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United 747-400's At SEA Recently  
User currently offlineJustplanesmart From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 722 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 5434 times:

Recent days have seen some 747-400's of UAL at Sea-Tac. I saw one arrive Monday, May 17 around 0800. Another was there Wednesday, May 19, leaving sometime after 1600. Were these diversions? Any info appreciated, especially registrations of said planes.


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User currently offlineCanoecarrier From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2839 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 5342 times:

An aircraft swap on the NRT flight possibly?


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User currently offlineN777UA From United States of America, joined Mar 2010, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5260 times:

A number of Pacific flights are being upgauged to 747-400 as United brings them out of the desert. This flight could be one of them.

User currently offlineAlexinwa From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1150 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5188 times:

The SEA-NRT flights are still scheduled on a 777. Maybe these were one or two day replacement's?

I thought I heard UAL 876 was a -400 on weds. However that A/C leaving after 1600 doesn't make sense.



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User currently offlineAlexinwa From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1150 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5160 times:

sorry meant #755 ORD-SEA


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User currently offlineUAL777CONTRAIL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5155 times:

They were replacements, one I believe was a 767 replacement.

It was a bad day in DEN, full flights and over sells. I checked the status of a flight I needed to get a lady on and they upgraded the plane to a 747, she was happy and I was happy and she left me alone for the rest of the day.


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User currently offlineUlfinator From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 315 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5113 times:

Justplanesmart...

Thanks for posting that. I had noticed that too and thought it was unusual. Usually the only four engine aircraft I see into Boeing field are SAS A340s, BA 744s, some EVA 744s and the occasional CargoLux 744. I pointed out the UA 744 to my fiance and she was more or less "big deal you airplane geek" :-P


User currently offlineAlexinwa From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1150 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5099 times:

UA has 2 763's at SEA right now.

UA #316 SEA-ORD Departs SEA @0640
UA #644 SEA-ORD Departs SEA @0900

None scheduled to DEN now. 2 777's, SEA-DEN #254 Departs 1355 SEA-NRT #875 Departs 1245



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User currently offlineAlexinwa From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1150 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5083 times:

You mean SEA right? Not Boeing field!!

Don't think you'll ever see a planned 340 at Boeing field



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User currently offlineErikr From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 108 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 5050 times:

According to flytecomm.com, on 5/19, UAL #758 was a 744, leaving SEA at 16:19 for ORD.

User currently offlineCanoecarrier From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2839 posts, RR: 12
Reply 10, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 4914 times:

Usually the only four engine aircraft I see into Boeing field are SAS A340s, BA 744s, some EVA 744s and the occasional CargoLux 744

I think you're leaving out NW's 742s that operate daily out of SEA, China Eastern is there everyday with a 744, as well as BAX and DHL with DC-8's. And I'm probably leaving someone out.



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User currently offlineIowa744fan From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 931 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 4855 times:

Are you sure about that China Eastern 744? Unless they have acquired some cargo ones recently or are wet-leasing them from someone like Atlas, they don't have any 747s. They have concentrated their longhaul on 343s, 346s, and the MD11s until the latter are disposed of (I think that they decided to convert them to cargo). Or, did you mean Air China? I don't recall them flying to SEA though.


User currently offlineCanoecarrier From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2839 posts, RR: 12
Reply 12, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 4786 times:

Now you have me wondering, but I think I may stand corrected and China Eastern's flight is a MD-11.

We do get a number of cargo carriers though that operate 747's thru here on a non-daily basis.



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User currently offlineStevenUhl777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 4626 times:

as well as BAX and DHL with DC-8's

Great to see those old UA DC-8's still flying proud!  Big thumbs up

Actually, I'd bet a few lattes that those DC-8s actually fly into BFI, not SEA.

Someone had posted a rumor that UA would start putting 744's on the SEA-NRT route soon, and guess that was the 1% of all rumors that actually come true? I would think they're only seasonal, and we can expect 772's back in the fall.


User currently offlineSQ452 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 4581 times:

China Eastern does not operate 747 Passenger Versions (come to think of it, i dont even think they do cargo either).

Probably an A340 or MD-11




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User currently offlineCanoecarrier From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2839 posts, RR: 12
Reply 15, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 4568 times:

BAX is more infrequent, but the DHL or Star (whatever they are going by now) DC-8 is daily. Also infrequent 4 hole visitors are Polar and Kalitta.

Not sure about the UA NRT flight going to a 744.



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User currently offlineN317AS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 4552 times:

DHL was flying into SEA but I believe they have switched to BFI.
China Airlines Cargo 747 flies out of SEA, but not on a daily basis, I think.


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User currently offline*HighFlyah* From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 184 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 4543 times:

Some of these have been flying SEA-DEN when one or more of the SEA-DEN flights were cancelled and/or overbooked.


User currently offlineLN-MOW From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1908 posts, RR: 13
Reply 18, posted (10 years 4 months 5 days ago) and read 4536 times:

BAX/ATI has flown out of BFi for a while, DHL just switched a couple of weeks ago.

In addition China Airlines will start A340 passenger flights mid-June.





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User currently offlineAlexinwa From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1150 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (10 years 4 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4459 times:

I was thinkin I hadn't seen the orange and red DHL DC8 lately. It is Kinda fun to see the cargo ramp from air cargo road. On Monday I went by on the employee bus and this is what I saw:

Air China 74F
China Eastern MD11F
Martinair MD11F
3 FedEx DC/MD10's

I haven't seen the Cargolux 74F for a while. Any ideas???



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User currently offlineCanoecarrier From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2839 posts, RR: 12
Reply 20, posted (10 years 4 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4379 times:

Cargolux was here last week. Not sure what day it was, but I caught them taking off.


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User currently offlineJustplanesmart From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 722 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (10 years 4 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4241 times:

Thanks for the info, I found out from an ACARS log that the Wednesday a/c was N175UA, came in as UA 755, and departed as UA 758. So that takes care of that one. Still looking for info about the Monday morning arrival that I saw.

Ulfinator:
My wife's reaction to my excitement about airplanes is often similar to your fiance's; but at times she does try to indulge me and even can name a few planes herself. My older son, turning eight later this year, is getting to be after my own heart. He already likes the 747 the most, and wants to know what all the planes are.



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User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 22, posted (10 years 4 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 4142 times:

Lucky people! Every time I flew to SEA on UA it was a 757 or an A320.
Also,flytecomm shows EVA putting a 744 into SEA.



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User currently offlineAlexinwa From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1150 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (10 years 4 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 4038 times:

United Fan

Just FYI EVA has run the -400 on the SEA-TPE route for years. It's a 744Combi. Half pax, half cargo.

I had heard EVA was switching this at a 777. Anyone know for sure???



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User currently offlineAlexinwa From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1150 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (10 years 4 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 4034 times:

For pax flights

BA 744 LHR
BR 744 TPE

Then all the cargo 74F's

Wonder if China Airlines will still run the 74F once the 340 to TPE starts running?



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