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User currently offlineMarkk From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 196 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 2 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2149 times:


I am curious about Continental's 737-300's. It seems that everytime I fly one the inside of it looks "different" from the last. Slightly different colorings in the overhead service panels etc. Did CO's fleet of 737-300's come from many different airlines past fleets? I fly a ton of CO's 737-500's and they all look the same on the inside. But the 300's rarely do.

Mark

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User currently offlineDrerx7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5062 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (11 years 2 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2131 times:

Well, I'm sure other posters will have more in depth information; but to answer your question-YES. CO inherited alot of 733s from Frontier and New York Air. The 737s from People Express were 737-200s so they are gone now. I'm sure there are other reasons for the differences as well that others can comment on.


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User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (11 years 2 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2128 times:

Continental's 733s were all acquired second-hand from the Texas Air Corporation days when Frankie Lorenzo gave new meaning to sloppy management. CO's 735s are all first-tier aircraft, with CO's customer code -24. The 733s were -T0...but all have various differences about them. Hope this helps somewhat. Regards.


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User currently offlineDesertJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7737 posts, RR: 16
Reply 3, posted (11 years 2 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2078 times:

From what I understand the Texas Air Corp aircraft mostly flew with Continental and with New York Air. Most of them have had the new bins installed. The only major inconsistancey that I keep seeing is that a good chunk of them lack the new winged seats.


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User currently offlineAmerican 767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3648 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (11 years 2 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2022 times:

Those are the only 737's at Continental, excluding the 100 and 200 Series which are no longer in service, that have worn the old scheme. It used to be an orange, red and gold cheatline, a gold tail with a red or black "meatball".

Ben Soriano



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