Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
AA Brings 762 Back On MIA-LAX  
User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4469 posts, RR: 7
Posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 9059 times:

Looking through the latest schedule update, I see once again AA is putting a 762 on one of the LAX-MIA-LAX runs.

They've done this in the past, and while I think it's great to have another 3 class aircraft on this route (and one with WiFi too!), I can't understand why AA does this... the 762 shows up for a month or two, then we're back to mostly 757s and 738s on this route (yes, there's is the one 777 and sometimes the 763).

I would be great if we could have the 762 on this route year-round. Maybe this year it will be here to stay?

AA Flight 280: Dep LAX 9:00a Arr MIA 4:55p
AA Flight 231: Dep MIA 6:15p Arr LAX 8:45p

20 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlines4popo From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 262 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 8999 times:

Could it be just a way for them to reposition aircraft to different routes out of MIA?

User currently offlineflymia From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 7175 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 8846 times:

Quoting N62NA (Thread starter):
the 762 shows up for a month or two,

Are these the months in which the 777 does not do MIA-LAX-MIA? If so it could be to keep a three class product flying this route.



"It was just four of us on the flight deck, trying to do our job" (Captain Al Haynes)
User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4469 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 8632 times:

Quoting flymia (Reply 2):
Are these the months in which the 777 does not do MIA-LAX-MIA? If so it could be to keep a three class product flying this route.

I did a little more digging.

The last day of the 777 is July 1. The 777 returns on August 24.

The first day of the 762 is August 24 and it's last day is October 26.

Is there a huge increase in premium demand from August 24 through October 26 and then there isn't any premium demand after October 26?

This just doesn't make sense to me.


User currently offlinemah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32782 posts, RR: 72
Reply 4, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 8629 times:

Quoting N62NA (Thread starter):
. the 762 shows up for a month or two, then we're back to mostly 757s and 738s on this route (yes, there's is the one 777 and sometimes the 763).

As somebody who follows the schedules often, I'm sure you realize that the default schedule of 1x 777/3x 738/3x 757 has never actually been put into use. Nothing past 18NOV10 is valid - that is just a default equipment schedule that will change, just like it always has.

This summer, however, for the seven weeks that AA is operating a third daily MIA-EZE and 763 winglet installation going full speed, there will be a widebody drought on this route. The 772 that usually operates MIA-LAX-MIA will temporarily fly MIA-EZE daylight.



a.
User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4469 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 8534 times:

Quoting mah4546 (Reply 4):
This summer, however, for the seven weeks that AA is operating a third daily MIA-EZE and 763 winglet installation going full speed, there will be a widebody drought on this route. The 772 that usually operates MIA-LAX-MIA will temporarily fly MIA-EZE daylight.

Yeah, but the 762 is coming online the same day as the 772 returns. And then the 762 leaves a mere 2 months later.


User currently offlineGSP psgr From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8503 times:

I know it's a bit off topic, but has there been any news or rumors about new or upgraded routes for either Eagle or Mainline for Winter '10-'11?

User currently offlinerunway23 From US Minor Outlying Islands, joined Jan 2005, 2194 posts, RR: 35
Reply 7, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8490 times:

Quoting N62NA (Reply 5):
Yeah, but the 762 is coming online the same day as the 772 returns. And then the 762 leaves a mere 2 months later.

Because the schedules havent been set yet. AA most likely just puts 757 everywhere then decides closer in what the final schedule will be and what aircraft to use. Right now it's just place holding...


User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4469 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8458 times:

Quoting runway23 (Reply 7):
Because the schedules havent been set yet. AA most likely just puts 757 everywhere then decides closer in what the final schedule will be and what aircraft to use. Right now it's just place holding...

OK, then I'm going to go out on a limb here.

I predict the 762 will be yanked from the route sometime before the end of 2010.


User currently offlinemah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32782 posts, RR: 72
Reply 9, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8444 times:

Quoting N62NA (Reply 8):

OK, then I'm going to go out on a limb here.

I predict the 762 will be yanked from the route sometime before the end of 2010.

It becomes a 763 on 27OCT10.



a.
User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4469 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8354 times:

Quoting mah4546 (Reply 9):
It becomes a 763 on 27OCT10.

Sigh..... Then why are they putting the 762 on in the first place? Shortage of 763s?


User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8816 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8315 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

Quoting N62NA (Reply 10):
Sigh..... Then why are they putting the 762 on in the first place? Shortage of 763s?

Also, the B767-200 operates a daily rotation between JFK and MIA.


User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4469 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8264 times:

Quoting SCL767 (Reply 11):
Also, the B767-200 operates a daily rotation between JFK and MIA.

Yeah, so when they add the LAX-MIA-LAX turn on the 762, that will be a total of 2 aircraft per day serving MIA that are WiFi equipped.  


User currently offlinemah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32782 posts, RR: 72
Reply 13, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8248 times:

Quoting N62NA (Reply 10):
Quoting mah4546 (Reply 9):
It becomes a 763 on 27OCT10.

Sigh..... Then why are they putting the 762 on in the first place? Shortage of 763s?

Aircraft scheduling.

I'll take an international C seat over WiFi any day, though.



a.
User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4469 posts, RR: 7
Reply 14, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8180 times:

Quoting mah4546 (Reply 13):
Aircraft scheduling.

That's stating the obvious.


User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8816 posts, RR: 5
Reply 15, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8124 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

Quoting N62NA (Reply 12):

Quoting SCL767 (Reply 11):
Also, the B767-200 operates a daily rotation between JFK and MIA.

Yeah, so when they add the LAX-MIA-LAX turn on the 762, that will be a total of 2 aircraft per day serving MIA that are WiFi equipped.

I would choose to fly on the B763 rather than the B762 any day, regardless of WiFi.


User currently offlinelaca773 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 4018 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 6528 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

This evening, AA sub'd a 762 in place of the usual 752 on AA #297 LAX-HNL. This route rarely sees the 762 but instead a 763 is a sub on ocasion. http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL297

User currently offlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 15744 posts, RR: 27
Reply 17, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 6497 times:

Quoting N62NA (Reply 10):
Then why are they putting the 762 on in the first place? Shortage of 763s?

Increased international flying for the summer?

Quoting laca773 (Reply 16):
his evening, AA sub'd a 762 in place of the usual 752 on AA #297 LAX-HNL.

And that is why AA keeps them ETOPS certified.



Why do Aerospace Engineering students have to turn things in on time?
User currently offlinemah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32782 posts, RR: 72
Reply 18, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 6144 times:

Quoting laca773 (Reply 16):
This route rarely sees the 762

The 762 subs for 757s quite often on LAX-HNL - near perfect capacity match, and quite a few happy op-ups. It happens every few weeks, sometimes even more often.



a.
User currently offlinelaca773 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 4018 posts, RR: 2
Reply 19, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 5911 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

Quoting mah4546 (Reply 18):

The 762 subs for 757s quite often on LAX-HNL - near perfect capacity match, and quite a few happy op-ups. It happens every few weeks, sometimes even more often.

Thanks for the information, Mark. I definitely would be very happy to fly on a 762 or a 752 anyday. Also with the chance of being up'd to J seat if sitting in Y, is even better. I thought the 763s were sub'd more often than the 762s.


User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8816 posts, RR: 5
Reply 20, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 5212 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

Quoting flymia (Reply 2):
Are these the months in which the 777 does not do MIA-LAX-MIA? If so it could be to keep a three class product flying this route.

Currently, AA operates one daily JFK-MIA-JFK rotation with the B772. AA also utilizes the B738, B752, B762, and B763 on the MIA-JFK-MIA route.


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...
AA Dropping 777 On MIA-LAX-MIA posted Sat Apr 10 2010 10:02:06 by N62NA
Will AA Go All 738 (and A 777) On MIA-LAX? posted Mon Oct 19 2009 18:55:18 by N62NA
AA 763 Back On HNL-LAX For A Few Weeks posted Tue Jul 7 2009 19:14:08 by AQ737
AA Adds Mainline Back On LAX-LAS posted Thu Jun 8 2006 09:22:19 by BALAX
AA Keeping 777 Flight On MIA-GRU Daylight? posted Sun Jan 13 2008 10:36:26 by Tonytifao
AA Puts Mainline Back On ORD-OMA posted Sun Sep 11 2005 05:27:00 by Iowaman
AA To Use A300 On MIA-MCO posted Thu Dec 20 2001 01:03:12 by Mah4546
AA 763 Back On West Coast-HNL But Not From LAX posted Fri Apr 2 2010 14:02:36 by AQ737
AA 762 Service LAX-MIA-LAX Disc Apr 7 2009 posted Mon Jan 5 2009 20:05:29 by N62NA
AA Brings Back SJU-LAX As Of November posted Wed Jul 16 2008 09:50:34 by Aacun
AA Keeping 777 Flight On MIA-GRU Daylight? posted Sun Jan 13 2008 10:36:26 by Tonytifao
AA Puts Mainline Back On ORD-OMA posted Sun Sep 11 2005 05:27:00 by Iowaman
AA To Use A300 On MIA-MCO posted Thu Dec 20 2001 01:03:12 by Mah4546
AA 763 Back On West Coast-HNL But Not From LAX posted Fri Apr 2 2010 14:02:36 by AQ737
AA 762 Service LAX-MIA-LAX Disc Apr 7 2009 posted Mon Jan 5 2009 20:05:29 by N62NA
AA Brings Back SJU-LAX As Of November posted Wed Jul 16 2008 09:50:34 by Aacun
Will AA Go All 738 (and A 777) On MIA-LAX? posted Mon Oct 19 2009 18:55:18 by N62NA
AA 763 Back On HNL-LAX For A Few Weeks posted Tue Jul 7 2009 19:14:08 by AQ737
AA Adds Mainline Back On LAX-LAS posted Thu Jun 8 2006 09:22:19 by BALAX
AA Keeping 777 Flight On MIA-GRU Daylight? posted Sun Jan 13 2008 10:36:26 by Tonytifao
AA Puts Mainline Back On ORD-OMA posted Sun Sep 11 2005 05:27:00 by Iowaman
AA To Use A300 On MIA-MCO posted Thu Dec 20 2001 01:03:12 by Mah4546
AA 763 Back On West Coast-HNL But Not From LAX posted Fri Apr 2 2010 14:02:36 by AQ737
AA 762 Service LAX-MIA-LAX Disc Apr 7 2009 posted Mon Jan 5 2009 20:05:29 by N62NA
AA Adds Mainline Back On LAX-LAS posted Thu Jun 8 2006 09:22:19 by BALAX
AA Keeping 777 Flight On MIA-GRU Daylight? posted Sun Jan 13 2008 10:36:26 by Tonytifao
AA Puts Mainline Back On ORD-OMA posted Sun Sep 11 2005 05:27:00 by Iowaman
AA To Use A300 On MIA-MCO posted Thu Dec 20 2001 01:03:12 by Mah4546
AA 763 Back On West Coast-HNL But Not From LAX posted Fri Apr 2 2010 14:02:36 by AQ737
AA 762 Service LAX-MIA-LAX Disc Apr 7 2009 posted Mon Jan 5 2009 20:05:29 by N62NA