Guest

United Fleet Clarification

Sun Mar 07, 1999 9:21 am

My mom is a United F/A, and she said that UnitedNews and Update AFA (an employee service) said that the last 737-200 was retired on 12/15/98. United is in the process of retiring 727's, DC-10's and older 747's. The 737-300 and -500's will eventually be transferred to United Shuttle, sold, or retired. The mainline fleet will eventually consist of the A319, A320, 747-400, 757, 767, and 777. United Shuttle will have 737-300 and -500's. No info on United Express, as that is owned and operated by UAL Corp., and not United Airlines. Any more UA ?'s, ask.

Brian Pope
Capt777IGW@hotmail.com
 
airplanekid
Posts: 209
Joined: Wed May 19, 1999 11:44 am

RE: United Fleet Clarification

Sun Mar 07, 1999 10:01 am

I was at the Allentown airport on 1/30/99 and I saw and photographed a United 737-291.
 
FLY777UAL
Posts: 4830
Joined: Tue May 18, 1999 3:49 am

CAPT777

Sun Mar 07, 1999 10:06 am

CAPT777-- in the UA FA inflight handbook, there are still the two configs. of the -200's left in UA's fleet. I believe the -200ND and -200NN. check them out.
 
Jerry
Posts: 4
Joined: Mon Apr 24, 2006 3:49 pm

RE: United Fleet Clarification

Sun Mar 07, 1999 10:30 am

Airplanekid,

This is jerry30, have I been banned from the chat? Let me know please. jerry3@midwest.net
 
AvroRJ
Posts: 78
Joined: Wed Aug 04, 2004 2:39 am

RE: United Fleet Clarification

Sun Mar 07, 1999 12:45 pm

Regarding UA's 732s--they are indeed still in active use. Perhaps all of the non-advanced 1960s vintage-222s have been retired?
 
L1011
Posts: 2141
Joined: Tue May 18, 1999 8:02 am

RE: United Fleet Clarification

Sun Mar 07, 1999 1:48 pm

I know they were still in service on December 30, because I flew on one. It was N993UA, and I flew ORD-ORF-RIC. It was a 737-291.

Bob Bradley
Richmond, VA
Fly Eastern's Golden Falcon DC-7B
 
AA727
Posts: 602
Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2003 10:00 am

RE: United Fleet Clarification

Sun Mar 07, 1999 9:53 pm

I think that the 727's will still be around for another 3 years.
Ben Soriano

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