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CO Cairns To Guam  
User currently offlineRuscoe From Australia, joined Aug 1999, 1567 posts, RR: 2
Posted (11 years 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1884 times:

I was in Cairns on Thursday and noticed on the departure board a flight departing at 10 minutes past midnight to Guam, with the carrier designation CO.

Does anybody know the euipment, and why it leaves at that time?


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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1807 times:

I guess it leaves at that wierd time, because it gets to CNS late the previous evening.

1 *CO 902 3 GUM CNS I 1830 2310 0 04JUN03 24SEP03 738 4:40
2 *CO 902 47 GUM CNS I 1830 2310 0 10APR03 26OCT03 738 4:40

1 *CO 903 15 CNS I GUM 0010 0445 0 13JUN03 27OCT03 738 4:35
2 *CO 903 4 CNS I GUM 0010 0445 0 04SEP03 25SEP03 738 4:35

User currently offlineAirzim From Zimbabwe, joined Jun 2001, 1208 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (11 years 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1798 times:

CO flies 737-800's throughout most of the CO Mike network with a couple of exceptions when 767-400's are used (HNL-GUM,HNL-NRT). The early morning arrival in Guam allows onward connections to cities in Japan and Honolulu.

User currently offlineRuscoe From Australia, joined Aug 1999, 1567 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (11 years 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1758 times:

Thankyou for the info.


User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16872 posts, RR: 51
Reply 4, posted (11 years 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1705 times:

A little tid-bit, up untill '95 CO flew Guam-Brisbane-Sydney with a DC-10.

As well as Honolulu, Auckland, Cairns (3xs weekly)
And Honolulu, Auckland, Brisbane (3xs weekly) DC10s.

Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlineLufthansa From Christmas Island, joined May 1999, 3213 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (11 years 3 weeks ago) and read 1631 times:

Up until the recent past, the service was a boeing 727-200.

This is one of the best value transpacific flight around, and for those
that live in the tropics of Australia, this is the fastest way to America.
It works out both faster and cheaper than flying down to Syd on QF and then backtracking....I have tried to book it several times but due to either the limmited schedule or, the fact that i was on Governement (hence almost always QF) travel, it was ruled out! Too bad cause i hear its good!

User currently offlineScottb From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 6769 posts, RR: 32
Reply 6, posted (11 years 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1536 times:

I'm a little surprised that CO doesn't serve more cities in Australia from GUM; it would seem to me that GUM would be an ideal connecting point from SYD, MEL, BNE to the smaller cities CO serves in Japan; then again, the overall traffic numbers may not be high enough to justify one or more daily flights, which you'd need to make for an attractive alternative.

If the rumored IAH-GUM non-stop were to be added, that would also significantly strengthen connecting traffic through the GUM hub and possibly make new routes viable for CO.

User currently offlineCopaair737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1466 times:

I fly this route whenever I go to the great barrier reef. Its really a quick option to get there, rather than flying GUM-HNL-SYD-CNS, or flying through HKG or NRT. Its really a nice convenient flight.

User currently offlineDutchjet From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 7864 posts, RR: 57
Reply 8, posted (11 years 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1458 times:

CO also operated this segment with the 752 at one time.

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