|Quoting ThePalauan (Reply 96):|
Although I feel nuts for suggesting it, I say take that one 767 for NRT, return it to CO for Europe service and have 2-4 752s make their way back here. That way, we can probably add some flights to HNL, augment Japan routes, and maybe even return to Noumea! Then again, that's just wishful thinking on my part.
Based on CO
's widebody shortage, I tend to agree with you if cargo is not a huge deal on the GUM-NRT
route. It would be most likely that more 738 aircraft would be swapped out instead of 752 aircraft as everything from GUM except GUM-SYD
(not flown now) is within 738 range. Service GUM-NOU would probably be weight restricted with the 738 at about 300 miles longer than EWR
Now, depending on cargo, HNL
-GUM could be operated with 752 equipment at 3801 miles (100 less than TXL
) depending on headwinds. But, I doubt CO
would add two 752s to the Pacific to remove one 764.
With GUM getting more military, CO
could extend the LAX
752 to GUM as an extra flight, but it would take an extra aircraft. If that were done, the 752 could operate LAX
1130-1300, GUM 1705-1845 HNL
-0555-0745 LAX1355. The 764 HNL
-GUM could be delayed to something like 1700 to make the IAH
connection, but it would require EWR
to be moved up from 1320 to something like 1000 and I don't know the ramifications of that move or irf there's significant EWR
-GUM traffic in the first place.. The net would be the 752 arriving in LAX
at 1355 instead of the next morning at 0500.