HARLEYF150 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 70 posts, RR: 0 Posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 6244 times:
Does anyone know why United have changed the UA918/UA919 from Washington to Heathrow from a 747 to a 777.Ever since the 1st of April United have used the 777 in favour of the 747 which was the only United 747 service into Heathrow.Thanks
Fbgdavidson From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 3805 posts, RR: 26
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 6100 times:
Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Reply 1): I was scheduled to fly on one of these 744's from LHR to IAD; unfortunately on that day fools upfront made a poupovesque landing and damaged the aircrhaaft, thus got rerouted in a 772. Rhaa !
Count me into the 'missed the 747 on UA919' crowd...was happily pre-assigned seats on upper deck. Arrived at check-in and asked where I was going. 'Washington'....'Oh you've been moved to the earlier flight...a 777'. Normally I don't give a hoot about aircraft type but missing out on upper deck when I had requested those flights was annoying...even more so the fact we left late, about the same time as the 747! UA Business Class: IAD-LHR-IAD (w/pics) (by Fbgdavidson Feb 22 2006 in Trip Reports)
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