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by fun2fly
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 88420

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

What impact does DL's cancellation of DTW>CAK have on CLE? It's only 150 seats/day. Not sure if they would add DTW flights/seats at CLE or let the existing DL network at CAK/CLE get better load factors.

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by fun2fly
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 1628
Views: 209308

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

iahcsr: I usually use FR24, and this is the second time the UA N number was used for the GYR ferry, then changed to the HA N number. Wierd. What I find weirder is 78J N14001 has flown five times and you can find it on FA by the BOE flight #s. But not by the reg#. Search N14001 and you get a Cessna ...

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by fun2fly
Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 1628
Views: 209308

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I hope they're not waiting to finish the Pratt powered 777s before starting the GE-90 777s, the 224s fly some long routes and could use the new Polaris and PE refurbishments. It I'll be interesting how the 777 fleet utilization might change chatter the FA groups are kfinally merged. Think the Pratt...

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by fun2fly
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 319570

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Was it really so impossible to get Polaris onto those last 4 787-9's? UA also has 4 77W + 3 78J + retrofits of 767's and 777's to do in 2018 which will take priority so it's a good move to get those planes seated/upgraded from a customer experience perspective. Overall, they will have the oldest a/...

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by fun2fly
Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

Kennedy leaving would be the icing on the cake for how incompetent this city is. Mayor Jackson and everyone on council needs to go, time to clean house. Kennedy is a true professional, our city truly doesn't deserve him. We would be wise to let him actually run the airport like the director should ...

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by fun2fly
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

The bid suggests you propose one site, your best site to the RFP. With CLE, they do have two prime assets - IX Center and BKL. I give it a 5% chance, but if there is any hope, CLE should do what it takes and land the plane, so to speak. I don't quite get the desire to give up aviation assets--which...

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by fun2fly
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

We aren't in the running for the Amazon HQ anyway, that's just wild speculation by the PD. Not true...CLE is submitting a bid and Amazon has not yet determined if CLE is in the running or denied. The bid suggests you propose one site, your best site to the RFP. With CLE, they do have two prime asse...

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by fun2fly
Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

Article in this week's Crains Cleveland Business about the city's new director of port control, Robert Kennedy. He plans to merge the Div of Hopkins and Div of Burke into a single "Division of Airports" under one commissioner. This may lessen the influence BKL has in the city, though I'm ...

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by fun2fly
Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby: I expect UA will become the world's largest airline
Replies: 96
Views: 16301

Re: Kirby: I expect UA will become the world's largest airline

UA certainly has the wide and narrow body order book to make it work at 5%. The question is really are the PAX there. Most of their new routes have been successes with a few still young. If they keep winning at a high rate, they will be fuel efficient and growing past the competition. The issue with...

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by fun2fly
Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's Kirby Explains why UA order 737-10MAX
Replies: 74
Views: 16352

Re: UA's Kirby Explains why UA order 737-10MAX

It's called a "most favored nation" clause. It's a pretty good deal and only the big dogs get it which is why no one really knows a lot about it unless you have a career in sourcing. Either way, more power to both AA and UA. I'm more interested in how UA plans on using it and how it will ...

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by fun2fly
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

Disappointing news: http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2017/09/frontier_airlines_cuts_six_rou.html#incart_river_home Shocker.....At this point, it's hard to take anything they do seriously.... San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Houston are the ones that have been ...

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by fun2fly
Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

That was my guess; maybe NASA is tired of having four centers located in the Hurricane Belt. :) NASA is the kind of client that the City of CLE needs to court well. $100k jobs and a lifetime of knowledge transfer to the region. Let's hope for the best and perhaps it will boost those poor DCA LF#'s....

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by fun2fly
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

masseybrown wrote:
Here's a teaser from another board's CLE thread: "I think you are going to see some really great things coming out of the airport as an economic generator for the region and as a center for scientific discover...on Tuesday"


We'll assume that some NASA news?

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by fun2fly
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

F9 launching CLE-AUS on April 9th 4x weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Departs CLE at 4:39 PM, arrives in AUS at 6:49 PM. Departs AUS at 12:04 PM, arrives in CLE at 3:49 PM. http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2017/09/frontier_airlines_adds_clevela_1.html#incart_river_home Pe...

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by fun2fly
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... es-in-s18/


Pretty cool CLE is the first US city to get this from Iceland.
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qf789 wrote:
Icelandair to send 737MAX8 to CLE from 16 May 18

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... es-in-s18/


Pretty cool CLE is the first US city to get this from Iceland.

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by fun2fly
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 26439

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

OK so 2 weeks from now: 1-stop connections from IAH-PER (outbound/inbound): NZ: 27 hr 10 min / 31 hr 25 min (the latter being the 11 hr 35 min layover) QR: 34 hr 35 min / 31 hr 15 min EK: 33 hr 25 min / 30 hr 25 min Looks like NZ is the best all in. Guess you either spend it on the ground or on the...

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by fun2fly
Thu Sep 07, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ A350-900ULR to feature 162 seats
Replies: 82
Views: 26496

Re: SQ A350-900ULR to feature 162 seats

I can tell you our corporate exec's were waitlisted many times on the EWR>SIN flight when SQ ran them on the A345. I used to really wonder how there could be 100 business class seats full, but there were. Should have no problem with filling only 68.

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by fun2fly
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 319570

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

With the announcement of IAH>SYD, we know where 2 of the 4 new 789's due in Dec/Jan/Feb are headed for UA. Two more to figure out. Next bunch of routes will have to coincide with 4x77W and 3x78J in 2H2018.

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by fun2fly
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 26439

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

17H30M Westbound
15H50M Eastbound
That's a long time.

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by fun2fly
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 36116

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

Every time UA modifies this order, they add 10 units to it!!! All the naysayers have to find a new topic to pick on. From a passenger perspective, I applaud it as a 77E replacement. Combined with the 78J, we can put to bed the mystery of what will replace the 77E at UA. A350's TPAC (ORD, IAD, IAH, E...

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by fun2fly
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

FI is probably waiting on the MAX, perfect aircraft for CLE. Why use the 757/767 on range inside of WWs capabilities. FI jumped out to be the first to announce, but is missing all the first mover advantage sales. Seems odd, you can always change the A/C. I'd like to book FI so I guess I'll have to ...

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by fun2fly
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

flymco753 wrote:
swacle wrote:
If WN announces SLC , how long would it take DL to announce 2x 757 CLE-SLC in retaliation?
Probably more like 1x daily A319.


Let's hope we have this problem...I'm not getting my hopes up too high.

WN has a few good options from CLE and it will be interesting to see which ones they pick.

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by fun2fly
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

Airport director Kennedy was interviewed on the news last night in regards to the new international service. Apparently people are wanting more domestic flights and he mentioned that SLC is the largest domestic market not served non-stop from CLE, but that would change by the end of the year. Or, d...

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by fun2fly
Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

Some interesting comments by CLE management to marketing consultant bidders: - "The Department focuses [its advertising budget] on promoting any new added service markets" - Budget: $1 million for cooperative promotion ads with airlines and up to $300K for other uses, for the contract beg...

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by fun2fly
Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

WOW coming to CLE ,from another thread http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/wow-air-expands-across-us-offering-four-new-midwest-destinations-300508233.html So, CLE goes from no flights to Europe to two to Iceland. Do you think these guys can coexist in the same market? Seems like an odd situatio...

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by fun2fly
Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

On flyertalk someone at 630pm (ET) tonight just posted on the CLE thread: "More good news coming soon. Buckle up." If this statement is true, what could it be? KL to AMS, B6 to JFK, AS to SEA, BA to LHR? I'm guessing it's the new WN and F9 routes? Good to see the new director getting some...

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by fun2fly
Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 319570

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

And, with the help of Great Circle Mapper and Excel, here are some stats that show the impressive range of the 789, with no positioning flights the shortest hop is 4,485 NM. That sked looks really tight, especially when several of the markets need most of two full units to operate. There should be ...

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by fun2fly
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

"We look to continue to grow with additional service still to be announced from Frontier and Southwest starting in the fall." This wording is confusing. I would assume they mean the announcements are in starting in the fall but it reads like the routes would start in fall. That doesn't ma...

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by fun2fly
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 319570

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

77W N2243U went from SEA to SFO today.

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by fun2fly
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

I didn't even know CGF was closed for a bit... "Cuyahoga County Airport To Reopen after Runway Project August 1, 2017, 12:05 PM Cleveland Cuyahoga County Airport will reopen its sole Runway 6/24 on Thursday after a more than two-month reconstruction project of the 5,100-foot surface. According...

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by fun2fly
Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Before it starts, UA upgauges EWR-EZE
Replies: 43
Views: 11434

Re: Before it starts, UA upgauges EWR-EZE

LAXintl wrote:
This has nothing to do with demand. Simple fact as announced this week internally is that the 763 fleet is leaving EWR this fall.


What will happen to the LHR routes? All 764? I thought the 764's were headed to IAD.

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by fun2fly
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

[quote="masseybrown"]^ And promptly, CLE updated their terminal map which now shows AA in C. The flight status screen shows they are still using some of the common-use C gates, however. Maybe it will take a schedule adjustment to fit everything into 5 gates - or maybe using a common gate a...

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by fun2fly
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

swacle wrote:
As of this morning, AA has moved into their new gates on C.


Wow, that was quick...haha. I'll have to scope it out next week. The first few were good looking with improved seating and lighting.

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by fun2fly
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

5. I don't know these guys, and if Hogan has been there for one year then he gets a pass, but the Chief has been there for 11 and nothing real to show for it while cities smaller than Cleveland are getting new international services. There's no excuse for so many years of poor performance. This is ...

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by fun2fly
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

I would not like WOW to be our air service carrier TATL. Due to market size in CLE, if WOW comes first, we will never have a Tier1 carrier. I believe there was a statement by the airport stating that they were looking for Tier1 service TATL and that should be the goal. It may be delayed if BA chose ...

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by fun2fly
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

^Interesting. I picked random days for CLE-KEF---15 aug and return 12 sept. here's what it gave me: $642: CLE-LAX on Spirit, then LAX-KEF on Wow. Return, KEF-BOS on Wow, then BOS-CLE on B6. Another routing is CLE-ORD on UA, then ORD-KEF on Wow.... Do they just pay off any airline? Its certainly not...

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by fun2fly
Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

BKL is sporting a DL757 from the Yankees this AM.

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by fun2fly
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

Even with no service in the market, CLE-DAL is 61 pax a day both ways, most of whom already fly on WN via connection. They could probably pull enough pax from CLE-DFW (657 a day) to fill a flight, but would it be worth it to them? Or would they rather start CLE-HOU with the possibility of int'l con...

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by fun2fly
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United U.S - China Secondary Growth
Replies: 92
Views: 9493

Re: United Drops Hangzhou

Seasonal end or total end?

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by fun2fly
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

Southwest added a Saturday only CLE-MCO nonstop with this schedule extension, which hasn't been flown for a few years. Peak day departures is up to 21. Destinations served now up to 11. It's not that great of a deal. MCO is a traveling with kids destination. The WN flight leaves at 5:30 AM. Who, in...

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by fun2fly
Sun Jul 09, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 319570

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Looks like N211UA 772 Domestic Mod is en route from HKG to HNL completing that mod package.

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by fun2fly
Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.s ... rt_m-rpt-2

From the article: Passengers daily, each way

Orlando, 627

Fort Lauderdale, 362

Tampa, 282

Fort Myers, 278

Miami, 121
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Cleveland.com covering the SWA add to RSW Jan to May Sat/Sun service.

http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.s ... rt_m-rpt-2

From the article: Passengers daily, each way

Orlando, 627

Fort Lauderdale, 362

Tampa, 282

Fort Myers, 278

Miami, 121

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by fun2fly
Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Adding Additional 77W's to Schedule
Replies: 55
Views: 15276

Re: United Adding Additional 77W's to Schedule

I think we'll see a lot of the displaced 772's on transcons as UA has said BOS is a PS market now and they have desires to get back to JFK. Even if that happens, there is a considerable amount of growth potential with the displaced units, new 77W's, a few 789 and 787-10's next year. If UA wanted cap...

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by fun2fly
Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 319570

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

According to NYC777, UA will get two 787-10's next year at minimum. One in August (new) and one in December (test unit). Production slots in Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec not identified so there could be more in 2018. With these units + 4x 77W's + 3x 789's, that's a lot of new capacity for 2018. Looking forward t...

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by fun2fly
Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Adding Additional 77W's to Schedule
Replies: 55
Views: 15276

Re: United Adding Additional 77W's to Schedule

CALTECH wrote:
All aircraft receive post delivery induction work. United Airlines specific items and equipment.


Things like a pallet of Stroop waffles for each!

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by fun2fly
Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 319570

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

All 14 77Ws are now officially delivered. Three are still waiting at PAE for their turn for induction at SEA. Last one 44U still getting Polaris-ed. Next four come next year. Rumor continues to expect an additional four at some point. :scratchchin: Something like a 3 or 4 month delay for unit #8. I...

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by fun2fly
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 319570

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

boefan wrote:
United made a last minute change due to the delay of 41U .
42U was completed in time and grabbed the next induction slot .
43U is waiting a new slot now it may fly directly to SFO as it has been delivered also
44U next month


38 Still in Purgatory? How much longer?

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by fun2fly
Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

masseybrown wrote:
Virgin Atlantic to fly CLE-LHR twice in Oct for Browns fans. It's a start.


Do you have the dates? I guess VA is the official transport of the NFL to London

Virgin Atlantic is the official airline of the NFL’s International Series in London at Wembley Stadium.

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by fun2fly
Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 1379
Views: 155766

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

Porter is ending PIT, so I guess that probably means no CLE if an essentially identical market didn't work. Too bad.

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by fun2fly
Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 319570

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Domestic 777 N215UA did a test hop in HKG and should be back in service soon

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