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Future CO Fleet  
User currently offlineAirbus380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1350 times:

The CO future fleet will consist of:

733
735
73G
738
739
752
753
762
764
772
773

Is it final that CO is getting the 753 and 773? And when will they do away with the 733s and 735s?

Airbus380

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User currently offlineContinentalCLE From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 127 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1273 times:

Yes they will get the 753 i dunno about the 773 yes the 735 and 733 will slowly wither away

User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8904 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1257 times:

The 733 is due to start leaving the fleet in 2003, and the 735 in 2005. I would not be surprised if CO orders the 736 though...

Jeff


User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1249 times:

Gordon says the 735's will be replaced by ordering more 738's.

User currently offlineRaggi From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 1001 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1216 times:

GE is supposedly known to be working on a GE90 engine for the 777-300 and the launch customer is rumored to be CO. The new engine will produce somewhere around 95-98K of thrust.
Hopefully CO will get the Stretch 777!  Smile

They have firm orders for 15 757-300s.


raggi



Stick & Rudder
User currently offline777-200LRpilot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1215 times:

Why are they still using the 733? Too old. Alaska still uses the 732 though.

User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16883 posts, RR: 51
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1195 times:

Do you mean the new 777-300LR?... The 777-300 has been in operation for a couple of years now mostly with Asian carriers. CAL so far has no orders for the 777-300, the smallest aircraft in CAL's fleet in a few years will be the 737NG. The largest will be the 777-200, unless they order the 777-300 which they haven't (yet).


Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlineRaggi From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 1001 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1184 times:

No, GE is working on a engine for the 777-300 "non-ER" or "LR". The 777-300ER will only come with GE90s producing 115K of thrust, whereas the original -300, in operation since CX started using it in `98, today is only available with Pratt and Rolls engines. So GE is known to soon be offering a suitable engine for the standard, non-ER version of the 777-300.

Read more on flightinternational.com

CO ordering any 777-300s though, is only a rumour, but GE would like to fill in a gap in their productline... and be able to offer GE90s on all current and future 777s...

raggi



Stick & Rudder
User currently offlineAmerican 767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3863 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1171 times:
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Continental still has MD-80's. Those are not that old and won't leave the fleet before the mid 2000's. But yes it is true that the MD-80's are as old as the oldest 737-300's. Now that the 727's, 737-200's and DC-9's are gone, the MD-80's and 737-300's will be next to go. The 737-500's are still very young, the oldest 500 is only 7.

Ben Soriano
Brussels Belgium



Ben Soriano
User currently offlineRJ_Delta From Chile, joined Oct 2000, 1945 posts, RR: 11
Reply 9, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1140 times:

Hi:

The future fleet of Continental Airlines will be:

Boeing 737-700.
Boeing 737-800.
Boeing 737-900.
Boeing 757-200.
Boeing 757-300.
Boeing 767-200ER.
Boeing 767-400ER.
Boeing 777-200ER.

Probably Boeing 777-300? I hope so !!

RJ_Delta.


User currently offlineAirbus_330_340 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 157 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1111 times:

The 777-300LR does not exist the 777-300 with the 777-200LR's raked wingtips will be designated the 777-300ER.

Check it out on boeings website


User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1099 times:

American 767, the MD-80's, are already starting to be phased out ,and will be gone from the fleet by the end of '04.

User currently offlineRJ_Delta From Chile, joined Oct 2000, 1945 posts, RR: 11
Reply 12, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1076 times:

American 767:

The MD-80 aircraft will start to die on the 2004.First in the United States, then in Europe, Asia, Latin America and so on. The MD-80 will be replaced with new 737 Next Generation and A320 family.

RJ_Delta.


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