Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
UA 777-200 Akl! Increase?  
User currently offlineBigo747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2153 times:

Sorry about the tittle anyways..... UAL is to increase services to Auckland for flights between AKL-MEL-AKL .....anyone know more ??? cos i dont !!!

nzjet100

14 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineMr AirNZ From New Zealand, joined Feb 2002, 855 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2009 times:

Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't one of the reasons United switched the 777 onto the AKL route because the flight was no longer going to MEL and the extra passenger capacity was not needed?? (Emphasis on ONE of the reasons).

User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5312 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1971 times:

Where did you here that VJ? I would love to see more UA aircraft at AKL they could use a 744 again for AKL-MEL!?

User currently offlineKiwi dave From New Zealand, joined Aug 2000, 895 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1950 times:

Couldn't they have two flights daily flown by the 777 and have one of them carry on to MEL

User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5312 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1943 times:

I didn't think that the AKL-MEL sector was that popular.

UA operated the DC10 to AKL for a while in the 1990's I was wondering where from anyone? Did they still have the 747 from LAX then aswell?


User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4537 posts, RR: 41
Reply 5, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1936 times:

AKL-MEL sector regularly went out with double digit loads, I was told...

V/F



"So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth." - Bahá'u'lláh
User currently offlineETA Unknown From Comoros, joined Jun 2001, 2074 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1807 times:

The UA DC10 service was SYD-AKL-HNL-LAX or SFO.

User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5312 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1783 times:

Cool thanks!  Smile

So no one knows about a possible increase in flights to AKL by UA.


User currently offlineKiwi dave From New Zealand, joined Aug 2000, 895 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1769 times:

They could fly one of them if they increase or send the daily flight down to Christchurch.
That would be great if they do that


User currently offlineTG992 From New Zealand, joined Jan 2001, 2910 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1765 times:

Why on EARTH would UA send a flight down to CHC when their Star partner NZ offers flights just about on the hour?!


-
User currently offlineOz777 From Australia, joined Jun 2000, 521 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1742 times:

Because they will not be their "STAR" partner for much longer!!!!

Oz777


User currently offlineBigo747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1660 times:

I think this is it ... UA is increasing flights...

like so

UA841 LAX-AKL
UA841 AKL-MEL
UA842 MEL-AKL
UA842 AKL-LAX

Dont have any other ideas

nzjet100


User currently offlineMr AirNZ From New Zealand, joined Feb 2002, 855 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1658 times:

So if the info is correct than they are not in anyway increasing flights they are just sending them onto Melbourne AGAIN. Just out of curosity could you name your source of these new flights.

User currently offlineIndianicWorld From Australia, joined Jun 2001, 2946 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1548 times:

Will UA ever make up their minds what they are going to do with MEL? first it was via SYD, then via AKL, then non-stop , then via SYD again ( to become a domestic flight SYD-MEL to bost revenue ) , now via AKL..... confusing!

at one point MEL had 2 flights a day... one via SYD , one via AKL.

So MEL must be a good market for them, but the ANsett collapse hasnt helped them one bit.... connections from ADL, CBR , PER and Tasmania are non-existent with a STAR carrier...

so very interesting times... but it seems UA have no idea what they are doing anywhere in the world... managment have lost the plot....

ciao


User currently offlineUal777contrail From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1525 times:

indianicworld,
such a bold statement, I don't hear your name as our new CEO. Easy to judge an airline when you don't face the consequences.

"but it seems UA has no idea what its doing anywhere in the world...."

ual 777 contrail


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...
Configuration Of UA 777-200 ER And AC 744M (Combi) posted Sun Jun 5 2005 18:32:54 by Mrniji
UA 777-200 Engine Fire - Emergency Landing At KEF posted Tue Jan 6 2004 22:29:00 by Asgeirs
UA 777 LAX-AKL posted Sat Dec 1 2001 05:12:24 by Tsully
UA Base Model 777-200's posted Mon Jan 12 2004 02:25:23 by WorldTraveler
UA 777 Diversion From AKL posted Thu Sep 11 2003 06:36:09 by Irishpower
Saudi Arabian Airlines In BIQ? (777-200) posted Wed Dec 6 2006 18:24:04 by Rpaillard
Airliner World: AZ To Accept Option On 5 777-200. posted Mon Dec 4 2006 20:12:03 by Nycfly75
Alitalia 777-200 - PTV's In Economy Class? posted Wed Nov 15 2006 18:06:13 by Ansett767
Early 777-200 To Be Broken-Up For The First Time posted Wed Nov 15 2006 10:35:03 by Leelaw
UA 777 Parked At HNL posted Fri Oct 6 2006 03:47:23 by FL370