Gnomon
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Continental's A300s

Tue Jun 08, 1999 1:02 pm

Whatever happened to Continental's A300s? Seems they would've been useful for high-density medium-range routes that the airline is capitalizing on today with only 757s and 737-800s flying them.
Why'd they dispose of what seemed to be an essential fleet of reliable airplanes?
 
AAmericanguy
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RE: Continental's A300s

Tue Jun 08, 1999 1:44 pm

Continental didn't dispose of all A300's.A couple of them are still running Transatlantic routes
 
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AAmericanguy

Tue Jun 08, 1999 1:53 pm

Hi there, you are probably thinking of American. All of Continental's A300s are out of service. They now operate no Airbus aircraft.
 
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RE: Continental's A300s

Tue Jun 08, 1999 11:08 pm

CO retired all A300 aircraft by early 1996. These aircraft were too big, expensive to maintain, and VERY unreliable.