StevenUhl777
Topic Author
Posts: 3281
Joined: Sun Jul 08, 2001 11:02 am

IAD-FRA Upgraded To 744 On UA

Fri Jun 04, 2004 3:03 am

Specifically, flight 916, there might be others.

I'm scheduled to fly it a month today, and happened to notice the upgrade. Is this just for the summer, or part of the overall transition from 772s to 744s, given the lower lease/operating cost rates for UA with the 744?

Anyhow, while I'm disappointed my first flight on a 777 is delayed, I will get to experience my first trip on a 744! And there's no better airline, either!  Big grin
And the winner for best actress is....REESE WITHERSPOON for 'Walk the Line'!!!!!!!!
 
daumueller
Posts: 669
Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2003 12:45 am

RE: IAD-FRA Upgraded To 744 On UA

Fri Jun 04, 2004 3:23 am

seems like it's 747 for the summer schedule and changes back to 777 for winter schedule.
 
Guest

RE: IAD-FRA Upgraded To 744 On UA

Fri Jun 04, 2004 4:00 am

UA really needs the capacity... Aside from CDG and LHR, most of United's European travellers are only taken as far as Frankfurt or Munich on UA (sometimes not even that far). LH takes over from there.
 
Stretch 8
Posts: 2468
Joined: Fri May 28, 1999 4:00 am

RE: IAD-FRA Upgraded To 744 On UA

Fri Jun 04, 2004 4:20 am

Stick with LH over the water. With due respect for their partner UA, LH just does a better job on long hauls.
Maggs swings, it's a drive deep to left! The Tigers are going to the World Series!!!
 
RDUDDJI
Posts: 1717
Joined: Fri Jun 04, 2004 4:42 am

RE: IAD-FRA Upgraded To 744 On UA

Fri Jun 04, 2004 5:40 am

Loads are so high to Europe this month and July that UA has imposed a Non-Rev Embargo for some eligibles.
Sometimes we don't realize the good times when we're in them

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos