anyong From United States of America, joined Jul 2011, 65 posts, RR: 0 Posted (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 7948 times:
Since I am flying a US 762 from PHL-BRU this week I have been beginning to think how many 767-200s are flying transatlantic these days. I know at some point 767s in general were the most common transatlantic aircraft but I am not sure if this is still the case. Is US the only airline to operate 762s across the pond and also, how much longer can we expect to see these birds operating transatlantic services?
Correct. MEX-CDG and MEX-LHR rotate between the 762s and the 763s depending on load. MEX-MAD gets the 777 and seldom, the 762. As for how long, I suppose it really depends now on how soon the 787 grounding lasts.
AA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 6112 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 7701 times:
United's fleet of 767-224 aircraft is down to five units; one flies IAH-LAX and back daily, while the other four operate across the Lake.
Today, ship 152 goes EWR-CDG.
153 does an EWR-AUA run.
154 is doing a domestic IAH-EWR gig.
159 is zipping from Liberty to Frankfurt.
And 160 is stuck on the IAH-LAX routine, with an occasional turn to ORD for variety.
Other than that, Omni operates ex-CO/UA 767-224's internationally, but I don't really know much about that operation.
Viscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 27192 posts, RR: 22
Reply 6, posted (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 5600 times:
For the past 3 years Canadian cargo carrier Cargojet Airways has been operating a converted 762 freighter on a weekly flight from Hamilton (YHM) to WAW on a wet-lease basis for LOT. I think their fleet includes 2 762s, both ex-AA aircraft. http://www.cargojet.com/pressreleases/2009/2009-30.htm
TrnsWrld From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1015 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 4865 times:
Not sure if this helps you in anyway, but I am a controller in Chicago and handle east bound departures. I would say the 767 is still for sure the most common plane to go across the pond out east from Chicago. Obviously not 762's, but 763's doing it all day long.
WROORD From United States of America, joined Mar 2009, 1017 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2756 times:
Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 6): For the past 3 years Canadian cargo carrier Cargojet Airways has been operating a converted 762 freighter on a weekly flight from Hamilton (YHM) to WAW on a wet-lease basis for LOT
As Polot said above yeah they are still flying, infact I know this because I worked one going through my airspace on its way from JFK to LAX the other day. Well we work them everyday, but im always keeping my eye out for the more rare birds flying.