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by United1
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to ILM
Replies: 32
Views: 5390

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: 70
Views: 5729

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: 7981

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: 5611

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: 5611

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: 7981

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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by United1
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does SFO have a flawed design?
Replies: 45
Views: 8328

Re: Does SFO have a flawed design?

What exactly is the problem with the environmental lobby, about land filling a few hundred meters of the Bay? Surely they know there is one of America's busiest airports there already. A new runway further out, would simply close an existing one. What damage would it do to the Bay floor? and think ...

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by United1
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does SFO have a flawed design?
Replies: 45
Views: 8328

Re: Does SFO have a flawed design?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BpDoaH8Hcs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLiZCkVQwqk Its safe to say that the FAA rather not have planes takeoff or land this close together even in VFR conditions. Not sure why you believe that....the FAA is perfectly fine with VFR dual landings at SFO...they, al...

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by United1
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 772A replacement
Replies: 21
Views: 3164

Re: United 772A replacement

Definitely an A359 or a 787-10. Those aircraft have about the same range and capacity. UA will begin phase out of the 772 when 350 and 787-10 deliveries begin in the next several years, also when the 772's reach retirement age. If UA is refitting the 772's with 10-abreast seating in Y, I don't thin...

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by United1
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many of UA's 777's are older than their 747's?
Replies: 29
Views: 4375

Re: How many of UA's 777's are older than their 747's?

I have frequently seen the old age of UA's 744 fleet cited as a reason to retire them. However, UA was the launch customer of the 777, so I would imagine that a good portion of their 777 fleet must be older than the 744's. Does anyone know many of UA's 777's are older than the 744's, by how many ye...

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by United1
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many of UA's 777's are older than their 747's?
Replies: 29
Views: 4375

Re: How many of UA's 777's are older than their 747's?

I have frequently seen the old age of UA's 744 fleet cited as a reason to retire them. However, UA was the launch customer of the 777, so I would imagine that a good portion of their 777 fleet must be older than the 744's. Does anyone know many of UA's 777's are older than the 744's, by how many ye...

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by United1
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA temp suspends DEL service due to air quality
Replies: 51
Views: 12563

Re: UA temp suspends DEL service due to air quality

Seems like UA is restarting the route today - Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, and have a fully booked/ sold out flight headed to DEL this evening. So nothing changed in DEL but they restarted. So clearly it was not crew safety. Must have been operational - UA thinking DEL would have a ton of delays / cancella...

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by United1
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production
Replies: 695
Views: 100361

Re: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production

Have we heard anything new? I'm skeptical of new 767s, in particular ones delivered just in time to compete with A321LRs... But I do think we'll see many more freighter orders. Not really... There was the rumor (and I say rumor only as the company hasn't officially confirmed it yet) yesterday about...

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by United1
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA temp suspends DEL service due to air quality
Replies: 51
Views: 12563

Re: UA temp suspends DEL service due to air quality

It seems like no other airline is doing this other than United. I don't think air quality would be a reason to suspend DEL, as I bet no other airline will. I agree. Otherwise there would be no flights to China. There are other issues with UA at DEL than the 'air quality'. Delhi is worse right now t...

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by United1
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA temp suspends DEL service due to air quality
Replies: 51
Views: 12563

UA temp suspends DEL service due to air quality

http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/10/news/delhi-pollution-united-flights/index.html UA has apparently suspended service to DEL until the air quality improves. CNN was reporting this morning breathing in DEL is the equivalent of smoking 44 cigarettes a day...I think UA made the right choice to not subject...

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by United1
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?
Replies: 36
Views: 7766

Re: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?

jetblastdubai wrote:
STT757 wrote:
What are they going to do with these additional 763s, growth or replace 91-93 builds? I feel UA is good with wide bodies, they need more domestic widebodies.


FIFY


Would be a bit of an orphan fleet just having 3 domestic 767s...

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by United1
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?
Replies: 36
Views: 7766

Re: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?

What are they going to do with these additional 763s, growth or replace 91-93 builds? I feel UA is good with wide bodies, they need more domestic narrowbodies. UA is growing overseas as well so they may need a bit of extra lift... if it is the 3 BAC owned aircraft they are around the same age as th...

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by United1
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?
Replies: 36
Views: 7766

Re: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?

The OP is correct. UA is buying several HA 767s. The HA 767s are still fairly young. Source? As there hasn't even been a rumbling of this... Take a guess where I work. I heard this mentioned the other day. Fair enough just asking as there are quite a number of UA will be buying this or that threads...

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by United1
Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?
Replies: 36
Views: 7766

Re: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?

BoeingGuy wrote:
The OP is correct. UA is buying several HA 767s. The HA 767s are still fairly young.


Source? As there hasn't even been a rumbling of this...

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by United1
Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 423
Views: 87994

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

Is the final UA 747 flight from HNL to SFO carrying passengers or no? There may be some staff on board ferrying back to SFO but the last UA 747 passenger flight was yesterday. On a personal note...I have to say well done to UA on 47 years of 747 service and on sending her out to retirement in such ...

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by United1
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cabin Photos from Doomed Jets
Replies: 54
Views: 10485

Re: Cabin Photos from Doomed Jets

In a weird way I kind of get it though, I sort of find it fascinating as well for some odd reason. I don't consider myself a freak of nature or someone who loves death, but I have also been fascinated with it, mostly thinking "I wonder what they are feeling or thinking, they likely have no ide...

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by United1
Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Airlines flight 946 IAD-AMS
Replies: 6
Views: 1358

Re: United Airlines flight 946 IAD-AMS

I'm currently following this flight through a bunch of different tracking sites as my sister is on this flight. Between YYG and YQY the plane turned around and is currently heading back to the States. Does anybody perhaps have some info on what is going on with this flight? Diverting to EWR and the...

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by United1
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Airlines flight 946 IAD-AMS
Replies: 6
Views: 1358

Re: United Airlines flight 946 IAD-AMS

I'm currently following this flight through a bunch of different tracking sites as my sister is on this flight. Between YYG and YQY the plane turned around and is currently heading back to the States. Does anybody perhaps have some info on what is going on with this flight? Diverting to EWR and the...

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by United1
Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1692
Views: 267617

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

CALTECH, Are you 100% sure about those two A320s coming from China Southern? I haven’t seen any news about this through either UA Inflight or AFA. So far, we’ve been told to expect only A319 “Cs” to slowly come onto the line. Also, the “20S” is already used to designate our current A320s. If these ...

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by United1
Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to add seats to 777-200s with Polaris retrofit
Replies: 112
Views: 16275

Re: UA to add seats to 777-200s with Polaris retrofit

But based on consumer behavior to date, I'm not holding my breath for that to happen anytime soon - contrary to the hysteria that seems to ensue here on A.net, it seems that the market by and large is quite accepting, if not even possibly in some cases enthusiastic, about these choices. Because, ou...

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by United1
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Visual of largest airlines by state in the USA
Replies: 89
Views: 15723

Re: Visual of largest airlines by state in the USA

I am aware of IAD, but UA hard a fairly small presence in the rest of the Virginia. DL is by far the largest carrier at ORF and RIC and those are not small airports. Combined together ORF and RIC are quite a bit smaller than IAD is on its own....actually IAD is double their size. September Flights:...

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by United1
Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 2577 HHN-AUS??
Replies: 7
Views: 1167

Re: UA 2577 HHN-AUS??

https://www.flightradar24.com/UAL2577/f47a069

Thought it might be a flight approaching ORD, but it shows as 744 enroute HHN-AUS. What on earth??


troop charter...
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GSPSPOT wrote:
Saw this flt over MKE.

https://www.flightradar24.com/UAL2577/f47a069

Thought it might be a flight approaching ORD, but it shows as 744 enroute HHN-AUS. What on earth??


troop charter...

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by United1
Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 15238

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

. Where ua chooses to build up is not my concern. . You say this but then you contradict yourself by arguing there are markets they should not be building up and others they should. UA is not trying to drive NK out... As for OAG remember that only shows a small snapshot of time and only the number ...

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by United1
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 15238

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

growth just for the sake of growth is not going to be helpful. For example, their recent effort to add flights to SFO to fight back against AS adds there are needed since they need to defend their hub. However, a lot of their basic economy efforts and adding capacity on the ORD/EWR-PBI/FLL is just ...

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by United1
Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 15238

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

The truth of the matter is, UA has a strong international network and a very weak domestic network. AA & DL have very strong domestic networks. When international flying falls, like it is at the moment, DL & AA can still recover while UA faces huge losses. Unless they up their domestic mark...

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by United1
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 15238

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

Looking at a 12 month trailing period UAs op margin is down about 15%. Which is actually better than DL down around 22% for the same time period. Yeh, Delta is down more - but it made 70% more operating income than United did in the quarter on 12% more operating revenue. (Where's the guy asking whe...

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by United1
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 15238

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

I would love to see the actual math that was used to figure out exactly how much revenue UA lost as a result of Harvey. Did UA publicly announce what the lost revenue actually was and if not, will it be announced at tomorrow's earnings call? Or, is this all just conjecture at this point? You could ...

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by United1
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 15238

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

UA's pre-tax operating income dropped from $1.6Bil in 2016 tp $1Bil in 2017. There is much more at play than estimated $185 million weather effect. Overall UA cost rose, and its yields dropped. Its being squeezed at both ends, which means it op margin went from 16.8% in '16 to 11.1 in '17. Not good...

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by United1
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 15238

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

Don't forget there was a little thing called 'hurricane' that shut down 2nd largest hub, and even though it was back up in couple of days, effects still being felt. That will decrease your revenue very quickly. Indeed...if you add back in the revenue UA lost due to IAH being shut down for a week UA...

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by United1
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 15238

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

Don't forget there was a little thing called 'hurricane' that shut down 2nd largest hub, and even though it was back up in couple of days, effects still being felt. That will decrease your revenue very quickly. Indeed...if you add back in the revenue UA lost due to IAH being shut down for a week UA...

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by United1
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Broken window on El Al 787-9 at LHR
Replies: 13
Views: 5189

Re: Broken window on El Al 787-9 at LHR

Reading through the article there is an implication the cracked window happened during the inbound flight not on the ground.....

(there is also a picture of a cracked window that looks like it was taken in flight.

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by United1
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of American in Iceland?
Replies: 41
Views: 4909

Re: Chances of American in Iceland?

https://www.state.gov/e/eb/rls/othr/ata/i/ic/170684.htm
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USAOZ wrote:
would any U.S. airline have or even be able to get traffic rights Iceland to Europe proper ?


Iceland joined the US-EU open skies agreement in 2011 so I believe any US airline can fly 5th freedom flights between KEF and the EU.

https://www.state.gov/e/eb/rls/othr/ata/i/ic/170684.htm

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by United1
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of American in Iceland?
Replies: 41
Views: 4909

Re: Chances of American or United in Iceland?

UA is adding service from EWR with a 752 in May....so the odds are rather good I would say :)

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by United1
Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 15811

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

No way WN would just sit back and let this happen. WN would make a counter play for B6. In the end UA would probably win the bid. But like the AS/VX deal they would end up paying to much for B6. Then the DOT would probably force UA to give up a drastic share of B6 prime slots at JFK,LGA and DCA. Op...

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by United1
Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 15811

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

I don't think this is something even on UAs (or B6s) radar...this is simply an analyst who probably sold his investors on both carriers and is trying a hail mary pass to see if he can make some money. About the only way I could see UA getting pieces of B6 would be if B6 were to collapse which is not...

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by United1
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to add seats to 777-200s with Polaris retrofit
Replies: 112
Views: 16275

Re: UA to add seats to 777-200s with Polaris retrofit

United needs to re-think their Economy Plus Product. Working in the travel industry we see more and more travelers heading over to the carriers that truly offer a Premium Economy Class Product. ....a decision on that is imminent. The seat map itself is new but the decision to go 10 across in Y was ...

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by United1
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans LAX Push in Comeback Effort
Replies: 188
Views: 48342

Re: UA Plans LAX Push in Comeback Effort

Frankly, I have little doubt that UA will "get" a T-9. I'm more interested in how many alliance partners come under that roof. The desire for more space is more about regaining some semblance of parity with facilities (particularly in regard to partner proximity) than about massive, organ...

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by United1
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to drop seasonal ORD-SNN route
Replies: 13
Views: 3509

Re: UA to drop seasonal ORD-SNN route

drdisque wrote:
UA probably needs the pmCO 757 to backfill a pmUA p.s. 757 retirement


The Pratt powered 752s are not currently slated for retirement...in fact they are in the process of doing a fuel tank inertion mod so they can fly past the end of 2018.

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by United1
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1692
Views: 267617

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Does USA haave a chart somewhere of aircraft % complete with new seats/Polaris? (as they did with WiFi etc) I assume you mean "UAL"! AFAIK, only one B763ER and all the B773ERs have Polaris installed so far. Correct? That's correct....I believe there are two more 763s in HKG getting Polari...

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by United1
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United opens new summer seasonal routes from EWR to OPO, KEF and ZRH as well as route extensions
Replies: 90
Views: 13876

Re: United opens new summer seasonal routes from EWR to OPO, KEF and ZRH as well as route extensions

Tourism is getting big into portugal..nice adds by UA! Im sure there is mote to be announced as there alot of new widebody deliveries for next year if im correct? 3 789s early in the year 4 77Ws middle of the year 3 7810s (78Js?) end of the year 10 739MAX towards the end of the year ?? used 319/320...

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by United1
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United opens new summer seasonal routes from EWR to OPO, KEF and ZRH as well as route extensions
Replies: 90
Views: 13876

Re: United opens new summer seasonal routes from EWR to OPO, KEF and ZRH as well as route extensions

Just remember with all the excitement, unless they are growing their overall fleet size or somehow increasing utilization, this "growth" comes at the loss of something else. New routes always get big headlines whereas reductions drift quietly away. Most of these routes are flown by 752s w...

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by United1
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 35424

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

Order restructuring can also mean that they will order even a dozen more..... :white: Which remains to be seen. They may order more, but then again, then could just use the 787-9 for some 77E routes. 45x A359s is a significant sized fleet. This is not good news for the -1000, but hopefully that wil...

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by United1
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 65119

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

[ As for UAs recovery at IAH they seem to be doing a rather good job of doing that and of taking care of their employees and customers: .... I believe it was you who said they would be running at 100% within a week once the airport reopened. Now, you speak differently. Because I point that out, and...

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by United1
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 65119

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

Seriously, JJ (I shouldn't pay you such a compliment), what's your point? I would suggest you don't pay a lot of attention to Jumbo or any of the trolls on here...what I would suggest you do is add them to the foe list on your a.net profile. You will never see their posts again unless you want to. ...

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by United1
Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest and New York-Kennedy: Why not?
Replies: 34
Views: 4813

Re: Southwest and New York-Kennedy: Why not?

Southwest does not want to fly to JFK because JFK always delay flights. Long waiting taxiing and take off. Southwest wants to fly on time performance on their schedules system 95% stay afloat. Q You might want to tell Southwest that...out of the 4 major carriers they have the worst ontime performan...

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