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by springtx
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 90464

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Start UA Flight Depart Time Arrive Time March 30 UA 960 EWR 7:50 p.m. FRA (Frankfurt) 9:20 a.m. March 30 UA 84 EWR 4:55 p.m. TLV (Tel Aviv) 10:15 a.m. April 29 UA 57 EWR 6:40 p.m. CDG (Paris) 7:45 a.m. April 29 UA 120 EWR 7:30 p.m. BCN (Barcelona) 9:00 a.m. May 22 UA 999 EWR 6:30 p.m. BRU (Brussels)...

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by springtx
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 370203

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I believe it was a weather delay. They were hoping for better weather for the arriver.

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by springtx
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3 New routes for UA
Replies: 50
Views: 5276

3 New routes for UA

We think it’s time for another international route… or three. Can you guess our first new route from this world jumble? All will be revealed tomorrow morning! #NewRoute ✈✈✈

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by springtx
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone ever flown rare types?
Replies: 127
Views: 6471

Re: Anyone ever flown rare types?

Was a passenger on the Ford Trimotor back in 1971

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by springtx
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC
Replies: 127
Views: 14504

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC

9w748capt wrote:
Speaking of OKC - LAX up to 3 daily! I remember they tried that back when AA was still AA and it didn't work. Maybe the USAirways effect can help this time. Anyone know the timing of the new flight?

AA flew DC10s OKC LAX some years ago 80s or 90s maybe even the 2000's

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by springtx
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC
Replies: 127
Views: 14504

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC

MIflyer12 wrote:
UA on EWR-OKC used to be an E145. I guess it didn't survive the upgauging.

UA drop's OKC-EWR every year from Jan until April, it will be back.

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by springtx
Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 370203

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Regarding the older 763's, someone on one of the threads said that Kirby was not a fan and wanted to get new a/c to phase those out ASAP. Any truth to that rumor? That would certainly shut off any discussion on the lie flat 763's getting Polaris. Its well known the 763 fleet is getting old and havi...

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by springtx
Wed May 23, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 370203

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

7501 arrived Hou April 24th and was there for 21 days before it went to SKF, from 21 days down to 4 is remarkable I would imagine most of that time could be attributed to familiarization/training of tech personnel on the new type. They would’ve flown people in from other stations for this purpose. ...

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by springtx
Wed May 23, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 370203

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

7501 arrived Hou April 24th and was there for 21 days before it went to SKF, from 21 days down to 4 is remarkable

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by springtx
Sat May 19, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 25175

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

Why are we still talking about this, UA said they are NOT going to change the Food, it will stay as is.

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by springtx
Fri May 18, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 25175

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

Good to see UA has changed the pull back on food and will stay with what they have been serving.

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by springtx
Wed May 16, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 370203

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Thanks, that answers a lot

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by springtx
Tue May 15, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 370203

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Why is it taking so long to get the Max9 into service, with the 777-300 it only took 8 days, Max9 N67501 has been at HOU for 21 days.

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by springtx
Sat May 05, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 90464

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Geminijets101 wrote:
Anyone know what aircraft will be used on the EWR-KEF route?


B757-200

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by springtx
Fri May 04, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 370203

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

1st revenue flight for N2747U is flt 880/04 IAH-LHR

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by springtx
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 370203

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

UA in the 60"s had Men only flights between Ewr and Ord. on Caravelle's 2X2 seats Big steaks on all flights free booze and they handed out cigars.

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by springtx
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 370203

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

FSDan wrote:
iahcsr wrote:
77W
N2846U Delivery UA2686 SEASFO 28Mar That makes 16, two more to go.


It'll be a few more months before the next delivery, right? I wonder if EWR-HKG will get the 77W once the final two are on property...


N2747U is in pre-flight, should fly within 10 days and be delivered by the end of April

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by springtx
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's 234 seat 753s to debut June 7th
Replies: 14
Views: 4898

Re: United's 234 seat 753s to debut June 7th

The seat map is not the new one, it is showing 189 seats in Y class, the new one has 210 seats

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by springtx
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 90464

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Nov 4th 2018

Depart:
2:45 p.m.
San Francisco, CA, US (SFO)
Arrive:
9:25 p.m.
Papeete, PF (PPT)
Travel Time:
9 hr 40 mn

Distance
4,188 m
Flight: UA115
Aircraft: Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

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by springtx
Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX Fleet
Replies: 53
Views: 10923

Re: United 737 MAX Fleet

That page is showing them as Max8, it is showing Max9 as starting at 7751, just saying.

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by springtx
Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United flies the 77W on LAX-SFO!
Replies: 40
Views: 8589

Re: United flies the 77W on LAX-SFO!

Sunday night UA sent two 777W to Houston to fly the Astros and Dodgers to LA for the World Series, and this was one of them ferrying back SFO.

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by springtx
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express/ExpressJet - N12530
Replies: 5
Views: 1593

Re: United Express/ExpressJet - N12530

Flying today Sun 10/15 Bro-Iah-Aex-Iah-Grk-Iah-Bro-Iah-Shv.

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by springtx
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 440 FRA-IAH reverse over Iceland
Replies: 20
Views: 8579

Re: LH 440 FRA-IAH reverse over Iceland

NichCage wrote:
So airlines are still operating at HOU and IAH?

Have any airlines announced suspensions of Houston flights?


Why would any airline suspend flights to IAH?

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by springtx
Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

How about a complete update for September 2017: Please comments if I've missed anything. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Updated 9/1/17 IN PROCESS INTERIOR/EXTERIOR MODIFICATIONS POLARIS BF SEATS: 14/153 (excludes 744 and Domestic 772A) 7...

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by springtx
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

snn2003 wrote:
Anyone have any idea when we will start to see the 753 arrive in the new configuration?



It starts in Nov, so Dec?

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by springtx
Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

The 777-300 skd is

888 SFOPEK 1030 1530
889 PEKSFO 1725 1305

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by springtx
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

The last 5 of the 777-300 are all ready for Delivery.

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by springtx
Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

777-300 N2644U the last of the -300 is doing a B1 today

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by springtx
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA CFO: Basic Economy is driving operational improvements
Replies: 129
Views: 16222

Re: United Basic Economy

Its the public that think they can pay the basic price and get first class service.

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by springtx
Thu May 18, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Received this tonight, looks like N2136U may be making a flt today, cant fine anything now on fr24 [email protected].com Today at 12:42 AM Message body Your alert 'Aircraft registration is N2136U' was just triggered by N2136U/B77W View the flight on Flightradar24 -> http://www.flightradar24.com/d6ca497

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by springtx
Tue May 09, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco and 18 Destinations
Replies: 100
Views: 17912

Re: United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco and 18 Destinations

I am amazed at the lack of frequency between SFO and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale. Hopefully this will improve in the near future. I count 9 flights today. 5 on SFO-MIA and 4 on SFO-FLL. What levels of service would be more appropriate. What are you looking at?? must be from another city, not SFO, maybe IAH.

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by springtx
Sun May 07, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Sorry, but what is TOCS 2.0 ?

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by springtx
Wed May 03, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

This Friday UA will start flying the B777-300 on the Ewr-Tlv route.

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by springtx
Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

adamblang wrote:
springtx wrote:
What do they call 'short term' ?, has it not been 4 or 5 weeks they have been in storage.

'Cuz it's not long term where you'd expect storage to last years.

I know that, but I was asking what time fram short term would be for them, for me I would thank it would be 6 weeks or shorter.

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by springtx
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

What do they call 'short term' ?, has it not been 4 or 5 weeks they have been in storage.

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by springtx
Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Braniff History Question - 747 Schedule April 1969
Replies: 49
Views: 5028

Re: Braniff History Question - 747 Schedule April 1969

I have the timetables 3-16 1962, 1-17 1964, 7-1 1968, Summer-Fall 1971 and the 4-24 1982. DAL-HNL 1st class $298.01

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by springtx
Sat Apr 08, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Nobody mentioned it, but on March 20th N2331U visited IAD for gate fitting. It came from SFO and continued to LHR. It returned back to SFO 20-Mar-2017 B77W San Francisco Intl (KSFO) Washington Dulles Intl (KIAD) 07:57AM PDT 03:11PM EDT 4:13 20-Mar-2017 B77W Washington Dulles Intl (KIAD) San Francis...

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by springtx
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Any information on how long the 3 777-300 will be in Short Term Storage?

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by springtx
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

N2639U made a B1 yesterday. it is not painted, its bare.

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by springtx
Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

UA picked N2333u up Feb 14th Pae-Sfo, was there for 11 days
Sfo to Sea Feb 25th, there for 11 days,
Now back to Pae, something must be up with it with only 3 flts.

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by springtx
Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air (not Houston Express?) parked at IAH D11/12?
Replies: 8
Views: 2225

Re: Atlas Air (not Houston Express?) parked at IAH D11/12?

Could have been this, Atlas Air 4077 B767 from KIRCHBERG, GERMANY 11:57AM CST THURSDAY 02-MAR-2017, it was on March 2nd arriving at 11:57am

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by springtx
Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH new Terminal C North sneak preview
Replies: 26
Views: 4241

Re: IAH new Terminal C North sneak preview

You mean the tiny area between C45 and E1(where the credit union is) was the FIS for all of those arrivals? Hopefully they were all spaced out... Regarding the old B FIS, which pod/banjo was that located in? How did pax get in an out of that area? Where was international baggage claim? I've been tr...

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by springtx
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

77W N2331U was to go ORDEWR today, but now shows ORDSFO as UA2120. Now UA2120 is scheduled today from ORD>EWR, and then was scheduled from EWR>SFO tomorrow which has now been cancelled, which is strange as it's scheduled to fly from SFO>NRT at 11.15am on Wednesday, so it still has to fly to SFO at ...

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by springtx
Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

It is now set up to do the Sfo/Nrt/Sfo leaving Sfo Wed

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by springtx
Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

OK, they are called Validation flt for all, Pilots, Ramp Agents, Flt Att. Carteing, Out staion Mx. Gate agent, Jetway workers (4 weeks ago) UA release some information internally about the 77W delivery; the first aircraft will be flown directly from PAE to SFO and w.ill go directly to the SMB where ...

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by springtx
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Ua should have started proving runs with the Pilot group by now.

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by springtx
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Ua has had the 777-300 for 30 days, yet the pilots have not started to fly them. I know it takes a few weeks to get everything up and runing, but 30 days. Could there be something holding up the pilots from starting to flying them?

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by springtx
Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 326401

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

It was not showing around noon yesterday, so it was not a overnight thing.

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