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LH's Mian A320 And B737 Hubs  
User currently offlineTg 747-300 From Norway, joined Nov 1999, 1318 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 1041 times:

I was wondring which hub that is LH's main A32X hub, and which that is the main 737 hub.

Is it FRA for the A32X, and MUC for the B737?

BTW: does lh still have any 733qc left?

tg 747-300


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User currently offlineA340-Fan From Germany, joined Apr 2002, 252 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1010 times:

FRA: A32X
MUC: B73X

So i think that you are right.


User currently offlineSailorOrion From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 2058 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 956 times:

Both the A320 and the 737 are spread all over the network. I dont think the above list is correct.

I think the A320 and 737 are deployed by the following factor

little cargo: 737
lots of cargo: A320

SailorOrion


User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4696 posts, RR: 42
Reply 3, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 946 times:

Nowadays hardly any air freight in continental Europe is carried on medium and short haul flights. Exception is for small express deliveries.
Most "air cargo" is hauled by road feeder services (i.e. truck transport) from customer to the airport. Here it gets unloaded, sorted and delivered to the receiver - either by the above mentioned RFS (if within most of Europe) or by plane (intercontinental destinations).

Therefore the assessment (737: little cargo, 320: lots of cargo) is unfortunately fairly wrong.





Homer: Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!
User currently offlineAirbus Lover From Malaysia, joined Apr 2000, 3248 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 932 times:

What are they planning to do with the B737? Are the phasing them out? I think it is not very efficient to have both types of plane doing the same job to be in the same fleet. However, I might be wrong saying they do the same job but this depends on how they are deployed.



User currently offlineJohnnybgoode From Germany, joined Jan 2001, 2187 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 922 times:

737: FRA, DUS, HAM, MUC
320: FRA, and just recently they added MUC as base

believe or not, that´s it

cheers
daniel



If only pure sweetness was offered, why's this bitter taste left in my mouth.
User currently offlineSQ325 From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 1455 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 903 times:

The B737 will stay in the fleet for some years! I'm sure they will stay for about 4 or 5 years maybe longer and than be replaced by another Aircraft not the A320 fam! LH always said they won't go with only one manifacture.

Johnnybgoode is right with his statement regarding LH bases.


regards Bjoern


User currently offlineGodbless From Sweden, joined Apr 2000, 2753 posts, RR: 16
Reply 7, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 891 times:

As mentioned before Lufthansa will keep the 737 in it's fleet for another few years. It doesn't make any sense to replace an aircraft as soon as a newer one is on the market as the investment which is to be paid for a new a/c is so large that airlines only can make a profit on a plane (I'm not talking fleet but single plane now) after it has flown in (profit minus the paid price at manufacturer) more than what the plane price was plus the inflaction rate.

That probably also was a reason why Lufthansa sent it's 742's to MIA as it isn't such a high-yield destination but the 742's were paid off long time already so a small operational profit already is enough to bring a total profit...

And now somebody has to translate this  Big thumbs up

Max


User currently offlineAirblue From San Marino, joined May 2001, 1825 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 888 times:

In fact I don't know if Lufthansa uses A320 or B737s mainly only in one hub.

I could speak from my own experience. In the last years I flew many time LH via FRA and MUC and I saw many B737s and A320 in both hubs. Off course MUC has also a lot of LH cityline planes, but the number of A320 and B737s in my opinion is the same.
On the morning MXP-MUC ,for example, some days they use B735 and some other days A319.
Also on the LIN-FRA sometime you could find an A321 and the day after a B733.
I think after 11th September LH used to change equipment very often.




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