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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:45 pm

HNLSLCPDX wrote:
Yes.

Awesome! Do you have any examples of a route so I can try it out?
 
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:53 pm

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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:53 pm

Looking at FR24 right now there are 3 763s in the air, IAH-ORD, ORD-IAH, and DEN-ORD
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:54 pm

They are only regularly scheduled on positioning flights between hubs. Most likely to see them on IAH-ORD, ORD-EWR and EWR-IAH.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:57 pm

Thanks for the replies guys! Seems like they're flying the old config on the IAH-ORD legs which doesn't have those rest seats. Still researching
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:04 pm

In August the 763 is scheduled on EWR-IAH/LAX, IAH-ORD, all 1 roundtrip per day
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:10 pm

They run a 763ER EWR-LAX also.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:39 pm

I'm booked next week EWR-IAH with a 763 each way, so I've been watching the app each day to see the configurations. This week on that route has been a mix of the Hi-J Polaris 763 with the seating chart you posted above, and the previous 2-1-2 BF configuration. I don't know if the footrest seats are on all versions of the 763 (I'm guessing not), so not only would you have to catch the 763 on the route, but you'd have to catch the right aircraft. But all variants are showing up here and there on domestic runs, at least as long as TATL is mostly stopped, so you might be able to catch one.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:49 pm

So it appears that all the combinations are flying the old config which doesn’t offer the legrest seat. I looked at
EWR-LAX LAX-EWR
IAH-ORD ORD-IAH
EWR-IAH IAH-EWR

I wonder where the new config 763 is flying at all right now. Technically there are 3 configs. 2 are new with the rest seats, and 1 is the old config.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:49 pm

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Thanks for the replies guys! Seems like they're flying the old config on the IAH-ORD legs which doesn't have those rest seats. Still researching

All of the aircraft in this configuration are currently stored, and have been since late March. When they'll return to storage and where they'll operate is anyone's guess.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:57 pm

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wernerga3 wrote:
Thanks for the replies guys! Seems like they're flying the old config on the IAH-ORD legs which doesn't have those rest seats. Still researching

All of the aircraft in this configuration are currently stored, and have been since late March. When they'll return to storage and where they'll operate is anyone's guess.

Well that answers that! Looks like I’ll have to wait to see if there is a domestic flight when they come out of storage. Might get lucky with a repositioning flight.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:05 pm

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Well that answers that! Looks like I’ll have to wait to see if there is a domestic flight when they come out of storage. Might get lucky with a repositioning flight.

I have no inside knowledge on this, but I wouldn't anticipate this happening anytime soon. Given the grim outlook for business travel, this configuration may not even return to service, despite it being a new configuration. It's hard to imagine how it could be in any way profitable in the foreseeable future. If I were a betting man (which I'm not, so take this with a grain of salt), I would anticipate these aircraft being reconfigured into a more profitable configuration. It's possible they might even be retired completely. Delta just finished a multi million dollar overhaul of its 777 fleet at the beginning of the year, and now it appears they'll be gone before the end of the year. The conventional reasoning that an aircraft has just been retrofitted and therfore has a long life in the fleet seems to have gone out the window these days.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:20 pm

wernerga3 wrote:
atcsundevil wrote:
wernerga3 wrote:
Thanks for the replies guys! Seems like they're flying the old config on the IAH-ORD legs which doesn't have those rest seats. Still researching

All of the aircraft in this configuration are currently stored, and have been since late March. When they'll return to storage and where they'll operate is anyone's guess.

Well that answers that! Looks like I’ll have to wait to see if there is a domestic flight when they come out of storage. Might get lucky with a repositioning flight.


The only active High-J aircraft flying around is 6452 (N652UA) as she was getting her polaris mod done right when Covid19 hit the world. Keep an eye on her and her whereabouts as she does many hub-to-hub runs. IAH has most, if not all of the High-Js stored around the airport but i don't see them being brought back to service anytime soon
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:54 pm

redrooster3 wrote:
wernerga3 wrote:
atcsundevil wrote:
All of the aircraft in this configuration are currently stored, and have been since late March. When they'll return to storage and where they'll operate is anyone's guess.

Well that answers that! Looks like I’ll have to wait to see if there is a domestic flight when they come out of storage. Might get lucky with a repositioning flight.


The only active High-J aircraft flying around is 6452 (N652UA) as she was getting her polaris mod done right when Covid19 hit the world. Keep an eye on her and her whereabouts as she does many hub-to-hub runs. IAH has most, if not all of the High-Js stored around the airport but i don't see them being brought back to service anytime soon


Looks like she is planned to fly ORD-MCO in about 30min from now (6:30pm CT) as UA563
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:17 pm

FWIW, the high-J 763 fleet wasn't scheduled to operate domestic sectors even before COVID. It's just too premium-heavy for most (all?) domestic markets (I don't know if it could work on EWR-SFO/LAX in normal times, but I couldn't see UA scheduling it regularly on hub-to-hub repositioning flights).
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:22 pm

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Thanks for the replies guys! Seems like they're flying the old config on the IAH-ORD legs which doesn't have those rest seats. Still researching


Researching or trying to nail this down will prove to be futile because UA rotates the standard 30J configuration in and out of service to avoid expensive maintenance when an aircraft is stored. This applies to the 763 stored at ORD, IAH, IAD, and EWR only not the 763s stored at ROW. So there is a mixture of standard Polaris and Diamond equipped 763s flying around because they both have similar seating capacity.

As far as the high J's go (763 equipped with 46J and 22 PE), 99% of those are in storage. There is one a singular frame flying around which just went through Polaris/E modifications. It looks like UA will fly her domestically for a few round trips may put her in storage after August 10th. So your chances of flying on a high J 763 is slim to almost none during this crisis.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:44 pm

Interesting there is one still flying around for the next 10 days. The million dollar question is which route and when..
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:48 pm

The 763s with the expanded Polaris cabin and smaller economy section were rolled out for the EWR-LHR, EWR-ZRH, ORD-LHR routes, and were also planned for some East Coast to AMS (not sure if they were going to be operated on IAD-ZRH, or the IAD/EWR-GVA routes as well). There is one 767-300ER operating EWR-LAX rotations (there are 3 flights a day right now) but only one is a 763.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:51 pm

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So on the united 763, in the back left there are crew rest seats in coach with leg rests. They're only available to purchase on shorter non intl flights, but I am not aware of any flights they have with the 763 domestically. Does anyone know of any?

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I know they fly the 752, 753 and 772 domestically. But I haven't seen the 763 and really want to try out these interesting seats. The only seats in coach with leg rests.


All of the 767’s have these crew rest seats not just the high J 767’s. On any 767’s with the new Polaris seats they are always the last two rows on the A/B side and for the 767’s with the older CO Diamond seats they are in 16/17AB. The seats are usually not available on the seat map until 24-48 hours before departure. Used to wait and snatch them up anytime I was flying positive space domestically as they are super comfy! As was said they’re chiefly used on hub to hub flights to cycle frames around the system, but they sometimes do one off other domestic legs.
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:05 am

dc10co wrote:
wernerga3 wrote:
So on the united 763, in the back left there are crew rest seats in coach with leg rests. They're only available to purchase on shorter non intl flights, but I am not aware of any flights they have with the 763 domestically. Does anyone know of any?

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I know they fly the 752, 753 and 772 domestically. But I haven't seen the 763 and really want to try out these interesting seats. The only seats in coach with leg rests.


All of the 767’s have these crew rest seats not just the high J 767’s. On any 767’s with the new Polaris seats they are always the last two rows on the A/B side and for the 767’s with the older CO Diamond seats they are in 16/17AB. The seats are usually not available on the seat map until 24-48 hours before departure. Used to wait and snatch them up anytime I was flying positive space domestically as they are super comfy! As was said they’re chiefly used on hub to hub flights to cycle frames around the system, but they sometimes do one off other domestic legs.

On the diamond 763s, where the crew rest seats are 16/17 a/b, are these the older cloth economy seats, or are they all the updated leather ones?
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:23 am

I see on sat Aug 1st UA 1899 IAH-ORD 763 seems to have a Polaris first but no premium plus. Strange, because on the fleet site, this layout isn't shown. Is it still 16/17 A/B?

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Every other flight I looked up uses the old diamond setup.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:59 am

My gosh.

This plane is a large private jet.... so much room for themselves for a lot of people.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:14 am

Those seats are reminiscent of the legendary row 17 “super seat” on AA’s 763s. Those were repurposed old generation business class recliners also used for crew rest and sold as economy on flights under 8 hours.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:26 am

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I see on sat Aug 1st UA 1899 IAH-ORD 763 seems to have a Polaris first but no premium plus. Strange, because on the fleet site, this layout isn't shown. Is it still 16/17 A/B?

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Every other flight I looked up uses the old diamond setup.

The only 767’s with Premium Plus are the high J frames. There was no change in capacity or configuration when the Polaris mods occurred except for the crew rest seats getting moved to the back. For the seat map you referenced it would be the last two rows on the A/B side I believe it’s 41/42AB. The frames with the Diamond J seats I believe were all updated to the leather Y interior but I’m not 100% on that. If not the crew seat is identical though just with the old CO checkered blue fabric instead of the leather.
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:29 am

OB1504 wrote:
Those seats are reminiscent of the legendary row 17 “super seat” on AA’s 763s. Those were repurposed old generation business class recliners also used for crew rest and sold as economy on flights under 8 hours.

They are extremely reminiscent of the old AA J/domestic first seats and the recline/legrest controls even have the signature upside down comma shape that was ubiquitous at AA
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:57 am

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Those seats are reminiscent of the legendary row 17 “super seat” on AA’s 763s. Those were repurposed old generation business class recliners also used for crew rest and sold as economy on flights under 8 hours.



I was lucky enough to sit in row 17 twice. MIA-LAX and EWR-MIA. Was really nice having the one row private cabin.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:12 am

i miss flying on a the 767! one of my favorite planes! i flew on a 764 from EWR-SJU a few years back in J, and it so was so quiet and secluded. only downside to the 764.....lack of lavatories....only 5 lavs smh!!
 
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Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:13 am

wernerga3 wrote:
I see on sat Aug 1st UA 1899 IAH-ORD 763 seems to have a Polaris first but no premium plus. Strange, because on the fleet site, this layout isn't shown. Is it still 16/17 A/B?

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Every other flight I looked up uses the old diamond setup.


That's the 30 Polaris and 184 Y class configuration....ie the 76A It doesn't have a premium plus cabin and the crew rest seats are 40 & 41 AB. There are 14 of them in the fleet and they make up the bulk of the 767 fleet currently flying.
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:34 am

United is dropping ExpressJett. They’ll consolidate all of their E145 operations into CommutAir.
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:53 am

wernerga3 wrote:
dc10co wrote:
wernerga3 wrote:
So on the united 763, in the back left there are crew rest seats in coach with leg rests. They're only available to purchase on shorter non intl flights, but I am not aware of any flights they have with the 763 domestically. Does anyone know of any?

Image

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I know they fly the 752, 753 and 772 domestically. But I haven't seen the 763 and really want to try out these interesting seats. The only seats in coach with leg rests.


All of the 767’s have these crew rest seats not just the high J 767’s. On any 767’s with the new Polaris seats they are always the last two rows on the A/B side and for the 767’s with the older CO Diamond seats they are in 16/17AB. The seats are usually not available on the seat map until 24-48 hours before departure. Used to wait and snatch them up anytime I was flying positive space domestically as they are super comfy! As was said they’re chiefly used on hub to hub flights to cycle frames around the system, but they sometimes do one off other domestic legs.

On the diamond 763s, where the crew rest seats are 16/17 a/b, are these the older cloth economy seats, or are they all the updated leather ones?

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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:19 pm

xxcr wrote:
i miss flying on a the 767! one of my favorite planes! i flew on a 764 from EWR-SJU a few years back in J, and it so was so quiet and secluded. only downside to the 764.....lack of lavatories....only 5 lavs smh!!


The 767-400ER is a nice ride. Feels big, smooth ride. You're right, in CO, then UA configuration, there always seemed to be not enough lavs. The plane though is a hangar queen and at both CO and UA was known for triggering lengthy delays. Right now, all 16 are in storage and rumor has it, none of the UA 767-400s are coming back unless travel picks up meaningfully in 2021. They have not been "Polaris'd" and still sport the CO Business First seat though the Economy class cabin (there is no Premium Plus on the 764 at UA) was refurbished a while back with leather seats and updated AVOD.
 
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:21 pm

is United taking the rest of A319 pending from easyjet ? 18 listed
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:19 pm

United1 wrote:
wernerga3 wrote:
I see on sat Aug 1st UA 1899 IAH-ORD 763 seems to have a Polaris first but no premium plus. Strange, because on the fleet site, this layout isn't shown. Is it still 16/17 A/B?

Image


Every other flight I looked up uses the old diamond setup.


That's the 30 Polaris and 184 Y class configuration....ie the 76A It doesn't have a premium plus cabin and the crew rest seats are 40 & 41 AB. There are 14 of them in the fleet and they make up the bulk of the 767 fleet currently flying.


Thanks, I didn't even realize this was the 30/184, but you're right! Maybe I can jump on this one!


Edit: doesn't look like the seats are available. And on the chart there is no row 42 on the left but there is on the right. I'm guessing this has to do with the larger space for the crew rest seats on the left.
 
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:25 pm

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-unite ... 51493.html
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:50 pm

wernerga3 wrote:
United1 wrote:
wernerga3 wrote:
I see on sat Aug 1st UA 1899 IAH-ORD 763 seems to have a Polaris first but no premium plus. Strange, because on the fleet site, this layout isn't shown. Is it still 16/17 A/B?

Image


Every other flight I looked up uses the old diamond setup.


That's the 30 Polaris and 184 Y class configuration....ie the 76A It doesn't have a premium plus cabin and the crew rest seats are 40 & 41 AB. There are 14 of them in the fleet and they make up the bulk of the 767 fleet currently flying.


Thanks, I didn't even realize this was the 30/184, but you're right! Maybe I can jump on this one!


Edit: doesn't look like the seats are available. And on the chart there is no row 42 on the left but there is on the right. I'm guessing this has to do with the larger space for the crew rest seats on the left.


Either the seats have already been nabbed or, more likely, not released for assignment yet. 42 AB was removed on the left side to allow for additional pitch for the crew rest seats.
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:53 pm

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wernerga3 wrote:
United1 wrote:

That's the 30 Polaris and 184 Y class configuration....ie the 76A It doesn't have a premium plus cabin and the crew rest seats are 40 & 41 AB. There are 14 of them in the fleet and they make up the bulk of the 767 fleet currently flying.


Thanks, I didn't even realize this was the 30/184, but you're right! Maybe I can jump on this one!


Edit: doesn't look like the seats are available. And on the chart there is no row 42 on the left but there is on the right. I'm guessing this has to do with the larger space for the crew rest seats on the left.


Either the seats have already been nabbed or, more likely, not released for assignment yet. 42 AB was removed on the left side to allow for additional pitch for the crew rest seats.


They must have been taken. The plane is pretty full. All the Polaris seats are gone for example, and they were almost all available as of yesterday. And it leaves in about 24hrs.
 
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:42 pm

Scarebus34 wrote:
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-unite ... 51493.html


Nice to see, but still so curious as to who is flying on these routes on a day-to-day basis. I guess there is a certain amount of VFR, and the cargo still flows, but man these are going to be some real dogs of flights in terms of LF and yield you have to imagine.
 
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:53 pm

dmstorm22 wrote:
Scarebus34 wrote:
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-unite ... 51493.html


Nice to see, but still so curious as to who is flying on these routes on a day-to-day basis. I guess there is a certain amount of VFR, and the cargo still flows, but man these are going to be some real dogs of flights in terms of LF and yield you have to imagine.


United is already flying cargo on all these routes with no passengers. Might as well get some money to move people too.
 
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:25 pm

Are Rows 43 and 44 considered Economy Plus?
 
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:33 pm

CriticalPoint wrote:
dmstorm22 wrote:
Scarebus34 wrote:
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-unite ... 51493.html


Nice to see, but still so curious as to who is flying on these routes on a day-to-day basis. I guess there is a certain amount of VFR, and the cargo still flows, but man these are going to be some real dogs of flights in terms of LF and yield you have to imagine.


United is already flying cargo on all these routes with no passengers. Might as well get some money to move people too.

Except that they might not be able to do both. If they are flying cargo in the cabin, they can't fly passengers. Maybe they're beyond that type of thing, after the peak of the shut down, but hopefully belly cargo and a few passengers makes up the revenue that cabin cargo would have. I assume almost all options lose money, so which loses least. Seems more like they are trying to defend markets for later on.
 
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:55 pm

From the looks, I’d say there are some corporate clients that may be signalling a need as well.
 
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Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:23 pm

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Except that they might not be able to do both. If they are flying cargo in the cabin, they can't fly passengers. Maybe they're beyond that type of thing, after the peak of the shut down, but hopefully belly cargo and a few passengers makes up the revenue that cabin cargo would have. I assume almost all options lose money, so which loses least. Seems more like they are trying to defend markets for later on.


You are correct with passengers there can be no cargo in the cabin. For UA cargo in the cabin was limited to the over head bins only. UA never allowed cargo in the seats or removed any seats from aircraft, and we were not running cargo in the cabin on every cargo flight. For the most part cargo in cabin was limited to destinations like FRA, LHR, HKG, NRT, and on occasion PVG and CTU. But UA is running cargo flights to multiple destinations in Asia, the South Pacific, South and Central America, Europe, the Middle East, and India. With passenger loads being so light in some cases UA can fit all the bags in the bulk pit on some international flights and still carry a full belly of cargo. In other cases we only using around 2 LD3's worth of bags plus the bulk pit. Opening up these flights to customers will cost UA a little bit more money in the form of flight attendants (however on cargo in cabin flights UA staff them with 4 FA's for fire protection). But the addition of FA's on these flights won't make or break the bottom line.
 
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But the addition of FA's on these flights won't make or break the bottom line.


Are UA FA counts set by contract by type, or can UA go right down to the FAA minimum?
 
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:19 pm

I'm curious, for UA pilots that were prior military, what is the process a pilot would go thru
if he/she was furloughed and wanted to re-enlist ? I would assume even the military would only have
so many pilot openings available?
 
airplanedriver6
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:52 pm

Sooner787 wrote:
I would assume even the military would only have
so many pilot openings available?

That's correct. FWIW, for example UAL has a ton of current pilots that were furloughed after 9/11 and returned to the military in both flying and non-flying positions. Many were able to get their "twenty" (years of service) which means that they earned their military retirement in non-flying jobs. The ability to provide for their families, earn their retirement, AND retain their UAL seniority number generally worked out well given the alternatives.
 
FSDan
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:13 pm

Cointrin330 wrote:
The 763s with the expanded Polaris cabin and smaller economy section were rolled out for the EWR-LHR, EWR-ZRH, ORD-LHR routes, and were also planned for some East Coast to AMS (not sure if they were going to be operated on IAD-ZRH, or the IAD/EWR-GVA routes as well). There is one 767-300ER operating EWR-LAX rotations (there are 3 flights a day right now) but only one is a 763.


The routes originally planned to be operated by the 76L (high-J) fleet prior to COVID arising were:
ORD-LHR x3
ORD-ZRH x1
IAD-GVA x1
IAD-ZRH x1
EWR-LHR x6
EWR-NCE x1
EWR-FRA x1
EWR-GVA x1
EWR-ZRH x1
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pezzy669
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:27 am

Wow that is a lot of J seating
 
Cointrin330
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Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:51 am

FSDan wrote:
Cointrin330 wrote:
The 763s with the expanded Polaris cabin and smaller economy section were rolled out for the EWR-LHR, EWR-ZRH, ORD-LHR routes, and were also planned for some East Coast to AMS (not sure if they were going to be operated on IAD-ZRH, or the IAD/EWR-GVA routes as well). There is one 767-300ER operating EWR-LAX rotations (there are 3 flights a day right now) but only one is a 763.


The routes originally planned to be operated by the 76L (high-J) fleet prior to COVID arising were:
ORD-LHR x3
ORD-ZRH x1
IAD-GVA x1
IAD-ZRH x1
EWR-LHR x6
EWR-NCE x1
EWR-FRA x1
EWR-GVA x1
EWR-ZRH x1


EWR-NCE: I was actually booked on the NCE-EWR flight a few days after it was supposed to launch (obviously, it was cancelled for 2020). It was to have been a standard 763 not a high J 76L on most days (perhaps to compete with La Compagnie's service). I thought AMS was also supposed to flown with the 76L. Interesting fact. Thanks for the info.
 
KFTG
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:26 am

Here’s to hoping there’s a 6 month extension in the payroll support program.
 
UAinAUS
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Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:51 am

UAX Update:

CR2:
N937EV has returned too flying

E145:
N14907 exited the fleet, stored at IGM
N13975 exited the fleet, stored at IGM
United has terminated its contract with ExpressJet. All EV aircraft will be returned to UA over the next several months. CommutAir will retain all of United’s E145 flying and will slowly grow to incorporate some of these frames over the next year.

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