: Happy 20th Anniversary to the Star Alliance

Link/Source: http://www.chinaaviationdaily.com/news/64/64287.html Happy 20th Anniversary to the Star Alliance and it's founding members: Air Canada, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, THAI and United  Star has certainly grown a lot since then...27 members, 1330 cities and operations in 98% of the wo...

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by United1
Sun May 14, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 696
Views: 99211

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

BG777300ER wrote:
I have a flight SFO to ICN on Aug 31. What are the chances it is swapped to a 773? None?


Probably not much of a chance but may the odds be forever in your favor :) IIRC ICN-SFO is scheduled as the last 744 flight.

SFO-NRT is the next route to get the 77W....

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by United1
Sun May 14, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 176
Views: 16986

Re: UA's ongoing PR issues

Uniteds image is so badly damaged at this point. I know A.net we hold the airlines to such a different standard but to normal people United is now considered the lowest of the low. Things are not passing over. -Tribeca Film Festival United advertisements had to pulled at the beginning of screenings...

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by United1
Sun May 14, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 696
Views: 99211

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

I have no doubt that all 14 77Ws will be in service long before then however. What are these 744s going to be doing if all 14 77W are operating by this summer and are able to take over the routes most of the 744s are running? Are there plans to throw them on some occasional high density domestic ru...

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by United1
Sun May 14, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 176
Views: 16986

Re: UA's ongoing PR issues

But United's short-term losses were measurable and, to a lessening degree, will continue far into the future. People remember cruelty far longer than they do thunderstorms. Brands suffer from this. But thats my point we are not seeing any short term drop off in traffic or a softening of UAs PRASM g...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 176
Views: 16986

Re: UA's ongoing PR issues

Nothing that an airfare sale will not fix. This bothers Anet more than the common pax. I'm not even sure if that is needed...UAs April stats were really strong year over year and even when you take into account Easter weekend moved from March to April this year UAs loads, RPMs, and ASMs were all co...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 176
Views: 16986

Re: UA's ongoing PR issues

Nothing that an airfare sale will not fix. This bothers Anet more than the common pax. I'm not even sure if that is needed...UAs April stats were really strong year over year and even when you take into account Easter weekend moved from March to April this year UAs loads, RPMs, and ASMs were all co...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Websites with old airplane seat maps?...
Replies: 7
Views: 1149

Re: Websites with old airplane seat maps?...

By old, I mean no longer operated by the airline in question. For example, I want to find out what the seat pitch and width were on United's old 737-500s and DC-10s. I know for sure that seatguru.com doesn't have that information. I'm looking for a website(s) that does. Departed Flights is a good r...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Domestic 777 Seat Layout
Replies: 7
Views: 1221

Re: UA Domestic 777 Seat Layout

I am planning a trip from MCI to KOA in October and one of the options I have is UA via IAH on a 777 but I've read that UA is re-configuring these from 2-4-2 to 3-4-3 this year. I'm really like to do a window seat but really don't want to have to bother two other passengers when it's time to stretc...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 696
Views: 99211

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Any of the other 77W's off Boeing property? At this point, it must be hurting UA's flight schedule. How would the 77W's be hurting UA's schedule? The 744 fleet hasn't been fully retired yet (last flight in October 2017?). Delaying routes that will be up-gauged (like TLV was) and it could affect the...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 696
Views: 99211

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

I'm sure it's delaying converting routes from the 744 over to the 77W but it's probably not impacting the schedule all that much. The 744s can theoretically fly until December of next year if necessary (with the one caveat being I'm not sure about any needed overhauls.)[/quote] I thought that they ...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 696
Views: 99211

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

77W Any of the other 77W's off Boeing property? At this point, it must be hurting UA's flight schedule. Just the 5 although there is a post on the fleet site saying number 6 may be ready to go. I'm sure it's delaying converting routes from the 744 over to the 77W but it's probably not impacting the...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 176
Views: 16986

Re: United Airlines Attempts Free Trip Giveaway That Quickly Backfires

This thread is dedicated to all the ones who said it'll all blow over in a day or two. . Oh please....take a look at any of the twitter feeds for any of the airlines (or companies in general) and you will find people trolling on all of them. It is what we have descended to as a society....this is a...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6041

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

And these passengers have more misfortune. I don't know why, but this plane (presumably with these passengers) seems to have been diverted to Gander, and very early in. As mentioned above, it's UA 2765 Bangor at this point....if they are doing that this early on they are probably stopping to get a ...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6041

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

Couldnt they have diverted to one of the European stations instead of back to BOM? Equal in Flying time no? A bit further depending on where in Europe but you also run into issues with passengers not having visas ect and as it was a medical divert they will take into account the sick passengers nat...

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by United1
Sat May 13, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6041

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

And these passengers have more misfortune. I don't know why, but this plane (presumably with these passengers) seems to have been diverted to Gander, and very early in. As mentioned above, it's UA 2765 Bangor at this point....if they are doing that this early on they are probably stopping to get a ...

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by United1
Fri May 12, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scorpion on UA 1035 IAH to UIO
Replies: 3
Views: 668

Re: Scorpion on UA 1035 IAH to UIO

http://wtkr.com/2017/05/11/united-flight-delayed-after-scorpion-reportedly-emerged-from-a-customers-clothing/ HOUSTON – A United flight was delayed for hours Thursday, May 11th after reports of a scorpion crawling from a passenger’s clothes – the beleaguered airline’s second scorpion-related incide...

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by United1
Fri May 12, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 100
Views: 15682

Re: United's future International Expansion

[url][/url]Good wish-lists but what sort of capacity guidance has UA given for FY17 and into FY18 by region? That should indicate where any sort of growth is to occur. Most guidance shows that much of the capacity growth in the near-term is going to be domestic as that is where growth has been the ...

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by United1
Thu May 11, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 100
Views: 15682

Re: United's future International Expansion

I would say that LAX-BNE, LAX-HKG or a resumption of the second daily LAX-LHR flight would be possibilities...

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by United1
Thu May 11, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United directors sued over Smisek Severance Package
Replies: 19
Views: 2893

Re: United directors sued over Smisek Severance Package

I remember when John Rainey left. I was talking to my mom (sCO) and I told her it may be the beginning of the big United corporate shakedown. I was right. There was quite a toss up...I think there is only one C level person left who was from sCO or sUA everyone else was brought on board post merger.

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by United1
Thu May 11, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config
Replies: 54
Views: 10278

Re: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config

Superunkown wrote:
xxcr wrote:
those seats look nice! but it doesnt say anywhere that it wont be a 3-4-3 or 3-3-3 for economy.


"The airline will continue to offer nine-abreast seating in economy, she adds."


Thanks for that....the article was updated with a comment from DL.

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by United1
Thu May 11, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config
Replies: 54
Views: 10278

Re: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config

Well, no, I wouldn't... because if I were THAT worried about such a thing, then I'd be sure to book an exit row where the legroom is guaranteed. {hint} ...and you still don't get it. If the plane is refurbished, the entire seat chart goes out the window, so it doesn't make any difference if you hav...

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by United1
Thu May 11, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Reports YOY Traffic Increase in April
Replies: 15
Views: 940

Re: UA Reports YOY Traffic Increase in April

It's almost as if having this thing called Easter in a month could help with booking numbers. Easter and Spring Break was in April last year was it not? The point is that bookings were up in April over last year despite PR events that occurred in the early half of the month. 77H Easter was in late ...

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Reports YOY Traffic Increase in April
Replies: 15
Views: 940

Re: UA Reports YOY Traffic Increase in April

It's almost as if having this thing called Easter in a month could help with booking numbers. To an extent some of the load factor bump can be explained by easter and spring break however UA also added quite a bit of capacity YOY and managed to fill all of it and some without impacting their projec...

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax On UA Flight Supposedly Forced To Pee In A Cup
Replies: 48
Views: 5960

Re: Pax On UA Flight Supposedly Forced To Pee In A Cup

United seems to keep causing trouble all over again. United didn't cause the trouble. The customer who didn't get his way so decided to keep escalating it did. United just botched it. Im not even sure United botched it...I think we are putting way to much faith in her statement UA never responded. ...

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax On UA Flight Supposedly Forced To Pee In A Cup
Replies: 48
Views: 5960

Re: Pax On UA Flight Supposedly Forced To Pee In A Cup

If she does have a bladder condition then I do feel bad for her, and this would be very embarrassing. But, since she obviously is well aware of it, why didn't she just go before final descent? Even if she didn't need to go, she should've gone anyways just to be safe. I thought it was pretty clear t...

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config
Replies: 54
Views: 10278

Re: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config

It is a bit odd that DL is cutting so many J seats on the 777s as to some extent aircraft on the longest routes have a higher demand for those seats. That is speculation you make without data. Sure, it is fair to assume that more people want a lie-flat seat on a longer flight, but that doesn't mean...

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Agent Canceled His Reservation Because He Filmed Her in Bag Dispute
Replies: 163
Views: 14463

Re: UA Agent Canceled His Reservation Because He Filmed Her in Bag Dispute

Even still, how does slurring ones words equate into the cancellation of a ticket? If the agent believes a passenger to be intoxicated they cannot allow them to check in. The check in process has already started and is thus cancelled. The itinerary for that day can also be "cancelled" whi...

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Agent Canceled His Reservation Because He Filmed Her in Bag Dispute
Replies: 163
Views: 14463

Re: UA Agent Canceled His Reservation Because He Filmed Her in Bag Dispute

Why should anyone trust the report police prepared with the help of UA corporate security and the agent herself. System is rigged to help themselves. Would they release tapes without years of legal process. No Actually video gets released very easily...generally all it takes is a request from law e...

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config
Replies: 54
Views: 10278

Re: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config

cosyr wrote:
we don't know if the Delta One will be contained between Doors 1 and 2, I hope they will. .


We do know the DL1 seats will all be between doors 1 and 2 per the filling...we don't know if all of the monuments for that cabin will be however.

Looking forward to seeing the seat map at least.

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United load factors from Geneva
Replies: 23
Views: 2716

Re: United load factors from Geneva

Having recently flown RT JFK-ZRH-EWR on Swiss, I find their J product acceptable but certainly not 'better' than UA. In some cases, it's worse. The seat is as hard as a rock, the onboard food offering is meh, and their lounges (JFK/ZRH) are just OK (food and drink options are pretty weak). Love the...

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config
Replies: 54
Views: 10278

Re: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config

Maybe I am missing it but where does the filling say anything about not going 10 across in Y? 28 DL one seats in Zone A (1-2-1 per the link) 48 Premium Select (would assume 6 rows of 2-4-2) 220 Comfort+/Economy ???? I think people are drawing inferences based on the seat count and the discussion in...

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config
Replies: 54
Views: 10278

Re: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config

Maybe I am missing it but where does the filling say anything about not going 10 across in Y? 28 DL one seats in Zone A (1-2-1 per the link) 48 Premium Select (would assume 6 rows of 2-4-2) 220 Comfort+/Economy ???? I imagine the Premium Select will take the space currently occupied by the last 3 r...

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by United1
Wed May 10, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config
Replies: 54
Views: 10278

Re: DL not going to 10 across on 777s new config

Maybe I am missing it but where does the filling say anything about not going 10 across in Y?

28 DL one seats in Zone A (1-2-1 per the link)
48 Premium Select (would assume 6 rows of 2-4-2)
220 Comfort+/Economy ????

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