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by EWRamp
Sun Jul 26, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 175
Views: 34646

Re: United potentially moving towards one E145 operator

With the CEO of C5 being former UAL management, I see them being the surviving carrier in Uniteds Regional Network

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by EWRamp
Wed May 13, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
Replies: 63
Views: 14335

Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

There were 3 Avianca Airbus in IAH yesterday. Two with the Avianca branding stripped, HC-CLF and HC-CKN. And N680TA painted in AirSial livery

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by EWRamp
Fri May 08, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9908

Re: Fleet parking lot pictures

IAH Parking

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by EWRamp
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 767 to Pensacola.
Replies: 2
Views: 2547

Re: UA 767 to Pensacola.

This same a/c was routed IAD-ACF-NPA-SPS-RIV yesterday (4/15/20)

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by EWRamp
Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2939
Views: 530833

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

Ferried to Roswell today 4/8

B772 - N206UA
B763 - N642UA, N674UA, N675UA

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by EWRamp
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2939
Views: 530833

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

IAH-FRA-IAH UA2788/UA2789 B77W N2331U March23rd/24th

IAH-AMS-IAH UA2786/2787 B77W N2737U March 24th/25th

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by EWRamp
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2939
Views: 530833

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

N25201 and N72405 have also been sent to Roswell

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by EWRamp
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337562

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

N25201 and N72405 ferried to Roswell earlier today flight numbers 2725 and 2727 IAH-ROW

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by EWRamp
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to be airline sponsor of US Olympics Team, LA 2028 Games
Replies: 34
Views: 5524

Re: Delta to be airline sponsor of US Olympics Team, LA 2028 Games

smokeybandit wrote:
$400 million seems like a steal


I don't know if I would call this a steal considering UA used to pay $4 million a year. DL is now paying $50 million a year.

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by EWRamp
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 865
Views: 123224

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Some damage to a UA 787 at ORD while being towed, as far as I can tell from piecing together talk from the United Fleet, Network and Livery thread: 3975 is still in ORD and should be for a little longer than planned due to a ground incident. I will not elaborate but if someone wants to ok. Sorry I ...

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by EWRamp
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2939
Views: 530833

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

Might need more than just a leading edge. Looks like it hit a shorter pole first and dragged over it. Wouldn't be surprised if the underside of the wing needs repairing as well I’ve seen the pictures... there is definitely structural damage inside the wing as well as out. It will be some time befor...

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by EWRamp
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2939
Views: 530833

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

3975 has left wing damage Rumor I heard is that mechanics were taxiing it to a different pad and hit a light pole with the left wing. Widebodies on the narrowbody lines doesn't end well. New leading edge and she'll be as good as new. Might need more than just a leading edge. Looks like it hit a sho...

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by EWRamp
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2939
Views: 530833

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

jetmatt777 wrote:
EWRamp wrote:
3975 has left wing damage


Rumor I heard is that mechanics were taxiing it to a different pad and hit a light pole with the left wing.


Those rumors are true

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by EWRamp
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2939
Views: 530833

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

3975 has left wing damage

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by EWRamp
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde at Memphis - 1979
Replies: 35
Views: 4512

Re: Concorde at Memphis - 1979

IIRC, the Concorde been diverted to EWR from JFK on occasion. Charters on them were actually somewhat common to the Caribbean back in the 1980s. AF had scheduled Concorde service to EWR. Continental used to handle the ground service Are you serious? When was this? I dont have exact dates since it w...

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by EWRamp
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde at Memphis - 1979
Replies: 35
Views: 4512

Re: Concorde at Memphis - 1979

N649DL wrote:
IIRC, the Concorde been diverted to EWR from JFK on occasion. Charters on them were actually somewhat common to the Caribbean back in the 1980s.


AF had scheduled Concorde service to EWR. Continental used to handle the ground service

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by EWRamp
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Widebody Fleet of Western World
Replies: 53
Views: 7210

Re: Widebody Fleet of Western World

United does not have any 767-200s in their fleet. They have 38 767-300s and 16 767-400s

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by EWRamp
Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?
Replies: 70
Views: 11774

Re: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?

maps4ltd wrote:
T5towbar wrote:
Gate 17 is the only widebody capable gate in A1 at present. (16 & 17 used to be widebody capable from the old UA days)


I've seen AC put 789s from Vancouver into 17.


I've seen AC put a 773 on C126

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by EWRamp
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027
Replies: 481
Views: 85440

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

Congratulations to UA and Airbus. The XLR is a very capable plane and the only true 757 replacement. I am surprised they are going 1/1 with their 757 fleet and not adding. Also what is the obsession of some not wanting to see the 350 in the fleet? Variety is bad? Lucky me God bless TK they order ev...

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by EWRamp
Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 Max 10 Rollout
Replies: 134
Views: 29011

Re: Boeing 737 Max 10 Rollout

230 pax in a single aisle a/c sounds like a enplaning and deplaning nightmare. Just as awful as being seated in the last row of a 753. It is a beauty tho.

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by EWRamp
Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA N35953 Boeing 787-9 Still in Bangor, Maine from a Sunday Night SFO Flight
Replies: 50
Views: 20785

Re: UA N35953 Boeing 787-9 Still in Bangor, Maine from a Sunday Night SFO Flight

Hey folks, I'm a new user who created an account just to post as I'm very curious about this incident....because I was a passenger on the plane, just like the poster above. He did a very, very good job of detailing our incident, however I wanted to add a detail or two to his account, as well as a c...

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by EWRamp
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was B737-900ER a disappointment?
Replies: 53
Views: 16558

Re: Was B737-900ER a disappointment?

The 737-900 was the true disappointment. Frankly, I thought they needed more orders than that to launch a program Korean Air 16 Alaska Airlines 12 CONTINENTAL AIRLINES 12 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines 5 Shenzhen Airlines 5 Jet Airways 2 08 AUGUST, 2006 SOURCE: FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL LOS ANGELES Boeing cla...

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by EWRamp
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership
Replies: 170
Views: 28348

Re: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership

Hey I'm sure Smisek is available. AA should give him a call :duck:

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by EWRamp
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone seen new UAL Livery In Person
Replies: 25
Views: 3734

Re: Anyone seen new UAL Livery In Person

There's no purple in the globe. Its different shades of blue, and I personally like it better than the gold globe. But hey everybody is entitled to their own opinion.

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by EWRamp
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn’t UA order the 77W until they needed a 744 replacement?
Replies: 40
Views: 7828

Re: Why didn’t UA order the 77W until they needed a 744 replacement?

Pre merger UA 772 (A+E) were originaly delivered in 1995-2002. Until year 2000, UA still recived 744s actualy. 22 further (from CO) joined the fleet in 2010. The 77Ws were orderd in 2014/2015 because of delays in the supplying the 787-9 to UA (if I remember correctly), aside from the retirement of ...

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by EWRamp
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier launch new 50 seater CRJ550 based on CRJ700
Replies: 114
Views: 27830

Re: Bombardier launch new 50 seater CRJ550 based on CRJ700

Not sure if this would be the right thread for my question, but I figure the experts would be in here. What is the reasoning behind UA reducing the seat count from 76 on the E175 to 70 on the E175SC?

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by EWRamp
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 NEO Proposal
Replies: 34
Views: 6458

Re: A380 NEO Proposal

cledaybuck wrote:
flyingturtle wrote:
strfyr51 wrote:
NOBODY was going to build an engine Just for that airplane.


Why can't we bolt GE90s on the A380 wings, move the engines forward and upward to maintain ground clearance, and program something that keeps the aircraft more or less stable?

I like your style. A380 Max!


Correction.... A380-8200

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by EWRamp
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall
Replies: 46
Views: 9083

Re: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall

afcjets wrote:
Bring back 302 seat DC10s and L1011s into LGA. :banghead:


They'll settle for 738/739 and A320/321s :lol:

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by EWRamp
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to move from HOU (Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th
Replies: 55
Views: 8997

Re: B6 to move from HOU(Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6d/ContinentalCenterAtNightHoustonTX.jpg/220px-ContinentalCenterAtNightHoustonTX.jpg :cry: This one... Miss the blue top and logo. It was very tasteful, one of the only buildings lit up back in the day. For those who are counting, they were als...

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by EWRamp
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to move from HOU (Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th
Replies: 55
Views: 8997

Re: B6 to move from HOU(Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th

Can we finally get a IAH-FLL flight? Flying UA then having to leave security to transfer to the B6 terminal is a pain in the a**

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by EWRamp
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 42321

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

Image

Here's a better picture for everyone's enjoyment

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by EWRamp
Wed May 29, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is TK going to EWR or not?
Replies: 21
Views: 4470

Re: Is TK going to EWR or not?

Agreed, but United could likely have easily helped fix this. At the core is a strained relationship between TK and the rest of the Star carriers because TK is expanding faster than they like. UA has never really helped facilitate SA connections at EWR. LH and TP asked to use Terminal C years back, ...

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by EWRamp
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet
Replies: 61
Views: 12292

Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

StuckinCMHland wrote:
I am a minority of one again, those paint jobs are horrible. I hate the look on either plane.


It's just one plane...

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by EWRamp
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 384409

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

Here's the special Star Wars livery

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by EWRamp
Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR halts arrivals temporarily due to drone sightings
Replies: 18
Views: 4237

Re: EWR halts arrivals temporarily due to drone sightings

PanzerPowner wrote:
Homeland Security must have a few 12 gauges lying around, and since this is America... casualties are thrown out of the window!


Not sure how accurate a 12 gauge will be from 3500 ft away

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by EWRamp
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR halts arrivals temporarily due to drone sightings
Replies: 18
Views: 4237

Re: EWR halts arrivals temporarily due to drone sightings

I was on UA665 and we were in a holding pattern for about 30 minutes. Captain told us a WN aircraft had a near miss with a drone and the airport was holding all arrivals and departures. Our alternate was Allentown. Eventually they shifted arrivals to RWY 11

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by EWRamp
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines and the Boeing 767-200
Replies: 31
Views: 9901

Re: American Airlines and the Boeing 767-200

I recall flying a AA 762 between JFK and BGI in the 90s

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by EWRamp
Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesnt UA level Terminal C EWR?
Replies: 109
Views: 13398

Re: Why doesnt UA level Terminal C EWR?

Now you’re just making things up. The air train runs every three minutes. It’s hardly ever crowded. And in all the times I’ve taken NJT to the city I’ve rarely run into any significant delay. I’m at a loss as to why you think it’s so terrible. It’s at the very least comparable to JFK, and often tim...

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by EWRamp
Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Describe AA in 3 Words Article
Replies: 117
Views: 13904

Re: Describe AA in 3 Words Article

I havent flown AA in over 15 years so I cant comment on the state of the company at this point. But i can comment on my last experience. Three words i would use to describe them would be "Piece of sh*t". I was traveling unaccompanied for the first time. I was 15 years old flying from BGI t...

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by EWRamp
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"
Replies: 161
Views: 17634

Re: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"

They're getting 12 points. I only get 7, and i have to work in the elements. Below freezing temps in the winter, 100+ degrees days on tbe summer, Rain and snow. They say they're more exposed to getting sick breathing in all that recycled air. I've never agreed with being penalized for being sick, es...

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by EWRamp
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes clipped wings On Ground At O’Hare
Replies: 59
Views: 11064

Re: Planes Collide On Ground At O’Hare

So how many delays on adjacent gates when everyone came to gawk? :) They people in the photo aren't "gawk"-ing...Airstairs were brought to the aircraft and the passengers were directed back into the terminal via walking the ramp. The personnel are there to prevent any one from wandering i...

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by EWRamp
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes clipped wings On Ground At O’Hare
Replies: 59
Views: 11064

Re: Planes Collide On Ground At O’Hare

Why are the poor Star Alliance birds getting beat up lately? First the LH A340 goes up in smoke and now this one gets its wings clipped. Which LH A340? Where and when? Lufthansa A340-300 D-AIFA two months ago in Frankfurt. Supertug caught fire while towing the aircraft. It burned thru the skin of t...

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by EWRamp
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger takes video of JFK bag smasher
Replies: 67
Views: 13730

Re: Passenger takes video of JFK bag smasher

They don't care for your bags etc, there on a time limit etc. The proper way is just to slide the stroller down the slide, vs throwing it etc recklessly. Luckily i never seen on any flight I flown that I could observe. I have seen such incidents for other flights, I also seen UA agent left a bag on...

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by EWRamp
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United updating brand with new colors
Replies: 128
Views: 26929

Re: United updating brand with new colors

I hate to post this here because the new United livery question/debate happens every few months but someone who I really trust at United told me a new livery is coming that has been in development since last year. He was part of two feedback/viewing groups that had to sign NDA. He said at the time ...

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by EWRamp
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is DCA the closest thing to Kai Tak in the US?
Replies: 43
Views: 3617

Re: Is DCA the closest thing to Kai Tak in the US?

EWR Rwy 29 landings have a hard right turn just before landing. Granted landing on that runway doesn't happen too often, usually only during high winds

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by EWRamp
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to upgrade BOM to 77W from Oct 18
Replies: 48
Views: 7181

Re: UA to upgrade BOM to 77W from Oct 18

Swapping out the 77W for the 772 on SFO-NRT and SFO-TPE is concerning a bit, since SFO is supposedly the powerhouse hub for TPAC but Polaris isn't being taken off those two routes. Polaris is the brand for the UA long haul premium cabin and the 772 mods are underway so it's possible a refurbished 7...

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by EWRamp
Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long haul Caribbean
Replies: 10
Views: 2532

Re: Long haul Caribbean

Flew BWIA once, many moons ago, BHX-POS. Worst level of service ever encountered in a premium cabin, as well as the worst customer service on the ground. Flew UA on the way back, SXM-JFK, and marvelled at the level of service compared to Britains Worst Investment Abroad - and that's the first and o...

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by EWRamp
Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long haul Caribbean
Replies: 10
Views: 2532

Re: Long haul Caribbean

Flew BWIA once, many moons ago, BHX-POS. Worst level of service ever encountered in a premium cabin, as well as the worst customer service on the ground. Flew UA on the way back, SXM-JFK, and marvelled at the level of service compared to Britains Worst Investment Abroad - and that's the first and o...

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by EWRamp
Sun May 27, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How does the United Express bus service work between ABE and EWR work?
Replies: 20
Views: 8015

Re: How does the United Express bus service work between ABE and EWR work?

foxecho wrote:
Might as well go to the Port Authority... I'm assuming the bus only takes connecting traffic.. if it leaves from Airside that is very interesting to me though...


Yes the bus departs and arrives airside

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