77W N2138U had a C1 today. 35U has not had a C1 as it's waiting on Polaris seats. This suggests 38U is fully Porlaris-fied. :confused: :white: 35U is scheduled for a C1 today (29/3) still without seats . The aircraft will be contractually delivered next week . United will take delivery of all 77Ws ...Jump to post
Next 77W route is SFO-NRT. Was announced in bulletin this week. Suppose should be loaded in GDS either this weekend or next. With a 5/24 start date, that jives with the 744 fleet retirement schedule posted in reply #298. Assuming we'll largely see the 77W fleet taking over 744 routes from this poin...Jump to post
I see that one of the 77Ws has been put into short term storage at Boeing waiting for seats. With the Polaris seats running behind schedule it was said there is a chance the 747 might stick around a little longer than October. Will be interesting to see how this all plays out. I don't think the sea...Jump to post
36 is scheduled for delivery today 24/3/2017 and 37 will follow shortly after . 35 , 38 , 39 will have to wait at least a month for seats . FlightAware doesn't show any activity for 36 or 37 today, however UA's employee news update specifically states now having delivery of six 77Ws. Either things ...Jump to post
77W N59034 UA finally taking delivery of fourth. UA2686 PAESFO 23Mar. (Not that they needed it sooner anyway) This will be re registered later this year when N2534U becomes available. 35 is waiting on Polaris seats, but 36 & 37 are ready whenever. 38 just had B1. 39 is fresh off FAL. 36 is sche...Jump to post
This is a matter of auto IT activity vs Human involvement. The IT changed the bookings and it was expected to change the seating as well (or some human thinks it does anyway). But no one actually lays eyes on the booking record until customer involvement (online or on phone or worse, when they arriv...Jump to post
How many more units need slimlines/scimitars? According to the fleet website, only ONE 73G has been modded with 78 Y slimlines- the four Copa birds were delivered that way. I can state unequivocally that the ex-Copa 73Gs did NOT have slimlines until the program commenced some weeks ago. All were th...Jump to post
N59034 UA finally taking delivery of fourth. UA2686 PAESFO 23Mar. (Not that they needed it sooner anyway) This will be re registered later this year when N2534U becomes available.
35 is waiting on Polaris seats, but 36 & 37 are ready whenever. 38 just had B1. 39 is fresh off FAL.
So far all 77Ws have used only C108 or C110 at EWR. The inaugural 77W flight to SFO went out of C123. Day 2 was also scheduled out of C123 as that's the gate we returned to (same day) and the boarding gate display showed the 77W SFO flight again. I did a quick look at FlightAware history and all I ...Jump to post
Five UA 77Ws are on the PAE flightline, three ready for delivery.. I'm sure Boeing could use the space... So UA come get your planesJump to post
nadavatar64 wrote:Smart move. Security and Immigration in EWR has always been a pain in the ass.
So, if the units are complete at PAE with seats, why isn't UA 'forced' to pick them up as it's affecting Boeing's receivables? Millions of $ here. Do you think there was a we need them by June (or pick any month) by UA and Boeing said that we have open slots in Q1 so we'll build them and you take t...Jump to post
Some additional clarity on 744 draw down announced. Fleet will operate 8 remaining routes by May, with planned end dates as follows; SFO-NRT - early June SFO-TPE - late July SFO-PEK - early September SFO-FRA#1 - early October SFO-PVG - early October SFO-FRA#2 - late October SFO-LHR - late October S...Jump to post
My understanding was that UA converted 4 of their 787-9s to 77W to bring the order up to 14 frames. Correct me if Im wrong. You do not require correcting :bigthumbsup: I'm wondering if UA (and AA) canceled their A350 order outright without substitution of another type, just how much $ are they on t...Jump to post
How come the 4th and 5th B77W have different registration number compared to the first three aircrafts? The original plan was to register the 77Ws in the CO format of Nxx031-044. Then just before the first was delivered it was decided to change to N2x31U-2x44U. As luck would have it no N2x34U is av...Jump to post
I was shocked that UA was bragging about their Zodiak seats at the exact time that AA was breaking their contract, because Zodiak couldn't deliver. I selfishly hoped that UA was paying top dollar and diverting Zodiak's resources away from AA, but it appears that when it sounds like a duck and looks...Jump to post
752: N12114 exited RFD 2792/16Mar with scimitars N17133 entered RFD 2792/15Mar for scimitars 773: N2333U sked for first revenue flight 366/16Mar ORD-EWR 788: N26910 entered PVG 2783/14Mar 77W N2333U Did opp UA366 ORDEWR w/ paying passengers, but is even now ferrying back to ORD empty as UA2800. N21...Jump to post
77W Interesting observation; N2136U, and possibly 37U, appear likely the next two deliveries while 34 and 35 have been sitting idol on the PAE flightline for weeks. Nothing in the rule book says customers have to take 'em in build order, but it seems an odd choice on UA's part. :confused: 34 and 35...Jump to post
N2136U, and possibly 37U, appear likely the next two deliveries while 34 and 35 have been sitting idol on the PAE flightline for weeks. Nothing in the rule book says customers have to take 'em in build order, but it seems an odd choice on UA's part.
Joshu wrote:Again I don't know what swamp I stepped into here, but UA will not receive the A350.
"NOC Operations Manager Jeffrey DeVore summed up the excitement around Thursday’s delivery of one of our new Boeing 777-300ERs: “The birth of my kids is the only thing more exciting than this delivery event.” Jeffrey’s colleagues shared his enthusiasm about our first 777-300ER delivery event. “...Jump to post
The 78J (aka -10) is far bigger than a 763 so I don't see those as a replacement. Big airlines like to have aircraft set up at seating points so up or down gauging won't have a wild swing in seat availability. The MoM concept sounds good but it's unlikely to ready before the first batch of 763s nee...Jump to post
N2333U is scheduled to fly PAE-ORD on 3/9. Flight# 2700 United often does employee recognition delivery flights from PAE or BFI to ORD or IAH. Wouldn't surprise me if it's this sort of thing . I think the 2017 United 100 winners were just announced a few weeks ago – maybe this is their delivery fli...Jump to post
The quoted reason is to not have crews resting in the world's most dangerous city. The return is still nonstop, and there will be no fifth freedom rights in the AUA-CCS sector. Link: http://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/2017/03/01/united-airlines-venezuela-via-aruba/ I'm not sure any local IAHAUA...Jump to post
Hello A.net, I am flying through IAH Terminal C next week, and I have heard that it is opening some time in March. After checking Twitter, I noticed that one person indicated that it actually opened today! Is this a soft launch? And also, is it connected airside by the train to the other terminals?...Jump to post
GCT64 wrote:Qantas59 wrote:It looks very bright, possibly having just been painted.
I think that should say "It looks very bright, possibly having just been washed for the first time since new."
3 of the sub UA 789s go to sub CO while sub UA gets the 3 77Ws currently staffed with sub CO FAs next month. Does that mean 2 789s will remain with sUA crews and be relegated to only certain routes? Or will the entire 789 fleet be fungible? So far 2 789s will remain with sub UA but I wouldn't be su...Jump to post
I wasn't going to mention this event, but my curiosity has gotten the best of me; 788 N26909 was operating as UA954 SFOTLV 25Feb. It had just crossed into Montana when it made an abrupt right turn and diverted to IAH for Mx reasons. It's been in IAH ever since. What's the deal on this? :airplane: :...Jump to post
I wasn't going to mention this event, but my curiosity has gotten the best of me; 788 N26909 was operating as UA954 SFOTLV 25Feb. It had just crossed into Montana when it made an abrupt right turn and diverted to IAH for Mx reasons. It's been in IAH ever since. What's the deal on this? :airplane: :f...Jump to post
789 N15969 Finally begain revenue service as UA385 IAHSFO 27Feb. I suspect this is the fifth 789 that is staffed exclusively by sUA FAs. If so she will join her sisters in a never ending circle between IAH/SFO/PVG.... for the time being anyway. 3 of the sub UA 789s go to sub CO while sub UA gets th...Jump to post
kabq737 wrote:FSDan wrote:30west wrote:standby Feb 23rd is almost here.
What was supposed to happen today?
I was just about to ask the same thing.
There's a brand new Copa 800 at BFI without winglets right now. Haven't seen a new build frame without them for a long time so this one is relatively rare. I expect it will go to SJO for them fitting as that's where their previous non-winglet ones have gone in the past. https://flic.kr/p/ShgwEN Win...Jump to post
Likewise on the fanboy stuff. Just too many with very rose tinted spectacles for their favourite. Both have good a bad points. Both make mistakes BUT both make great ans safe aeroplanes. Very well said and accurately put. Both manufacturers have their place in the market and the competition between...Jump to post
Hahaha, does the door protrude that badly? http://blog.wandr.me/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/united-airlines-777-300er-77w-economy-seats-awful.jpg Above is a picture of the seat from some guy's blog. The guy is not huge by any measure and you can see that even his shoulders touch the outer wall and g...Jump to post
77W N2332U has been sitting in LAX for nearly 3 weeks doing noth'n. It's finally getting in the game as ferrry UA2151 LAXSFO UA443 SFOEWR 20Feb. Tech Ops has actually uploaded software and made other preparations to make the N2332U ready for revenue service so not just "doing noth'n" Good...Jump to post
UA IAH-CCS has not been dropped. Equipment has changed to a 757 from a 738 and its now a day flight since around February 1st. UA 1046 IAH - CCS (8:45-15:35) UA 1045 CCS -IAH (16:50 - 19:38) The flight is making great money and is usually sold out on most days, hence the equipment upgrade to 752 Ed...Jump to post