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MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sat Sep 03, 2005 7:36 pm

On MUC´s website the flight is shown as a A333 today. Are loads so good on the route so that they can/have to use a 333 to MUC? The MUC timetable on the same website shows as equipment "EQV" on the flight while earlier it was only the 762. Is this an indication that we can see the route completely changed to the A333?


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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sat Sep 03, 2005 9:03 pm

US0014 from PHL to MUC is scheduled to be a Daily 333!

It's probably that MUC's website hasnt been updated to show the 333!

US used to operate the 762 to MUC, not sure if it will change back for the winter?
 
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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sat Sep 03, 2005 9:22 pm

I am pretty sure MUC is a 330 for about a month, changes back to 762 on the October schedule change, I believe it was taken from PHL-FRA who gets a 762 for the same time period.

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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sat Sep 03, 2005 9:27 pm

Quoting B742 (Reply 1):
US0014 from PHL to MUC is scheduled to be a Daily 333!

Good news for MUC. But where do they get the A333 from, i thought they only had 9. My guess would be that they switched a route from a A333 to a 762, so the A333 could go to MUC. If so, which other route that used to get the A333, get's a 762 now? Thanks for any answers.

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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sat Sep 03, 2005 9:43 pm

Quoting Intothinair (Reply 3):
But where do they get the A333 from, i thought they only had 9. My guess would be that they switched a route from a A333 to a 762, so the A333 could go to MUC. If so, which other route that used to get the A333, get's a 762 now? Thanks for any answers.

Maybe from MAD? The route seems to be downgraded to 762 from 1st Sep.

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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sat Sep 03, 2005 9:43 pm

the 333 doesn't come from PHL-FRA because that is still 2x daily with a 762 and 333.

the 333 came from PHL-MAD. It is currently scheduled as a 762 but used to switch to a 333 for the summer schedule. Although they have PHL-MAD as a 333 Sept 19th and 24th but that's it.
 
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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sat Sep 03, 2005 11:30 pm

This is for for Oktoberfest... when demand to MUC skyrockets relative to other cities in Europe.
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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sat Sep 03, 2005 11:39 pm

Quoting A342 (Thread starter):
On MUC´s website the flight is shown as a A333 today. Are loads so good on the route so that they can/have to use a 333 to MUC? The MUC timetable on the same website shows as equipment "EQV" on the flight while earlier it was only the 762. Is this an indication that we can see the route completely changed to the A333?

They're just running it for this month, while the loads are still good but the temperature is a bit cooler. They can't fly the 333 there during the summer without taking a big payload hit, which is why the route has been a 762. It could certainly support a bigger plane, now with the LH partnership.
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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sun Sep 04, 2005 1:35 am

Quoting A330323X (Reply 7):
They can't fly the 333 there during the summer without taking a big payload hit, which is why the route has been a 762.

Why? According to the great circle mapper, MUC-PHL is 6649 kms long. The A333´s range with max. payload is well over 7000 kms. I know that PHL´s longest runway isn´t that long (about 3200 meters) and that the PW-powered aircraft don´t have the best thrust, but PHL is neither very hot nor high and on the PHL-MUC leg they have tailwinds. MUC is a fair bit higher and in the summer temperatures can easily surpass 35° C, but despite of the headwinds on the MUC-PHL leg I can´t imagine why they would have problems as MUC´s runways are 4000 long.
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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sun Sep 04, 2005 4:17 am

Quoting A342 (Reply 8):
Quoting A330323X (Reply 7):
They can't fly the 333 there during the summer without taking a big payload hit, which is why the route has been a 762.

Why? According to the great circle mapper, MUC-PHL is 6649 kms long. The A333´s range with max. payload is well over 7000 kms. I know that PHL´s longest runway isn´t that long (about 3200 meters) and that the PW-powered aircraft don´t have the best thrust, but PHL is neither very hot nor high and on the PHL-MUC leg they have tailwinds. MUC is a fair bit higher and in the summer temperatures can easily surpass 35° C, but despite of the headwinds on the MUC-PHL leg I can´t imagine why they would have problems as MUC´s runways are 4000 long.

A342 you must be correct, for example the fra-phl route or even the fra-clt route witch es even longer goes without any payload problems ex fra on the journey to phl/clt, as they alway fill up the flights with many many cargo.

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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sun Sep 04, 2005 4:24 am

Quoting Avianca (Reply 9):
A342 you must be correct

Finally someone agreeing with me. welcome on my RR list!
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RE: MUC-PHL On US: With A A333 Today

Sun Sep 04, 2005 4:30 am

Quoting A342 (Reply 10):
Finally someone agreeing with me. welcome on my RR list!

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