Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
I'd Like To Get A Hold Of The Guy In Scheduling...  
User currently offlineDasheighty From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 311 posts, RR: 2
Posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 2298 times:

Who in thier right mind Schedule a 737-800 from SFO to EWR.

I dont care what the range of the aircraft is Narrow-Body aircraft on cross country flights do not cut it there was almost a riot on board because pepole wanted to use the bathroom at the same time the flight attendents wanted to pass out the nuts.

I miss the days of the Wide Bodies..............

12 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineTan flyr From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 1904 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2222 times:

Dasheighty...I can agree with you. I wonder whom comes up with some of the a/c assingments. But , alas, as a business man also, I know the need of matching supply & demand.Costs also play a very important factor. Airlines are profit making organizations.

I assume you are refering to CO's 738's in your thread. I have not been on CO's, but have been on AA's from LAX to ORD. They sure as hell beat the MD-80 on any segment over 2.5-3 hrs.(and I do Like the MD-80).

Its probably pretty tough to make billion dollar decisions 3-5 yrs out, and get it 100% right.

Several yrs ago, in a WSJ article, a planner from AA admitted that they had underordered widebodies in the late 80's and early 90's. Many customers demand frequency in many markets. I would rather see a little less congestion, using larger aircraft where possible , and cut some of this every half hour stuff on some routes.


User currently offlineVirginA340 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 15 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2212 times:

737-800 on CO EWR-SFO!!!! I thought it was being serviced by a 757-200. That's the plane I flew on last year on the same rout an it was even worse because the bathrooms are farthur apart and the carts blocking the aisle and then waiting til the FA is done is no walk in the park. I remember when they had DC-10s on that route.


"FUIMUS"
User currently offlineAhlfors From Canada, joined Oct 2000, 1346 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2208 times:

CO flies both 752s and 738s on the route.

User currently offlineFlybulldog From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 368 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2208 times:

Do what I do: look at the aircraft assignment when you book your flights and choose accordingly.

User currently offlineLowfareair From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2177 times:

On the PHL-SFO route, you have a choice of an A319, A320, or 752. No widebodies on any routes except international, and PHL-MIA(I think there is also one to another hub, but I am not sure.) I have only been able to fly on a widebody twice, PHL-CDG-PHL in Apr. You guys complain like its the end of the Earth. It isn't.

And why would flight attendants pass out nuts on a non-red-eye flight? Wouldn't there be meals? Especially on CO.(Source of non-red-eye:Travelocity)


User currently offlineDasheighty From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 311 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2142 times:

While I understand what your saying and agree (It's not the end of the world) It would just be a little easier on nerves. Nothing I can do about but gripe Not that anyone would listen; so it's either a 737 or a train. I'll stick to the 737.

And yes all I got were nuts.


User currently offlineDasheighty From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 311 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2143 times:

While I understand what your saying and agree (It's not the end of the world) It would just be a little easier on nerves. Nothing I can do about but gripe Not that anyone would listen; so it's either a 737 or a train. I'll stick to the 737.

And yes all I got were nuts.


User currently offlineTrvlr From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4430 posts, RR: 21
Reply 8, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2120 times:

Admittedly, if I were a businessman, I would prefer the 3 daily 737-800 flights to EWR from SAN rather than 2 757-200 flights or something, so I guess what happens happens.

Aaron G.


User currently offlineWatewate From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 2284 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2118 times:

I don't mind narrow-bodies on cross-country routes. I regularly fly YYZ-SJC on AC's 321 and EWR-SJC on CO's 738. As far as I know, I get same seat pitch and I am not bothered by the width of the fuselage when I fly. If it gets me there on time, I'm a happy flyer.

User currently offlineJetpilot500 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 78 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2110 times:

Here is the most rediculous of all:

Chicago (MDW) - New York (EWR)
on a CO Express ERJ135!

Who thought of this one?!

One of the busiest routes in the damn country and they are putting a 37 seat RJ on on!? What are they thinking!? Of course the flight was full. If they are trying to reduce congestion in the busy airspace areas around the country, what are they doing placing an RJ on this route for?

I don't get it.


User currently offlineTWA902fly From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 3122 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2105 times:

Delta recently switched its daily 727 ORD-JFK-ORD roundtrip to a Comair CRJ. This plane flies once daily and i have seen it depart a couple times.

-TWA902fly
Chicago Illinois



life wasn't worth the balance, or the crumpled paper it was written on
User currently offlineTWA902fly From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 3122 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2103 times:

Air Canada has no A321s.... those are A319s that fly YYZ-SJC (flights 537 and 538). I flew ORD-SJC-ORD on A319s and i must say that this is much better for me than a DC-10. There are some small aircraft which can do trans-con routes in comfort and those who can't. I don think that more than 5 hours is bad like AS 737-700 ANC-ORD service with no IFE. United is ahead of them in the summer with 2 757s.

CAN:
A319
A320
727-200
737-800(600-900)
MD-90

CANT:
MD-80
737-200 (200-500)
F100


-TWA902fly
Chicago Illinois



life wasn't worth the balance, or the crumpled paper it was written on
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Max Thrust To Get Out Of The Grass posted Mon Oct 10 2005 00:53:16 by Hmmmm...
AA To Get Rid Of TWA 717's By End Of The Year? posted Wed Jan 30 2002 05:04:26 by Westjet_8
What Do You Think Of This Guy In The Picture? posted Wed Jan 2 2002 08:28:10 by Airbus Lover
Photo Of The Guy, Why Did AA Let This Guy Get On? posted Mon Dec 24 2001 09:51:12 by Bobcat
What Would You Like To Get On The A380? posted Mon Jun 25 2001 01:41:08 by MightyFalcon
CLE-one Of The Safest In The Country posted Tue Nov 21 2006 15:17:40 by CLE757
AS To Get Rid Of Free Meals On Mid-Cons posted Mon Jul 17 2006 06:10:12 by RwSEA
NW To Get Rid Of Ten A319s? posted Tue Jun 27 2006 17:13:54 by Flying Belgian
Anybody Trying To Get Out Of DTW Tonite? posted Thu Jun 22 2006 04:51:24 by KingAir200
Future Of The B752 In Asia posted Sat Jun 10 2006 10:43:49 by HAWK21M