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AA DFW-EZE Loads Question  
User currently offlineMIA From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 875 posts, RR: 1
Posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3973 times:

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I was wondering what the loads have been for DFW-EZE on AA? I am just curious because I am flying out with them this week and they are sending me out on a 777. I could not imagine why there would be so much demand on that route but I might be wrong.

I know AA covers EZE from Miami with 777s, but I thought DFW was always a 767.


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User currently offlineTranspac787 From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 3214 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3970 times:

DFW-EZE has always been quite the well-performing route for AA. It was, among a few others, recently upgauged from 763 to 777, a well-needed changed. MIA-MAD was another 763>777, as well as ORD-BRU for the summer.

User currently offlineLAXdude1023 From India, joined Sep 2006, 7690 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3816 times:



Quoting MIA" class=quote target=_blank>MIA (Thread starter):
I was wondering what the loads have been for DFW-EZE on AA? I am just curious because I am flying out with them this week and they are sending me out on a 777. I could not imagine why there would be so much demand on that route but I might be wrong.

Thats what I thought too.

But Ive been proven wrong. DFW-EZE hasnt had much trouble filling the F cabin this last Northern Winter. It remains to be seen how it will preform in the Northern Summer.

DFW-EZE/GRU, MIA-MAD/SCL, and ORD-BRU were all upgraded for one reason. Despite everything, premium loads have been rising on the above routes. They have all proven themselves star preformers on a per flight basis to join the ranks of MIA-LHR/EZE and DFW-NRT/FRA.



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User currently offlineEastern023 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 880 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3772 times:



Quoting LAXdude1023 (Reply 2):
MIA-MAD/SCL

I checked AA.com and no upgrade has been posted for SCL. Still showing 763 on May 1st. SCL-MIA route. Any comments?



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User currently offlineAABB777 From United States of America, joined Oct 2007, 575 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3763 times:
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Quoting Eastern023 (Reply 3):
I checked AA.com and no upgrade has been posted for SCL. Still showing 763 on May 1st. SCL-MIA route. Any comments?

I did a random search for a July trip to SCL and AA.com is showing a 777 operating AA957 MIA-SCL and AA912 SCL-MIA.


User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8862 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 3659 times:
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Effective 6/11/2009, AA 957/AA912 will be 772 operated.

User currently offlineAA777LVR From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 217 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3477 times:



Quoting MIA (Thread starter):
I am just curious because I am flying out with them this week and they are sending me out on a 777. I could not imagine why there would be so much demand on that route but I might be wrong.

While I do not work in scheduling, maintenance can be an underlying factor in equipment type re-assignment/temporary upgrades or downgrades. At any given time there can be a number of major (and minor) modification programs for aircraft. Given that the 763 fleet is getting a "new pair of wings" (winglet mods) in KC, there may have been a need to switch equipment to cover the maintenance schedule. (Saw N389 in ORD yesterday...beautiful!!)

Also, many times AA Cargo and the marketing department influence the type of equipment used on certain routes. Sometimes people overlook that $$ from cargo down below is not always directly related to the # of passengers in the cabin.

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User currently offlineMIA From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 875 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3238 times:

A little follow up on my question. Not only were my round trip flights completely full, all flights to EZE were full on the days I flew. Incredible. Although I cannot say the same about my experience on American for the route.


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User currently offlinePar13del From Bahamas, joined Dec 2005, 7381 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 3229 times:

A question in line with this, are all AA 777's configured with the same number of seats or do they have some with high density layouts, where I'm going with the question is does their 777's automatically mean that hugh a jump in pax capacity?

Thanks


User currently offlineLAXdude1023 From India, joined Sep 2006, 7690 posts, RR: 25
Reply 9, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 3191 times:



Quoting MIA" class=quote target=_blank>MIA (Thread starter):



A little follow up on my question. Not only were my round trip flights completely full, all flights to EZE were full on the days I flew. Incredible. Although I cannot say the same about my experience on American for the route.

Ive flown to EZE 3 times on AA. Once from MIA and twice from DFW roundtrip nonstop. All flights I took had 100% loads in all classes.



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User currently offline44k From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 310 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3044 times:

Quoting Par13del (Reply 8):
A question in line with this, are all AA 777's configured with the same number of seats

Yes. F16 C37 Y194.

[Edited 2009-03-30 21:54:38]

User currently offlineEghansen From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2994 times:



Quoting Transpac787 (Reply 1):
DFW-EZE has always been quite the well-performing route for AA.

I would not be surprised. Aerolineas Argentinas does not have a very good reputation and is not part of any alliance.

When I flew AA from DFW to SCL, the 767-300 had about 20 in coach in April. I was sitting (actually stretched out) in a row with nobody else from one window to the other.

LAN Chile has a good reputation and provides strong competition to American plus Oneworld miles..


User currently offlineLAXdude1023 From India, joined Sep 2006, 7690 posts, RR: 25
Reply 12, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2984 times:



Quoting Eghansen (Reply 11):
When I flew AA from DFW to SCL, the 767-300 had about 20 in coach in April. I was sitting (actually stretched out) in a row with nobody else from one window to the other.

In terms of pax loads, DFW-SCL is extrodinarily seasonal. The loads are excellent in the Southern Summer, and awful in the Southern winter. However, the real reason this flight exists is cargo. Chilean produce is taken off the SCL-DFW flight and trasnfered onto the first of two DFW-NRT flights.

Quoting Eghansen (Reply 11):
LAN Chile has a good reputation and provides strong competition to American plus Oneworld miles..

They are amazing! I took them from LAX to SCL. Excellent service.

Quoting Eghansen (Reply 11):
I would not be surprised. Aerolineas Argentinas does not have a very good reputation and is not part of any alliance.

Thats true. AA is very strong in Argentina. They have flights from EZE to major O&D markets with MIA and JFK, as well as to the 2nd largest single airline hub in the world with DFW.



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