Who is "our?" Who did you think? Neither of your profiles nor signature lines say you're United employees... I can guess, but I don't really know who either of you are speaking on behalf of when you say "our." Is "our" United? An airplane services company? A purchaser?...Jump to post
Fresh updates. Saint Maarten is finally receiving a steady diet of cruise ships. The first one docked on Dec 4th; The Viking of the Seas. A total of 12 cruise ships plan on visiting Saint Maarten in December. I've recent pictures of Phillipsburg and you can tell there has been significant headway i...Jump to post
I wonder if it was a technical reason, for example due to some reason in YVR they couldn't take a full load of fuel for takeoff so had to go to SEA to get their fuel?
Or maybe they had a super time critical AOG part that Boeing got to SEA in time to load on the flight?
Shame to see LAX-OKC go. United has served that route for close to 10 years, I believe this route started in July 2008. Ultimately AA entered the market in 2010 with 1 daily flight and has slowly pushed them out. At one time AA and UA had a combined 5 round trips a day. I believe that was summer 201...Jump to post
If capacity maxes out, then price will rise before aircraft size. The US3 efficiently utilizes their widebody fleet to meet their international needs, and won't order more due to domestic growth. There are a few domestic widebody flights due to fleet repositions, but that's the most we'll ever see....Jump to post
Amazing how a thread about UA turns into a DL measuring contest. Back to the topic on hand - I do think that UA dropped the ball bigtime on the rollout. The 789s should have been delivered with the new seats - ripping the current ones out in a year makes no sense. Seats and interior fittings, while...Jump to post
I have a tractor I use at work (I try and beat others to check it out) because the governor is broken. Occasionally the airport will put up the feedback speed limit signs that tell you how fast you are going and it tops out at 21 mph without a load. Pulling a cart and 30 checked bags it runs about 1...Jump to post
"Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?" Because UA struggles with everything, despite having been in the airline business for 90 years. Not to beat a dead horse, but the fact that they're rolling out new lounges and new Polaris class onboard seems like a pretty good indicati...Jump to post
A hangar is one thing, but I doubt you are going to tow cargo back and forth over a great distance. That seems far too inefficient. I agree the location of the hangar means nothing but towing cargo to the old terminal ramp doesn't look any further than towing cargo to the farthest reaches of the FX...Jump to post
320: N1902U entered LCQ Induction 2685/2Dec - former CZ 320 763: N657UA entered MCO 2781/3Dec - I don't recall 763s going into MCO before 772: N210UA entered XMN 2787/3Dec UAX CR2: N437AW (2003 build) entered UAX service with Air Wisconsin E145XR: N14162 now flying with CommutAir Wow, new reg numbe...Jump to post
Really they should have stopped in DTW. How could DL ignore their best station, DTW would have been the wiser diversion choice.Jump to post
Airlines do pretty good advertising with their magazines. 1 you have a captive audience who out of boredom may have no choice but to thumb through, and 2 you have several very specific demographics you can reach. Vacationers and businessmen and businesswomen are the primary audiences. Notice how man...Jump to post
The WSJ is now reporting massive UPS slowdown due to being overwhelmed with online orders. Looks like, once again, they worried too much about what the beancounters would say if they overprepared. Ooops. Of course, you heard it here on A.net days ago!!! https://www.wsj.com/articles/ups-overwhelmed-...Jump to post
Is there a legal loophole to doing the final assembly in the USA? For example ferry the aircraft to Mobile from Canada in a mostly complete state, but installing the final part in Mobile? Say the installation of the exit signs?
How does that work and what constitues a complete product?
One limitation that cannot be fixed is the time it takes to get people on and off the trains. This time is worse during peak times as there are simply more people. So it's a compounding factor... trains are slowed down because it may take several attempts to get all doors closed, and that increased ...Jump to post
WPvsMW wrote:I remember having a HNL/ATL nonstop on a DL Tristar held at the gate in HNL while the FE's seat was replaced (the seat controls were broken). Who would have been responsible for that delay?
I have had that same situation happen to me in Phoenix. Amazon has always been good about refunding shipping or giving you a credit. Call them and complain a little bit. Offered me a $5 account credit, yet I will need to spend about $140 more than I paid Amazon to have the item custom made on the f...Jump to post
Now it says Expected delivery date unknown. One good thing about UPS is that it has multiple ways of recovering time-sensitive packages. As you point out, it's a 4-hour drive. Two days behind schedule would be a surprise. But I would count on delivery by tomorrow rather than today. Amazon support i...Jump to post
You'd be surprised how UPS stuff sometimes pops up and gets delivered when it seems all hope has been lost. You unfortunately have ordered at a time where everybody is filling Cyber Monday packages, and Cyber Monday was a blowout. Just for curiosity's sake, let us know if it indeed arrives today. B...Jump to post
Well my first Prime experience has been frustrating. Ordered an item I need urgently (by tomorrow) on Saturday night with Wednesday delivery if I got Prime. It shipped with UPS, tag was generated first thing in the morning on Monday. Assuming it just sat around, finally on Tuesday night (!) it was l...Jump to post
OKC is pretty much the same distance from PHX as SAT and AUS, and those two appear to perform fine. I think the bigger problem may have been that US was never a major player in OKC. AA, on the other hand, has longstanding strength in that market, and should do better with OKC point of sale. In that...Jump to post
Malware? Haven't heard any explanation. Sensor malfunction on a section of track. They had to route the trains around that section. FWIW, the system didn't completely go down. The trains were running at 4 minute intervals instead of 2 minute intervals because of the detour. They supplemented by bus...Jump to post
Wasn't there a train failure in DEN just a few weeks ago? Either way, today was decidedly not the day to have something like that go wrong. At least ATL has a walkway, although ATL seems to have a contingency for just about everything. Airports that rely on APMs need to have some sort of contingenc...Jump to post
I don't believe you can keep adding money to them. You'd be better off taking the money out of your account in cash and putting it in a special envelope for saving for plane tickets. Then when you have enough, either go buy the gift cards or make a deposit at your bank and purchase via your debit ca...Jump to post
mcg wrote:Just slightly off topic, what's the construction on the ramp in front of gate B50. Lots of concrete getting smashed.
UA2555 is a positioning flight. Interesting, how do you know this? Because UA positioning/charter flights are all 2xxx. In addition, on UA website, it listed the flight scheduled to depart at 3.10AM, good luck finding passengers to pay and fly at that hour. Revenue flight numbers are creeping into ...Jump to post
Cards are normally restocked every flight during cleaning (the cleaners will organize the magazine, safety card, info material, and barf bag), and if not that flight, every night when the aircraft is detailed they will usually get restocked. Better to just ask, but don't feel guilty if you take one....Jump to post
Without knowing the full context, it seems like the ATC is telling the pilot to report on the frequency he is currently on, but to leave out his position (possibly a security reason for a VIP flight). I am presuming this was instructions at the end of a clearance, and this was how the pilot should r...Jump to post
While I am no fan of the mass public at large, they are indeed intelligent enough to identify the difference between isolated events of a maniac and actual threats that can be measured. If a terrorist group credibly claimed responsibility for this and issued a warning that this will become every day...Jump to post
Well, at the moment, they are doing neither. You are terribly misinformed. United has invested more in its people and customer experience in the past 2 years than the entire decade before. The company has signed significant pay increases for all work groups, they have invested massive amounts in to...Jump to post
Super80Fan wrote:As much as I love the tulip, no. They need a complete redesign of their livery/logos/brand separate from ex-CO and ex-UA.
I can't wait for the deathstar to go though. It represents everything wrong with UA and it needs to go.
I'm tired of hearing this false narrative. I fly all 3 - AA, DL, and UA and can assure you that they all virtually offer the same amenities and levels of service. Here is your "false narrative." Got anything constructive to say now? http://www.jdpower.com/press-releases/jd-power-2017-nort...Jump to post
Thanks as always :) DL ATL-FSM MAR 1.8>1.3 I doubt DL would leave FSM, but I'm sure AA will be happy to see the above. AA already has ~60% of FSM's traffic and UA doesn't fly into FSM. One interesting note is that in March, DL seems to have reversed course on bigger RJs in FSM. It's been normal to ...Jump to post
And it looks like N255CM (the ATI maintenance spare for Amazon Prime) has been pulled off that duty and is now running shuttle flights of supplies from MIA into SJU. Three round-trips in the last 24 hours. Because aircraft can't even contact the SJU tower now until they are 30 miles away (oy.), the...Jump to post
United Express has many different regional partners, and there's a specific flight number range for each partner. Sometimes there really arent enough flight numbers to give different ones to the inbound and outbound at a line station so it's given a round trip flight number.Jump to post
N768UA ferried from SFO>VCV on Sept 23rd for storage. Will this be for temporary or permanent storage?
What is the need for this detailed information?
Most is proprietory and some is security sensitive.
No, because you are still not allowed to have your cellular receiver/transmitter ON during aircraft operation. Only Bluetooth and wifi. Also, cell signals are very "flat". They only typically reliably reach altitudes of 3,000-5,000 feet above mean ground level. Cell towers have their trans...Jump to post
OKC-SAN is loaded. Question jetmatt' , have you actually seen any OKC-SAN flights loaded? All I'm still seeing is some wacky 4-flight connection via MCO on Oct 31 and in March with nothing at all listed for a return. I find no nonstops listed anywhere. SAN-TUL is definitely there (beginning April 8...Jump to post
I think it should be pretty obvious. There was a little rain storm that went through there recently.... Most relief flights have not been operated by a commercial airline, but rather GA Aircraft, so I was surprised to see it. Is that what it is? EYW is still closed to all but emergency operations, ...Jump to post
Going on vacation there in February, obviously some things will be very different. Me next month. I sadly cancelled my hotel reservation this morning. I'm going via cruise, SXM is a long day in Port. I'm sure they will have the port reopened, as it will be the most critical piece of infrastructure ...Jump to post
Wow this is terrible. I hope the people are able to recover. So sad. That much damage on a relatively small island will present many challenges not only for relief efforts but as well as the overall rebuilding.
Going on vacation there in February, obviously some things will be very different.