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UA To Start Nos-stop IAD-GRU And IAD-EZE Flights!  
User currently offlineDellatorre From Brazil, joined May 2000, 1088 posts, RR: 2
Posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2938 times:

Both flights will be introduced on October 29th and also will be operated by 767-300ER. I am a bit surprising with this decision. I think the São Paulo flight could somehow work, but the Ezeiza flight is likely to fail.

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User currently offlineFutureFO From Ireland, joined Oct 2001, 3132 posts, RR: 21
Reply 1, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2908 times:

I disagree. Both flights will succeed based on the Argentinian and Brazil residents of the Northern Va and So. Md area as well as the feeder service from UAX and other Mainline service that they will work.


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User currently offlineAio86 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 928 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2906 times:

I think that this is a cool idea that will work. Although New York is a great O&D location, it didn't necesarily serve UA well since they didn't have so many flights to and from JFK.

IAD works well because it is also a major hub for traffic to Europe on UA. The connections are very feasable from AMS, CDG, BRU, LHR, FRA, MUC, DUS and MXP, plus the codeshares to CPH, VIE and MAN.

Good thinking in my opinion. Didn't varig used to fly to IAD via ATL?

-aio86


User currently offlineCiro From Brazil, joined Aug 1999, 662 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2894 times:

It won´t work.. Too much excess capacity.


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User currently offlineNeo From Brazil, joined Jan 2001, 671 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2884 times:

Yes RG used to fly GRU-ATL-IAD, but very briefly.

TR also used to fly there via JFK

Now, will this new flights to GRU and EZE be executed in a daily basis????

Thanks for the attention.


Regards,


Neo


User currently offlineSWALUVFA From United States of America, joined May 2002, 277 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2864 times:

Is UAL taking these routes from ORD or JFK? Or are they just adding them in addition to ORD, JFK, and MIA? I think that they will both work. The California transcons and the Europe flights will all connect very well with both of them. Not to mention the express flights from smaller cities.

User currently offlineB737-700 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2843 times:


Good idea as Europeans can connect onto these flights easily.


User currently offlineFutureFO From Ireland, joined Oct 2001, 3132 posts, RR: 21
Reply 7, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2802 times:

UAL is removing the service from JFK and transplanting the service to IAD. So the routes will be covered from IAD-ORD-MIA. Also IAD does not have an overconcentration of flights for UA. And it will be daily service on 767-300ER equipment with a flight time of just under 9 hours to GRU and just a touch over 10 hours to EZE. Configuration will be 10F/32C/152Y.


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User currently offlineChepos From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2000, 6207 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2784 times:

These flights should work because of the connection possibilities for UAL in IAD .
Chepos



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