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Flight To Denver....Airline?  
User currently offlineBrett80211 From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 266 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 23 hours ago) and read 2155 times:

I will be flying out to Denver again, and am having trouble picking an Airline. If I choose United I can get on a 747 Den-Ord.....or Midwest Express MKE-DEN and back. They are both around $220.00. I really want to get on the 747, but Im guessing that there will be an equip. change.Should I play it safe and fly Midwest....One of the best airlines out there. Or take my chances on United trying to get on the 74?-Brett

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User currently offlineDinker225 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1077 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (12 years 22 hours ago) and read 2118 times:

I would take the chances and fly with United. I have been flying United out of Denver for as long as I can remember and only remember having a few problems that were completely out of United's hands. They were always very good at dealing with the situation. If you do get an equipment change you probably won't go to small. Depending on how many people are booked on the 747 I guess. If I were you I would definatly go with United!


Two rules in aviation, don't hit anything and don't run out of gas, cause if you run out of gas yer gonna hit something.
User currently offlineUN_B732 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 4296 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (12 years 21 hours ago) and read 2076 times:

Almost Anything beats an MD-80 on Midwest airlines...size wise..if you don't get a heavy you will get a 767/757 hopefully. With Midwest service cuts..you won't lose much.

What now?
User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 21 hours ago) and read 2063 times:

Most likely you will not have an equipment change. The 747s United sends to Denver aren't usually out and back trips. They're usually a stop in Denver when heading from ORD to LAX/SFO or the like, where the aircraft then continues on to Asia. Not a situation where the aircraft can easily be changed.

User currently offlineShawn Patrick From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 2608 posts, RR: 16
Reply 4, posted (12 years 17 hours ago) and read 1983 times:

Go with UAL, I'd definetly jump on the opportunity.

User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6404 posts, RR: 31
Reply 5, posted (12 years 16 hours ago) and read 1973 times:

Ignoring my well publicized dislike of DC-9s, I'd fly Midwest. I prefer service over aircraft type on any flight. Besides, I've been on 747s and am not overly impressed.

I am glad I was around to fly before de-regulation.
User currently offlineTekelberry From United States of America, joined May 2003, 1459 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (12 years 12 hours ago) and read 1924 times:

I'm from Milwaukee, what do you think I would tell you? Big grin

User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7583 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (12 years 6 hours ago) and read 1900 times:

Go with the 747 !!! It's the only fleet-type of UA's I haven't been on.

'Empathy was yesterday...Today, you're wasting my Mother-F'ing time' - Heat.
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