neo777
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United Flight Houston - Paris - Houston

Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:00 am

Good morning,
I was very surprise this morning to find out that United had stop the none stop service from Houston - Paris - Houston.
Do you have any idea why?
 
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RE: United Flight Houston - Paris - Houston

Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:13 pm

They were losing considerable money.... It was discussed a while back.
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RE: United Flight Houston - Paris - Houston

Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:32 pm

Havent they replaced it with an SFO-CDG flight?
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RE: United Flight Houston - Paris - Houston

Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:36 pm

Yes, they have. I have no idea how that is doing though.
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RE: United Flight Houston - Paris - Houston

Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:12 am

Well you don't have any CDG - San Francisco (at least none stop service)
Here are the destinations out of Paris with United:
Newark: 2 daily with a B757
Washington: 1 daily B767
Chicago: 1 daily B767
 
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RE: United Flight Houston - Paris - Houston

Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:49 am

Quoting neo777 (Thread starter):
Good morning,
I was very surprise this morning to find out that United had stop the none stop service from Houston - Paris - Houston.
Do you have any idea why?

As you probably know AF still flies the route IAH-CDG. Now that CO (and now UA) are Star more feed goes via FRA. Big upgauges in that service with CDG cutbacks.

There was also a public row between the UA and theCity of Houston of the city granting Southwest Internaional flight ops at HOU. There was big debate on if that was the real reason UA cut CDG-IAH
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RE: United Flight Houston - Paris - Houston

Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:16 am

Quoting neo777 (Reply 4):
Well you don't have any CDG - San Francisco (at least none stop service)
Here are the destinations out of Paris with United:
Newark: 2 daily with a B757
Washington: 1 daily B767
Chicago: 1 daily B767

United will begin nonstop service between SFO and CDG this April.

From their press release:



"The airline will also begin daily year-round service between San Francisco and Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Paris on April 11, 2013, subject to government approval. The Paris flights will operate with Boeing 767-300 aircraft with 214 seats – 30 in BusinessFirst, 49 in Economy Plus and 135 in economy."

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