Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
United Launches LAX-IAH  
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 26150 posts, RR: 50
Posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8959 times:

Not quite sure as to the logic of this flight with partner Continental having ample LA-Houston service, but it adds to the portfolio of LAX-Midwest/Texas CRJ700 flying.

Effective 8/24

UA6243 LAX-IAH 1140-1653
UA6243 IAH-LAX 1740-1940

Operated by Skywest ex-plus CRJ-700


From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
50 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlineua777222 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 3348 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8956 times:

UA has operations support now in IAH. This makes perfect sense. Now if only they'd start moving into ATL from the WC.


"It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark."
User currently offlineikramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21582 posts, RR: 59
Reply 2, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8953 times:

Connects to international departures at IAH as well as in time for all most southeast city connections. Those noon flights on CO are very full. Sometimes CO has had 3 scheduled within 1 hour.


Of all the things to worry about... the Wookie has no pants.
User currently offlineFWAERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 3829 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8873 times:

Quoting ua777222 (Reply 1):
Now if only they'd start moving into ATL from the WC.

Agreed. I have a loyal UA-flying friend (that's Mileage Plus Premier Executive 1K, in fact) who lives in the Bay Area and goes to ATL often for both business and leisure. Currently, from SFO, he connects in DEN to get to ATL (which is good since he likes DEN a lot), but would prefer a nonstop.

I wonder if LAX/SFO-ATL will happen if/when UA moves to the CO gates in Concourse D from the current spot in Concourse T. After all, there's a Presidents Club in D.



"Did he really need the triple bypass? Or was it the miles?"
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 26150 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8630 times:

United operated SFO-ATL for long time, discontinuing route only 2008/2009.


From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16907 posts, RR: 51
Reply 5, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8573 times:

UA has flown IAH-LAX in the past, with I believe A320s or A319s. This would be sometime around '98-'00. Now how about UA bringing back EWR-LAX.


Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlinekl911 From Czech Republic, joined Jul 2003, 5300 posts, RR: 15
Reply 6, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8573 times:

Quoting ua777222 (Reply 1):
Now if only they'd start moving into ATL from the WC.

Moving to ATL from the toilet???  


User currently offlinetommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6932 posts, RR: 9
Reply 7, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8536 times:

Quoting STT757 (Reply 5):
Now how about UA bringing back EWR-LAX.

Might be sooner than you'd expect if the merger goes through  

Were LAX-IAH and DFW both operated by UA mainline back in the day?

[Edited 2010-04-20 10:38:10]


"KEEP CLIMBING" -- DELTA
User currently offlinedeltal1011man From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 9700 posts, RR: 14
Reply 8, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8459 times:

Quoting ua777222 (Reply 1):
UA has operations support now in IAH. This makes perfect sense. Now if only they'd start moving into ATL from the WC.

Why? They had SFO-ATL and would only get crushed by Delta on LAX-ATL......Maybe they should worry about getting DEN back to mainline  
Quoting FWAERJ (Reply 3):
I wonder if LAX/SFO-ATL will happen if/when UA moves to the CO gates in Concourse D from the current spot in Concourse T. After all, there's a Presidents Club in D.

UA had a RCC and ATL-SFO and closed the club and cut ATL-SFO. They have slowly been cutting seats out of ATL-DEN and IMHO would get crushed by Delta if they started ATL-LAX and maybe even ATL-SFO.



yep.
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 26150 posts, RR: 50
Reply 9, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8463 times:

I cant recall LAX-IAH ever, but I know about SFO-IAH however.

LAX-DFW is currently operated by Skywest, but dont recall it being mainline.



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineLAXdude1023 From India, joined Sep 2006, 7808 posts, RR: 25
Reply 10, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8337 times:

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 9):
LAX-DFW is currently operated by Skywest, but dont recall it being mainline.

As of 2006 (when I was a loyal UA flyer), UA flew DFW-LAX 3x daily with mainline. Then it went down to two daily mainline, then it went to daily mainline, then it went 2x daily with CR7.

Then I dumped UA and went straight to AA.  



Stewed...Lewd...Crude...Irreverent...Belligerent
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 26150 posts, RR: 50
Reply 11, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 8265 times:

You are right -- the light bulb just went on. Was A319s LAX-DFW.

Need another espresso to properly wake up.



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlinetommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6932 posts, RR: 9
Reply 12, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 8201 times:

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 11):
You are right -- the light bulb just went on. Was A319s LAX-DFW.

When did UA stop flying SFO-MSY? They used to fly it on the 752...



"KEEP CLIMBING" -- DELTA
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 26150 posts, RR: 50
Reply 13, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 8158 times:

SFO-MSY was toast after Katrina.


From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineua777222 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 3348 posts, RR: 11
Reply 14, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 8056 times:

Quoting deltal1011man (Reply 8):
Why? They had SFO-ATL and would only get crushed by Delta on LAX-ATL......Maybe they should worry about getting DEN back to mainline  

1x or 2x daily on a 319 or 320 would provide good yields. Right now a connection through DEN to ATL is required and and connection through ORD is required on the way back (for morning departure to ATL and afternoon departure to SFO).

However, these are simply preferences. Correct me if I'm wrong but UA, as of 2010, has removed all mainline aircraft out of ATL and is only serviced by UAX.



"It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark."
User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16907 posts, RR: 51
Reply 15, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 8022 times:

Quoting tommy767 (Reply 7):
Were LAX-IAH and DFW both operated by UA mainline back in the day?

Yup.

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 9):
I cant recall LAX-IAH ever

September 3rd 1999 UA launched LAX-ATL, LAX-IAH and increased frequency on LAX-MCO and LAX-MIA.

http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-55659853.html



Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16907 posts, RR: 51
Reply 16, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 8000 times:

It was three daily LAX-DFW and LAX-IAH:

http://www.allbusiness.com/transport...sportation-airports/6765309-1.html



Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlinetommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6932 posts, RR: 9
Reply 17, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 7948 times:

Damn. When you put this into perspective UA has cut back their LAX mainline ops quite a bit since 1999-2000. Since then they have cut ATL, IAH, DFW, EWR, MIA on mainline.

Quoting STT757 (Reply 15):
September 3rd 1999 UA launched LAX-ATL,

Didn't know they ever flew LAX-ATL. Was it on A32S or 757?



"KEEP CLIMBING" -- DELTA
User currently offlinemogandoCI From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 7925 times:

funny...LAX was unloved before, and now everyone wants to hub there.... (but if u've seen T-6 lately, u'll know it's still one big P.O.S.)   everyone has an odd non-hub route out of LA (DL goes to latin america, CO going to hawaii, and even korean air going to GRU)

i'm glad UA is doing this route....it's even surprising they didn't have it before, considering both those cities are in Top 10 largest metropolitan regions !! heck - they should be running this with mainline and widebody

the only thing i don't really get is why is CO invading UA's turf on LAX-HNL when it's clearly the best opportunity for Star Alliance code-sharing.


User currently offlinetommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6932 posts, RR: 9
Reply 19, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 7864 times:

Quoting mogandoCI (Reply 18):
funny...LAX was unloved before, and now everyone wants to hub there.... (but if u've seen T-6 lately, u'll know it's still one big P.O.S.)

Always has been. When I first did my college visits in LA in 2004 and flew CO I thought T-6 was a dump and the president's club wasn't the greatest. Back then CO flew EWR-LAX on the 762. That was a nice ride.



"KEEP CLIMBING" -- DELTA
User currently offlineEA CO AS From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 13752 posts, RR: 61
Reply 20, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 7864 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

Quoting mogandoCI (Reply 18):
why is CO invading UA's turf on LAX-HNL

Huh? CO has served that market for DECADES...



"In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem - government IS the problem." - Ronald Reagan
User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16907 posts, RR: 51
Reply 21, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 7864 times:

Quoting mogandoCI (Reply 18):
it's even surprising they didn't have it before

They did though, 3 daily LAX-IAH and 3 daily LAX-DFW launched 9/2/99 along with a daily LAX-ATL.

Quoting tommy767 (Reply 17):
Didn't know they ever flew LAX-ATL. Was it on A32S or 757?

IIRC LAX-ATL was an A320, LAX-DFW and LAX-IAH were A319s.



Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16907 posts, RR: 51
Reply 22, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 7814 times:

1 daily is pretty weak for this route, considering it was 3 daily previously.


Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlinedeltal1011man From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 9700 posts, RR: 14
Reply 23, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 7751 times:

Quoting ua777222 (Reply 14):
1x or 2x daily on a 319 or 320 would provide good yields. Right now a connection through DEN to ATL is required and and connection through ORD is required on the way back (for morning departure to ATL and afternoon departure to SFO).

Thats what it was before. 1x daily 319. DL is just to strong here for it to work. Most of the big money PAXs fly DL to Asia(via NRT) and fly to the west coast with DL.

Quoting ua777222 (Reply 14):
However, these are simply preferences. Correct me if I'm wrong but UA, as of 2010, has removed all mainline aircraft out of ATL and is only serviced by UAX.

AFAIK it is all UAX now. ORD may still have mainline but DEN and IAD are mostly(all?) E70s.



yep.
User currently offlineUnited1 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 6132 posts, RR: 9
Reply 24, posted (4 years 8 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 7680 times:

Quoting deltal1011man (Reply 23):
AFAIK it is all UAX now. ORD may still have mainline but DEN and IAD are mostly(all?) E70s.

ORD has mainline service.



Semper Fi - PowerPoint makes us stupid.
25 ua777222 : Got it. So they have 1x in and 2x out. Where does the other A320 come from?
26 ikramerica : It's possible that the alliance has led to increased connecting traffic from IAH to the Pacific and from LAX to LATAM/the south, and CO can't handle
27 United1 : I'm not sure what your looking at but there are two flights in and back on mainline.
28 ua777222 : Got it. I missed it. UAL554 & UAL556
29 platinumfoota : Thats right, I did ATL-SFO-LAX once just to fly UA, it was an A319 at the time, would have been nice to have a direct non stop but DL owns that. Back
30 cba : [checkmark] UA mainline did serve LAX-IAH for a while... I flew it round trip on an A319 over Christmas in 2000-2001.
31 laca773 : Hey Tommy, This route was flown with a mix of 319/320s. Why doesn't UA have mainline operate this new LAX-IAH route? Isn't there enough traffic betwe
32 Post contains images UnitedTristar : note it also makes GREAT connections with the LAX SYD flight as well! -m
33 planespotting : Yeah. You have to remember that CO was a California airline until the merger with Texas Air in the early '80s.
34 tommy767 : LACA, I think they are short on mainline a/c at the moment. I'm with you on the fact that UA could sustain the mainline presence on the route but CR7
35 UAL747DEN : We wouldn't be "crushed" but ATL is obviously a DL market so when resources can be used elsewhere they will be. Why should UA be worried about this?
36 United Airline : Oh my...... United Express AGAIN
37 greg3322 : Just looked at my pictures. I flew it June 2001 and it was an A319 both ways. Greg
38 sxf24 : I believe the reference was to "big money pax" out of ATL...
39 fxramper : Why no mainline then? AA does it 1x daily and CO does it 6x daily in addition to SNA-EWR 3x daily.
40 UAL747DEN : If he was only talking about ATL then of course those pax are on DL. I think you would be very hard pressed to find a FF in the ATL area that does no
41 milesrich : And fly it with what? CR7's don't have that kind of range. This service, IAH-LAX, with CRJ-700's will not last long. LAX-DSM, or LAX-CID, or LAX-MLI
42 ikramerica : Because there is a demand for 50-70 more seats and not 120-150 seats? You'd have to ask UA...
43 AussieItaliano : It's interesting that SFO-MSY never came back, but we have 2 daily LAX-MSY. Given that I live in LA, of course I have no complaints there. I have bec
44 IrishAyes : Connecting from UA to CO at IAH absolutely blows. You have to take that awful, tiny cramped train from the A terminal to the E terminal and then to th
45 MSYtristar : It's very surprising that SFO-MSY hasn't been brought back. LAX-MSY...that route is frequented by people in the entertainment industry...plus there h
46 thomasphoto60 : Nope! Though the above ground people mover (or whatever the hell they are calling it nowadays), extension to terminal A is nearing completion (though
47 CODC10 : The A-South to B/C/D/E connection is a bit of a pain in the ass, but does not require exiting the secure area to take the Mickey Mouse train in the b
48 Post contains images laca773 : . Exactly! I don't think it makes sense for them to fly this route with a CR7, especially with the large hub and multiple frequencies CO has to IAH.
49 Post contains links FlyingSicilian : Yes they have, there is a bus that stays post security betweek A south and A north and B (north-east wing). It is not super fast yet, but you don't r
50 UAL747DEN : You seem to be confused, UA is not trying to compete with CO at IAH. CO and UA are working together and this flight allows for connections to interna
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
United Launches LAX-PVR posted Thu Oct 9 2008 09:03:02 by LAXintl
United Launches LAX-SJD Eff 9/2 posted Sat May 31 2008 12:37:03 by LAXintl
United Launches LAX-FRA Nonstop posted Thu Sep 13 2007 09:06:00 by Laxintl
United Launches ORD-CMX, EAU, MKG, PAH posted Mon Nov 9 2009 18:26:24 by LAXintl
United Launches DEN-DAY posted Fri Oct 16 2009 10:32:30 by LAXintl
United Launches DEN-SDF posted Fri Sep 25 2009 16:32:10 by LAXintl
CO 767-400 Operating EWR-LAX-IAH posted Sun Jul 12 2009 15:15:28 by Modesto2
United Launches SFO-MCI posted Thu Jul 2 2009 15:23:53 by LAXintl
United Cuts LAX-GUA posted Sat Jun 14 2008 22:27:06 by Platinumfoota
United Suspends LAX-MEX For 3mos. posted Fri May 30 2008 21:11:45 by LAXintl