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Thoughts On US Airways B762ER  
User currently offlinePilatusguy From Switzerland, joined Jan 2004, 315 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3448 times:

Hi all,

I've just booked a return trip MUC-PHL-YUL on US Airways for a fantastic Euro 430.
I've never been on US, how's their product? The schedule shows a B762 which is not my favourite a/c. Is it crampy? How's their trans-atlantic service (in coach)?

Thanks for your comments!
Pilatusguy

PS: Did a search on recent US related posts - nothing found....

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User currently offlineSD330PSU From United States of America, joined May 2004, 31 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3395 times:

The B762's are older, ex-Piedmont birds. they are getting older, but as of last week they were still clean, well-maintained, and marginally comfortable.

User currently offlineA330323X From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 3039 posts, RR: 44
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3382 times:

Only 5 of them are ex-Piedmont, the other 5 were delivered new to USAir.

Anyway, they're not bad. The IFE is certainly nothing special, the food is alright. I find the seats to be quite comfortable. The flight attendants are terrific.



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User currently offlineN670UW From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1602 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3312 times:

Only ships 645, 646, 648, 649, and 650 are the older ex-Piedmont birds.

I've only flown one on a short domestic flight (CLT-PIT), but found the seats to be comparable to the other domestic aircraft. Looking back, I wouldn't mind it for a long-haul flight. You should be just fine.


N670UW


User currently offlineKjet12 From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 975 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3262 times:

I flew it to MCO last year and found them to be very comfortable, though nothing special. They are definately starting to show their age. US Airways, IMHO, has some of the best service and flight attendants in the industry. Seating is quite standard, but avoid the overwing exit seats, (12A,B,F,G) due to insufficient legroom. Enjoy the service and a classic aircraft!!

Kris



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