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Continental Orders More 777 & 738  
User currently offlineContinentalEWR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3762 posts, RR: 13
Posted (13 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1836 times:

Continental Airlines has converted two 767-400 deliveries scheduled for 2004 into two firm orders for the 777-224ER, for delivery in 2002, a clean sign of
the airline's commitment to add transpacific service as per the press release
at www.continental.com.

Continental will also add more 737-800's to the existing fleet of 52 738's.

At the end of this year, Continental will have four 767-400's and three 767
200 ER's in service.

ContinentalEWR

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User currently offlineAdam84 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 1400 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1802 times:

I wonder if they will ever get any 777LR? I would think they would just to make sure the EWR-HKG route would work without any unsched. stops.

User currently offlineContinentalEWR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3762 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1781 times:

The issue of whether the 777-224ER can operate such a long distance flight (Newark to Hong Kong) has been discussed at length a few weeks ago when
the airline announced the route.

The conventional theory is that the airline would basically need to dedicate
two triple sevens to the route given the distance, time, and length of the
flight and the turnaround schedule. That seemed to be a pressing issue.
The 777-224ER will be able to operate nonstop from EWR to CLK. However,
with very little if any cargo and special fuel tanks retrofitted.

ContinentalEWR


User currently offlineAFa340-300E From France, joined May 1999, 2084 posts, RR: 26
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1721 times:

Hello,

Do they still opt for the GE90-90Bs for these please?

I wonder what customer apart from Air France would order the GE90-94B. Maybe China Southern?

Best regards,
Alain Mengus


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