debonair
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Needin' Help! Air India JFK-LHR!

Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:43 am

Hi to you all,

sorry, tried the search-engines, but without any result- is it not working? error always: "Sorry, the post you are trying read does not exist"

well, I found a pretty good deal on Air India JFK-LHR. now I wanna know, which a/c is used for this trip? any idea? do they use a B777-200ER or B777-300LR?

As far as I know, the B777-200ER's are ex United? so what can I expect on-board? UA-seats, entertainment etc.? or did they re-configuere the a/c to the B777-300LR standards.

No clues given on AI web-page, so any help is much appreciated!

chris
 
flytuitravel
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RE: Needin' Help! Air India JFK-LHR!

Fri Oct 26, 2007 9:20 am

I know in the past it has been operated by the 744 but I heard this was changing to 77W. Cannot remember when though. Also, AI have also been using the 77L on the LHR-JFK but that is just familirisation for the crews. (Excuse my spelling).
 
karan69
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RE: Needin' Help! Air India JFK-LHR!

Fri Oct 26, 2007 9:27 am

Quoting Debonair (Thread starter):
ell, I found a pretty good deal on Air India JFK-LHR. now I wanna know, which a/c is used for this trip? any idea? do they use a B777-200ER or B777-300LR?

Not to sound critical but it is 77300ER. not LR

That operates the route originating at ATQ 4 times a week so take a look at the timetable on their website or on amadeus it will give you an idea,

Enjoy your flight and we expect a TR.

There are 10.6 inch PTVs AVOD in Economy

Karan
 
cf105arrow
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RE: Needin' Help! Air India JFK-LHR!

Fri Oct 26, 2007 9:47 am

Quoting Karan69 (Reply 2):
Not to sound critical but it is 77300ER. not LR

I guess you mean the 777-300ER. It is my understanding that the 77L (777-200LR) is being put on the route.

Quoting Karan69 (Reply 2):
That operates the route originating at ATQ 4 times a week so take a look at the timetable on their website or on amadeus it will give you an idea,

On their website, they do not mention the frequency or the type of 777 unless I checked the wrong timetable

http://www.airindia.co.in/yatrik/servlet/olsWeeklySchInfo

Regards
 
cricket
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RE: Needin' Help! Air India JFK-LHR!

Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:43 am

Quoting CF105Arrow (Reply 3):
It is my understanding that the 77L (777-200LR) is being put on the route.

My father just flew DEL-LHR-JFK in late Sept and he claimed it was a 777 in the old colours - which means a 777-200ER
A300B2/B4/6R, A313, A319/320/321, A333, A343, A388, 737-2/3/4/7/8/9, 747-3/4, 772/2E/2L/3, E170/190, F70, CR2/7, 146-3,
 
karan69
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RE: Needin' Help! Air India JFK-LHR!

Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:49 am

Quoting CF105Arrow (Reply 3):
It is my understanding that the 77L (777-200LR) is being put on the route.

Mate he is talking about JFK-LHR he does not mention BOM-JFK where the 772LR operates

Anyways from Ais winter schedule it will be like this

B777-300ER will operate as AI111 on ATQ-DEL-LHR-JFK sector on TUE, THU, SAT and SUN. On other days, it will operate DEL-LHR-JFK. ATQ dep time will be 0445 and DEL dep will be 0720.

Karan
 
cf105arrow
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RE: Needin' Help! Air India JFK-LHR!

Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:59 am

Quoting Karan69 (Reply 5):
Mate he is talking about JFK-LHR he does not mention BOM-JFK where the 772LR operates

Thanks for correcting me, sorry for the confusion
 
karan69
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RE: Needin' Help! Air India JFK-LHR!

Fri Oct 26, 2007 12:02 pm

Quoting CF105Arrow (Reply 6):
Thanks for correcting me, sorry for the confusion

No problem mate

Karan
 
debonair
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RE: Needin' Help! Air India JFK-LHR!

Sat Oct 27, 2007 12:07 am

Quoting Karan69 (Reply 2):
Not to sound critical but it is 77300ER. not LR

That operates the route originating at ATQ 4 times a week so take a look at the timetable on their website or on amadeus it will give you an idea,

Hi, just some more questions for you guys...

I read a trip report on AIR INDIA B777-200ER, stating, that they still have the old UA seats onboard...  Sad

Now, UA operates 2 B777 configs.:
http://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Uni...ited_Airlines_Boeing_777-200_1.php
http://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Uni...ited_Airlines_Boeing_777-200_2.php

so, which one is used by AI? and is it true, that AI kept the Premium Economy seats and selling these as normal economy?

cheers chris

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