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User currently offlineCapt.Fantastic From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 750 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 3 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 1532 times:

Greetings:

Why did United Airlines terminate their Chicago - Honalulu route? This service ended when the DC-10s were retired. So, why not operate a 777 or 767-300? There seems to be allot of traffic between Chicago and Honalulu. I was on UA flight from ORD to SFO and almost the entire plane was continuing on to Honalulu. Why didn't they resume the non-stop service? ORD-HNL used to be United's signature flight, back when it was good ol' flight 1.



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User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7522 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (13 years 3 months 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 1502 times:

As has been stated before in this forum,it has not been restarted because of a few reasons:
1) UA's ALPA contract has limits on 2-crew domestic flying times,since HA is a US state,they are limited to only a certain amount of flying time.
2)Hawaii is a low-yeild market with alot of FF's cashing in thier miles.
3)UA wants o funnel people thru LA and SFO
So,someday they may revive it,but not soon.
Scott  Smile



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User currently offlineKonaB777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 3 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1461 times:

Rumor has it that it will be revived soon, and that it will be operated by an aircraft larger than the 767-300ER.

My guess is the 777.


User currently offlineUS A333 PIT From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 310 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1420 times:

Where did you hear this?!?

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