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by AVENSAB727
Wed May 23, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10540

Re: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018

At a recent event in Houston, Scott Kirby told attendees in the coming years UA could add new nonstop service to 20 new cities from IAH including international destinations. He also stated UA is growing IAH and expects to hit 700 flights a day up from 540 although no time frame was given for when w...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri May 04, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name
Replies: 53
Views: 8962

Re: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name

LAXintl wrote:
Even more changes -- now Dynamic tells the DOT it will change its corporate name to "Servant Air, Inc."

OST-2015-0263

Mr. Woolley, who is the owner of Dynamic also owns his own aircraft leasing company.

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name
Replies: 53
Views: 8962

Re: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name

Interesting follow up submittal from Swift Air. NOTICE OF DEREGISTRATION OF TRADE NAME On April 5, 2018, Swift Air, LLC ("Swift"), a U.S. certificated air carrier,' requested that the Department deregister the trade names "Eastern" and "Eastern Air Lines" stating it no...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 81
Views: 9796

Re: Whats next at IAH?

I haven’t heard any news nor rumors, which is really weird and concerning. Construction on MLIT was supposed to start in the first months of this year. It’s now April and no news of it commencing. Silence on issues like this typically implies cost increases and problems getting the airlines to acce...

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed
Replies: 54
Views: 10062

Re: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed

flyguy84 wrote:
AVENSAB727 wrote:
dcajet wrote:

More like LHR & FRA in Europe and GRU & EZE in South America.

Out of which hub?

Likely these birds show up at ORD/EWR

Any chance for IAH or SFO?

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed
Replies: 54
Views: 10062

Re: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed

dcajet wrote:
pabloeing wrote:
¿MAD in the UA B787-10?


More like LHR & FRA in Europe and GRU & EZE in South America.

Out of which hub?

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby: 3 UA Mid-Continent Hubs are Where the Growth Is
Replies: 29
Views: 6197

Re: Kirby: 3 UA Mid-Continent Hubs are Where the Growth Is

IAH does have a lot of potential of expansion as well, with the energy sector on the recovery, I think we can see IAH recovering lost ground quickly.

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by AVENSAB727
Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years
Replies: 186
Views: 30598

Re: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years

New livery from scratch? Not gonna happen. If you havent figured it out, the 'dreamliner' livery is basically the new revised livery. Were putting it on the new 737 Max. Not entire sure why we didn't put it on the 77W? We currently have an A320 in the paint shop getting ready for the revised livery...

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting LH Service Changes
Replies: 31
Views: 6777

Re: Interesting LH Service Changes

Sooner787 wrote:
Looking forward to seeing LH's B748 in Houston ,

makes up for KLM withdrawing their 744 service from IAH :)

But LH did the same thing this last winter in 2017, they replaced the whale with the 748.

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH-MUC going year round?
Replies: 6
Views: 789

Re: IAH-MUC going year round?

I looked up the flight in December 19 of this year, I saw the same result, but shows the aircraft operating the flight is a 777 200.

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 283
Views: 37294

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

It sounds pedantic but I’m most unhappy to see IAH-DSM go down to a daily ERJ-145. Was hoping we’d at least get a 175 out of it. As of June, it looks like IAH-DSM is a daily E75. The ER4s are FINALLY gone from IAH-MKE, IAH-RIC, and IAH-ORF, which is nice to see. Those are all E70/E75 now. There are...

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand announces ORD-AKL
Replies: 80
Views: 13667

Re: Air New Zealand announces ORD-AKL

AVENSAB727 wrote:
I wonder how this could affect IAH?

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 1000
Views: 130465

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Any idea on when we will see a photo of the MAX?

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10540

Re: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018

As long as Kirby's "allowed" to do what he wants to do, that'll be the case for the next 3 years. If not, well, then I'm sure stagnation will return unless another hub is closed. Lets hope that Kirby will continue to be allowed to do what he wants to do then. I personally think it's UA's ...

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10540

Re: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018

Update as schedules further refined: Mar: 4.3% / 1.7% Apr: 9.8% / 5.4% May: 1.5% / 0.0% Jun: 5.6% / 1.3% Jul: 7.8% / 5.5% Not sure what's driving the close-in changes but the YV pilot shortage may be driving much of it. Still, strongest growth in years. Good news. Hopefully this means that the slum...

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10540

Re: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018

UA'S IAH summer schedule beginning 7JUN shows mainline returning to several markets we haven't seen in quite a while. IAH-MAF 3x145's 3x170's 1x319 IAH-CRP 1x145 4x170's 1x319 IAH-ELP 1x145 2x170's 1x73G 1x739 IAH-CLT 1xCR7 3x170's 1x73G IAH-MCI 1x145 3x170's 1x739 IAH-MEM 1x145 1xCR7 1x170 2x739's...

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by AVENSAB727
Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will UAL fly their 787-10s?
Replies: 49
Views: 12869

Re: Where will UAL fly their 787-10s?

I wonder if the UA 78J will fly out of IAH?

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has United considered relocating to DEN?
Replies: 43
Views: 5781

Re: Has United considered relocating to DEN?

flyguy84 wrote:
Willis Tower is out of space. A majority of those working there hate it. Scott Kirby is not a fan. Won’t be long before they re-locate, but I would venture to guess just back out by the airport.

If HQ were to ever relocate, it would be to Houston, but that is very unlikely.

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With EY pulling out of DFW, AI nowhere in sight, and IAH upgauged, how long until EK resumes the A380?
Replies: 38
Views: 5491

Re: With EY pulling out of DFW, AI nowhere in sight, and IAH upgauged, how long until EK resumes the A380?

Sooner787 wrote:
Our QF rep has said they were considering replacing the 380's on the DFW run with 789's
once they have enough frames on property.

I love the Dreamliner but would suck to lose the 380 at DFW

I wonder if UA’s IAH- SYD had any effect.

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With EY pulling out of DFW, AI nowhere in sight, and IAH upgauged, how long until EK resumes the A380?
Replies: 38
Views: 5491

Re: With EY pulling out of DFW, AI nowhere in sight, and IAH upgauged, how long until EK resumes the A380?

I am surprised that no one has mentioned the Qanta's threat to pull the 380 from the DFW route if the AA-Qantas JV is not approved (https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelgoldstein/2018/02/27/amid-growing-us-demand-for-a380-flights-qantas-could-drop-dfw-a38...

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10540

Re: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018

Strong YOY growth in seats for UA for 1H 2018. Flights also increasing too at a slower clip so not purely upgauging. Seats / flights Jan: 3.3% / 1.4% Feb: 4.6% / 3.0% Mar: 4.3% / 1.7% Apr: 10.8% / 8.8% May: 2.7% / 3.9% Jun: 6.2% / 4.5% Impressive numbers for 1 H 2018 for UA! Is this for IAH or for ...

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10540

Re: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018

UA'S IAH summer schedule beginning 7JUN shows mainline returning to several markets we haven't seen in quite a while. IAH-MAF 3x145's 3x170's 1x319 IAH-CRP 1x145 4x170's 1x319 IAH-ELP 1x145 2x170's 1x73G 1x739 IAH-CLT 1xCR7 3x170's 1x73G IAH-MCI 1x145 3x170's 1x739 IAH-MEM 1x145 1xCR7 1x170 2x739's...

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop
Replies: 86
Views: 12129

Re: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop

drerx7 wrote:
ORD....got to be!

I wonder how this could affect IAH though.

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline companies with similar liveries
Replies: 46
Views: 3908

Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

Pan Am and Avensa

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA IAH-SYD starts 18 January 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 8575

Re: IAH-SYD began yesterday.

zkncj wrote:
texdravid wrote:
Sucks that IAH has flights to both SYD and AKL.


UA doesn't operate IAH-AKL, It is operated by NZ with an 789 (Although currently being subbed with an 77E at times due to 3x 789s being grounded). NZ/UA do have an joint venute though.

He meant that IAH has flights to SYD and AKL. Not just UA.

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10540

Re: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018

Any updates on when construction on the new Terminal D will start?

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by AVENSAB727
Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 133
Views: 10540

Re: IAH/HOU Aviation Thread

What about Air India, Didn’ t they say they were looking into IAH this year?

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 317594

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

UAinAUS wrote:
789:
N29971 now scheduled for delivery to UA on 9th January.
N24972 set for delivery on 17th Jan.
Remaining two frames tentatively set for Feb 2018 deliveries.

I guess that either N29971 or N24972 might be the one that flies the inaugural IAH-SYD, New route launched by a brand new plane.

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by AVENSAB727
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United announces SFO-PPT
Replies: 148
Views: 21929

Re: United 787 route announcement - Weds Dec 13th

LAXdude1023 wrote:
AVENSAB727 wrote:
IAH-PVG?


No frequencies available. I don't think were getting this one...

Bummer.

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by AVENSAB727
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United announces SFO-PPT
Replies: 148
Views: 21929

Re: United 787 route announcement - Weds Dec 13th

IAH-PVG?

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by AVENSAB727
Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA rebanking of IAH - fully loaded or just a skeleton?
Replies: 50
Views: 10480

Re: New IAH schedule in effect today!

I think the new IAH-SYD flights are one of the effects of it. I think the rebanking efforts will benefit IAH.

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 317594

Re: UA Polaris Tracking Thread

iahcsr wrote:
FoxtrotSierra wrote:
What's the current timeframe for 787's?

UA has 12 788s and 21 789s in service. The last four 789s will come by Jan’18 7810s will start sometime next year. These will be the first to have the Polaris seats.

2 of those 4 upcoming 789s will likely fly the new IAH-SYD route launching that same month.

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by AVENSAB727
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter
Replies: 64
Views: 12115

Re: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter

NZ IAH-AKL APR 0.7>1.0 MAY 0.7>0.9 JUN 0.7>0.9

*S

Looks like NZ going daily on its IAH run year round.

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela ceases flight operations
Replies: 22
Views: 3484

Re: Venezuela's Aeropostal Ceased Operations

What a tragedy, Another Venezuelan legacy bites the dust:( I hope that once this nightmare ends in Venezuela, they would come back, as well as Avensa.

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA rebanking of IAH - fully loaded or just a skeleton?
Replies: 50
Views: 10480

Re: UA rebanking of IAH - fully loaded or just a skeleton?

I am curious if the UA IAH-SYD announcement could be an indicator that maybe the rebanking is already showing benefits for IAH, I know that it is too early to tell, but I see this addition as a good sign.

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by AVENSAB727
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air axes Houston
Replies: 53
Views: 11353

Re: Korean Air axes Houston

Is their any chance that UA could launch IAH-ICN?

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 26233

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

jetero wrote:
AVENSAB727 wrote:
Any chance that if this flight does well, could it be upgauged?


No, no chance at all. Would prolly be downgauged if it did well.

Why downgauged, I think it is a perfect route for a 789.

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 26233

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

Any chance that if this flight does well, could it be upgauged?

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 26233

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

strange starting date. Are aircraft otherwise busy prior ? A month or 2 earlier & they could have picked up peak season traffic ex OZ, although Sep is very late to announce. Australian school holidays start around 17NOV & run til late JAN. I believe that there are 4 new 789s coming on prope...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 26233

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

As everyone says, this is hitting by surprise. We expected to hear a Houston-Shanghai route or Houston-Delhi or even Houston-Tel Aviv. But instead we hear Houston-Sydney. It's about time United steps into the Asia-Pacific market other than Tokyo from Houston. It's also weird when you compare the IA...

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 66524

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

If IAH is at 80% now, after a week since Harvey left town, It will definitely be 100% restored by Friday, or maybe even sooner.

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 66524

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

Thank goodness! Looks like I was right in hoping for the best! (no offense anybody!) Congrats IAH and United, Southwest and HOU and their employees for bouncing back!!!
So much for all of those "doom and gloom" scenarios that were spun out earlier in this forum...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 66524

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

In all honesty that would be an empty comparison. "Normal," i.e., without Harvey, could have been planned as a 5% increase for all we know. If IAH is flat, that'd something worth celebrating. True, but I honestly think that IAH will likely be over Harvey by this time next year. Whatever t...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 66524

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

In any case, let's check in a year from now and see if the doomsday predictions for IAH, HOU, UA, and WN pan out. Unfortunately UA was starting to grow ever-so-slightly in IAH again with the rebanking. I wouldn't be surprised if capacity reductions now occurred. But I doubt more than 5%, achieved m...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 66524

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

In any case, let's check in a year from now and see if the doomsday predictions for IAH, HOU, UA, and WN pan out. Unfortunately UA was starting to grow ever-so-slightly in IAH again with the rebanking. I wouldn't be surprised if capacity reductions now occurred. But I doubt more than 5%, achieved m...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 66524

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

Forecasting slow recovery in IAH, UA is offering travel waiver for bookings until November 15th. Waiver also applies to flights involving 13 nearby cities: Austin, Brownsville, College Station, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Laredo, McAllen, and San Antonio in Texas, as well as Alexandria, Baton Rouge,...

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 66524

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

IAH will be out of service for a while and may not ever get back to original form. There are many spare planes all over the system. Many other hubs can upguage equipment to larger aircraft and add extra banks to accommodate the IAH connecting traffic. UA has 6 other hubs to work with and absorb the...

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