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UA 737-300 Going Back?  
User currently offlineDescendVia From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (5 years 9 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 6893 times:

Looks like this 737-300 is coming out of storage to fly to DEN..... can anyone confirm? Its flying under an acceptance flight number so that is what got me thinking.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL9831

Thx

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User currently offlineLegacytravel From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 1067 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (5 years 9 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 6401 times:

It shows the flight went from PHX-TUS probably the last flight this bird will see for UA.

Mark in MKE

[Edited 2009-03-26 22:24:19]


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User currently offlineLegacytravel From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 1067 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (5 years 9 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 6396 times:



Quoting Legacytravel (Reply 1):
PHX-TUS

My bad I meant GYR. So maybe it was sold. I can't see them bringing back a 737-300. Of course it is UAL so who knows.

Mark



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User currently offlineDescendVia From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (5 years 9 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 6124 times:



Quoting Legacytravel (Reply 2):

Again though it was flying under an acceptance flight number. Plus there were only one 737 at TUS w/ two scheduled to go back to DEN. Unless it was an acceptance flight for another airline.........


User currently offlineUnited787 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 2780 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (5 years 9 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 5644 times:

A little off subject but I don't understand how UA can retire almost 90 airplanes (737s) and have no plans to replace them!

I know that the downturn in the economy is part of the reason and RJs are the other part of the reason but this is huge... Is UA shrinking it's domestic capacity way too much?


User currently offlineLuvflng From Costa Rica, joined Nov 2000, 178 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 9 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4997 times:

With UA and CO in *alliance, there will be opportunities for cross fleet optimization.
For example with Continetal moving to Terminal 1 at ORD, you may see CO flights operating on routes that UA used put their metal on. Since there is revenue sharing within the alliance, it will not matter who flies on the route as long as the process for the customer is seamless with comparable service levels.

That is how UA can get rid of 90 aircraft.

luvflng



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User currently offlineEghansen From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (5 years 9 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4816 times:



Quoting United787 (Reply 4):
A little off subject but I don't understand how UA can retire almost 90 airplanes (737s) and have no plans to replace them!

I am sure that United has lots of plans for how to replace the retired 737-300s. The problem is they don't have the cash to implement those plans. United is not in the best of financial shape.


User currently offlineYtib From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 578 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (5 years 9 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 4767 times:

The plan has and will continue to be with the use of CR7 and E170 aircraft.

User currently offlineHiflyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 2177 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (5 years 9 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 4128 times:

Flt was GYR to TUS and no UA outbound...probably gone to new lessor/owner at that point.

User currently offlineFL787 From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 1551 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (5 years 9 months 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3497 times:



Quoting Luvflng (Reply 5):
Since there is revenue sharing within the alliance,

Not on domestic flights. Otherwise it would basically be a merger. Its unlikely you will see CO planes on UA routes domestically.



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User currently offlineAADC10 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 9 months 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3448 times:



Quoting United787 (Reply 4):
A little off subject but I don't understand how UA can retire almost 90 airplanes (737s) and have no plans to replace them!

Many thinner routes have been handed over to UAX. They are trying to shrink to profitability and make themselves more attractive for a merger.


User currently offlineUnited787 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 2780 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (5 years 9 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2516 times:



Quoting Luvflng (Reply 5):
That is how UA can get rid of 90 aircraft.

How many aircraft is CO getting rid of?


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