Talk about DL's hub at SLC, UAL basically had that captive audience at CLE but it was gutted by Smisek and Co. Way dumb, it was a price controlled local market. A little surprised at some of the stats: I had no idea UA was that much more captive at 79% over 65.5% (falling) at EWR. That likely means ...Jump to post
Anytime I've flown American over the last few years as one offs, they've been fine. If not, pleasant compared to my experiences with United. I just hope they don't yank out IFE in the next few years.Jump to post
The major concentration of Polish people in the USA are around the three largest cities in the USA. I don’t see how this makes economic sense. At best, I could see a seasonal JFK-WAW service on a B764 or A332. But would that cannibalize connections on OK to WAW from PRG? BTW, LOT had leased short-t...Jump to post
I would say you are right with the SkyWest thing. They have dominated west of Denver for quite some time and have continued East. Back in the day, CoEx (now ExpressJet) was the launch customer for the ERJ and was the largest operator of the type. They did make it out to ONT and RNO etc. during the ...Jump to post
miaami wrote:Why do the 767s operating at DL and UA have such better reliability than those at AA?
Still wondering about those oddball 2-class 763s that got retrofitted ahead of Polaris that are old. Why put the work in to convert only to retire? They'll probably fly them until they hit cycle limits or go domestic PS. The seven ‘92-93 builds will not be Polaris-ed. The others are all ‘98-01. It’...Jump to post
Wow lot's of hate for the AA 763 on this thread. Com'on, they're not that bad. Y interiors got a refresh with new seat covers and whatnot. I think AA is spoiled is just used to having new Airbuses delivered on a weekly basis to them these days. Recall they even sold off a 2002 built 757 recently an...Jump to post
Wow lot's of hate for the AA 763 on this thread. Com'on, they're not that bad. Y interiors got a refresh with new seat covers and whatnot. I think AA is spoiled is just used to having new Airbuses delivered on a weekly basis to them these days. Recall they even sold off a 2002 built 757 recently and...Jump to post
The airport is a blessing, otherwise Newark would only be known as the carjacking and chop shop capital of the U.S. I've had more fun at McGovern's bar in Newark than I've had at EWR. Of course the bars at EWR are fun...and nobody has a gun...except sky marshalls. Yeah, you are right, stick to McGo...Jump to post
Is El Paso a hot and high city? I've noticed DL asked this a lot at ATL when deplaning. ELP sits at 3,961.6 feet above sea level. And it's definitely hot there this time of year. I suppose that elevation can be considered high? Higher than I thought! DEN is over 5K and SLC is 4K and both are consid...Jump to post
Confuscius wrote:enilria wrote:If it weren't for the airport, I wager nobody would have heard of Newark.
The airport is a blessing, otherwise Newark would only be known as the carjacking and chop shop capital of the U.S.
As I understand now, the 7 1992/1993 build 2-cabin 763s will be retired eventually and are not planned for new Polaris interiors. The other 14 (1998+ deliveries) will be high-J (46J) along with the 3 ex-HA birds, for a total of 17. Ultimately there will also be 14 763 in the 30J Polaris configurati...Jump to post
Star Alliance is the short answer. Historically they've only been really able to make DFW-FRA work.Jump to post
So...following this now... I was originally lead to believe that for the 767-300's... The 2 Class 763 (Pre Polaris) were NOT going to be refitted and going to be retired or something...and the 3 Class 767-300 would get Polaris.. Now...is it going to be 2 Class 763 is going to the High J, Low Densit...Jump to post
FCO was flown from EWR with CO on DC 10s. Did it ever end? It did as UA a few years ago when it became seasonal. I think it was on a sUA 777. EWR-IST was also on a sUA 763 a few years back and got cancelled. EWR-PRG is probably in response to AA's success on PHL-PRG. I wouldn't be surprised if UA o...Jump to post
That must be one of the largest aircraft types to land at BTV. Largest right now is FedEx with 757s.
It should be noted that BTV has been getting more love lately. Currently there's a daily 738 to EWR on UA and a daily 73G or 319 on DL to ATL.
Under impression the 764 will get Polaris but no idea about the timeline much like the 787s. In the past life at CO some have been used exclusively for HI routes. Wouldn't be surprised if the timeline got pushed out and they end up back on domestic routes. The 787s should start sometime in Q3 next ...Jump to post
I just landed at EWR, I had to walk the length of the entire 3rd Y shaped concourse and saw one 764 after another boarding for European destinations. I know this has been discussed many times before but I’m not sure I ever read about a final decision. What is UA going to do with these rare birds th...Jump to post
I am actually curious as to how AA plans on serving DBV on the days its' flight does not operate. BA only serves DBV from LGW which makes their flight essentially useless for NA and IB's flights only connect to the TATL bank in one direction. It would hurt their loads if pax could only travel on th...Jump to post
I would think the natural would be SFO-BLR. This would join the two tech centers as opposed EWR. The co people running UA need to realize the world doesnt rise n set with EWR. New Jersey has a huge Inidan American population, There are five daily flights from EWR to India, UA DEL, BOM AI DEL, BOM, ...Jump to post
I'm not sure that United Coast ever existed as a brand...a blogger posted "It would seem that United Airlines has decided to launch something new, but in name only. A source with direct knowledge of the change has informed us that United is going to be launching a new product in a few weeks ca...Jump to post
Damn these are insane additions especially with Croatia service. PHL must be an ATM for AA for them to launch these routes. I am actually curious as to how AA plans on serving DBV on the days its' flight does not operate. BA only serves DBV from LGW which makes their flight essentially useless for ...Jump to post
I don’t think the menus etc need to say “Polaris” on the 73J, but I don’t think it’s a good idea to have too many sub-brand names either. United Polaris and United First seem to me to be enough- perhaps management will want to do something though to highlight the new 73J bed seat on domestic only t...Jump to post
I disagree; the Polaris experience absolutely should be extended to the transcon flights in order to make the product more consistent -- when you book J on UA, you should get Polaris. I wouldn't necessarily expect a Polaris arrival or departure lounge at BOS, just as I wouldn't expect it at DEL. Bu...Jump to post
I think many saw this coming from a mile away. The MAX 10 is the best option for UA to replace the P&W B752s since the MoM won't arrive in time. Somewhat. Some of those frames were from 1989-1990 but others are from the late 1990s which puts them on par with the Continental 757 fleet. Testing o...Jump to post
Damn these are insane additions especially with Croatia service. PHL must be an ATM for AA for them to launch these routes.Jump to post
I'd guess FRA but what about Scandinavia (seasonal markets only from EWR) like DEN-OSL or ARN?Jump to post
I had to chime in. Long time reader, first time poster. I believe USAir was very close to shutting down in 2004-2005. It was just under the radar, only investors and employees knew about it. The FLL focus city was the last shot at anything out of the box, which was beyond weird considering the LCC c...Jump to post