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Continental & More 777s?  
User currently offlineCX747 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4454 posts, RR: 5
Posted (13 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1332 times:

It seems that CO currently does not have enough 777-200ERs to serve the amount of routes they are needed on. The EWR-MAN route will be switched to other equipment in the spring of 01 as the -200ERs are needed on the EWR-HKG run. Will CO order more 777s to fill the demand they have? What about 777-200LRs for the EWR-HKG run?


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User currently offlineFDXmech From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3251 posts, RR: 34
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1313 times:

Off the subject I know, but on Christmas Day Continental parked one of their 777's on our gate 3 in EWR, thats right in front of our shop. Wowsters!!


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User currently offlineIahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3437 posts, RR: 42
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1295 times:
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CO has two more 772's on order, but they won't show until '02. I would expect more will be ordered sometime down the line, but management is being very careful; they want to be sure there will still be a need when the aircraft come online two years hence. Last word I've heard about the -LR version is that CO doesn't feel they are needed. However, this belief is very much subject to revaluation as decisions are made about new markets.


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