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UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Sun Sep 23, 2001 1:20 pm

Just heard from someone working for the Ticketing Department in Hong kong, that UAL's flight from HKG-SIN, as well as from HKG-LAX, will be suspended in October and will resume service in November.

Can anyone confirm this?

And does anyone know why?
 
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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Sun Sep 23, 2001 3:18 pm

Probably because of low load factors as people in asia will avoid US carriers for the time being.

Asians are supersticious.

 
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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Sun Sep 23, 2001 4:37 pm

Well, both HKG-SFO, as well as HKG-ORD will remain in service.

Umm... Maybe. You are right. But many people in the States are quite supersticious and are trying to avoid flying.............

 
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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Sun Sep 23, 2001 5:00 pm

UA would be downright crazy to suspend SFO-HKG. That route is a major moneymaker for UA.
 
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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Sun Sep 23, 2001 5:02 pm

They are making huge bugs iyt if HKG-LAX as well.

What about LAX-SYD? Will it be suspended as well? Hope not!
 
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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Sun Sep 23, 2001 6:47 pm

UA has some major cancellations for the month of October. Here is a list of intl routes that I have been able to locate that are being dropped.

LAX-AKL-MEL 10/03
LAX-SYD 10/06
LAX-HKG-SIN 09/29
NRT-HKG 10/07
SFO-ICN 09/29
JFK-GRU 09/29
JFK-EZE 09/29
ORD-AMS 09/29
ORD-MEX 10/07
ORD-GRU 10/05
DEN-FRA 09/29
IAD-CDG 10/06

In addition frequecies on several International routes have been reduced.

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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Sun Sep 23, 2001 7:22 pm

WHY is that???

Seems odd all of those are major international routes.
Is it that bad for UA at the moment?
I'll be interested to find out why this is.

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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Mon Sep 24, 2001 6:15 am

I am ticketed on UA HKG-SIN in December. Are you sure it will only be for a month?

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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Mon Sep 24, 2001 7:10 am

Will all these cancelled routes be brought back in December?
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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Mon Sep 24, 2001 10:17 am

Dear L1011,Flyguy1,

It will not be brought back before December...especially for the UA flight to SIN since they don't make any profit because of nearly up to 20 flights everyday and they only have one flight..And people could choose to fly on her Star Alliance Member Carriers...but for LAX it's hard to say now...anyways they are planning to suspend both routes starting from 1st Oct and latests news is they will NOT just suspend for 1 month.

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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Mon Sep 24, 2001 10:36 am

According to the Ticketing Department, YES, they will be back eventually.......

As for other routes, I think they will be back as well, when the Economy improves.
 
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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Mon Sep 24, 2001 10:40 am

Well do HOPE they will be back...if there aren't any planes flying...we won't have anything to talk about!
 
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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Mon Sep 24, 2001 12:16 pm

IAD-CDG will go down to 1 daily. It will not be cut entirely.
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RE: UAL: HKG-SIN, HKG-LAX To Be Suspended For A Month

Mon Sep 24, 2001 1:53 pm

They will be back, eventually I would say...........

What about LAX-SYD? Will it be suspended as well?

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