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UA Application For Service To Guangzhou  
User currently offlineA2 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 39 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 10 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 3305 times:

Now that DOT has awarded the route rights to China for 2005 and 2006 to CO and AA, what do you guys think of UA being awarded the rights to fly SFO-CAN in 2007?

It seems like all we talked about is CO/AA/DL getting the rights to China. Although UA already has 4 daily flights to China I still think DOT should consider UA's proposal. UA plans to eventually fly nonstop from SFO to CAN. IMHO this is probably better than the service that NW offers from US to Guangzhou with connection through Tokyo. I also believe there is strong O&D demand between San Francsico and Guangzhou (large Chinese population in SF Bay Area and strong ties between the two regions) to make this route work.

What do you guys think?

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User currently offlineCarpethead From Japan, joined Aug 2004, 2980 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 3231 times:

All depends on how negotiations with US-China come about with more frequencies.
I can't say UA or NW service to CAN is better. However, due to NW's limited number of 744s, they wouldn't be able to CAN non-stop from the continental US. At least on the NRT-CAN route, there are now three carriers on the route.


User currently offlineMusapapaya From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 1098 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 1 week 2 hours ago) and read 3003 times:

NW can use their airbuses to do the job?


Lufthansa Group of Airlines
User currently offlineAS739X From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6200 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 2982 times:

The Airbus doesn't have the range. Maybe fly it from Narita, but not from the US. MSP/DTW are way to far.

ASSFO



"Some pilots avoid storm cells and some play connect the dots!"
User currently offlineUal777contrail From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2866 times:

That would be nice if UA could keep up with the Jones'

We'll see, I could see them getting it though.

UAL 777 CONTRAIL


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