CALMSP From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4190 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 8967 times:
this along with a few other routes have been thrown around the block for the past couple months............but i'm not to certain..........i dont see it as a great route with a 767-200.....more routes that would be beneficial than this.
This wouldn't surprise me at all, Venice is a growing long haul market.
In any case CO needs a 762 to fly EWR-VCE (4169 mi) since a 752, wingletted or not, wouldn't be able to go westbound without restrictions.
IAHERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 677 posts, RR: 6
Reply 19, posted (8 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 5783 times:
I don't think you are going to see too many more announcements for 2007 service being that we are limited on long haul aircraft and still need some 757 lift domestically until we get the 737-900ER's in 2008/9. We do fly charters to Moscow and have a simulator period devoted to this airport for our 757/767 pilots in the 767 simulator. In 2008 I'm betting you see a lot of expansion announcements. We'll be getting the new airplanes for 2009/2010 flying therefore 2008 should prove to be interesting in seeing just what kink airline Continental plans to be.
HighFlyer9790 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 1241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (8 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 5498 times:
Quoting IAHERJ (Reply 19): In 2008 I'm betting you see a lot of expansion announcements. We'll be getting the new airplanes for 2009/2010 flying therefore 2008 should prove to be interesting in seeing just what kink airline Continental plans to be.
the 787s should really give CO good breathing room along with the 739s giving them more flexibility with their 757s/762s
These charters are few and far between. Last one we did was when Bush went to Russia. Wish we had more, but not likely, at least not to Moscow (charter that is).
Quoting IAHERJ (Reply 19): being that we are limited on long haul aircraft and still need some 757 lift domestically
We have 41 752s and still have room to grow internationally with them. We are seeing increased flying to LIS, MAD, CDG, AMS, GLA and EDI, to name a few.
As long as we get 'thinner' routes to European cities that need a 757, we'll be fine for a few more. We are getting more 738s this year, eventhough we are retiring/returning 733s, to supplement any 752s flying domestically.
CALPSAFltSkeds From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 3027 posts, RR: 8
Reply 23, posted (8 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 4487 times:
According to CO's PC schedule (looked at a Thursday in July), it looks like 28 752's are locked into international service.
I count a total of 38 European flights daily
752 - 24 RTs, 762 - 5 RTs, 764 - 6 RTs, 772 - 7 RTs. Does not include 772's to TLV, DEL, HKG, NRT, PEK
752S opeRate a daily roundtrip in these EWR markets
ARN, CDG, SNN, SNN/DUB, AMS, BCN, BFS, BRS, CGN, CPH, EDI, EDI, GLA, HAM, LGW, LGW, MAN, MAN, OSL
Plus one aircraft on GLA-EWR days 2347 and CDG-EWR X234
Plus 752s on these routes (one unit each)
CLE-LGW, EWR-LIM, IAH-LIM, IAH-UIO
There are VERY limited 757 flights on LAX-EWR/IAH, IAH-EWR, EWR-MCO.
It looks like the 752/753 routing are not assigned at this point.
While I'd love to see more stations opened in Europe, it looks like added operations on the following routes is growing markets instead of adding markets.
EWR-FCO, 2RT (probably also flew in 2006)
EWR-EDI 2 RTs (probably also flown in 2006)
EWR-MAD 2 RTs