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by SJPBR
Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 358
Views: 66158

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021

I am finding in the booking engine that IAD-GRU resumes on January 4th. Did UA say they intended to move up the route to mid-December? The only thing I've seen about this is from Aviacionline — nothing from United, nothing from other sources. I'm choosing to take this reporting with a grain of salt...

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by SJPBR
Tue Aug 03, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any chance of VS launching MEX, CUN, or GRU?
Replies: 4
Views: 793

Re: Any chance of VS launching MEX, CUN, or GRU?

TexasAirCorp wrote:
VS planned to fly to GRU in 2020 but cancelled it because of COVID, since then they seem to have scrapped the plan.



IIRC was GIG and not GRU

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by SJPBR
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jul, 20th 2006: 15 years ago: VARIG ceased operations
Replies: 31
Views: 3964

Re: Jul, 20th 2006: 15 years ago: VARIG ceased operations

Thanks for posting all the photos and links. In the third link (comprehensive dossier) there was a lot of info about their routes and I noticed they flew from LAX to Tokyo. Were they able to carry local traffic on that route or were they restricted to passengers originating in Brazil? Yes, most def...

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by SJPBR
Mon Jun 28, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 435
Views: 102167

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

The reason why LA is retiring all A350 is because they are not just at CH11 Bankruptcy, the economy of Brazil etc is now getting much worst too even before the pandemic and it's much more worst now to me. They will be cutting more flights within Brazil right after ending operation in Argentina. I a...

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by SJPBR
Mon Jun 28, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 435
Views: 102167

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

LATAM Brazil is in dire moments. They closed several routes. Yesterday I was at CFN, the airport of the third most important capital in the country and Latam had only 3 flights in the day. They barely fly to the rich interior of SP state anymore. Azul is getting a lot of market share. I have been to...

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by SJPBR
Tue May 25, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul ends codeshare with LATAM; looks at consolidation
Replies: 56
Views: 8402

Re: Azul ends codeshare with LATAM; looks at consolidation

Latam Brazil today is a shadow of its past. Completely lost in business losing marketshare every day. The Cuetos never knew how to make money in Brazil and made several mistakes in the past few years. I have an feeling that Azul will buy Latam or it will dye.

edit for typo

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by SJPBR
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 435
Views: 102167

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

Antarius wrote:
Why is LA keeping the 77Ws?

Can't the 787 suffice for the forseeable future?


I think that they need 77W for a few GRU routes (MIA, JFK, LHR and FRA).

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by SJPBR
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 435
Views: 102167

LATAM A350 Will be retired

According to a message sent to workers LATAM will retire the A350. 7 will be retired today and 4 next week. The message was signed by the CEO.

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by SJPBR
Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could AA add PHL-GRU/EZE?
Replies: 13
Views: 1132

Re: Could AA add PHL-GRU/EZE?

If tou take covid out of the equation you still have lots of traffic USA-Brazil due to economic, government and academic ties between the two countries. Regarding BOS, Latam usually fly this route daily in a 767 (before covid). Even with COVID US still fly pax daily to IAH and now EWR. But when/if m...

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by SJPBR
Mon Oct 26, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could AA add PHL-GRU/EZE?
Replies: 13
Views: 1132

Re: Could AA add PHL-GRU/EZE?

JFK-GRU is O&D. All connecting traffic to Brazil is thru MIA or DFW.

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by SJPBR
Fri Oct 23, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx in Latin America
Replies: 15
Views: 2672

Re: FedEx in Latin America

x1234 wrote:
Does FedEx fly to EZE and SCL?


In the past they had a 727 based in VCP that would take cargo from MEM flight (at that time MD11) and distribute it to SCL and EZe.

Don’t know how is organized now.

Fedex has a big presence in Brazil

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by SJPBR
Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Best Military Procurement post 1950
Replies: 32
Views: 4164

Re: Best Military Procurement post 1950

T-27 Tucano

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by SJPBR
Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Departure procedures for airports located near international borders
Replies: 16
Views: 3906

Re: Departure procedures for airports located near international borders

Approaching to IGU in Brazil will
most of the times make you overfly Paraguay and/or Argentina

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by SJPBR
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Did the Brazilian Air Force operate Mirages 5?
Replies: 2
Views: 810

Re: Did the Brazilian Air Force operate Mirages 5?

I never heard this before. I will tru to get
more informations.

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by SJPBR
Fri May 22, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar returning A350 leased from LATAM?
Replies: 17
Views: 4862

Re: Qatar returning A350 leased from LATAM?

[photoid][/photoid] So why bringing them to CNF instead of to the USA directly? You'd need to ask someone from LATAM for the exact reason. I'd imagine that if indeed those are the ones going to Delta, LATAM may need to work on them before onward delivery to Delta. Makes sense. CNF is Latam's mainten...

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by SJPBR
Tue May 05, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ship a freezer by air?
Replies: 16
Views: 3416

Re: Ship a freezer by air?

I have a few -80C Freezers in my lab that I bought in USA and they were shipped to GRU from IAD or MIA in both UA or AA. Pretty common.

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by SJPBR
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: International flights return to Buenos Aires AEP
Replies: 18
Views: 4524

Re: International flights return to Buenos Aires AEP

Flown AF and LH to EZE last year and neither on arrival nor departure had significant waiting time. From what I read here I was very lucky. Going back in April, will see... Is uruguay served from EZE? Last time I checked you could only fly from AEP. Which is not ideal for Uruguayans looking to conn...

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by SJPBR
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: International flights return to Buenos Aires AEP
Replies: 18
Views: 4524

Re: International flights return to Buenos Aires AEP

AEP and EZE aren't HND and NRT in Japan. Curb your enthusiasm, you won't see AA, DL, TK, EK, IB not even CM or AV, in AEP. If AEP has the slack to give airlines chance to operate international (other than Uruguay) out of AEP, great news for Buenos Aires. Would some Buenos Aires international passen...

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by SJPBR
Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 749636

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

789 has been in GRU from IAH a few times this week

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by SJPBR
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3.5 hour connect - GIG to SDU
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Re: 3.5 hour connect - GIG to SDU

doable

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by SJPBR
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United basic economy baggage question
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Re: United basic economy baggage question

If it is in the same ticket both legs should be TATL.

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by SJPBR
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What former carriers have you flown?
Replies: 102
Views: 3789

Re: What former carriers have you flown?

US
NW
CO
Rio Sul
Pantanal
Trip
Vasp
Varig

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by SJPBR
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A clean-sheet 50-90 pax Turboprop by Boeing Brasil Commercial-Embraer. Disruptive technologies needed ?
Replies: 120
Views: 15598

Re: A clean-sheet 50-90 pax Turboprop by Boeing Brasil Commercial-Embraer. Disruptive technologies needed ?

they are called diesel electric locomotives. the diesel motor isn't connected direct to the transmission. And this is has been this way for over 30 years. BTW Cruise ships and other ships also burn oil to generate electricity and this power up the propelors. No direct connection between oil engine ...

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by SJPBR
Sun Dec 29, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Singapore Airlines fly to GRU via Europe?
Replies: 28
Views: 8853

Re: Why does Singapore Airlines fly to GRU via Europe?

I always thought lack of direct flights to South America to/from Asia was due to the threat of leaf blight in rubber trees and quarantine attempts to prevent it spreading. It is already known that the rubber trees in SE Asia are highly vulnerable to SALB. In plantations the densities are very high ...

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by SJPBR
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 739488

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I have not seen here yet but in Brazil the comment is that the 77W will stay in EWR-GRU after March.

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by SJPBR
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why can't Qantas carry local traffic on JFK-LAX route?
Replies: 141
Views: 18591

Re: Why can't Qantas carry local traffic on JFK-LAX route?

Ishrion wrote:
Brazil allows it. Heck, they’re even promoting it.


No. We don’t. Not allowed here.

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by SJPBR
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where does UA fly the 777-300ER out of?
Replies: 19
Views: 6837

Re: Where does UA fly the 777-300ER out of?

jefcir wrote:
I'm booked on GRU to EWR in early January, and it's a 777-300 - so unless it's a one off, it looks like it will be flying the ewr-gru route.



This year high season (in brazil-USA market) will be flow by 77W in this rout

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by SJPBR
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion From JFK to Latin America?
Replies: 28
Views: 8677

Re: AA Expansion From JFK to Latin America?

I doubt it. Yields on NYC-Northern South America are generally trash. If so why AA deploys it flagship 77W with true F class in GRU-JFK? I don’t think so. But please give details. I don't think Sao Paulo is considered to be "Northern South America." Everything north of LIM, sure. you are ...

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by SJPBR
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion From JFK to Latin America?
Replies: 28
Views: 8677

Re: AA Expansion From JFK to Latin America?

usflyer msp wrote:
I doubt it. Yields on NYC-Northern South America are generally trash.



If so why AA deploys it flagship 77W with true F class in GRU-JFK?
I don’t think so. But please give details.

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by SJPBR
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did UA retire the ex-CO 767-200ER?
Replies: 35
Views: 9571

Re: Why did UA retire the ex-CO 767-200ER?

I flew them regularly in GRU-IAH route. Only 174 pax. Nice ride!

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by SJPBR
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 134813

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

Back to the article...the only route on which LATAM and Delta both fly is GRU-JFK. No overlap elsewhere. However, I could see in a JV LATAM ceding some flying to Delta, possibly MIA to secondary Brazil (where LATAM would fly a narrow-body today) as well as to MCO...with DL ending GRU-JFK on its own...

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by SJPBR
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 134813

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

https://www.globenewswire.com/news-rele ... rvice.html



The return of GRU-MIA daylight
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gatibosgru wrote:
Seems like AA isn't going to just sit back at MIA
https://www.globenewswire.com/news-rele ... rvice.html



The return of GRU-MIA daylight

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by SJPBR
Sat Sep 28, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 134813

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

That’s a major movement that will affect all companies in Brazil-US market. My thoughts about it: 1 – LATAM: One more sign that they are clueless on what they do after LAN bought TAM. But this is another issue. For a market perspective they got cash (that they need), dumped some WB that they committ...

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by SJPBR
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 739488

Re: UA Long Haul Capacity Changes - Some Questions

The W19/20 77W schedule is as follows: EWR - PVG/GRU/NRT/BOM/TLV 2x daily; and from SFO - TPE/NRT/FRA 2x daily. By my count this flying would only require 15 frames. The schedules for routes like EWR-PVG and EWR-NRT combine nicely with EWR-GRU, EWR-BOM, etc., meaning that you only need 3 aircraft t...

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by SJPBR
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New CEO at LATAM
Replies: 9
Views: 2211

Re: New CEO at LATAM

You don't see it. It's mentioned up there! You did not get it... he means "who is this guy??" I agree with him... Well, if you bothered to read the press release might learn more: "Roberto Alvo, (...) 18 years of experience in the company with successful roles in finance, fleet, plan...

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by SJPBR
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with Hotels, smack in the middle of Terminals
Replies: 63
Views: 8356

Re: Airports with Hotels, smack in the middle of Terminals

I NEED ONE AT GVA & GRU! Allthough not inside the terminal, GVA has Starling hotel that is walking distance to the terminal. It is quite a nice hotel. Also Holiday Inn Express and Mövenpick hotel are also walking distance. GRU has a sleep in in Terminal 2 arrivals level! Very small but good for...

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by SJPBR
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 8 international arrivals
Replies: 4
Views: 1741

Re: JFK Terminal 8 international arrivals

A lot of walking

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by SJPBR
Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to suspend EWR-EZE
Replies: 90
Views: 19496

Re: United to suspend EWR-EZE

chepos wrote:
Surprisingly, for the NW 19/20 AA will be the only airline flying EZE-NYC. AR i believe is suspending be route for the upcoming winter.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


There are a lot of passengers flying Buenos aires - USA using GRU as a connection point. Specially when GRU-AEP was permitted.

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by SJPBR
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A350 GRU-JNB
Replies: 9
Views: 2473

Re: LATAM A350 GRU-JNB

[quote="AF022"]Another topic is schedule. They LATAM and SAA seem to have the nearly the same schedule LA GRU 1755 0720 JNB 1210 1740 GRU SA GRU 1800 0725 JNB 1100 1630 GRU This new LATAM flight must be really tough on SAA since they had a lock on this market before. And if LATAM upgrades ...

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by SJPBR
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737
Replies: 89
Views: 20677

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

On what routes UA needs a ETOPs 737?

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by SJPBR
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA BLQ asymmetric loads
Replies: 30
Views: 7434

Re: AA BLQ asymmetric loads

seasonal J1 Visa? J1 is a exchange Visa. Nothing to do with tourists! They work while engaging in "cultural exchange". Our local businesses in my part of the Northeast NEED them during the summer, and more than half of the summer staff around here are J1 people, with their characteristic ...

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by SJPBR
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA BLQ asymmetric loads
Replies: 30
Views: 7434

Re: AA BLQ asymmetric loads

Was looking at loads on AA's new BLQ flight and it seems to be very asymmetric. Flights from PHL-BLQ apparently aren't doing so well, but flights from BLQ-PHL are close to full. I assume this may be a case of people starting their trip elsewhere and finding BLQ a good place to return home from. Any...

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by SJPBR
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route
Replies: 47
Views: 6853

Re: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route

Virgin Atlantic announced that it will start LHR - GRU next year: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/south-america/brazil/articles/new-virgin-atlantic-flight-sao-paulo-heathrow/ Both Argentina and Brazil are not doing good, ... and LON-GRU with VS, which are rather unexpected imo... Ar...

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by SJPBR
Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route
Replies: 47
Views: 6853

Re: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route

In addition to the above, I would also add that the Brazilian economy's recovery is still something more of a wish than reality. I agree. But we also need to point out that Latam’s service is much lower than in the past. I recently flew GRU-LHR in the PT-MUA, their first 77W. I was in J and the ser...

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by SJPBR
Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route
Replies: 47
Views: 6853

Re: LATAM suspends GRU-FCO route

It is not just Rome that gets axed from LATAM's route map. Munich also got axed recently and Lisbon may also be going away according to various sources. https://www.airway1.com/latam-suspends-flight-between-brazil-and-munich/ LATAM Brasil: GRU-LIS (6X) GRU-LHR (7X) GRU-MAD (7X) GRU-BCN (7X) DOWNGRA...

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by SJPBR
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA EWR-EZE Route Performance
Replies: 53
Views: 11451

Re: UA EWR-EZE Route Performance

No one from Buenos Aires would take a one stop, out of the way route to NYC, adding at least 4-5 hours to the trip and a daytime flight to boot that no one wants to take. Keep in mind Bs Aires is the larger market of the two. And even if United were given 5th freedom rights on the EZE-GIG sector, w...

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by SJPBR
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 74
Views: 14633

Re: AA S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

JFK? Not even 100 departures?

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by SJPBR
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Channel 9 Status?
Replies: 25
Views: 6998

Re: United Ch9?

Always discussed but I never saw a good relply so far. I flew UA a dozen times last 12 months and could not find ch9 working in any flight.

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by SJPBR
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PMUA 777s at EWR
Replies: 24
Views: 5586

Re: PMUA 777s at EWR

What routes do the PMUA 777s fly out of EWR? The fleets are combined, as are the work groups, so really irrelevant who operates what at this point but the flights but here you go: 77W 48 BOM (Polaris) 179 HKG (Polaris) 79 NRT (Polaris) 90 TLV (Polaris) 77E (PW) 999 BRU (Polaris) 57 CDG (Polaris) 77...

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by SJPBR
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA EWR-EZE Route Performance
Replies: 53
Views: 11451

Re: UA EWR-EZE Route Performance

AA is dominant in GRU and EZE market, but UA has a very clever fleet utilization in these routes, changing gauge all the time optimizing loads and yield.

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