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Where Does Asiana Fly Its B 747-400s To?  
User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9106 posts, RR: 15
Posted (5 years 5 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 6037 times:

Where does Asiana fly its B 747-400s to?

I did HKG-ICN-LAX on 30th October. The ticket said it was going to be a B 747-400 but it came out to be a B 777-200ER. Why?

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User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 60
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 6 days ago) and read 5975 times:

I saw one @ ORD about a week ago.


"Up the Irons!"
User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9106 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 5876 times:

How maby B 747-400s do they have? Do they fly them long haul? Hard to find them.

What about KE?


User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5191 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (5 years 5 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 5825 times:



Quoting United Airline (Reply 2):
How maby B 747-400s do they have? Do they fly them long haul? Hard to find them.

I think they only have 4 now 2 Combis and 2 Full PAX mainly flying to LAX and JFK.

KE fly them everywhere, LHR, FRA, CDG, LAX, JFK, ATL, ORD?, HKG, SYD and AKL seasonally. There are others, TLV I think now to.


User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3762 posts, RR: 19
Reply 4, posted (5 years 5 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 5807 times:

Asiana have the following passenger 744s left in the fleet.

HL7417 (Combi)
HL7418
HL7421 (Combi)
HL7423 (Combi)
HL7428

I beleive the full PAX aircraft are used to JFK as ZK-NBT said.

Rob!  wave 


User currently offline6thfreedom From Bermuda, joined Sep 2004, 3314 posts, RR: 20
Reply 5, posted (5 years 5 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 5801 times:

According to my info for JAN 09

B747 Combi
HKG
SGN
PVG
TSN
NRT



B744
JFK
PEK
MNL
LAX


User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9106 posts, RR: 15
Reply 6, posted (5 years 5 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 5664 times:

They are upgrading their B 747-400s right?

I had an upgraded one from HKG to ICN and a non-upgraded one from ICN to HKG


User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9106 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (5 years 5 months 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 5442 times:

And how many B 747-400s did they have? Will they upgrade the remaining ones? When?

User currently offlineNorcal773 From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1439 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (5 years 5 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 5399 times:



Quoting United Airline (Reply 6):
They are upgrading their B 747-400s right?

Why if they are in the process of getting rid of them. The difference between OZ's 747s and 777's interior is like day and night.



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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9106 posts, RR: 15
Reply 9, posted (5 years 5 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 5376 times:

I think they will still be around for a long time to come right?

A few of them have been upgraded. I had a B 747-400 combi from HKG-ICN and it was an upgraded cabin with AVOD, touch screen PTVs, new business class seats etc.


User currently offlineBoeingFever777 From United States of America, joined Jul 2009, 409 posts, RR: 55
Reply 10, posted (5 years 5 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 5329 times:



Quoting Norcal773 (Reply 8):

Quoting United Airline (Reply 6):
They are upgrading their B 747-400s right?

Why if they are in the process of getting rid of them. The difference between OZ's 747s and 777's interior is like day and night.

Norcal773, is right.

Asiana Airlines will return all of its leased Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft, while it has a plan to convert three B747-400M to freighters. In order to compensate for the loss of these passenger jets, Asiana will introduce two Boeing 777-200ER aircraft and one Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Asiana plans discussions with Boeing in September for further aircraft procurement.

Boeing, Asiana Airlines Finalize Order for Two 777-200ER

I believe this is the order to replace the leased 744's they are returning soon.



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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9106 posts, RR: 15
Reply 11, posted (5 years 5 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 5297 times:

How many Asiana B 747-400s being upgraded?

User currently offlineSpeedbird0125 From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 184 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (5 years 5 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5176 times:



Quoting BoeingFever777 (Reply 10):
Quoting Norcal773 (Reply 8):

Quoting United Airline (Reply 6):
They are upgrading their B 747-400s right?

Why if they are in the process of getting rid of them. The difference between OZ's 747s and 777's interior is like day and night.


Norcal773, is right.

Asiana Airlines will return all of its leased Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft, while it has a plan to convert three B747-400M to freighters. In order to compensate for the loss of these passenger jets, Asiana will introduce two Boeing 777-200ER aircraft and one Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Asiana plans discussions with Boeing in September for further aircraft procurement.

Boeing, Asiana Airlines Finalize Order for Two 777-200ER

I believe this is the order to replace the leased 744's they are returning soon.

but they've been upgraded their two 744s with AVOD and brand new seats. I wonder why they did this even though they're going to return it.


User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9106 posts, RR: 15
Reply 13, posted (5 years 5 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 5048 times:

Are they keeping some of them? Is the return a confirmed one?

User currently offlineNorcal773 From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1439 posts, RR: 12
Reply 14, posted (5 years 5 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 4970 times:



Quoting BoeingFever777 (Reply 10):
Asiana will introduce two Boeing 777-200ER aircraft and one Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

Yikes. They're gonna have one 77W? That's odd.

Quoting Speedbird0125 (Reply 12):
but they've been upgraded their two 744s with AVOD and brand new seats. I wonder why they did this even though they're going to return it.

Yeah, that doesn't make a lot of sense.

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 1):
I saw one @ ORD about a week ago.

You forgot to mention the QF A380 you saw at your adopted home of LAX the other day. You even made a postcard with the whale on it.  duck 

On another note, I think OZ is one of the most underrated airlines out there.



If you're going through hell, keep going
User currently offline767ER From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1092 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (5 years 5 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 4761 times:

I was under the impression they still fly the Combis to LAX or have i missed something?


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