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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:54 am

I wonder how long/when we might see a CRJ200/E35/45 in the new livery. Unfortunately the transfers between regionals don’t require full repaintings and instead just change the regional logo by the door.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:44 am

If I’m not mistaken, there are a total of 12 UA mainline aircraft in the new livery, including those in paint right now (and excluding the MAXs):

7 738s
2 A320s
1 A319
2 757s
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:50 am

avi8 wrote:
If I’m not mistaken, there are a total of 12 UA mainline aircraft in the new livery, including those in paint right now (and excluding the MAXs):

7 738s
2 A320s
1 A319
2 757s


The 2 757s are in a special livery not the new livery, tho there are elements of the new livery incorporated.
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:52 am

CONTACREW wrote:
avi8 wrote:
If I’m not mistaken, there are a total of 12 UA mainline aircraft in the new livery, including those in paint right now (and excluding the MAXs):

7 738s
2 A320s
1 A319
2 757s


The 2 757s are in a special livery not the new livery, tho there are elements of the new livery incorporated.


Special livery with the basis being the new livery. It counts, look at the tail and the font.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:25 am

Numbers are correct and details are here (3 tabs on the sheet for NB, WB, Express):
https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfle ... n-progress
7 738s
2 A320s
1 A319
2 757s
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:28 pm

ocaviation wrote:
calpsafltskeds wrote:
319:
N826UA sked to exit LCQ 2749/18Oct in new 12F config.

738:
N36272 sked to enter AMA 2751/17Oct for new livery


Any possibility of one of these 738s going in for the Star Wars livery one day?

Presuming timing with the movie release best guess is late November/early December. Given it will be a 738 it’s possible the plane will just come out of the paint hanger with no advanced notice.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:56 pm

319 new 12F/36E+/78Y configuration - good news - SFO has been doing 12F re-configurations as well as LCQ:
N804UA SFO 9/12-23, 11days
N805UA SFO 9/23-30, 7 days
N806UA SFO 9/30-10/6, 6 days
N817UA SFO 10/9-13, 4 days
N819UA SFO 10/12-19, sked 7 days
So, 11 of 68 now completed
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:11 pm

Anyone have a photo of the 320?
 
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:28 pm

Looks really sharp on the A320.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:59 pm

Does anyone have an update on the new “domestic Polaris” seat, or whatever it will be called, for transcon flights? They were in development for a portion of the 737max10s to replace the 757s on transcon, but I wonder if they could be used for those 4 77Es that are going to be converted to domestic operations.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:24 pm

unitedewr737 wrote:
Does anyone have an update on the new “domestic Polaris” seat, or whatever it will be called, for transcon flights? They were in development for a portion of the 737max10s to replace the 757s on transcon, but I wonder if they could be used for those 4 77Es that are going to be converted to domestic operations.


There's already a Polaris seat for 777s, but I'm not certain the soon-to-be domestic 77Es will get it.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:45 pm

calpsafltskeds wrote:


Looks better than any other aircraft to wear the new livery thus far.

77H
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 9:38 pm

LGeneReese wrote:
ocaviation wrote:
calpsafltskeds wrote:
319:
N826UA sked to exit LCQ 2749/18Oct in new 12F config.

738:
N36272 sked to enter AMA 2751/17Oct for new livery


Any possibility of one of these 738s going in for the Star Wars livery one day?

Presuming timing with the movie release best guess is late November/early December. Given it will be a 738 it’s possible the plane will just come out of the paint hanger with no advanced notice.


Saw on another site that a UA738 was ferried to AMA either Thursday or Friday for the Star Wars scheme. So we'll see it in about 2 weeks (I'm allowing a little extra time for the one-off nature of this paint job)?
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:16 pm

FlyHossD wrote:
LGeneReese wrote:
ocaviation wrote:

Any possibility of one of these 738s going in for the Star Wars livery one day?

Presuming timing with the movie release best guess is late November/early December. Given it will be a 738 it’s possible the plane will just come out of the paint hanger with no advanced notice.


Saw on another site that a UA738 was ferried to AMA either Thursday or Friday for the Star Wars scheme. So we'll see it in about 2 weeks (I'm allowing a little extra time for the one-off nature of this paint job)?


I think you are correct. Aircraft N36272 (0272), 737-824 is in AMA for a "special livery." Return to service date is scheduled for November 3 at 17:00
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:28 am

adamblang wrote:
I don't know when this went live and it's just an illustration but each type in the UA fleet is depicted in the new livery here:

https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/tr ... fleet.html


Thank goodness! The larger and therefore longer aircraft crate better balance for the new livery. With the additional space between large elements: UNITED branding, Tail, blue Engines and lowered wavy line don’t fight each other as much as a smaller 737 or A319 where all the large elements are too close together, and visually fight for your eye.

Each time I read that another narrow body (usually an A319 or A320) and now that I’m up to speed on the new interiors for the 752’s- I am still totally bewildered that UA is not changing the First Class seat on the 737-800! I realize they have a very large fleet of 737-800s, and thus replacing all the First Class seats wouldn’t be cheap, but I have read that CO (at the time) couldn’t afford better quality F seats, but the inexpensive ones flying today really S**K! - as well as inconsistent. The 737-900 also, but while inconsistent do have a far more comfortable seat.

I’m thrilled to bits over reading about the refurbished 752’s. When will that program start? It is SO BADLY NEEDED!
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:39 am

adamblang wrote:
I don't know when this went live and it's just an illustration but each type in the UA fleet is depicted in the new livery here:

https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/tr ... fleet.html


Wow... that page looks like Internet 1995.
Planes look worse there than in person; low res, and only 2 colors of blue (must be hard to get that gradient right).
Granted, that's kinda how they look in person. This livery SCREAMS for another color somewhere.
Either that, or they should change the safety video soundtrack to Eiffel 65's I'M BLUE, DABADEE DABADAI!
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:53 pm

VC10er wrote:
adamblang wrote:
I don't know when this went live and it's just an illustration but each type in the UA fleet is depicted in the new livery here:

https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/tr ... fleet.html


Thank goodness! The larger and therefore longer aircraft crate better balance for the new livery. With the additional space between large elements: UNITED branding, Tail, blue Engines and lowered wavy line don’t fight each other as much as a smaller 737 or A319 where all the large elements are too close together, and visually fight for your eye.

Each time I read that another narrow body (usually an A319 or A320) and now that I’m up to speed on the new interiors for the 752’s- I am still totally bewildered that UA is not changing the First Class seat on the 737-800! I realize they have a very large fleet of 737-800s, and thus replacing all the First Class seats wouldn’t be cheap, but I have read that CO (at the time) couldn’t afford better quality F seats, but the inexpensive ones flying today really S**K! - as well as inconsistent. The 737-900 also, but while inconsistent do have a far more comfortable seat.

I’m thrilled to bits over reading about the refurbished 752’s. When will that program start? It is SO BADLY NEEDED!

It may already have. N17105 does show to have the new configuration.... but does it have the complete interior‘S’ package is the question. If not then N17104 most likely will.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:46 pm

More 550 routes announced.

https://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/new ... e-crj.html

Last week, United said the plane under the United Express regional banner would fly 15 routes from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Now, United is adding CRJ 550 routes from its hubs at Newark Liberty International Airport and Dulles International Airport, as well.

Beginning March 5, United will fly the 550 on newly announced routes between O’Hare and both Louisville, Kentucky, and Toronto, Canada, as well as from Newark to Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Syracuse, New York. Then, beginning March 29, the 550 will fly from Dulles to St. Louis.

Tickets for all the additional CRJ 550 routes will go on sale Saturday, United said.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:39 pm

77H wrote:
calpsafltskeds wrote:


Looks better than any other aircraft to wear the new livery thus far.

77H


Agree 100%
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:00 pm

LGeneReese wrote:
VC10er wrote:
adamblang wrote:
I don't know when this went live and it's just an illustration but each type in the UA fleet is depicted in the new livery here:

https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/tr ... fleet.html


Thank goodness! The larger and therefore longer aircraft crate better balance for the new livery. With the additional space between large elements: UNITED branding, Tail, blue Engines and lowered wavy line don’t fight each other as much as a smaller 737 or A319 where all the large elements are too close together, and visually fight for your eye.

Each time I read that another narrow body (usually an A319 or A320) and now that I’m up to speed on the new interiors for the 752’s- I am still totally bewildered that UA is not changing the First Class seat on the 737-800! I realize they have a very large fleet of 737-800s, and thus replacing all the First Class seats wouldn’t be cheap, but I have read that CO (at the time) couldn’t afford better quality F seats, but the inexpensive ones flying today really S**K! - as well as inconsistent. The 737-900 also, but while inconsistent do have a far more comfortable seat.

I’m thrilled to bits over reading about the refurbished 752’s. When will that program start? It is SO BADLY NEEDED!

It may already have. N17105 does show to have the new configuration.... but does it have the complete interior‘S’ package is the question. If not then N17104 most likely will.


Yes A/C 105 has the new interior.
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:35 pm

CONTACREW wrote:
LGeneReese wrote:
VC10er wrote:

Thank goodness! The larger and therefore longer aircraft crate better balance for the new livery. With the additional space between large elements: UNITED branding, Tail, blue Engines and lowered wavy line don’t fight each other as much as a smaller 737 or A319 where all the large elements are too close together, and visually fight for your eye.

Each time I read that another narrow body (usually an A319 or A320) and now that I’m up to speed on the new interiors for the 752’s- I am still totally bewildered that UA is not changing the First Class seat on the 737-800! I realize they have a very large fleet of 737-800s, and thus replacing all the First Class seats wouldn’t be cheap, but I have read that CO (at the time) couldn’t afford better quality F seats, but the inexpensive ones flying today really S**K! - as well as inconsistent. The 737-900 also, but while inconsistent do have a far more comfortable seat.

I’m thrilled to bits over reading about the refurbished 752’s. When will that program start? It is SO BADLY NEEDED!

It may already have. N17105 does show to have the new configuration.... but does it have the complete interior‘S’ package is the question. If not then N17104 most likely will.


Yes A/C 105 has the new interior.


New 752 interior? Are there pics? It is so long overdue! Yet the 752 is so dominant on Tanscons, and some TATL routes, their current state is SO bad compared to the competition and even within the United fleet today (they are even yet to be refurbished 772s and 767’z and 787s!)
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:51 pm

VC10er wrote:
CONTACREW wrote:
LGeneReese wrote:
It may already have. N17105 does show to have the new configuration.... but does it have the complete interior‘S’ package is the question. If not then N17104 most likely will.


Yes A/C 105 has the new interior.


New 752 interior? Are there pics? It is so long overdue! Yet the 752 is so dominant on Tanscons, and some TATL routes, their current state is SO bad compared to the competition and even within the United fleet today (they are even yet to be refurbished 772s and 767’z and 787s!)

Look at page 49, reply #2446 for the full list of the 75S updates.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:59 pm

CALTECH wrote:
"Cabin:
➢ Existing Diamond seats in Polaris cabin refreshed with new dress covers, new “unibrow” video bezels and new monitors.
➢ New Collins Meridian seats in Economy and Economy Plus with leather dress covers.
➢ New carpet and curtains throughout.
➢ In-seat power (ISP) throughout the cabin with aft facing outlets in Economy."

"Lavatories:
➢ Interior and exterior of lavatories refreshed with new United décor featuring:
➢ New one-piece floor pan.
➢ New sink deck and backsplash.
➢ Interior LED lighting."

"Galleys:
➢ All galleys are refreshed with new United décor.
➢ New galley area flooring.
➢ United branding panel and Polaris brand plaque installed on G1B Galley."

"IFE
➢ New Panasonic Crew Terminal for IFE and GCS (Wi-Fi) near Door 1L is equipped with load ports and IFE/GCS switches.
➢ IFE ▪ IFE system upgraded from Panasonic eFx to eX1 system ▪ Updated passenger seatback interactive (Interactive 3.0) ▪

******* Flight Deck Audio feature added (Channel 9) ********
>>>>>>>>>> ➢ GCS ▪ Gate-to-Gate Phase 3 added ▪ Backlit GCS Broadband Comm switch and Observer Audio Entertainment (Channel 9) switch added to P5 panel" <<<<<<<<<<<<<

"Door 2R:
➢ Closet removed and replaced with new windscreen equipped with Economy Plus brand plaque and safety video monitor."

"Flight Attendant Seats
➢ New cushions and covers.
➢ New bumpers and rubstrips.
➢ New, longer restraints to match new décor."

Or I could just repost it I guess...
 
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Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:43 am

I saw the list and it sounds great (although unsure about a unibrow) - it seemed as if 1 752 was done already based on a post here. I could have misunderstood!
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:12 am

calpsafltskeds wrote:
319 new 12F/36E+/78Y configuration - good news - SFO has been doing 12F re-configurations as well as LCQ:
N804UA SFO 9/12-23, 11days
N805UA SFO 9/23-30, 7 days
N806UA SFO 9/30-10/6, 6 days
N817UA SFO 10/9-13, 4 days
N819UA SFO 10/12-19, sked 7 days
So, 11 of 68 now completed


Wow, looks like they're getting faster with each frame. Great to see UA keeping some of the work in-house. The faster they get these 650+ F class seats in the air, the better.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:20 am

On https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mpOJRZKCuPEe56kNZbdY0tssvQmlOy4aBXldjHoPrn4/edit#gid=1358414570 it shows that United has a total of 14 787-8s, but only 12 of them are "A/C to Get Polaris". What is happening (or not) with the other two 787--8s?
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:55 pm

quiet1 wrote:
On https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mpOJRZKCuPEe56kNZbdY0tssvQmlOy4aBXldjHoPrn4/edit#gid=1358414570 it shows that United has a total of 14 787-8s, but only 12 of them are "A/C to Get Polaris". What is happening (or not) with the other two 787--8s?



United does not have 14 788s in our fleet we only have 12. The link you provided takes people to a public cite that has no connection to UA. The cite provides great information that otherwise the public wouldn't know but the 14 788s is a fat finger mistake on who ever maintains that cite. UA only has 12 788s nose numbers 901-10 and 912, 913. There is no nose number 911 for obvious reasons.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:26 pm

quiet1 wrote:
On https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mpOJRZKCuPEe56kNZbdY0tssvQmlOy4aBXldjHoPrn4/edit#gid=1358414570 it shows that United has a total of 14 787-8s, but only 12 of them are "A/C to Get Polaris". What is happening (or not) with the other two 787--8s?

Thanks for picking up the error. It was a formula in the spreadsheet that should have just had the number 12. I also found a couple more errors to fix. I believe it's correct now and is definitely up to date. Thanks for using the Fleet Site and I encourage anyone to forward any mistakes they might see.
As for the content of the Fleet Site all information is publicly availabile (or estimated/revealed from those on this and other threads) - it's the tabulation of that information that I don't think is available anywhere else in one place.
 
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Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:25 pm

calpsafltskeds wrote:
quiet1 wrote:
On https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mpOJRZKCuPEe56kNZbdY0tssvQmlOy4aBXldjHoPrn4/edit#gid=1358414570 it shows that United has a total of 14 787-8s, but only 12 of them are "A/C to Get Polaris". What is happening (or not) with the other two 787--8s?

Thanks for picking up the error. It was a formula in the spreadsheet that should have just had the number 12. I also found a couple more errors to fix. I believe it's correct now and is definitely up to date. Thanks for using the Fleet Site and I encourage anyone to forward any mistakes they might see.
As for the content of the Fleet Site all information is publicly availabile (or estimated/revealed from those on this and other threads) - it's the tabulation of that information that I don't think is available anywhere else in one place.

It is bound to happen at some point, given how long you have been working on it. Thanks for putting it all together for us!
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:34 pm

+1 what @cosyr said!
 
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Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:41 pm

The fleet updates, fleet status, and repaint status posts at the start of this thread have been updated.

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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:17 pm

VC10er wrote:
adamblang wrote:
I don't know when this went live and it's just an illustration but each type in the UA fleet is depicted in the new livery here:

https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/tr ... fleet.html


Thank goodness! The larger and therefore longer aircraft crate better balance for the new livery. With the additional space between large elements: UNITED branding, Tail, blue Engines and lowered wavy line don’t fight each other as much as a smaller 737 or A319 where all the large elements are too close together, and visually fight for your eye.

Each time I read that another narrow body (usually an A319 or A320) and now that I’m up to speed on the new interiors for the 752’s- I am still totally bewildered that UA is not changing the First Class seat on the 737-800! I realize they have a very large fleet of 737-800s, and thus replacing all the First Class seats wouldn’t be cheap, but I have read that CO (at the time) couldn’t afford better quality F seats, but the inexpensive ones flying today really S**K! - as well as inconsistent. The 737-900 also, but while inconsistent do have a far more comfortable seat.

I’m thrilled to bits over reading about the refurbished 752’s. When will that program start? It is SO BADLY NEEDED!


I've flown on a number of 738/739 in F, and they are extremely uncomfortable......very little cushion and back support. UA needs to change those F seats ASAP!
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:37 pm

xxcr wrote:
VC10er wrote:
adamblang wrote:
I don't know when this went live and it's just an illustration but each type in the UA fleet is depicted in the new livery here:

https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/tr ... fleet.html


Thank goodness! The larger and therefore longer aircraft crate better balance for the new livery. With the additional space between large elements: UNITED branding, Tail, blue Engines and lowered wavy line don’t fight each other as much as a smaller 737 or A319 where all the large elements are too close together, and visually fight for your eye.

Each time I read that another narrow body (usually an A319 or A320) and now that I’m up to speed on the new interiors for the 752’s- I am still totally bewildered that UA is not changing the First Class seat on the 737-800! I realize they have a very large fleet of 737-800s, and thus replacing all the First Class seats wouldn’t be cheap, but I have read that CO (at the time) couldn’t afford better quality F seats, but the inexpensive ones flying today really S**K! - as well as inconsistent. The 737-900 also, but while inconsistent do have a far more comfortable seat.

I’m thrilled to bits over reading about the refurbished 752’s. When will that program start? It is SO BADLY NEEDED!


I've flown on a number of 738/739 in F, and they are extremely uncomfortable......very little cushion and back support. UA needs to change those F seats ASAP!


It’s awesome that the 752s are getting some love, but I just got off a PS config bird and was actually genuinely quite impressed at the condition of the J cabin (having read on here how tired the 752s are getting!).

Those 738s though, my goodness. Power sockets broken, recliner broken (wouldn’t stay upright), wifi broken, looking forward to them getting shined up a bit!
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:51 pm

Benni228 wrote:
xxcr wrote:
VC10er wrote:

Thank goodness! The larger and therefore longer aircraft crate better balance for the new livery. With the additional space between large elements: UNITED branding, Tail, blue Engines and lowered wavy line don’t fight each other as much as a smaller 737 or A319 where all the large elements are too close together, and visually fight for your eye.

Each time I read that another narrow body (usually an A319 or A320) and now that I’m up to speed on the new interiors for the 752’s- I am still totally bewildered that UA is not changing the First Class seat on the 737-800! I realize they have a very large fleet of 737-800s, and thus replacing all the First Class seats wouldn’t be cheap, but I have read that CO (at the time) couldn’t afford better quality F seats, but the inexpensive ones flying today really S**K! - as well as inconsistent. The 737-900 also, but while inconsistent do have a far more comfortable seat.

I’m thrilled to bits over reading about the refurbished 752’s. When will that program start? It is SO BADLY NEEDED!


I've flown on a number of 738/739 in F, and they are extremely uncomfortable......very little cushion and back support. UA needs to change those F seats ASAP!


It’s awesome that the 752s are getting some love, but I just got off a PS config bird and was actually genuinely quite impressed at the condition of the J cabin (having read on here how tired the 752s are getting!).

Those 738s though, my goodness. Power sockets broken, recliner broken (wouldn’t stay upright), wifi broken, looking forward to them getting shined up a bit!


The 28J 75K fleet has interiors about 4-5 years newer than the 75B fleet, so that’s not a major surprise. Your experience is consistent with mine on these aircraft.
 
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:58 pm

KVH68 wrote:
FlyHossD wrote:
LGeneReese wrote:
Presuming timing with the movie release best guess is late November/early December. Given it will be a 738 it’s possible the plane will just come out of the paint hanger with no advanced notice.


Saw on another site that a UA738 was ferried to AMA either Thursday or Friday for the Star Wars scheme. So we'll see it in about 2 weeks (I'm allowing a little extra time for the one-off nature of this paint job)?


I think you are correct. Aircraft N36272 (0272), 737-824 is in AMA for a "special livery." Return to service date is scheduled for November 3 at 17:00


Great guess.....

737 AIRCRAFT 0272 737-800 EXTERIOR PAINT STAR WARS EPISODE IX -R-ETR 17:00/11-03

Exterior Drawings looks great, though it looks like N13248 was in the Exterior Paint Drawing originally..

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That is going to be one sharp looking airplane. Can’t wait to see it!
 
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Ohhhhh, too soon. :duck: :wave:
 
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:02 am

Very convenient to return the Star Wars airplane back to service at 5PM local. They can fly the aircraft under the cover of darkness to one of the hub for unveiling. LAX?
 
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:49 pm

319:
N828UA sked to exit SFO 1106/25Oct in 12F config. (12th complete)

763:
N666UA entered MCO 2778/19Oct, exited 2753/21Oct

764:
N59053 sked to exit HKG maint 2760/24Oct
 
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:35 pm

calpsafltskeds wrote:
319:
N828UA sked to exit SFO 1106/25Oct in 12F config. (12th complete)

763:
N666UA entered MCO 2778/19Oct, exited 2753/21Oct

764:
N59053 sked to exit HKG maint 2760/24Oct


they are moving quick with the Airbus F retrofit. what about the A320's? they are adding an additional 4 seats for a total of 16 seats?
 
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:56 pm

CALTECH wrote:
KVH68 wrote:
FlyHossD wrote:

Saw on another site that a UA738 was ferried to AMA either Thursday or Friday for the Star Wars scheme. So we'll see it in about 2 weeks (I'm allowing a little extra time for the one-off nature of this paint job)?


I think you are correct. Aircraft N36272 (0272), 737-824 is in AMA for a "special livery." Return to service date is scheduled for November 3 at 17:00


Great guess.....

737 AIRCRAFT 0272 737-800 EXTERIOR PAINT STAR WARS EPISODE IX -R-ETR 17:00/11-03

Exterior Drawings looks great, though it looks like N13248 was in the Exterior Paint Drawing originally..

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I absolutely LOVE the STAR WARS liveries. Not only do they celebrate the amazing STAR WARS phenomenon, yet stand alone, for people not into STAR WARS and may not "get it" still, they make for a beautiful airplane. However unlike the Millennium Falcon, when Luke enter's the First cabin is when he will exclaim "what a piece of junk"-- I wish they had chosen a 767 or 787!

(and as a total geek: STAR WARS special liveries have been done before, I thing a STAR TREK USS UNITED starship would look awesome. Their identity on the tail is even what is on the Enterprise view screen when Sulu establishes a "standard orbit" - or a big STAR TREK insignia. Live long and prosper.
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Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:07 pm

Any idea whats going to be unveiled at The United Flight Plan 2020 event? New flatbeds for the 73M10? Free WiFi? More seatback tvs?
 
 
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:13 pm

I'm hearing N2749 the next 77W due to be delivered in the second half of November might, might be delayed till the first week of December do to supply issues. Hearing seat manufacture Zodiac might be experiencing some issues keeping up with demand. Right now UA has 2 763s, 5 77Es, and 1 788, in modification. The first 789 goes in for modification next month and the final 3 PW 77Es will in modification before years end. UA also is schedule to take delivery of 2 77Ws this year, one in November and another in December while also taking delivery of 2 78Js in the second half of December. That is a lot of Polaris seats Zodiac has manufacture while not sacrificing quality.

From what I'm hearing the problem is not nearly as bad as it was in 2017 but there could be a 2 maybe 2.5 week delay in delivery of N2749 awaiting Polaris seats.
 
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:15 pm

jayunited wrote:
I'm hearing N2749 the next 77W due to be delivered in the second half of November might, might be delayed till the first week of December do to supply issues. Hearing seat manufacture Zodiac might be experiencing some issues keeping up with demand. Right now UA has 2 763s, 5 77Es, and 1 788, in modification. The first 789 goes in for modification next month and the final 3 PW 77Es will in modification before years end. UA also is schedule to take delivery of 2 77Ws this year, one in November and another in December while also taking delivery of 2 78Js in the second half of December. That is a lot of Polaris seats Zodiac has manufacture while not sacrificing quality.

From what I'm hearing the problem is not nearly as bad as it was in 2017 but there could be a 2 maybe 2.5 week delay in delivery of N2749.


Im sure Zodiac learned from the first delay! United has been super aggressive with the retrofits!!
 
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:16 pm

xxcr wrote:
calpsafltskeds wrote:
319:
N828UA sked to exit SFO 1106/25Oct in 12F config. (12th complete)

763:
N666UA entered MCO 2778/19Oct, exited 2753/21Oct

764:
N59053 sked to exit HKG maint 2760/24Oct


they are moving quick with the Airbus F retrofit. what about the A320's? they are adding an additional 4 seats for a total of 16 seats?

Affirmative. It’s an obvious safe bet that work will follow immediately after the 319 is completed.
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:19 pm

Quick question: does United have power at the seat in ECONOMY on the A320 fleet? My friend just boarded to come up to EWR and he texted me that there was no power anywhere, no pay TV. I cannot imagine that ANY seat today on any airline does not have power even in economy (I admit I very rarely fly regular economy unless it's a 1 or 2 hour flight. On UA I will usually be in E+ or First, because I mostly fly much longer domestic flights or international) but I am astonished that the seats on a A319 or A320 look new (and are either brand new, or close to new) and would not have power?

Is this a UA issue or typical?
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:38 pm

VC10er wrote:
Quick question: does United have power at the seat in ECONOMY on the A320 fleet? My friend just boarded to come up to EWR and he texted me that there was no power anywhere, no pay TV. I cannot imagine that ANY seat today on any airline does not have power even in economy (I admit I very rarely fly regular economy unless it's a 1 or 2 hour flight. On UA I will usually be in E+ or First, because I mostly fly much longer domestic flights or international) but I am astonished that the seats on a A319 or A320 look new (and are either brand new, or close to new) and would not have power?

Is this a UA issue or typical?



All of the Boeing planes in the UA fleet have power in Y, the same cannot be said about the Airbus fleet which is a hit and miss.....

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