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by Scarebus34
Fri Aug 07, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QANTAS to mothball most of the 787 fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 29081

Re: QANTAS to mothball most of the 787 fleet

They have to do this. The only thing you can see is that international travel is a long ways away from coming back. Smart and necessary move so that they have planes when travel does return. More long haul planes need to be stored. Airlines that don't and keep flying long haul international too muc...

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by Scarebus34
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

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

It really is pointless to go on and on about IF United will return to JFK or not and where it may or may not fly. I heard what Mr. Kirby had to say and I would take it all with a grain of salt. What is worth discussing is where all the 789 are going to fly, because those are being delivered and is ...

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by Scarebus34
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 172
Views: 33607

Re: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator

Most people here forget that United owns 40% of CommutAir - they know what they are getting. They will also have their finger on the operation.

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by Scarebus34
Fri Jul 31, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 172
Views: 33607

Re: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator

Really terrible news for everyone at ExpressJet. Not that there's ever a good time to lose your job, but this is a particularly horrible time to be looking for employment in the aviation industry. This race-to-the-bottom on regionals by the majors has me wondering about the fate of the current surv...

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by Scarebus34
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 172
Views: 33607

Re: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator

eugdjinn wrote:

Once again, the larger object lesson is to never, never trust United if you work for a contractor who is beholden to UAL. Never.

Or DL who did ComAir dirty and shut down Compass. Or American who dropped Air Wisconsin like a hot potato. It’s just all a part of the regional game.

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by Scarebus34
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

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

UA intends to start more than 25 international routes in September. ORD-TLV/AMS IAH-AMS/FRA SFO-MUC ORD-FRA, SFO-LHR goes daily LAX-SYD and ORD-HKG 3x weekly BOM/DEL to restart. SJU-ORD/IAD EWR-STT And many more Latin America restarts. https://hub.united.com/2020-07-31-united-airlines-plans-to-resum...

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by Scarebus34
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 172
Views: 33607

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 I don't think that will factor into the decision at all - United owns pieces of both airlines. They can move management around as they see fit. It's going to come down to cost. C5 is c...

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by Scarebus34
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

Re: United Adds ORD-TLV

In addition to the new service to TLV out of ORD, we are adding more flights between TLV and EWR, which will increase from daily to 10 weekly flights in August. In October, subject to government approval, we will resume our IAD-TLV service, while our SFO-TLV three days a week nonstop service resumes...

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by Scarebus34
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

Re: United Adds ORD-TLV

They’ll also resume LAX-SYD and ORD-HKG

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by Scarebus34
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA 91 757 ???
Replies: 12
Views: 2769

Re: UA 91 757 ???

A simple flight status search on UA.com will show you that’s not the case. 78X.

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by Scarebus34
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/21/2020:August Under Fire;AA Adds DFW-MYR;F9 Builds CVG;DL Drops LAS-LGB/PDX/SAN/SJC/SNA;UA Out of SMX
Replies: 64
Views: 13032

Re: OAG Changes 6/21/2020:August Under Fire;AA Adds DFW-MYR;F9 Builds CVG;DL Drops LAS-LGB/PDX/SAN/SJC/SNA;UA Out of SMX

The lack of a cruise industry is I'm sure affecting also pax trafffic in and out of LAX, just as it's having an impact on SEA and other cruise gateways in the country. Those ginormous ships of today take a lot of people every week to fill and none of the people are flying to or from cruises right n...

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by Scarebus34
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airport Says 2 MCO Employees Have COVID
Replies: 24
Views: 4457

Re: Updated: Airport Says 2 MCO Employees Have COVID

The Airport spokesperson said "“MCO had 132 employees test positive for COVID-19." "Between mid-March and through June 6, there were 132 employees of all the airlines, rental car companies, the Transportation Security Administration and the Aviation Authority that tested positive, ac...

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by Scarebus34
Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 34009

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

Separate post: United made a big mistake in New York Essentially they have retrenched significantly while giving the appearance of strengthening their Newark hub Over the last decade, they have essentially made themselves worthless out of JFK and LaGuardia unless you were flying to one of their hub...

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by Scarebus34
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 344
Views: 42145

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

A vaccine in mid to late fall is becoming increasingly likely, according to companies like Pfizer and AstraZeneca. Both are expecting results from Phase 3 trials around August or September. Expect rapid surges in bookings during the final weeks of summer if these vaccines are proven effective. Astr...

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by Scarebus34
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airport Says 2 MCO Employees Have COVID
Replies: 24
Views: 4457

Re: Governor Says 260 MCO Employees Have COVID

Thread title is inaccurate. Only 2 out of 500 recently tested positive.

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by Scarebus34
Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

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

interesting comments that I saw Brian Sumers posted. "Some of our competitors are flying a bigger July schedules than we are, by selling extremely low-priced tickets, and wasting money to fly those extra flights" And apparently this is what DL has said. "Ed noted that each airline is...

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by Scarebus34
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 344
Views: 42145

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

I expect business travel to never fully recover to the amount before the COVID-19 outbreak. Leisure travel probably will recover completely by late Fall. Anecdotal evidence perhaps but just had a 60 person Teams meeting with clients of us, which went very well. Management now wonders why we used to...

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by Scarebus34
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/26/2020: Saturday Night Massacre
Replies: 109
Views: 19636

Re: OAG Changes 4/26/2020: Saturday Night Massacre

I think the July schedule will be most telling. As states start to open up, people will want to travel. International probably won’t start to return until October/November timeframe but Domestic should start to see an uptick...

Deep cuts for May and early June were expected.

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by Scarebus34
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lifting of international air travel restrictions?
Replies: 17
Views: 1249

Re: Lifting of international air travel restrictions?

Once the countries get their own houses in order they may be able to start relaxing some of the restrictions...

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by Scarebus34
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

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

Given that NJ just announced we will continue the stay-at-home through May 15th, I don't see things getting any better for EWR for some time. Even then the odds on demand getting back to normal is going to be a challenge. It will be interesting as we head into summer if some demand may be there dep...

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by Scarebus34
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/12/2020: VB Adds MTY-SAT;UA Adds MEI/PIB;F9 Adds MIA-RDU; 1000s of Routes Are Suspended
Replies: 83
Views: 15026

Re: OAG Changes 4/12/2020: VB Adds MTY-SAT;UA Adds MEI/PIB;F9 Adds MIA-RDU; 1000s of Routes Are Suspended

UA's international schedule is only set 5/4-5/19. Take all these other changes with a grain of salt. They will be continuing to update their schedule over the next several weeks piece by piece.

So far the only cancellations we know for sure are EWR-KEF/PMO/ARN/PRG

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by Scarebus34
Sun Apr 12, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

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

UAX Update: Update on Parked 50-seat Fleet: Entire AX Fleet of ERJ-145 and ERJ-145XR have been parked. The 36 XR's will transfer slowly to ExpressJet, and the remaining 10 frames (HK tails) will be stored. For all remaining fleets, the parked aircraft are listed below. All other units are either fl...

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by Scarebus34
Sat Apr 11, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

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

Looks like UA moved EWR - Asia flights up to resuming May 21st. Seems that Europe begins in waves starting in May. I am not optimistic about the widespread resumption of service on 5/20. I don't think United has gotten that far along in its planning. They will be doing the schedule changes in batch...

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by Scarebus34
Sat Apr 11, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

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

United is slowly beginning to add back some international capacity. Starting May 4th the following additional flights will begin operating: ORD-LHR -- daily EWR-AMS -- daily IAD-FRA -- daily Starting May 5th IAH-EZE -- 3 x weekly Planned seasonal service EWR-PRG/KEF/ARN/PMO has been cancelled.

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by Scarebus34
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United p.s. Question
Replies: 129
Views: 26172

Re: United p.s. Question

What UA should do is once the 737 MAX 10 gets delivered is install Polaris and fly them between EWR/BOS-SFO/LAX. Maybe if UA offers Polaris on EWR-SFO/LAX flights it would allow them to compete against what DL and AA is offering on JFK-SFO/LAX. UA will be installing flatbeds on their Max 10's - it ...

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by Scarebus34
Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United p.s. Question
Replies: 129
Views: 26172

Re: United p.s. Question

What UA should do is once the 737 MAX 10 gets delivered is install Polaris and fly them between EWR/BOS-SFO/LAX. Maybe if UA offers Polaris on EWR-SFO/LAX flights it would allow them to compete against what DL and AA is offering on JFK-SFO/LAX. UA will be installing flatbeds on their Max 10's - it ...

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by Scarebus34
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/5/2020: Jaw-Dropping
Replies: 152
Views: 25175

Re: OAG Changes 4/5/2020: Jaw-Dropping

Boof02671 wrote:
UA is gutting EWR from over a 100 flights a day to just 15 and severe cuts at LGA down to two flights a day

A majority of these flights were already being tactically cancelled each day...

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by Scarebus34
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: COVID-19 Fleet Storage Locations
Replies: 5
Views: 1214

Re: COVID-19 Fleet Storage Locations

UA is parking quite a few at ROW.

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by Scarebus34
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL9440 MIA-LIM diverts to MIA reaching LIM
Replies: 10
Views: 4601

Re: AAL9440 MIA-LIM diverts to MIA reaching LIM

This isn't the first time I've heard of a plane trying to land at LIM in the last few day, if carriers (even if a charter/rescue flight) know a country is in complete lockdown, why bother taking off in the first place? Can someone explain that? Thanks They are repatriation flights. AA/UA both opera...

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by Scarebus34
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 202
Views: 33005

Re: AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson to U.S. Gov't: "Give us our money."

No, people need to hear there's a solution for everyone … not just flight attendants or other union workers getting paid to stay home and not work. I agree with the old man. Let the airlines burn. They made billions for years by putting the screws to their customers and none of them thought it prud...

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by Scarebus34
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336805

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

All flights from Europe to the US are cancelled except for flights from the UK. This is not true. Check again https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-suspension-entry-immigrants-nonimmigrants-certain-additional-persons-pose-risk-transmitting-2019-novel-coronavirus/ All flights ...

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by Scarebus34
Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336805

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

One of the very last posts in the previous thread was Finnair's press release, so I'm going to repost it here. tl;dr: "Finnair is cancelling all flights to the US between 19 March and 12 April due to the US Government’s travel restrictions. Finnair is also cancelling its flights to Delhi betwe...

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by Scarebus34
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182714

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

usa330300 wrote:
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jeffrey0032j wrote:
Nobody believed me a month ago (or more than that) that this will bad.

It isn't that bad. Mostly media hype.

Yep. It’s new. So the hysteria is in full effect.

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by Scarebus34
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182714

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

I am going to go out on a limb and say this won't last long enough for furloughs to be necessary. China seems to mostly have the issue under control now with their reported cases plummeting. Now - it has spread to other parts of the world where the same cycle is likely to take place. Look at places ...

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by Scarebus34
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

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

Additional Asia reductions and suspensions as a result of the continual spread COVID-19 and the drop in demand for travel to effected areas. LAX and IAH-NRT suspended March 8-April 24 ORD-NRT suspended March 8-March 27, the route then switches to ORD-HND on March 28 SFO-HND (Tokyo Haneda) schedule ...

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by Scarebus34
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Trans States Shutting Down & ExpressJet losing the 175s
Replies: 83
Views: 19421

Re: Confirmed: Trans States Shutting Down & ExpressJet losing the 175s

That seems strange... Didn't Expressjet just introduce the E175 into it's fleet within the last year or so... Why would an airline lose a fleet type... That's a lot of capital to lay down or in this case waste for a new fleet and then lose it... Was it performance??? Anyone out there with any more ...

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by Scarebus34
Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Trans States Shutting Down & ExpressJet losing the 175s
Replies: 83
Views: 19421

Re: Rumor: Trans States Shutting Down & ExpressJet losing the 175s

I would still think you will need the TransStates Pilots. No layoffs Well, at this point any AX pilot who isn't planning on retiring by the end of the year would have to be putting in applications with anyone hiring. You'd think, if they're smart, they'd offer a flow to GoJet to any pilot willing t...

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Ishrion wrote:
Is this really a rumor? Here’s a link to the memo saying they’re shutting down:

https://www.avm-mag.com/trans-states-ai ... d-of-2020/

No it's not a rumor - not sure why the thread states it as such.

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by Scarebus34
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

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

United has set the Max return to service date as 9/4. So they've removed them from the schedule to Labor Day weekend. This is smart as they can plan their summer schedule with some degree of certainty based on their existing assets. If the Max starts flying again in May (for example) then they stil...

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by Scarebus34
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2608
Views: 471509

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

United has set the Max return to service date as 9/4.

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by Scarebus34
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit system outage
Replies: 3
Views: 893

Re: Spirit system outage

System is back up. Total outage around 2 hours.

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by Scarebus34
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit system outage
Replies: 3
Views: 893

Spirit system outage

Spirit is currently experiencing an outage. Unable to check-in passengers or print bag tags. FIDS and GIDS also down. App not working either. They are attempting to revert to manual processes but it’s not working out too well.

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by Scarebus34
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC MAD-YYZ: major damage to landing gear and engine on takeoff - circling MAD airspace
Replies: 140
Views: 30285

Re: AC MAD-YYZ: major damage to landing gear and engine on takeoff - circling MAD airspace

BOAC1966 wrote:
Leaving hold for approach?

Does appear to be on arrival...

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by Scarebus34
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC MAD-YYZ: major damage to landing gear and engine on takeoff - circling MAD airspace
Replies: 140
Views: 30285

Re: AC MAD-YYZ: major damage to landing gear and engine on takeoff - circling MAD airspace

From FR24 Twitter page: "Due to an extreme spike in traffic following #AC837, we are experiencing service issues. We are working on those issues at the moment and hope to have them resolved as soon possible." https://twitter.com/flightradar24/status/1224387529329254401?s=21 FR24 mobile ap...

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by Scarebus34
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Airlines SFO to DEL
Replies: 28
Views: 4463

Re: United Airlines SFO to DEL

This is not true. The pilots don’t carry extra contingency fuel for this route more than any other... Okay why don't you pull up the releases since October 2019 for flights UA82 and UA48, and also the release since December for UA104 and compare the release to the post arrival event reports, then c...

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by Scarebus34
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Airlines SFO to DEL
Replies: 28
Views: 4463

Re: United Airlines SFO to DEL

I asked in the UA thread and jayunited told me that for India flights due to Indias proximity to hostile or dangerous regimes (Iran, Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq) the pilots like extra contingency fuel in case the flight needs to divert. So it makes even the B789 not enough range to do SFO-BOM but SFO-...

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by Scarebus34
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211146

Re: United announces China capacity reductions

I know what UA has publicly stated but behind the scenes here at Willis Tower they are talking about a possible FULL suspension of all UA flights to China and Hong Kong till March if the situation continues to get worse. UA is continuing to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...

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