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UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 5:29 am

Per the Denver Business Journal, to be announced later today.

http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/ne...rlines-to-launch-denver-tokyo.html
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 5:38 am

I am incredibly excited about this service, glad to hear Denver is finally getting some more international destinations!
 
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Tue May 22, 2012 6:00 am

Awesome..............I just hope it is with the 787!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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Tue May 22, 2012 6:34 am

Wow!! Awesome news! I wish it was on ANA metal, but still great news nonetheless!
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 6:35 am

Great news. Maybe indicates UA is not going to have a wholesale reduction at DEN.

It will be interesting to see how it's scheduled.

Obviously out of the UA bank in NRT, but DEN looks like a couple hours short of a turn at DEN to be first out of NRT and last back in NRT. If a 787, then there may have to be a swap out in DEN or in NRT. One swap out alternative may be LHR. A morning LHR-DEN could provide the DEN-NRT and return NRT-DEN could make up an afternoon DEN-NRT. 2 aircraft package that would need a maintenance swap out at NRT or LHR.


Otherwise, depending on demand, it might be a better 763ER bird or 772, unless there are other 787s operating into NRT.
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 6:51 am

This is great news. With DEN, SJC, ans SAN getting NRT service, this leaves LAS, PHX, and MIA as the top three remaining cities to support Tokyo service.
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 7:00 am

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 4):
Otherwise, depending on demand, it might be a better 763ER bird or 772, unless there are other 787s operating into NRT.

It won't be a 763 for sure. Likely to be a 777, or it'll be the same type of 'in the future, with the 787' announcement they made for IAH-AKL.

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 4):

Great news. Maybe indicates UA is not going to have a wholesale reduction at DEN.

They just signed an agreement with DEN to grow their ASMs from the airport by 4.5% over the next four years - so I think we can put all of the 'the sky is falling!' threads to rest for now.
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 7:01 am

LAS had it before but the promised support of the casinos was lacking because Vegas was "booming" at the time, so NW dropped NRT-LAS, really sad but a route like that takes support..from the businesses in the area
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 7:02 am

Quoting Stressedout (Reply 2):
Awesome..............I just hope it is with the 787!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I bet that's gonna be so.

IMO if DEN can successfully support NRT service, I don't know why PHX can't sustain service either. (Most likely from NH or JL depending on IF the merger happens)
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Tue May 22, 2012 7:22 am

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 8):
(Most likely from NH or JL depending on IF the merger happens)

NH and JL merging? Unlikely.
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 7:39 am

Quoting smoot4208 (Reply 5):

This is great news. With DEN, SJC, ans SAN getting NRT service, this leaves LAS, PHX, and MIA as the top three remaining cities to support Tokyo service.


MCO is the largest market without Tokyo service, then Vegas, Miami and Philly.

Denver is a smaller market to Asia than any of the above (and Phoenix even smaller), which is why I find this addition questionable, specially given United's shaky history in DENLON, a market around 6x larger.
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 7:54 am

Wonderful... More international flights to my home city.

Maybe it has finally dawned on UA they need to finally diversify their presence in DEN. Being an almost purely domestic hub will not cut it.
 
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Tue May 22, 2012 8:16 am

Quoting legacyins (Reply 9):
NH and JL merging? Unlikely.

I mean depends on US AIRWAYS merges or not -_- sorry
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Tue May 22, 2012 8:30 am

Great news for UA and DEN. I had thought we would see this route on NH metal but glad its UAs

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 4):
One swap out alternative may be LHR. A morning LHR-DEN could provide the DEN-NRT and return NRT-DEN could make up an afternoon DEN-NRT. 2 aircraft package that would need a maintenance swap out at NRT or LHR.

I would so love to see the DEN-LHR flight back, it was always packed to the gills on the times I flew it (I know that does not tell the whole story). With the merger with CO and ramping it up at DEN I really cannot see why UA out of one of its largest hubs cannot give BA a run for its money on the route.
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 8:38 am

Finally a product differentiation for united over frontier and southwest. I am very surprised but I think it's a good move. Can't wait to hear details. With two pacific hubs I still think London would make more sense to retry given its so much larger and can take a 767.

Last I heard delta still wanted to bring back slc-nrt when the economy improves. This flight to will make it harder though if us adds phx then they won't I bet. For those that didnt see dl isn't flying the slc-nrt this summer and trying to increase load factors on the other nrt routes plus the a330 still had to have weight limits on the slc-nrt portion of which killed some cargo and didn't sell all the seats so they didn't really have a perfect plane for the route. A 787 and denver longer runways will help alot to fill cargo and have every seat full. The a330 had take off limitations on an almost identical route a 767-200/300 cannot make it. If it's united could it really be a 777? Seems way too big with two pacific hubs by United I would hope it's a 787
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 8:38 am

Seems to me this route is another that the 787 was built for. The only question for me is who's metal it will be flown on? ANA seems the most logical. However, NH seems to be talking "early 2013" for SJC-NRT and that was announced late last year! I don't think UA would have enough of the Dreamliners within that timeframe but they certainly could use another a/c to start the route, then switch to the '87 when available.

I guess we will learn many more details in just a few hours...

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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 8:44 am

Quoting smoot4208 (Reply 5):
this leaves LAS, PHX, and MIA as the top three remaining cities to support Tokyo service.

LAS is probably a matter of time to allow the economy to recover a bit more. US plans on starting PHX-NRT with the A350, but that's years off at best and if I had to guess, it'll never happen. PHX would be better suited for a return of FRA service. I'm not sure if a MIA service would work or not...787 service would be the only chance in hell it could be profitable -- same with PHX. LAS could eventually sustain a 777 probably 5-6x weekly, but pulling in the premium loads would be a challenge in all three markets.
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 9:00 am

I hope it's a 787. It would be an amazing change of international dedication for ua at denver to refuse to fly a 767-300 on Lhr-den but to fly a 777 to nrt a route that's so much smaller. I would just worry a 777 is way too large even if it's temporary and united might have a change of heart so I hope it's a 787

I wouldn't be too surprised to see a connection between this flight and maybe ua ending sea.....I'm surprised no one went down that road yet........

Las-nrt is the only route I am pretty confident we will see once the economy improves.

[Edited 2012-05-22 02:03:43]

[Edited 2012-05-22 02:11:17]
 
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Tue May 22, 2012 10:44 am

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 10):

difference being as UA will not be going head to head with a competitor like they were with BA on the LHR lane.
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 10:52 am

Congratulations, Denver!  

The route will be Denver's first appearance in World's Longest Flights, 16 May Updates (by yeogeo May 9 2012 in Aviation Polls)

For now, it will appear in the lineup as the 233rd longest reg. sched. pax flight in the world:

5030nm YYZ-TLV Air Canada 763x5[4] / El Al 767x3[4]
(5029nm DEN-NRT United scheduled early 2013)
5027nm DME-PUJº Transaero 744x4


cheers!
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 11:39 am

Smart move by United. This is a big hub-hub market that was not filled in their network, and perhaps more importantly, it appears the deal United cut yesterday with DIA shrewdly included "growth" commitments based on ASMs. Well there you go! This one route - with a plane likely seating 200+ people, flying nearly 5,800 miles - alone will generate a sizable portion (maybe even 1/4-1/3) of United's entire ASM growth commitment. Again - smart move by United.

Quoting slcdeltarumd11 (Reply 14):
Finally a product differentiation for united over frontier and southwest. I am very surprised but I think it's a good move. Can't wait to hear details. With two pacific hubs I still think London would make more sense to retry given its so much larger and can take a 767.

I, too, still find it surprising that United doesn't fly DEN-LHR - even just summer/ski seasonal, with a 767.
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 12:56 pm

Maybe with Iceland Air and now UA launching international routes, maybe some have finally realized DEN is not a poor market for new international service.

I think UA should consider LHR-DEN at least on a seasonal basis. There is room for another carrier.
 
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Tue May 22, 2012 1:01 pm

Great to see DEN getting Asia service again, after 13 years!
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Tue May 22, 2012 1:24 pm

Quoting klwright69 (Reply 21):
I think UA should consider LHR-DEN at least on a seasonal basis. There is room for another carrier.

Where should they take the slot from to do that service? That becomes the issue with DEN-LHR, they find the usage of the slot from a different city makes more sense to them.
 
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Tue May 22, 2012 1:28 pm

Quoting atcsundevil (Reply 16):
LAS is probably a matter of time to allow the economy to recover a bit more. US plans on starting PHX-NRT with the A350, but that's years off at best and if I had to guess, it'll never happen. PHX would be better suited for a return of FRA service. I'm not sure if a MIA service would work or not...787 service would be the only chance in hell it could be profitable -- same with PHX. LAS could eventually sustain a 777 probably 5-6x weekly, but pulling in the premium loads would be a challenge in all three markets.

I think a combined AA/US could make PHX-NRT happen more quickly, particularly if US becomes part of OW.
 
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Tue May 22, 2012 1:32 pm

Quoting ytib (Reply 23):
Quoting klwright69 (Reply 21):
I think UA should consider LHR-DEN at least on a seasonal basis. There is room for another carrier.

Where should they take the slot from to do that service? That becomes the issue with DEN-LHR, they find the usage of the slot from a different city makes more sense to them.

On another thread, it was stated EWR would go down to 4 trips with two 752s being replaced by one 763. Not sure if that's permanent or even correct.
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 1:35 pm

Nice 787 route, in time for the Summer 2013 schedule.

Quoting klwright69 (Reply 21):
I think UA should consider LHR-DEN at least on a seasonal basis. There is room for another carrier.

UA already tried DEN-LHR for several years. Decent loads, not much premium demand. Perhaps might work better on something smaller than previous 777.
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Tue May 22, 2012 2:05 pm

Where are the haters that have been saying DEN was getting pulled down to nothing? Present yourselves to the crowd please....
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 2:07 pm

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 26):
Quoting klwright69 (Reply 21):
I think UA should consider LHR-DEN at least on a seasonal basis. There is room for another carrier.

UA already tried DEN-LHR for several years. Decent loads, not much premium demand. Perhaps might work better on something smaller than previous 777.

The two-class 764/763 might make it feasible this time around.

The flight is loaded in SHARES.....UA 123 with 788 service...Departs DEN at 1155 and arrives NRT 1500

Starts 03/31/2013

NRT-DEN starts 04/01/2013 UA122 1640-1230

[Edited 2012-05-22 07:13:10]
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Tue May 22, 2012 2:16 pm

Quoting United1 (Reply 28):
The two-class 764/763 might make it feasible this time around.

763 had performance issues at DEN, hence 777 was the only option.

If they want to dedicate a 788 that could make it, however with limited frames, I dont see a DEN-LHR as much of a priority to try again.
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Tue May 22, 2012 2:18 pm

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 29):
763 had performance issues at DEN, hence 777 was the only option.

If they want to dedicate a 788 that could make it, however with limited frames, I dont see a DEN-LHR as much of a priority to try again.

I didn't realize that the 763 would have performance issues...if that's the case completely agreed that it will be a while (if ever) until UA retries DEN-LHR.
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 2:22 pm

Congrats to UA, NH, DEN and NRT! I am sure NH blessed this decision since it seems to have been a key negiotating tatic by UA.

I thought UA is only supposed to get 5 787s this year. They have already announced that IAH-AKL and IAH-LOS would be 787s. Since both routes require 2 airplanes that only leaves one spare and DEN-NRT would require 2 airplanes also... is that right? Could they make IAH-LOS-IAH-AKL-IAH with 3 airplanes? How many 787s are arriving next year? Maybe this could start as a 772 and then go to a 788 once more arrive or maybe they would put the 788 on this route instead of one of the others but all 3 seem like perfect 788 routes.

Now DEN has NRT, LHR and FRA, the big three, not sure what would be next, CDG/AMS/GRU?

I don't see UA starting LHR again, although neither airline has much feed on the other side, I think BA has an advantage on this route because LHR has much more feed for BA east of London than UA has feed to DEN west of Denver. Plus, I could see the route being dominated by Brits coming to visit the Rockies more than Coloradians visiting London...IMHO...

EDIT: Posts crossing in the night, looks like it will after they receive more 787s in the Spring...

[Edited 2012-05-22 07:25:04]
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 2:26 pm

Quoting United1 (Reply 30):
I didn't realize that the 763 would have performance issues...if that's the case completely agreed that it will be a while (if ever) until UA retries DEN-LHR.

The SLC-CDG flight runs into performance issues in the summer and it's on a 767-300ER on DL metal. Considering that KDEN is about 1,000 feet higher then SLC...a DEN-LHR flight would also have performance issues.
 
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Tue May 22, 2012 2:29 pm

Quoting United787 (Reply 31):
I am sure NH blessed this decision since it seems to have been a key negiotating tatic by UA.

As the flight is flown as part of the joint venture between UA and NH I'm sure both airlines looked at it and decided which carrier would be a better fit.

Quoting United787 (Reply 31):
I thought UA is only supposed to get 5 787s this year. They have already announced that IAH-AKL and IAH-LOS would be 787s.

They are getting 5 this year but keep in mind that IAH-LOS is operating with a 777 they may not switch to a 788 when they get those aircraft on board. IAH-AKL is not loaded in the system yet so who knows what's going on with that flight.
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 2:31 pm

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 29):
If they want to dedicate a 788 that could make it, however with limited frames, I dont see a DEN-LHR as much of a priority to try again.

They will need 2 frames to do DEN-NRT anyway (given the schedule posted by United1), so why not incorporate LHR into that? They should just about be able to fit it into the 23.5 hours between the plane arriving in DEN and departing to NRT the next day...

Depart DEN 2:30pm -- Arrive LHR 6:30am
Depart LHR 8:15am -- Arrive DEN 10am.

It would be very tight though... Certainly not something to do while the airline is still new to the 787, but it's a possibility down the track. They could then rotate the frames through LHR (which could also allow some extra slack in the timings) saving the need to fit a domestic positioning flight into the schedule.

The other issue would be LHR slots at that time of the morning...
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 2:37 pm

Quoting United787 (Reply 31):
I thought UA is only supposed to get 5 787s this year.
Quoting United1 (Reply 33):
They are getting 5 this year

How many they are getting this year is irrelevant. The route doesn't start until next year and we don't know how many deliveries UA expects in 1Q13...


Does anyone suspect that this flight had something to do with:

"Coincidentally or not, the Denver City Council voted unanimously Monday night to lower the cost of United Airlines operating at DIA, despite protests from competitor airlines, as long as the airline increases its business at the airport over the next four years."

From the OP's article.
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 3:12 pm

Way to go DEN! And to think that everyone keeps saying this hub is a goner. They were (are) wrong.
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 3:17 pm

Quoting United1 (Reply 28):
The flight is loaded in SHARES.....UA 123 with 788 service...Departs DEN at 1155 and arrives NRT 1500

Starts 03/31/2013

NRT-DEN starts 04/01/2013 UA122 1640-1230

This is awesome news!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 3:47 pm

Interesting side note: I used United's mobile app and believe this is the first UA 787 loaded along with a seat map

Business First and Economy. Economy is 3 x 3 and currently not showing Y+
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 3:57 pm

Quoting bobbypsp (Reply 38):
Business First and Economy. Economy is 3 x 3 and currently not showing Y+

Looks like a dummy seat map that they threw together....the forward Y class cabin and a few J class seats are blacked out.
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Tue May 22, 2012 4:07 pm

Quoting bobbypsp (Reply 38):
resting side note: I used United's mobile app and believe this is the first UA 787 loaded along with a seat map

Business First and Economy. Economy is 3 x 3 and currently not showing Y+

That has to be 3x3x3 by which I mean 9 across no way is UA having 6 seats in Y. To bad UA doesn't go with a real Y+ setup like some international carriers.
 
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Tue May 22, 2012 4:09 pm

Quoting bobbypsp (Reply 38):
Interesting side note: I used United's mobile app and believe this is the first UA 787 loaded along with a seat map

Business First and Economy. Economy is 3 x 3 and currently not showing Y+

I just check some early dates and some seats are already blacked out!
 
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Tue May 22, 2012 4:13 pm

Quoting RDH3E (Reply 27):
Where are the haters that have been saying DEN was getting pulled down to nothing? Present yourselves to the crowd please....

To be accurate i dont remember many saying that on here. Very few people have ever said untied would dehub denver but reducing domestic o&d to the ultra low fare spots is still something that might happen if frontier survives and the three way fight looks idefinite.

IMHO Frontier is looking more desperate by the day so united confidence in an eventual two hub city might be increasing. The city is keeping united happy for a four year period which is honestly pretty short. Clearly there was a danger hence why they went out of their way to make the deal so sweat for united and so weak for everyone else. 4 years is relatively short but it gives united time to see how the three way hub battle works out or is looking and can try to hit the city for more money again after this. This isnt a we love united so much we are just throwing them money for no reason this is a we are giving up $20 million to keep united happy for four years while the whole three hub situation unfolds. This ensures they dont end up with the dreaded united shrinks and frontiers house of cards still falls apart anyway and you are left much worse off for the airport. I would think the airport has rightfullly decided that united offers more to the airport and city than anyone else and they are much more stable and likely to survive than frontier so they need to support them more.

This is exactly the kind of flight needed for united, to differentiate themselves from frontier and southwest at the most competative airport in the country maybe world especially since business travelers are the crowd they need to keep happy. The 787 is the perfect plane for this route and will help united to be profitable hopefully with lots of cargo and full planes.
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 4:24 pm

Quoting CO787EWR (Reply 40):

Nothing like nitpicking. 3seats x 3 = 9.
 
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 4:42 pm

Quoting atcsundevil (Reply 16):
I'm not sure if a MIA service would work or not...787 service would be the only chance in hell it could be profitable -- same with PHX.

People really underestimate how big Florida-Asia is, with MIAHKG larger than any other Southeast/Texas market from Hong Kong an with MCONRT the second largest Southeast/Texas-Asia market after ATLICN. PHX-Asia is significantly smaller, not to mention DEN-Asia. Yield isn't awesome outside of some Miami markets, but the market is big. In fact, to compensate for te fact that all the larger Florida-Asia markets sans MIAHKG have weaker yields, the ideal plane probably isn't a low-density 787-8, not allowing for density in the Y cabin to capture the two largest markets, MIAMNL and MCONRT.

MIA and PHL will see Asia service before PHX, I have no doubt. Much larger markets and capture from must larger connecting flows, LatAm and the Northeast.

[Edited 2012-05-22 09:48:02]
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 4:47 pm

Quoting SANFan (Reply 15):
Seems to me this route is another that the 787 was built for. The only question for me is who's metal it will be flown on? ANA seems the most logical. However, NH seems to be talking "early 2013" for SJC-NRT and that was announced late last year! I don't think UA would have enough of the Dreamliners within that timeframe but they certainly could use another a/c to start the route, then switch to the '87 when available.

Wasn't NH in talks with DIA to start DIA-NRT with the 787? Did the talks stall, come to an end?

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 26):

UA already tried DEN-LHR for several years. Decent loads, not much premium demand. Perhaps might work better on something smaller than previous 777.

Would the 763ER possibly be able to do a route of this length out of DEN when UA starts using the these birds fitted with blended winglets?

Quoting United787 (Reply 31):

Now DEN has NRT, LHR and FRA, the big three, not sure what would be next, CDG/AMS/GRU?

Negative on all of these, United787. The first two are SkyTeam hubs. If UA was in SkyTeam, then, CDG & AMS could possibly work, maybe not both, but at least one. GRU never. In fact, is there any decision if the merger with JJ-LA will see the combined carrier staying in OneWorld or moving to Star Alliance? I'm very interested to see what happens here.

Quoting United787 (Reply 31):

I don't see UA starting LHR again, although neither airline has much feed on the other side, I think BA has an advantage on this route because LHR has much more feed for BA east of London than UA has feed to DEN west of Denver. Plus, I could see the route being dominated by Brits coming to visit the Rockies more than Coloradians visiting London...IMHO...
Quoting qf002 (Reply 34):
They will need 2 frames to do DEN-NRT anyway (given the schedule posted by United1), so why not incorporate LHR into that? They should just about be able to fit it into the 23.5 hours between the plane arriving in DEN and departing to NRT the next day...

Depart DEN 2:30pm -- Arrive LHR 6:30am
Depart LHR 8:15am -- Arrive DEN 10am.

See above. For a DEN-LHR route to work well on any sized a/c, I feel UA would need to be in OneWorld for JV and connections on each end. If we see another EU destination, I could possibly see DEN-MUC with a 788 since LH has their secondary hub there. I don't think we'll ever see LX via ZRH, SN via BRU or OS via VIE start flights to DEN as these hubs are smaller, niche hubs, albeit, ZRH, is a great transfer point.
 
mogandoCI
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 4:58 pm

if i'm reading the seat map correctly it's 32 J plus 177 Y and Y+ combined for a total of 209 ?
 
matt777
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 5:29 pm

I find it incredible that UA would come back to intercontinental DEN flying.
Why is not ANA operating the route?
 
gigneil
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 5:58 pm

Why would you find it incredible? Denver is a large business community located far from other major cities. It deserves service.

Why would ANA fly it but not United, when they have a JV on the route.

NS
 
BACCALA
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RE: UA To Launch DEN-NRT

Tue May 22, 2012 5:59 pm

United will operate the service with Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with 219 seats—36 in BusinessFirst and 183 in United Economy, including 63 Economy Plus seats with extra legroom.

[Edited 2012-05-22 11:06:19]

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