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User currently offlineDavid From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 66 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 10 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1830 times:

A few questions about this new service that starts in March. Will Continental be making proving flights for this route? If yes, does anybody know when? How many captains and FO's will be required for this service? Is there any crew rest areas on the 777? Thanks.

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User currently offlineRyaneverest From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 1742 times:

I don't think they've got any plans to do proving flights for the flight CO99. It's gonna really be a national joke for them if they cannot make it EWR-HKG on the 777 (although unlikely) but I'm really eager to know whether UA succeeds JFK-HKG in their 747... Big grin

User currently offlineIahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3469 posts, RR: 42
Reply 2, posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1702 times:
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There will be at least one relief pilot on the flight. There is a two bed rest area located just behind the cockpit.


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User currently offlineCALPilot From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 999 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1664 times:

One Capt, three (type rated) FO's.

User currently offlineMitchell Gant From Montserrat, joined Aug 2000, 253 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1625 times:

CO already performed proving flights last year. The United flight JFK-HKG has already been downgraded to a 777 before it started.

User currently offlineDadoftyler From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 1610 times:

Mitchell,

What's your source? SABRE is still showing UA821 JFK-HKG operating as a 744 all the way through the end of availability. UA801, however, their JFK-NRT nonstop, has indeed downgraded to a 777 on April 1, the day the new JFK-HKG service starts.


User currently offlineMitchell Gant From Montserrat, joined Aug 2000, 253 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1545 times:

My sources indicate this change will be made soon.

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