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User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5925 posts, RR: 37
Posted (2 years 3 months 9 hours ago) and read 7497 times:

Hi all,

I was reading some nice trip reports from the past - covering the famous CO / Air Mik - Island Hopper flight from HNL - GUM.

My question, since UA took over CO did anything changed on the flight?

In my plans is to take the flight in October, actually a stunning routing.

CCS-IAH-LAX-HNL-GUM (via all the islands) -NRT-IAH-CCS.

also what off all islands it would make the most sence to stay for a night or would it be better to stay 1 night add in GUM?

thanks and cheers
Avianca


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User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7639 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (2 years 3 months 9 hours ago) and read 7443 times:

I only know that for a while there was a flight from ORD to GUM but i have no idea what happened to it.


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User currently offlineUnited1 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 5980 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (2 years 3 months 9 hours ago) and read 7368 times:

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 1):
I only know that for a while there was a flight from ORD to GUM but i have no idea what happened to it.

There was never a nonstop flight between ORD and GUM the aircraft routed ORD-HNL-GUM. UA changed flights around a bit and now its simply a connection in HNL.



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User currently offlineas739x From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6153 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (2 years 3 months 9 hours ago) and read 7270 times:

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 1):

When was there a flight to GUM for ORD?



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User currently offlinespiritair97 From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 1231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 3 months 8 hours ago) and read 7103 times:

How long a flight is HNL-GUM?

User currently offlinecat3dual From United States of America, joined Jun 2012, 73 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 3 months 8 hours ago) and read 7104 times:

The non-ER 777-200 now flies to GUM in lieu of the 767-400ER.

User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5925 posts, RR: 37
Reply 6, posted (2 years 3 months 8 hours ago) and read 7054 times:

Quoting spiritair97 (Reply 4):
How long a flight is HNL-GUM?

well using the hopper - around 14 hours with 5 stops ....

the nonstop around 8 hours.

cheers
Avianca



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User currently offlinem404 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 2226 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (2 years 3 months 5 hours ago) and read 6679 times:
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User currently offlineLoran From Germany, joined Jul 2005, 539 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (2 years 3 months 1 hour ago) and read 6061 times:

If you decide to get off at one place you will have to schedule 2 or 3 days extra, when I flew it last year the service was operated twice weekly on the entire route and once weekly without a stop at Kosrae.

I have done the whole trip in one day with a straight connection to NRT (tight!). If you have enough time I'd suggest to stay a day in GUM, and I am sure one stop in Micronesia or Marshall Islands is a unique experience. I was unfortunately too time constrained last year but will certainly come back to stay a couple of days.



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User currently offlineJohnClipper From Hong Kong, joined Aug 2005, 845 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 3 months 1 hour ago) and read 6009 times:

How do you buy a ticket for the HNL-GUM Island Hopper? it does not let me on ua.com.

User currently offlineHawaiian763 From Canada, joined May 2009, 259 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (2 years 3 months ago) and read 5579 times:

Quoting JohnClipper (Reply 9):
ow do you buy a ticket for the HNL-GUM Island Hopper? it does not let me on ua.com.

It all depends on what day of travel you selected, couldn't find anything for this month (not sure if anyone else has found something), but found that it operates on Monday's and Fridays in August.


User currently offlineaa787 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 610 posts, RR: 12
Reply 11, posted (2 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 4562 times:

I lived on Majuro for 3 months... it was an incredible time. The Marshallese people are the nicest on earth. Head out to the outer islands on the Majuro Atoll or head out to Laura Beach. Its just a very cool culture.


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User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5925 posts, RR: 37
Reply 12, posted (2 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3930 times:

Quoting Hawaiian763 (Reply 10):
It all depends on what day of travel you selected, couldn't find anything for this month (not sure if anyone else has found something), but found that it operates on Monday's and Fridays in August.

made yesterday a reservation for October and yes looks like that it is also operating on mondays and fridays in october...
problem will be that its basically impossiblle (cost and time wise) for me to squeeze in a stop on one of the islands... so it looks like the only stop overs on the complete journey will be HNL (for 2 nights) GUM (for 2 nights) and NRT (for 3 nights).

cheers
Avianca



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User currently offlinemxp From Italy, joined Aug 2003, 457 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (2 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2622 times:

i did it 3 weeks ago and was an unforgettable flight and very long too.
The 738 was without PTV so even if i was in business it was very very long but i saw incredible islands from the air and the stops where i went down to take a break from the seat were interesting.
I slept at the end in Guam and was a very nice place to visit
Alberto


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