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by STT757
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 239
Views: 25595

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

EWR-Seville
ORD-Warsaw
SFO-Rome
DEN-Zurich
EWR-Bangalore
ORD-Madrid
EWE-Basel



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by STT757
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ECb4h2EWwAA10v3?format=jpg


The new livery looks great on the Embraer 175, it would look even better on the ERJ-195E2.
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The new livery looks great on the Embraer 175, it would look even better on the ERJ-195E2.

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by STT757
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 114
Views: 14424

NYC-Asia DL vs UA

Reading the India start/restart threads got me thinking These routes are supposedly very profitable for UA. Same market essentially, but DL isnt very interested in NRT HND China and is just starting to put its toe in India. Historically, CO had to start these routes from EWR if they wanted to serve...

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by STT757
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD Airport finally bounces back
Replies: 93
Views: 12670

Re: IAD Airport finally bounces back

Regarding concourse C/D redevelopment, why not include all the International carriers and UA into that facility. Build a new concourse that includes a FIS and locate all the International carriers and UA international flights to that facility. Move UA domestic and Express to concourse A/B, and move ...

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by STT757
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX
Replies: 67
Views: 10453

Re: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX

I find it impressive that United offers both the largest aircraft and most frequency on New York-California transcons. SFO-EWR is 1x 78J, 2x 77W, and 3x 772 daily. LAX-EWR is 2x 78J and 1x 772 daily. Technically, UA offers the largest aircraft and most frequency on NEW JERSEY-California transcons.....

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by STT757
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E2 sales campaigns and design discussion/scope
Replies: 36
Views: 3555

Re: E2 sales campaigns and design discussion/scope

The big one is United, who if they order the ERJ195E2 will be able to add additional 75 seat ERJ-175s. They can add 1 new ERJ-175 for each 1.25 additional ERJ-195E2s they add up to 70 additional ERJ-175s for 88 ERJ-195E2s. If Embraer could land that order from United that would change the fortunes o...

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by STT757
Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

Re: WN to close EWR

KlimaBXsst wrote:
It is kind of odd to think Southwest cannot make Chicago Midway to Newark work at a minimum.


I cannot think of why they didn’t try EWR-DAL and EWR-ATL.

I think MDW, DEN, DAL, ATL, LAS, PHX, AUS would have been a strong offering.


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by STT757
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

Re: WN to close EWR

There’s something wrong with WN, EWR has been growing faster the last few years than LGA or Kennedy. EWR grew by 7.2% last year, well outpacing LGA’s .02 or Kennedy’s 2% growth. EWR is the region’s busiest airport for domestic travelers, and WN is mostly a domestic carrier. NK has been growing like ...

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by STT757
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 786
Views: 137844

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

Final order is out today. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EBipzYrWsAEDDCK?format=jpg So other than the DL flights, which according to the other thread should all be switching over from NRT, what will the likely situation be with the other airlines ? Is AA going to go double daily on LAX-HND and will th...

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by STT757
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont..............gone 30 years
Replies: 78
Views: 8472

Re: Piedmont..............gone 30 years

https://youtu.be/Btr3FK5TyRw





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I had the opportunity to fly Piedmont in 1985, a 737-200 EWR-BOS while heading to baseball camp.

I loved their commercials with McLean Stevenson ( Colonel Henry Blake):

https://youtu.be/Btr3FK5TyRw





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by STT757
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LaCompagnie - Thought on Growth Strategy/New Routes
Replies: 20
Views: 3455

Re: LaCompagnie - Thought on Growth Strategy/New Routes

They cater to business travelers, so maybe Boston and Washington. Is Montréal a business or leisure route for travel to Paris? EWR-Nice is leisure, it’s seasonal. Perhaps they could do what UTA used to fly from EWR: UTA used to fly nonstop DC-10s from EWR to Nice, Marseille, Lyon, Bordeaux etc.. Sen...

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by STT757
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

When the 737Max returns to service what are the chances Boeing offers United a deal for a big order similar to IAG. UA has been trying to grow their domestic Mainline fleet for a couple years now , mostly through used A319s and 73Gs. An order of 150 - 200 73Max would go a long way to growing the fle...

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by STT757
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

How many B737s are coming from WS? Is this one the first or have there been others? Skyliner-aviation.de has this listed today: Boeing 737-76N 32404 851 C-FIWS WestJet ferried 31 July 2019 YYC-GYR, for United Airlines If true it’s more good news for UA, they need to grow their domestic mainline fle...

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by STT757
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 823
Views: 120095

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

B6 can bulk up Florida and Boston from EWR, they real move would be to add EWR-AUS, LAS, LAX, SFO, SJC, SEA, CUN etc..


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by STT757
Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I was thinking about this this morning, UA being at their cap of 76 seat regionals jets cannot add anymore unless they order a new 100 seater (A220, Erj195E2 etc..). Under this they would be allowed to add 1 new 76 seat regionals jet for every 1.25 new 100 seat mainline up to 88 100 seaters which wo...

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by STT757
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

What’s the latest count of used aircraft coming on board?

19 WN 73Gs
20 A319s from Easyjet
How many more A319s from CZ
Others?


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by STT757
Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

Re: WN to close EWR

Good point brought up in this article not yet mentioned here, how much credit should United get for WN's decision to leave EWR? They point out that during Kirby's time at US Airways they beat back an aggressive WN expansion at PHL. While WN didn't drop PHL altogether, they did do a drastic draw down...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

Re: WN to close EWR

The problem with WN closing EWR is that they will have no way of getting back in down the road unless they make an acquisition or something. It's a big deal for any station outside of perimeter or even places like BNA where they are attempting to build up. Yup, no more ability to serve AUS, LAS, PH...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

WN to close EWR

The problem with WN closing EWR is that they will have no way of getting back in down the road unless they make an acquisition or something. It's a big deal for any station outside of perimeter or even places like BNA where they are attempting to build up. Yup, no more ability to serve AUS, LAS, PH...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

Re: WN to close EWR

There’s a quid pro quo we’re not seeing here, first the news about the 19 WN 73Gs going to UA comes out and a week later this news.

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by STT757
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

Re: WN to close EWR

Surprised they’re not dropping ISP.


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by STT757
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

Re: WN to close EWR

Setting up for a B6 acquisition?


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by STT757
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

Re: WN to close EWR

The Max is being used as a scapegoat to lessen the blow and give hope that they will come back. If that plane was truly needed to keep the station open then EWR was barely hanging on to begin with. Southwest, like any airline, would shuffle to keep profitable routes/stations operating as robustly a...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

Re: WN to close EWR

The LGA and DCA slots UA is using for flights to CLE which is no longer a hub and is relegated to 50 seat ERJ-145s.


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by STT757
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33910

Re: WN to close EWR

I wonder who is going to make a play for their gates? F9, NK? The POS ex-EWR must be lousy if THIS is the first station getting closed due to MAX. Or maybe just a handy excuse? It really doesn’t matter because In a year those gates will be gone. What I think this allows is UA the ability to take on...

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by STT757
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to the proposed UA/US merger in the early 2000s?
Replies: 59
Views: 7054

Re: What happened to the proposed UA/US merger in the early 2000s?

Question, if UA and US did merge would PIT still be a hub today? Or was PIT similar to STL after their TWA acquisition in that there was too much overlap with other hubs. For AA it was ORD and DFW vs. STL, for UA would It have been ORD and IAD?


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by STT757
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Looking up all those MSNs, I get these operators: 32652 - Southwest via AirTran 32653 - Southwest via AirTran 32654 - Southwest via AirTran 32656 - Southwest via AirTran 32657 - Southwest via AirTran 32660 - Southwest via AirTran 32661 - Southwest via AirTran 32662 - Southwest via AirTran 32664 - S...

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by STT757
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can DL Pacific gateway in SEA work?
Replies: 154
Views: 18311

Re: Can DL Pacific gateway in SEA work?

Seattle is my favorite city in the US, the transformation it has seen since my first visit in 2000 is unbelievable. It’s a shame though that lots of the city’s character and history, especially the music scene which I’m a huge fan of, is being lost to condos. That said Seattle reminds me a lot of Bo...

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by STT757
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier launch new 50 seater CRJ550 based on CRJ700
Replies: 113
Views: 26549

Re: Bombardier launch new 50 seater

I read the article and took it that they upped their order from 50 to 54, an addition of four to their original order for 50.


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by STT757
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: 2020 launch of UA EWR-BLR (Bangalore, India)
Replies: 34
Views: 4971

Re: Rumour: 2020 launch of UA EWR-BLR (Bangalore, India)

EWR-BLR was a sCO plan years ago, so I'd say its about time! When CO first ordered the 787 the VP for Europe, Middle East and India cited to the media their plans to launch EWR-Bangalore/ Chennai and Hyderabad. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/contine...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 114
Views: 14424

Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

UA Is adding to their EWR-Asia network: They were awarded EWR-HND which will be flown in addition to the current EWR-NRT. UA also applied for seven of the China frequencies AA recently surrendered that they used for ORD-PEK/PVG. This will give UA eight daily nonstops from EWR to Asia: EWR-BOM 1 77W ...

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by STT757
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737
Replies: 89
Views: 17773

Re: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737

Awesome job! Those 19 737-700s are probably coming from CZ, where many of their used A319s have been sourced. Still holding out hope for a A220 or ERJ195E2 order.


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by STT757
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

WSJ is reporting this morning that the FAA is planning on the Max to not fly until 2020! That’s not what the article said, they quoted several anonymous sources that it “could” be 2020” before the tests are done it can be returned to service. No one really knows, but one thing is for sure is that B...

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by STT757
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

How about MAX-10 service from IAH to miles - code - country 2223 BOG Colombia 2350 UIO Ecuador 2562 POS Trinidad and Tobago 3133 LIM Peru (may not have capacity current B767, unless UA replace wth two daily) It won’t have the performance for the high altitudes in BOG, UIO etc.. Sent from my iPhone ...

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by STT757
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

One simple question please! Can someone shed any light or facts on: Can a 737MAX-10, with lie flat First, PE, E+ & tiny Y (or some other configuration with Lie Flat First...make a TATL route? Or only Transcontinental? The 737 Max 10 will have the least range of the Max Variants. No it’s not goi...

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by STT757
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

So what's the question? It seems to be a vague way of leading into asking whether UA will pull out of PHL or PIT (or MDT, ABE, ERI, etc...). The answer is no. I would imagine that the PHL point of sale is comparatively weak for United in the same way that Delta is not strong in the Houston local ma...

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by STT757
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 737-200 question
Replies: 22
Views: 4974

Re: Delta 737-200 question

Not only did they want planes in a hurry, but due to timing they got low priced end of production run -200s. Sound familiar? Same thing they just did with the 739ceo and A321ceo. According to legend, Boeing gave them a generous credit on the first 11 L1011s, ships 701-711, which Boeing them re-mark...

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by STT757
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR International gate 'slotting'
Replies: 34
Views: 5823

Re: EWR International gate 'slotting'

Regarding Terminal B, the Port Authority announced they’re beginning the planning for replacing Terminal B with a new Terminal 2. https://corpinfo.panynj.gov/documents/Public-Process-Capital-Plan-Reassessment/ Moving all the terminals further West makes way for a new third parallel runway as was out...

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by STT757
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New EWR Airtrain, New LGA AIRTRAIN, New EWR Terminal 2
Replies: 10
Views: 2376

Re: New EWR Airtrain, New LGA AIRTRAIN, New EWR Terminal 2

https://corpinfo.panynj.gov/documents/P ... ssessment/




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tphuang wrote:
LGA airtrain is a waste of public money. Just extend PATH train to reach EWR. Is that really so difficult?


It’s already approved in the plan, page 3 under “PATH”.

https://corpinfo.panynj.gov/documents/P ... ssessment/




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by STT757
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New EWR Airtrain, New LGA AIRTRAIN, New EWR Terminal 2
Replies: 10
Views: 2376

Re: New EWR Airtrain, New LGA AIRTRAIN, New EWR Terminal 2

The drawing position of hte terminal seems odd to me though in relation to the new T1 - is that where the current Terminal A is? So you can actually see the EWR control tower just to the left of the new T2 in the rendering. Based on that, the new T2 occupies the footprint of Terminal A, the short t...

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by STT757
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New EWR Airtrain, New LGA AIRTRAIN, New EWR Terminal 2
Replies: 10
Views: 2376

New EWR Airtrain, New LGA AIRTRAIN, New EWR Terminal 2

The Port Authority today announced an increase in tolls and fares in order to pay for new items added to their capital plan. Included in the new items: New Airtrain systems for both EWR and LGA Planning for Terminal B replacement at EWR, to be designated Terminal 2. https://corpinfo.panynj.gov/docum...

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by STT757
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I'm not sure about the accuracy of this story, but it indicates the 100 seat market with mainline pilots is 20% higher than Airbus 320/321 for JetBlue and its a problem. https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/01/15/jetblue-delays-decision-on-the-future-of-its-embra.aspx E90 is not a great CASM airplan...

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by STT757
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 40141

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

Reports are the acft bounced 3 times and came down on the nose landing gear at least once. Crane with slings and a trailer used for towing due to stability and structural concerns. NTSB quarantine in Hangar 55. Both nose wheel says and 4 main wheel says are in quarantine also. We practice these sce...

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by STT757
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Inflight Boarding Music Memories
Replies: 13
Views: 968

Re: Inflight Boarding Music Memories

Spice Girls, 2 become 1. I know it's bad, but this is the only one that sticks out in my mind. It was November 1997 and I was flying to San Francisco, I booked EWR-LAX-SFO on CO. The LAX-SFO leg was on one of the few CO 733s equipped with the video monitors over the aisle, they used them mostly on t...

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by STT757
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

That's a good comment, so let's look at the numbers. From 1 Jan to 2012 until September 27, 2017(5.74 years) United toook delivery the 11 B737-800s they ordered after the merger and also 103 B737-900ER which average out to ~ 18 per year. Starting on 23. Apr. 2018 they have been taking delivery of t...

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by STT757
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Your missing the 14 brand new 737-9s for UA they were flying when the grounding occurred. They have 16 more that will be delivered in 2019 when the grounding is lifted




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by STT757
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

That order finishes off the remaining CR7s; wonder if UA will send the CR5 into ASE or if the airport operating procedures will change to allow larger-span jets... Its not just about the airport, it's also aircraft performance. The performance and the larger premium cabin probably make the CRJ-550 ...

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by STT757
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368209

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I sometimes wonder if United is going to completely shed their feeder network and just concentrate on their large hubs. UAL just placed an order for 20 E175s along with options for 19 more. They might not be growing the regional feeder much but definitely not shedding it. Those are the 70 seat ERJ-...

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by STT757
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 10431

Re: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport

There will be some controversy with this move. Ali refused to serve his country, that will not sit well with veterans. Being a great boxer will not make up for that. On the other side of this, won't the Standiford family be upset by this? I don’t see that as a issue anymore, most of the folks you m...

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by STT757
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 40141

Re: What’s the emergency at EWR?

N181AN and N182AN are also in the desert and have RR engines, and they're newer (1999 build) than N26123. Maybe AA would be willing to offload one for the right price? Good Question, IDK but historically UA hasn't been about acquiring second hand 757s. They got 3 ex-HA 763 recently, and even that w...

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