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by rjmf22
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark
Replies: 197
Views: 72098

Re: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark

Does anybody know the oldest US based A320? I know UA has some relatively old ones, maybe some ex NWA Delta birds as well.

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by rjmf22
Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The end of The HNA Group ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1043

Re: The end of The HNA Group ?

Didn't they just get revealed as the customer who ordered 40 A330NEO aircraft? Wonder how that's going to work out.

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by rjmf22
Tue Dec 24, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Boeing 787-10 range: how far can it stretch its wings ?
Replies: 126
Views: 21325

Re: The Boeing 787-10 range: how far can it stretch its wings ?

It seems UA is really stretching the limits of the 78X. I remember they operated IAD-PEK a few times, which is around 7000 SM.

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by rjmf22
Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34446

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

Most United flights out of MIA looking at $800 or more, for tomorrow.

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 227
Views: 32378

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

This is almost comical. Austin is not getting any of these destinations anytime soon, regardless of growth.

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by rjmf22
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 701318

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Seeing some 763's on the IAD-SFO route for this week. UA1763 today and on friday operated by a 763, last minute equipment swaps or are they flying them over to HKG for Polaris? Can't remember the last time we saw UA 767 passenger service to SFO.

Todays flight is operated by ship #6674.

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by rjmf22
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 701318

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

B39M's are on the move from HOU/LAX to GYR. https://seekingalpha.com/news/3495250-united-moving-737-max-jets-short-term-storage#email_link Yes just updated today UA has received FAA approval to ferry all 14 MAX aircraft from there current locations at IAH, HOU, and LAX to GYR. UA wants to get the a...

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by rjmf22
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China A330 fire @ Beijing Airport
Replies: 44
Views: 15592

Re: Air China A330 fire @ Beijing Airport

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1rAiFZBPnY/ Aircraft seemingly has to be written off.

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by rjmf22
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca's Chairman: The airline is broke
Replies: 71
Views: 16128

Re: Avianca's CEO: The airline is broke

Is Avianca as a whole broke, or is it smaller "sub-airlines," such as Avianca Costa Rica, or Avianca Ecuador?

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by rjmf22
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA starts 787 base at ORD
Replies: 31
Views: 9281

Re: UA starts 787 base at ORD

With this being said, will these 787's be sourced from another hub or are they counting on taking new deliveries in the meantime?

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by rjmf22
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA starts 787 base at ORD
Replies: 31
Views: 9281

Re: UA starts 787 base at ORD

Hey all, United posted that they'll move or start their long awaited 787 base at ORD, according to their twitter. https://twitter.com/united/status/1166364998303719425 I wonder what routes? Maybe Asia? Starting with Europe and will add Asia later on. Also ORD will see all 3 variants of the 787. Sta...

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by rjmf22
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA starts 787 base at ORD
Replies: 31
Views: 9281

UA starts 787 base at ORD

https://twitter.com/united/status/1166364998303719425

I wonder what routes? Maybe Asia?
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Hey all,

United posted that they'll move or start their long awaited 787 base at ORD, according to their twitter.

https://twitter.com/united/status/1166364998303719425

I wonder what routes? Maybe Asia?

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by rjmf22
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United suspends ORD-HKG
Replies: 128
Views: 28841

Re: United suspends ORD-HKG

Hong Kong is the world's 3rd largest business and financial centre after New York and London and it is a very important city. I am a bit surprised that ORD doesn't work. After all these mess I guess it will be back? It will most likely be back. UA seems to have almost a "no tolerance" pol...

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by rjmf22
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 116
Views: 17208

Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

UA would like to have their JFK slots back, but theyre doing just fine in the NYC area without it, and better than Delta as the numbers prove. Which numbers are you referring to? I don't doubt that UA makes more money in the NYC area than DL, but I'm unaware of a hub-by-hub profitability breakdown ...

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by rjmf22
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 116
Views: 17208

Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

What people don't realize is what DL is doing with two hubs in NYC, UA could do in one. That's what really sets the two airlines apart. As a matter of fact, UA doesn't even serve all 3 airports! They don't need to. UA would like to have their JFK slots back, but theyre doing just fine in the NYC ar...

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 251
Views: 37262

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

jasoncrh wrote:
the press release doesnt say where the second AMS flight is from, it doesnt say where Palermo is from, and where Curacao is from.


All from EWR.

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 251
Views: 37262

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

Scarebus34 wrote:
Where are they going to fly to CUR from?


Probably ORD or EWR, but I dont see it anywhere on the article.

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 251
Views: 37262

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

As predicted, DEN-LHR goes year round.

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by rjmf22
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy Reports Losses Of €164 Million in 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 15189

Re: Air Italy Reports Losses Of €164 Million in 2018

A part of me feels as if this airline isn't even real in a sense. No real business model/structure, no real route strategies, etc etc. Find it amazing that they managed to make €283.76 million in the first place.

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by rjmf22
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662261

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

All this reporting of hiring people to oversee the MAX return to service, could just be smoke and mirrors, to raise the share price and try to install fake confidence in the public. I doubt Boeing are any closer to a fix, let alone certification. Doesn't appear that way at all. I think we'll see a ...

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by rjmf22
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 251
Views: 37262

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

Was just about to post this. Must be a pretty decent expansion from ORD, most likely in “retaliation” due to the latest AA news.

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by rjmf22
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD Airport finally bounces back
Replies: 114
Views: 19446

Re: IAD Airport finally bounces back

WeatherPilot wrote:
Is the new metro link to the city open yet?


Not yet. Q4 of 2020 is the supposed finish date.

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to Tweak 737 MAX Order
Replies: 56
Views: 15468

Re: UA to Tweak 737 MAX Order

hic787 wrote:
Yeah not all of us are USA/United dedicants! Seperate thread is appreciated.

Did they only have the Max -9 on order previously?


Mix of MAX9's/10's. I wonder if they'll be adding new units or a conversion.

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by rjmf22
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Flagged Airlines to Israel
Replies: 60
Views: 8145

Re: US Flagged Airlines to Israel

Back in the day, UA used to fly to Kuwait, Qatar, and Dubai. Times change.

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by rjmf22
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 701318

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/airlineroute/status ... 35776?s=21
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Looks like UA scheduled a daily 777-200 between IAD-LAX from October 5, 2019 to January 5, 2020. Replaces a 737-900ER.

https://twitter.com/airlineroute/status ... 35776?s=21

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by rjmf22
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA increases IAD-ACC to daily nonstop A330
Replies: 15
Views: 4007

Re: SAA increases IAD-ACC to daily nonstop A330

The loads must be pretty good for this to go daily!

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 509
Views: 111030

Re: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa

I'm sure this could easily change when United makes new ORD announcements but, for now, the difference in European seasonality and destinations total between AA and UA at ORD is astounding: AA: Year-Round: 1. London Seasonal: 2. Athens 3. Barcelona 4. Budapest 5. Dublin 6. Krakow 7. Paris 8. Prague...

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more
Replies: 51
Views: 7393

Re: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more

My wife is stuck on the ground in RIC waiting to depart for IAD. She's supposed to connect to UA52 to ZRH. In a situation like this where many if not most connecting pax are delayed getting in, will UA generally hold departing flights to allow them to make the connection? Well dont leave us hanging...

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by rjmf22
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more
Replies: 51
Views: 7393

Re: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more

Multiple flights to EWR are diverting to IAD. 787-10 and 764 have already flown by my house.

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by rjmf22
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more
Replies: 51
Views: 7393

Re: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more

UA291 now diverting to CLE, B777-300ER SFO-IAD
UA340 ORD-IAD diverting to MDT (Harrisburg)
UA145 OPO-EWR diverting to Boston
UA17 LHR-EWR diverting to Buffalo
UA961 FRA-EWR diverting to BDL (Windsor Locks)
UA125 ATH-EWR diverting to Bangor
UA141 BCN-IAD diverding to MDT (Harrisburg)

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by rjmf22
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more
Replies: 51
Views: 7393

Re: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more

Yep, looks like several flights to EWR are diverting as well, FX3012 OAK-EWR diverting, same with UA577 SFO-EWR.

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by rjmf22
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more
Replies: 51
Views: 7393

East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more

Hey guys, pretty bad storms running through DC right now. Looks like all flights to IAD are diverting, such as UA291 SFO-IAD, UAL804 NRT-IAD, ASH 6010 MSY-IAD, and others.

UAL107 MUC-IAD also appears to be diverting.

EDIT: All flights to IAD and EWR appear to be diverting or in a holding pattern

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by rjmf22
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market
Replies: 148
Views: 39505

Re: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market

The full name is: Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, or Boeing 787-10. IATA and ICAO abreviations are B78X and 781, respectively. Who came up with 78J? I feel like half these codes come from A.net itself. I'm not sure how that happened. I thought it was going to be B78J at first, until I began tracking N140...

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by rjmf22
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka
Replies: 87
Views: 16263

Re: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka

Will DFW or CLT - ZRH ever work Swiss? Seems like LH does well from DFW and CLT, and ZRH is Financial hub, like DFW and CLT. DFW and CLT offer very little *A connections, unlike IAD. IAH also offers these connections, so I wouldn't be surprised to see them add that either. Possible, but extremely u...

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by rjmf22
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662261

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Sorry i'm a little out of the loop everyone, but what's the latest news with the MAX?

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by rjmf22
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 44213

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

lesfalls wrote:
More then likely RSW is one of the two since the LH Group is taking EW off of their long haul ops.


I would be shocked if RSW is served by LH....i'm thinking IAH.

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by rjmf22
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LaCompagnie - Thought on Growth Strategy/New Routes
Replies: 20
Views: 3788

Re: LaCompagnie - Thought on Growth Strategy/New Routes

I can definitely see them adding Dulles, from Nice it makes sense. And Primera (before they went bankrupt) have already proven that the aircraft has the range. But as stated above, their business model does indeed leave very little room for expansion.

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 25383

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

Cool thread idea! We'll really start to get into the swing of things here soon as the NFL preseason starts on August eighth.

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 361
Views: 81993

Re: Unconfirmed: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL

How do we know they won't just move the SIN flight over to HND? DL has a somewhat extensive Japanese network, so I would be shocked to see this one go.

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA New INTL Routes?
Replies: 18
Views: 3677

Re: AA New INTL Routes?

There are unconfirmed reports of DL closing their NRT hub and moving JPN-USA flights from NRT to HND and shifting their existing NRT-ICN route to ICN-MNL and axing SIN completely. Perhaps AA could pick up DL's NRT-MNL to compliment JL's 2x NRT-MNL and HND-MNL? If I'm not mistaken, Japan-Philippine ...

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by rjmf22
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA New INTL Routes?
Replies: 18
Views: 3677

Re: AA New INTL Routes?

There are unconfirmed reports of DL closing their NRT hub and moving JPN-USA flights from NRT to HND and shifting their existing NRT-ICN route to ICN-MNL and axing SIN completely. Perhaps AA could pick up DL's NRT-MNL to compliment JL's 2x NRT-MNL and HND-MNL? If I'm not mistaken, Japan-Philippine ...

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by rjmf22
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another AA A330 fume issue
Replies: 31
Views: 6605

Re: Another AA A330 fume issue

Are these issues being experienced on DL's a333's as well?

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by rjmf22
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missile launcher found in baggage at BWI
Replies: 45
Views: 8425

Missile launcher found in baggage at BWI

https://twitter.com/breakingavnews/stat ... 0615310337
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I don't even know what to say...someone tried to check a missile launched through their checked bags, and well obviously TSA found it. A military man coming home from Kuwait wanted to keep it as a souvenir. Should this be allowed?

https://twitter.com/breakingavnews/stat ... 0615310337

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by rjmf22
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA’s New Tourist Centric Int’l Routes
Replies: 56
Views: 12167

Re: UA’s New Tourist Centric Int’l Routes

intotheair wrote:
UA is not going to start CAI anytime soon. There are plenty of higher-yielding, lower risk destinations to throw a plane at.


Correct. Besides, Egyptair already flies to the NYC area as well as IAD now; UA starting CAI would be a complete waste of money.

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by rjmf22
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 272
Views: 44946

Re: WN to close EWR

flybry wrote:
Do you think anyone might come in and start DEN-EWR so it’s not a United monopoly route?


Perhaps, but if anything, UA will simply add another daily flight.

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by rjmf22
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 701318

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? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro Will the A319's be CFM powered? The 20 from U2 will be CFM powered...there is speculation UA will get additional frames beyond the in...

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by rjmf22
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 701318

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

STT757 wrote:
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?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro


Will the A319's be CFM powered?

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by rjmf22
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United makes EWR-LHR exclusively high-J 767-300ERs
Replies: 52
Views: 12124

Re: United makes EWR-LHR exclusively high-J 767-300ERs

Is London-New York the major city pair with the oldest average aircraft age, with UA and BA «leading» the way? Aircraft age doesn't really matter here. These 767's are essentially brand new aircraft from the inside, and from a regular non avgeek passenger viewpoint, you'd think the plane was brand ...

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by rjmf22
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United makes EWR-LHR exclusively high-J 767-300ERs
Replies: 52
Views: 12124

Re: United makes EWR-LHR exclusively high-J 767-300ERs

Will ORD get some of these 767's too, or do they already have them? For September, the three daily ORD-LHR flights are all 763ER's. At least one ORDLHR frequency is the high-J 76L. As more enter the fleet, I think ORDLHR will have all 3 flights operated by this configuration. Nice, thanks. How many...

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