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CO Using A 757-300 To AUS?  
User currently offlineBoeingFever777 From United States of America, joined Jul 2009, 409 posts, RR: 55
Posted (6 years 7 months 19 hours ago) and read 3810 times:

I was searching on the CO website for pricing to some destinations and looking at the CO timetable and came upon this...

http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s245/boeingfever777/CO753.jpg
Marked with red astrick! Should be CO340.
Is CO flying the 757-300 into AUS this October? Can anyone from CO verify that this is indeed true or a typo in the system and on the CO website?

If not a typo i'll be booking a day trip for 178.00 r/t AUS-IAH-LAS-IAH-AUS for the mileage and just to fly this rare bird here in AUS.

Thanks,

[Edited 2007-09-26 07:20:48]


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User currently offlineNicksair From United States of America, joined Aug 2002, 484 posts, RR: 47
Reply 1, posted (6 years 7 months 19 hours ago) and read 3791 times:

Aint a typo Matt, and im quite suprised to also see 739's going into IAH aswell.. let alone 753's. I say go for the daytrip!
Nick



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User currently offlineCALPSAFltSkeds From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 2498 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (6 years 7 months 19 hours ago) and read 3743 times:

Not unusual as the 753 has to go somewhere the previous evening and return to IAH in the morning. AUS is as good as any close in airport to IAH to operate the 753.

One might think the evening IAH-MCO and early morning MCO-IAH trip would be preferred, but the aircraft is not available to leave IAH at 1930, so it goes to AUS at 2125.


User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 23
Reply 3, posted (6 years 7 months 13 hours ago) and read 3609 times:

IAH-MSY and return gets a B752 or B753 not only for some overnights but also turns during the day....AUS and SAT as well from IAH may get the 200/300's.


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User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3049 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 7 months 12 hours ago) and read 3539 times:

Yes, IAH-MSY flight 1523 and back to IAH on flight 622 has been a scheduled B753 since early this month. We also get other random 753s and widebodies on occasion. Last week we got a 762 and a 764 on one of the IAH-MSY-IAH turns.


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User currently offlineEWRCabincrew From United States of America, joined May 2006, 5523 posts, RR: 56
Reply 5, posted (6 years 7 months 10 hours ago) and read 3373 times:

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 2):
Not unusual as the 753 has to go somewhere the previous evening and return to IAH in the morning

It is also cheaper to park a 753 in AUS than it is in IAH. Our A300s overnighted in MSY for the same reason.

I just flew a domestic trip a few weeks back and we took the 753 to SAT from IAH to an overnight and brought a 752 back to IAH.



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User currently offlineATCT From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2223 posts, RR: 39
Reply 6, posted (6 years 7 months 9 hours ago) and read 3321 times:

Im not sure what everyones all psyched about. CO's been doing that as long as ive been a controller here. (1 year as of saturday  Smile

We also get the odd 764 to MCO. 753's do SAT, AUS, MSY all the time. As 717zulu said, ive also seen 762's overnight to MSY, ive seen a 764 go there once on an overnight. Its not that uncommon is IAH has morning t-storms for the 764's from HNL to divert to MSY.

ATCT



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User currently offlineFXramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7134 posts, RR: 87
Reply 7, posted (6 years 7 months 7 hours ago) and read 3200 times:

Quoting EWRCabincrew (Reply 5):
It is also cheaper to park a 753 in AUS than it is in IAH

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AUS-IAH traffic is high for CO and I don't see a 753 as being a oddity.

I'll be looking for her in a few weeks.

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User currently offlineTCFC424 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 517 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (6 years 7 months 4 hours ago) and read 3056 times:

CO has used the 757's intermittently for at least the last three years. Sometimes there's two, sometimes none. AA also flies 757's, although I think they are taking them out at the next schedule change...several daily last month.

Working for UA, I keep hoping we might get a 752, but I better not hold my breath. Currently its just express, A319(Occasionally swapped for a 320) and 735/733's.


User currently offlineKAUSpilot From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1958 posts, RR: 33
Reply 9, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2891 times:

Why on earth would you seek out a 753? Do you know how much time it takes to get off that thing if it's full and you're in row 487?

User currently offlineXAAPB From Mexico, joined Jan 2005, 414 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2834 times:

I have seen the 757-200 sometimes during the winter in McAllen.

Quoting KAUSpilot (Reply 9):
Why on earth would you seek out a 753? Do you know how much time it takes to get off that thing if it's full and you're in row 487?

If the route have a high demand, why not sending a 757, also maybe the route has some cargo demand? who knows!
cheers



Jorge Meneses
User currently offlineLACA773 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 3945 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2782 times:
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Quoting ATCT (Reply 6):
We also get the odd 764 to MCO. 753's do SAT, AUS, MSY all the time. As 717zulu said, ive also seen 762's overnight to MSY, ive seen a 764 go there once on an overnight. Its not that uncommon is IAH has morning t-storms for the 764's from HNL to divert to MSY.

Do the 75Xs ever fly AUS-EWR-IAH and back?

Doesn't CO have enough remote parking for these a/c? I'd think IAH would give CO a good deal on fees with it being CO's second largest hub.

LACA773


User currently offlineADXMatt From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 947 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2698 times:

Quoting LACA773 (Reply 11):
I'd think IAH would give CO a good deal on fees with it being CO's second largest hub.

Houston is the largest hub for CO not the seond... EWR is second, CLE third and GUM fourth.


The flights between AUS-IAH has a high load factor and the B753 is frequently full.
Flight 1533 tonight IAH-AUS is a B753 ship 855 and it is sold out.


User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2610 times:

Quoting LACA773 (Reply 11):
I'd think IAH would give CO a good deal on fees with it being CO's second largest hub.

Though it's a smaller int'l gateway, IAH is still a farrrrr larger hub than EWR for CO.


User currently offlineUncleBuck From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 121 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2556 times:

and i guarantee you on a full 753 there are still PAX that have the nerve to ask the FAs for 2 or 3 bevs at a time while the poor FAs are trying to serve 170+ people in 20 minutes  Smile

User currently offlineMikey711MN From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1395 posts, RR: 8
Reply 15, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2546 times:

Quoting LACA773 (Reply 11):
Do the 75Xs ever fly AUS-EWR-IAH and back?

In my experiences here in AUS anyway, I've never seen anything but a 737 on the AUS-EWR-AUS route.

-Mike



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User currently offlineLACA773 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 3945 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2426 times:
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Quoting ADXMatt (Reply 12):
Houston is the largest hub for CO not the seond... EWR is second, CLE third and GUM fourth.



Quoting ConcordeBoy (Reply 13):
Though it's a smaller int'l gateway, IAH is still a farrrrr larger hub than EWR for CO.

Tahnks ADXMatt & ConcordeBoy for the information. It makes complete sense to me now.

Quoting Mikey711MN (Reply 15):

In my experiences here in AUS anyway, I've never seen anything but a 737 on the AUS-EWR-AUS route.

-Mike

I'm sure CO does very well on their EWR-AUS-EWR runs. Maybe they'll run a 75X someday from time to time.

LACA773


User currently offlineLACA773 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 3945 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2426 times:
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Quoting ADXMatt (Reply 12):
Houston is the largest hub for CO not the seond... EWR is second, CLE third and GUM fourth.



Quoting ConcordeBoy (Reply 13):
Though it's a smaller int'l gateway, IAH is still a farrrrr larger hub than EWR for CO.

Thanks ADXMatt & ConcordeBoy for the information. It makes complete sense to me now.

Quoting Mikey711MN (Reply 15):

In my experiences here in AUS anyway, I've never seen anything but a 737 on the AUS-EWR-AUS route.

-Mike

I'm sure CO does very well on their EWR-AUS-EWR runs. Maybe they'll run a 75X someday from time to time.

LACA773


User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4261 posts, RR: 6
Reply 18, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2337 times:

Quoting KAUSpilot (Reply 9):
Why on earth would you seek out a 753? Do you know how much time it takes to get off that thing if it's full and you're in row 487?

Because it's fun to fly on an aircraft type that you haven't flown on before.


User currently offlineATCT From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2223 posts, RR: 39
Reply 19, posted (6 years 6 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2267 times:

Ive flown many 753's and like my jetlinkcoln friend, I avoid them at all costs. If I have to get stuck on that god awful aircraft, I use my miles to get in first class so I dont have the pain of being towards the rear and taking longer to get off the plane than the flight from AUS-IAH  Smile

ATCT



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