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by splitterz
Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 3975
Views: 605931

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Elk Grove is the worst. My office was over there and it’s just in awful shape.

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by splitterz
Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/6/2020:UPHEAVAL;B6 Suspends SJC/ONT/BUR,Closes ORH/SWF?;NK Adds CAP;UA Adds JST/VCT;WN Adds Many Routes
Replies: 62
Views: 9963

Re: OAG Changes 10/6/2020:UPHEAVAL;B6 Suspends SJC/ONT/BUR,Closes ORH/SWF?;NK Adds CAP;UA Adds JST/VCT;WN Adds Many Rout

jayunited wrote:
splitterz wrote:
Significant longhaul international cuts until for UA until March. CDG out completely!



Where are you seeing UA completely out of CDG until March? UA suspened IAD, ORD, and SFO however we will continue to operate EWR-CDG.


my bad. haha

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by splitterz
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: BRU Getting US Pre-Clearance - Possible New Routes?
Replies: 68
Views: 10802

Re: Rumour: BRU Getting US Pre-Clearance - Possible New Routes?

I’d expect UA to add over any one else with it being a Star hub. That being said, I don’t think any additions will happen for a while.

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by splitterz
Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 3975
Views: 605931

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Come to EWR and load outbound PTY then come back and make that statement Maybe the times years ago EWR-PTY ran with a 753, but I could never fathom 400 (!!!) bags on a 739! PTY before Covid was 350-400 bags on a daily basis. It’s not uncommon to have over 100 last minute gate checks on that flight....

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by splitterz
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 3975
Views: 605931

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

jetmatt777 wrote:
I have never heard of 400 bags on any 737.

I have put 275 on an ANC flight. and that was really pushing the space limitations.


Haha no kidding. 400 is not possible, unless they are smaller backpacks!

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by splitterz
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 3975
Views: 605931

Re: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR

Why IAD - LOS over IAH - LOS? I wonder why they picked IAD over IAH.....Houston have much larger Nigerian than Washington, DC and not to worry about the oil business up or down just number of Nigerian want to go home or visit family, friends and connection. I’d imagine for government traffic and be...

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by splitterz
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1911
Views: 226988

Re: JetBlue Advancing Focus City Strategy (New Route Announcements)

That's a lot of capacity they are adding into CUN. I'd be surprised if some of those stuck.

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by splitterz
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings
Replies: 39
Views: 11756

Re: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings

Boof02671 wrote:
He was not liked at AA and was shown the door and guess you forgot the IAM had to file a lawsuit to stop his major attempt at violating their CBAs by making all ramp and CSA part time.


No we didn't forget how CG and CS refuse to help the company.

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by splitterz
Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 1Q20 pre-tax loss $607 million
Replies: 16
Views: 4052

Re: Delta 1Q20 pre-tax loss $607 million

Wow. They’re so much better positioned than UAL.

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by splitterz
Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Regional Airlines after Coronavirus
Replies: 54
Views: 9020

Re: US Regional Airlines after Coronavirus

I don’t think GoJet is going anywhere with those 550s.

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by splitterz
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1911
Views: 226988

Re: JetBlue Suspends all Codeshare agreements with Emirates

CriticalPoint wrote:
Good now maybe the US military and government contract can actually be awarded to an airline that actually flies international aircraft.

JetBlue winning that contract and “code sharing” the lift to Emirates was a complete joke.


Yep. Would like to see UA get back in there.

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by splitterz
Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 712524

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

United just announced that they extended MAX cancellations out of the schedule until June 4th.

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by splitterz
Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 748792

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended

United just announced that they extended MAX cancellations out of the schedule until June 4th.

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by splitterz
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027
Replies: 481
Views: 85657

Re: Sources: United ordering 50 A321 XLR

I wonder if they'll be able to install the articulating cargo loading system we have in all the other narrow-bodies. With the length of that airplane I would think it essential. I'm sure they'll never use or buy the cans like Air Canada uses. Strfyr51, the company has decided to remove the nesting ...

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by splitterz
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027
Replies: 481
Views: 85657

Re: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027

I’d imagine that when the 350s show up, their will be a new version of their Polaris seat. The seat will be 11 years old by that time.

Who knows, maybe even the reintroduction of Polaris first on select routes?

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by splitterz
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN ending LGA-MKE
Replies: 55
Views: 7817

Re: WN ending LGA-MKE

RL757PVD wrote:
More FL routes bite the dust.... people need to keep this in mind if WN attempts to buy another competitor.


Couldn’t agree more. FL wasn’t giant in MKE but was a nice alternative to network carriers

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by splitterz
Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 712524

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

UA could add MSN-IAD nonstop service since (a) IAD is the only remaining UA hub that UA doesn't currently serve nonstop from MSN, (b) there is some government travel between MSN and DC with MSN being located in the capital city of Wisconsin, and (c) UA already serves IAD nonstop from ORD, CVG, CLE,...

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by splitterz
Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 712524

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

UA is really making a push to appeal to business travelers in smaller cities and towns. For years UA has ignored this market but is now realizing business travelers in smaller cities are part of the keys to DL success in the domestic market. UA is tackling this on 2 fronts upguaging aircraft but al...

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by splitterz
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Downgraded by Stifle based on aquisition speculation
Replies: 157
Views: 31019

Re: WN Downgraded based on aquisition speculation

A merger is the last thing consumers need in the US. This would be similar to FL/WN; eliminate a competitor.

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by splitterz
Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United posts Q3 2019 results
Replies: 79
Views: 20280

Re: United posts Q3 2019 results

Impressive with the Max out. Good job everyone at UAL.

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by splitterz
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 712524

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

TrafficCop wrote:
The 747 had a final configuration of
18F/66B/290Y.
The 77W has
60 Polaris/24 Premium Plus and 266Y.
Sorry don’t have breakdown of Econ+
and standard Econ.

747 had 52 in Business in IPTE.

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by splitterz
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 42564

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

Spent many years flying the 757 and 767 You have to take great care when lowering the nosewheel after landing in the ‘75 It has a consistent tendency to slam down and you have to finesse it down carefully And unlike the 767 which has very nice, linear and powerful control in pitch the 757 has a sig...

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by splitterz
Sun May 26, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 386737

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Is there anywhere you can buy a model with the new livery?

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by splitterz
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 386737

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

The belly looks grey still. Wavy lines looks blue...can't make much else out.

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by splitterz
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 386737

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Correct me if I’m wrong, but my recollection is that Delta’s logo pre-merger was the Widget. And that after the merger the new logo was... the Widget, with some evolutionary changes to the colour palette. I fail to see how retaining and updating an existing logo with an evolved colour palette is go...

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by splitterz
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 42449

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

A comment about T-9 and Star partners. Only last month Janet Lamkin the president of California for UA stated they would like a future T-9 to offer better connectivity with Star partners, so surely some will move in. I suspect the JV ones especially are on top of this list. Regarding the so-called ...

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by splitterz
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 712524

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

The 737 Max 9 flights appear to mostly be replaced with B739's. However, UA1878 is using an A320 and UA740 is flown with a B738. Also, a 77W is scheduled to fly SFO-OGG as UA1273 later today. This will likely help with the canceling of the OGG-LAX flights when it flies back to SFO on Thursday. Belo...

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by splitterz
Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN releases Hawaii for sale
Replies: 79
Views: 7815

Re: WN releases Hawaii for sale

I hope they give HA a run for their money on inter-island travel.

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by splitterz
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 821
Views: 154504

Re: US-Japan agree on additional Haneda slots; DOT to allocate

This amounts to moving the current NRT operation to HND in full. It's worth noting that they applied for 2 HNL-HND frequencies, so they do seem committed to serving HNL-Japan at least for the time being. I'd expect them to get 5 of their 6 requested frequencies (all but the 2nd HNL-HND frequency, w...

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by splitterz
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency
Replies: 184
Views: 35814

Re: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency

United took 6 years, SWA is at 6 years, AA is at 5 years. There is something wrong with mechanics and their unions when they all take so long. All the other work groups got contracts relatively quickly. The only common denominator here is the mechanics. Especially when airlines are making record pr...

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by splitterz
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 712524

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Why do we use BF for BusinessFirst still?

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by splitterz
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ask DOT for flexibility to move Haneda gateways
Replies: 145
Views: 21142

Re: Delta ask DOT for flexibility to move Haneda gateways

Hawaiian has been wanting an additional HND slot for KOA for quite some time. They deserve it since they have acted in good faith. Hawaiian already has the slot to fly to KOA. In the second award proceeding, which opened up the daytime slots, HAL was the only one that applied for the nighttime slot...

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by splitterz
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Next Route Announcement Coming Soon (DEN-FRA)
Replies: 44
Views: 8276

Re: United Next Route Announcement Coming Soon (DEN-FRA)

It'd be nice for Denver to get a smallllll Polaris lounge to supplement the international routes from Denver. Also, would love to see AC, and LH under the same terminal for seamless connections.

Great announcement for United.

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by splitterz
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United debuts new marketing campaign "Uniting the World"
Replies: 42
Views: 7053

Re: United debuts new marketing campaign "Uniting the World"

I like it!

Perhaps a rebrand is on the horizon. Maybe I am an optimist.

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by splitterz
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381293

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

39M N37507 shows scheduled SEABFI on 10Oct. I suspect this will be for another employee “delivery” flight, probably BFIIAH. Could be absolutely wrong, but methinks not. Methought correctly. UA2685 BFIIAH 11Oct. Should be filled to the brim with lucky UA employees. In the press release it will no do...

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by splitterz
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381293

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

A quick shout out to iahcsr, calpsafltskeds, CALTECH, and many others for their on going support of this thread. We all appreciate it.

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by splitterz
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381293

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I’m about to get on a 767 to Geneva from EWR. The old BF seats I’m sure. Really wondering where those true Polaris 767’s are flying? It seems like most premium heavy TATL are 764’s? Do true Polaris 767’s ever fly from IAD? Yes, IAD does along with ORD, EWR, and IAH. They fly pretty much wherever a ...

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by splitterz
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381293

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

With N660UA being the only IPTE 763 current running the ORD>LHR route, how does UA sell this route vs. the new 763's? With only 183 seats vs. 214 for the two 763 configurations. They don’t sell first class anymore, so aircfract swaps shouldn’t ever be an issue. Seat map is loaded as a generic diamo...

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by splitterz
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381293

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

78J N14001 Evacuation ferry CHSPAE BOE37... First time showing on FlightAware. All previous test fights didn’t show by registration, just by flight #. I usually don't post trash pics like the one below but it's news worthy. This is N14001 departing CHS this afternoon ahead of Florence's arrival. Th...

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by splitterz
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381293

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I just landed at EWR, I had to walk the length of the entire 3rd Y shaped concourse and saw one 764 after another boarding for European destinations. I know this has been discussed many times before but I’m not sure I ever read about a final decision. What is UA going to do with these rare birds th...

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by splitterz
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics
Replies: 94
Views: 11725

Re: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics

I’d love to see an EWR-HND on United. NH already flies a ORD-HND. I think it’d work well for them.

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by splitterz
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 104544

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

He specifically called out poor wages and Alaska management in the video.

Maybe we should look at the work hours, conditions, and wages in commercial aviation.

RIP Rich.

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by splitterz
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If you think costlier air tickets are just a minor hitch, think again!
Replies: 11
Views: 2826

Re: If you think costlier air tickets are just a minor hitch, think again!

North Americans are happy with the airline service these days. I foresee few airlines will struggle to maintain the traffic growth due to tragic incidents like Southwest's engine explosion, United Airlines new policies etc.. https://news.alphastreet.com/if-you-think-costlier-air-tickets-are-just-a-...

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by splitterz
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 92991

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

I'd love to see more Eastern European added by United. PRG, BUD, maybe even WAW.

Wonder how AA is doing with their PRG and BUD flights..

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by splitterz
Fri May 18, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming
Replies: 168
Views: 20663

Re: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming

Long overdue. This should be applied to every work group.

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by splitterz
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The longevity myth of the 737 compared to A320
Replies: 29
Views: 5184

Re: The longevity myth of the 737 compared to A320

I was told that the Airbuses have major corrosion issues as they get up in age, and simply weren’t built to last as some airlines want to ulilize them for. I was told this by a maintenance supervisor at UA. And he prefers working on the Airbus over 737s. He was adamant that Boeing is built more ‘stu...

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by splitterz
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska tells pilots it will post loss
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Alaska tells pilots it will post loss

Super80Fan wrote:
I think we're well past the time for the government to come in and split up United, Delta, and American. It's only fair to the rest of the airlines and the travelling public.


Well don't cherry pick on the airline mergers then. Southwest too. AirTran merger should't have happened either.

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by splitterz
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will UAL fly their 787-10s?
Replies: 49
Views: 13739

Re: Where will UAL fly their 787-10s?

I've heard upper management say ORD, EWR, or IAD to begin with. I am hoping they make an appearance on ORD-BRU/MUC/FRA first. But, it seems like UA is consolidated the remaining 3-cabin 767s in ORD, and to have consistent cabin offered across all destination longhaul from ORD, that those 787-10s go ...

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by splitterz
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381293

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I read on Flyertalk that the 78J has a smaller J cabin than the 789 with 42 seats. Any confirmation on that from anyone? I imagine PE will be taking over some of that area.

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