AlecxiA319 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 36 posts, RR: 0 Posted (8 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2143 times:
This is my very first post and first time as a First Class Member of Airliners.net!
I am 13 years old, and live in Westchase, a suburb close by TPA.
Anyways, I was just wondering, ever since United has introduced TED to their company, why United never comes to TPA anymore. I am also curious about this: One night I was flying home from PHL-TPA, on Southwest Airlines, Boeing 733, I was looking out of the window, and saw a United Airlines, Airbus A319. It was parked at the hard-stand next to the Southwest and Airtran/JetBlue gates. It was wearing the old mainline colors...was this a rare mainline flight...or just a sub aircraft for TED?
Thanx for your help,
DLX737200 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1978 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (8 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2127 times:
Hi there! Welcome to A.net! Since TED started up a few years back, it IS rare to see UA mainline in TPA anymore. However, occasionally you do get a United mainline jet now and again. Usually it is a sub for a TED aircraft but occasionally, UA might get a charter op into TPA. I remember the days when E had UA 757s, 737s, A320s and A319s. I saw a UA A320 new colors at TPA a few weeks back. Probably a sub.
Sluger020889 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 456 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (8 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2114 times:
Thats funny you live in Westchase, I went to Davidson and I'm about to graduate from Alonso. But anyway, yeah when Ted moved in they kicked United mainline out. I've seen like 3 mainline jets in the past two years. That and everything Justin said above is dead on.
I would love to fly a cargo plane full of rubber dog shit out of Hong Kong!