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FRA-LAX-FRA 748?  
User currently offlineraptors From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 180 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 10 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2400 times:

Hi,

I am thinking of booking a flight from LAX to FRA in about 10 days and from what I can see the 748 is supposed to be used on this run.
According to flightaware though there seems to have been some 744's operate recently, namesly D-ABVY on the LH457 on 17th AND 18th, yet these did not operate the LH457.
Is anybody out there able to confirm that the 748 is likely to be used, unless tech of course?
Many thanks.


LH456 was flown on 2013-01-23 by D-ABYC (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-22 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-21 by D-ABYC (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-20 by D-ABYF (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-19 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-18 by D-ABYD (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-16 by D-ABYF (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-15 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-14 by D-ABYD (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-13 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-12 by D-ABYC (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-11 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-10 by D-ABYC (B748)

LH457 was flown on 2013-01-23 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-22 by D-ABYC (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-21 by D-ABYF (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-19 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-19 by D-ABYD (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-18 by D-ABYD (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-18 by D-ABVY (B744)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-17 by D-ABVY (B744)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-16 by D-ABYF (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-15 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-14 by D-ABYD (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-13 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-12 by D-ABYC (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-11 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-10 by D-ABYC (B748)


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User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 23
Reply 1, posted (1 year 10 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2300 times:

I think you have done the maths already on your own by looking up the history.
Furthermore, on LH's online time table it continues to be a B748 scheduled for the said flights until summer time table.
-HT



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User currently offlineWilco737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 9097 posts, RR: 76
Reply 2, posted (1 year 10 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2283 times:
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The 748 is scheduled on the 748 and i haven't heard any change in that.

I flew that route myself last week and both flights were pretty full.

The change to the 744 was due to the weather in FRA and its delays and late arrival of the airplanes.

Happy flying.

  



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User currently offlineraptors From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 180 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (1 year 10 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2282 times:

Thanks HT, I hope it remains so, especially as it is a slightly longer way home!

Raptors......



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User currently offlinestylo777 From Germany, joined Feb 2006, 3009 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (1 year 10 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 2196 times:

Quoting Wilco737 (Reply 2):
The change to the 744 was due to the weather in FRA and its delays and late arrival of the airplanes.

If I'm not mistaken this swap was technical related, not wx...


User currently offlineWilco737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 9097 posts, RR: 76
Reply 5, posted (1 year 10 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2159 times:
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Quoting stylo777 (Reply 4):
If I'm not mistaken this swap was technical related, not wx...

Both. Due to the weather in FRA the airplane had to be de-iced and during de-icing a problem showed up due to the de-icing. So both.

wilco737
  



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User currently offlinedtwlax From United States of America, joined Aug 2009, 812 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (1 year 10 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2092 times:

Quoting raptors (Thread starter):
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-19 by D-ABYA (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-18 by D-ABYD (B748)
LH456 was flown on 2013-01-16 by D-ABYF (B748)
Quoting raptors (Thread starter):
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-18 by D-ABYD (B748)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-18 by D-ABVY (B744)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-17 by D-ABVY (B744)
LH457 was flown on 2013-01-16 by D-ABYF (B748)

That data should give you the answer? If a 748 flew into LAX on 18th, how can a 744 fly back? Flightaware glitch?
Also why are there 2 LH457s on the 18th and no LH456 on 17th?

Quoting Wilco737 (Reply 5):
Both. Due to the weather in FRA the airplane had to be de-iced and during de-icing a problem showed up due to the de-icing. So both.

The data above does not add up. If a 744 did fly into LAX as a sub, it should fly back to FRA the same day from LAX. Data does not show that.


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