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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Tue Jan 20, 2015 10:37 am

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 145):
Why not high density on some TATL markets ?

While personally not a fan of 10-across seating, the fact that UA is only retrofitting the A-model, shorter-range frames is a small consolation. You don't hear many complaints about Emirates and EK packs them in on 15-hour flights so if UA limits the compressed seating to a handful of high-density, shorter legs, it's probably not the end of the World.

If more and more customers are price-sensitive, being able to offer a few more basic, coach seats might help the bottom line even after the retrofit costs.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:18 pm

For the 777 to operate alongside the 787/A350, especially the -200 variant, it is almost a foregone conclusion that it needs to get to 10-abreast Y, because that configuration puts it at parity with a 9-abreast 787.

Higher operating costs and a less-dense cabin won't make the beancounters happy!
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Tue Jan 20, 2015 4:33 pm

On the 777-300ER thread, it is discussed that UA could do as AA and place 9 across on the E+ product.

Since the 772A is reported to be going from 2-5-2 to 3-4-3, there would not be a huge aisle problem to have E+ at 3-3-3 and Y at 3-4-3. This could be why the seat gain from going to 10 across is only 24 Y seats. 24 seats matches almost exactly the number of rows of Y on the current 772A seat map. We'll have to wait and see.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 3:19 pm

Year End 2015 Fleet Plan

21 747-400 (2 are leaving the fleet)
55 777-200ER
19 777-200
13 787-9 (11 are joining the fleet)
12 787-8
16 767-400ER
35 767-300ER

81 757s...assumed breakdown is below
21 757-300
41 757-200 International
15 757-200 P.S.
4 757-200 Domestic (thought all of these were supposed to be retired by the end of the year)

308 737s...assumed breakdown is below
128 737-900ER (23 are joining the fleet)
12 737-900
130 737-800
38 737-700 (2 are joining the fleet from COPA)

97 320-200
55 319-100

712 mainline aircraft in the fleet...an increase of 21 year over year
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:07 pm

Quoting United1 (Reply 153):
35 767-300ER

Was hoping a few of those snuck out. Oh well.

Confirms 77W for 2016.

9 wide body aircraft increase in 2015! That's a lot.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:19 pm

And for Express Year End 2015 Plan:

Removing ERJ135/EMB120
Reducing ERJ145/Q400/CRJ200/CRJ700/
Adding ERJ175

20 Q400 -8
5 Q300 no change
16 Q200 no change
192 E145 -53
0 E135 -9 fleet removed
50 C200 -18
100 C700 -15
0 E120 -9 fleet removed
38 E170 no change
82 E175 +49
(NOTE: Fleet plan shown had E175 with 33 in service in 2014. There were 37 in service by 12/31/14 - in any case 82 would be the total YE 2015

Total 503, down from 566 YE 2014
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:40 pm

Quoting fun2fly (Reply 154):
Confirms 77W for 2016

Not quite yet...UA confirmed that they were considering the aircraft on the conference call but there is no confirmed order.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:33 pm

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 152):
Since the 772A is reported to be going from 2-5-2 to 3-4-3, there would not be a huge aisle problem to have E+ at 3-3-3 and Y at 3-4-3. This could be why the seat gain from going to 10 across is only 24 Y seats. 24 seats matches almost exactly the number of rows of Y on the current 772A seat map. We'll have to wait and see.

Why are we convinced that it is Hawaii 777's that are changing? 10 aircraft will have the 28F/J, there are 9 77A's in Hawaii now and 19 77A's total. Maybe the 10 are being pulled from the Version 1 seating arrangement on United's website. With the sCO J seats, there are currently 26 seats in front of Door 2, and with a slightly different arrangement of Lav's/Closets, they could fit 2 more in, and not have the back section of J seats. I really hope I'm wrong, but they could be looking for a higher density Europe/S America arrangement to eventually replace current 767 routes, as well as continue to phase out Global First/ sUA J seats. 10 across would be miserable, but none of those flights are much longer than Hawaii and GUM routes. They can't be really with the range of the 77A's.

I do think there is no chance that 77W's would not be introduced without 10 across Y. I can only hope that they would also consider 9 in Y+ or dare I dream 8 and the first real Premium Economy in the US?!

Edit: Sorry, I re-read earlier posts and I apparently pulled the 10 aircraft figure from conjecture rather than assumed fact, but I still think this may be possible. I think they would have to have big Pacific leisure demand to retrofit the most recently retrofitted 777's again.

[Edited 2015-01-22 10:40:07]
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:52 pm

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 155):
20 Q400 -8
Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 155):
100 C700 -15

Any Ideas which 15 these will be? Oldest, lease ending or individual operator? I'm surprised they would cut back on any over 50 seat planes, although this is keeping much of the Q400 fleet longer than they said they would. I thought those were suppose to be gone by the end of March?
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:24 pm

Quoting cosyr (Reply 157):

Which TATL or South America market has the demand for an increase in Y and a decrease in J like that? I can't think of any. This has hawaii written all over it. They didn't do much in the last refit except take PS seats and put them in. Coach was unchanged except for streaming entertainment.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:00 pm

Quoting United1 (Reply 153):
4 757-200 Domestic (thought all of these were supposed to be retired by the end of the year)

Those might be the handful of ETOPs pmUA 757s being kept on for Hawaii ops?

N543UA, N544UA, N545UA, N547UA, N548UA, N549UA, N550UA are the ETOPs certified aircraft I believe.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:02 pm

I hope N544UA is staying. One of the first 757s I kept track of having flown.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:26 pm

Quoting cosyr (Reply 158):
I thought those were suppose to be gone by the end of March?

No they start retiring them in March, they will be gone September 2016.

Quote:
Republic’s new Embraer 175 order follows a related transaction. This is the transfer of 24 Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop regional airliners currently operated by group subsidiary Republic Airlines to the UK carrier Flybe Limited.

The transfer of the 24 aircraft to Flybe will begin in March 2015 and continue until September 2016. It will result in Flybe becoming the world’s largest operator of the Bombardier Q400, with a fleet of 69 aircraft.

Concurrently, Flybe and Embraer have agreed to reduce by 20 aircraft
http://www.airlinesanddestinations.c...ees-to-transfer-24-q400s-to-flybe/

Quoting United1 (Reply 153):
712 mainline aircraft in the fleet...an increase of 21 year over year

I remember folks making a big deal because the sUA Domestic 757 retirement schedule got ahead of the 739 delivery schedule towards the end of last year, to the point where I think the UA mainline was negative about 6 frams for the year. Obviously they've made up for the temporary reduction, which was timed with the winter slowdown.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 10:19 pm

Quoting bgm (Reply 160):

Quoting United1 (Reply 153):
4 757-200 Domestic (thought all of these were supposed to be retired by the end of the year)

Those might be the handful of ETOPs pmUA 757s being kept on for Hawaii ops?

N543UA, N544UA, N545UA, N547UA, N548UA, N549UA, N550UA are the ETOPs certified aircraft I believe.

Anything is possible but 4 aircraft won't even begin to cover all of UAs flights in and out of Hawaii...

My guess is that they will retire the last 4 in early 2016 after a few more 737-900ER deliveries OR there was a rummor that UA wanted to expand P.S. a bit.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 10:43 pm

Quoting United1 (Reply 153):
21 747-400 (2 are leaving the fleet)

Do you know which two 744 are scheduled to leave?
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Thu Jan 22, 2015 11:29 pm

Quoting United1 (Reply 163):

4 would cover the problematic Hawaii performance airports out of LAX & SFO -- especially considering SFO-HNL is largely WB aircraft and LAX to Hawaii is majority 753.

They should keep them to get the 738/739 off the Hawaii routes that are prone to weight penalties. Flying 101.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 23, 2015 4:13 am

There are technically 24 747s so if there's 21 by the end of the year that means 3 are leaving.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 23, 2015 4:25 am

Quoting tommy767 (Reply 165):
4 would cover the problematic Hawaii performance airports out of LAX & SFO -- especially considering SFO-HNL is largely WB aircraft and LAX to Hawaii is majority 753.

4 won't quite cover it...checking some random days durring peak summer season UA has 10 daily round trips to and from the island on 737s.

Quoting tommy767 (Reply 165):
They should keep them to get the 738/739 off the Hawaii routes that are prone to weight penalties. Flying 101

Sometimes taking a weight pentatly on occasion is better than flying around a lot of aircraft that you don't need. I love the 757 (that and the L1011 are my favortie aircrafts) but it's a heavy aircraft compared to a 737 and costs a lot more to operate than a 737.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 23, 2015 4:29 am

Quoting United1 (Reply 167):

And dumping cargo and revenue to the hawaiian islands? Explain why and how? It doesn't seem practical when the competition avoids it.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 23, 2015 5:23 am

Quoting tommy767 (Reply 168):
And dumping cargo and revenue to the hawaiian islands? Explain why and how? It doesn't seem practical when the competition avoids it.

UA carries quite a lot of cargo to Hawaii...even some on the 737s. UA has plenty of options to get cargo to and from the islands should they need to weight restrict 737. There are plenty of other UA flights that operate using larger aircraft...

Quoting UA444 (Reply 166):
There are technically 24 747s so if there's 21 by the end of the year that means 3 are leaving.

UAs fleet plan only reflects aircraft active in the mainline fleet...the 744 charter plane isn't included in the total.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 23, 2015 5:41 am

Quoting cosyr (Reply 158):
Any Ideas which 15 these will be? Oldest, lease ending or individual operator? I'm surprised they would cut back on any over 50 seat planes, although this is keeping much of the Q400 fleet longer than they said they would. I thought those were suppose to be gone by the end of March?

I believe Mesa is losing the -700's but don't quote me on it.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 23, 2015 1:17 pm

Quoting BiggerJetsPlz (Reply 164):
Do you know which two 744 are scheduled to leave?

2015- N105UA, N171UA.

2016- N179UA, N180UA.



737-900ERs entering the fleet,

Jan - 841, 842, 843

Feb - 840, 844, 845, 846

Mar - 847, 848,

Apr - 849, 850

May - 2 total, Fleet Number will conflict with 757-324s, new Fleet Numbers or a change ?

Jun - 2 total, SAA.


787-9s

Jan - 1 total

Mar - 2 total

May - 1 total
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 23, 2015 6:36 pm

Willing to bet 739s will jump from 950 to 975,976, etc.... Possibly 980+
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:16 pm

Quoting iahcsr (Reply 172):
Willing to bet 739s will jump from 950 to 975,976, etc.... Possibly 980+

Think those are going to stay with the 787-9s, otherwise the 787-9s will need another fleet number........

Then again, a whole new fleet numbering system might be called for.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:17 pm

Quoting iahcsr (Reply 172):
Willing to bet 739s will jump from 950 to 975,976, etc.... Possibly 980+

What's wrong with 300 or 600? With a leading 3 there isn't an issue all with these ranges - maybe they want to keep 100 numbers free for MAX aircraft.

They could Could also start with
142
479
532
872

However, according to Planspotters, UA has already got N numbers for several aircraft after 3850 and to my sunrise, they are showing
N62851
N62852
N64853
N64854
N61855
N64856
I don't know if this is correct, but that would place them in duplication with 753 aircraft ranging from 3851-3866.

http://www.planespotters.net/Product...&type=737&fleet=6297&fleetStatus=3
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:35 pm

Oops, meant 875.etc.. No typo, just lack of proofreading      
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:01 am

Can they just change the leading digit on the 757-300 to 5 instead of 3? So A/C 3851 would become 5851. Or are the maintenance systems still used only able to use a three digit number on S-CO planes?
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:50 am

Quoting ordramper98 (Reply 176):

The maintenance system (sceptre) uses four digits. It always has. Inputs were always led with a 0.

With the fleet becoming more and more integrated and future plans taking shape I would say a whole new system could take effect.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 2:09 am

738:
N54241 exited MIA 1595/23Jan with WiFi
N17245 entered MIA 1401/23Jan for WiFi
N39297 exited INT 2129/23Jan with WiFi/scimitars
83 or 130 have WiFi

739:
N57439 entered INT 2128/22Jan for WiFi

744:
N119UA sked to enter XMN 2132/25Jan for ISP
N179UA sked to exit XMN 2131/25Jan with ISP

763:
N646UA exite MCN 2125/22Jan
N643UA entered MCN 2124/22Jan
N653UA exited MIA 2130/23Jan with Intl WiFi

764:
N66051 sked to enter HKG 2168/24Jan
N66056 exited HKG 2196/23Jan

772:
N222UA exited CWF 2121/22Jan with Intl WiFi
N227UA entered CWF 2121/22Jan for WiFi
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:45 pm

Interesting that in some areas, the aircraft have 4 or 5 character identifiers in many lists. Much of the sCAL fleet is showing with 1 or 2 zeros in front of the fleet number. The sUAL fleet shows up as NXXXU in some lists.

Also, future deliveries of 737-900ERs have fleet numbers till it gets to # 849, then the fleet numbers are blank after that for now. Looks like there will be a change.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 5:50 pm

Keep in mind that the 'real' sCO ship#s are actually '0xxx' : 0022, 0829, 0256, etc. current computer software won't accept '0' as the first digit so '3' replaces '0' ..for now. I presume this matter will need to be addressed at some point in the future. But it works in the short term.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 7:01 pm

I4 Instant mainline aircraft at UA in 2015, based on the statement made by Jim Compton during last Thusdays earnings call. "New slimline seats in 300 aircraft is equivalent to 14 new planes without a capital outlay."

http://mashable.com/2015/01/23/united-planes-legroom/

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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:01 pm

Quoting UA1K3MM (Reply 181):

Yikes. I got my first experience with slimline seats on IAH-ATL this Tuesday so I'll make up a trip report. I'm expecting it to suck nonetheless but thank god the flight is less than 2 hours. Pains me that I can't fly DL on this one so hopefully boozing on the flight will take the edge off the back pain
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:27 pm

Quoting tommy767 (Reply 182):
Pains me that I can't fly DL on this one so hopefully boozing on the flight will take the edge off the back pain

....not sure why flying DL or AA makes a diference to you.....all three legaices are installing slimline seats.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:47 pm

Quoting United1 (Reply 183):

DL & AA's have much better padding.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:42 pm

Quoting tommy767 (Reply 184):
DL & AA's have much better padding.

No they don't....have you even bothered to read any of the complaints about AAs A319s?
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 11:00 pm

Quoting United1 (Reply 185):

They are complaining about size of F cabin mainly. And yes, they have more back padding than the UA slimlines. Oh and AVOD which goes a long way since UA is too cheap to install it.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sat Jan 24, 2015 11:07 pm

Quoting tommy767 (Reply 186):
They are complaining about size of F cabin mainly. And yes, they have more back padding than the UA slimlines. Oh and AVOD which goes a long way since UA is too cheap to install it.

From all accounts the AA seats are horrible with quite a lot of the complaints being about the pitch in both F and Y not the quantity of F seats. While I am sure that the AVOD system is nice from what I understand AA charges for quite a lot of the content. While UAs streaming system does reqire you to bring your own device it's completely free and offers the same content as what you find on UAs AVOD systems....it's installed on every Airbii so perhaps you should try it out and actualy experiance the product before being so incredibly hypercritical and biased.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sun Jan 25, 2015 1:18 am

Quoting United1 (Reply 187):

There's actually more content on the streaming system than on the AVOD. And to echo the statements made about the slimlines, they are the same. Only difference is that UA paid extra for the comfort package, which means more padding. If you want a truly horrible slimeline experience try out LH
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Sun Jan 25, 2015 3:41 am

738:
N37263 entered INT 2144/24Jan for WiFi/scimitars/slimline seats (former mid lav)
N35271 exited INT 2145/24Jan with WiFi/scimitars/slimlines (former mid lav)
6 of 18 complete and one in mod

WiFi update:
sUA 257 of 333 = 71.2%
sCO 190 of 358 - 53.1%
Total 447 of 691 = 64.7%

Narrowbodies
sUA 206 of 223 = 92.4% (includes 39 739ERs)
sCO 168 of 306 = 54.9%

Widebodies
sUA 51 of 110 = 46.4%
sCO 22 of 52 = 42.3% (includes 788/789 aircraft)
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:20 pm

738:
N79279 exited INT 2153/26Jan with WiFi/scimitars/slimlines
N78285 entered INT 2152/25Jan for WiFi

739:
Double deliveries 1/29/15
N69840 new delivery sked to enter SEA induction 2147/29Jan
N66842 new delivery sked to enter SEA induction 2148/29Jan

744:
N119UA sked to enter XMN 2158/29Jan for In-Seat Power
N179UA sked to exit XMN 2157/29Jan with ISP

[Edited 2015-01-27 06:23:16]
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:37 pm

"United's fleet grew even more efficient this week, as United took delivery of the first and second Boeing 737-900ERs of the year on Thursday.

For a sneak peek at the first Boeing 787-9 to roll off the factory floor in South Carolina, which Boeing will deliver to United in March, watch the video on this page.


Watch United's 787-9 roll off the South Carolina assembly line
This year, United plans to take delivery of 11 787-9s, 23 737-900ERs and two used 737-700s for United's mainline fleet."



http://www.postandcourier.com/storyimage/CP/20150127/PC05/150129459/AR/0/AR-150129459.jpg&maxw=800&q=90


First South Carolina 787-9.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buMeT5UPeWA
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 30, 2015 4:01 pm

On the 739 double delivery
N69840
N66842
What happened to Nxx841?
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 30, 2015 5:08 pm

Quoting CALTECH (Reply 191):
two used 737-700s for United's mainline fleet.

Do we know where these are coming from, yet?
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 30, 2015 5:12 pm

Quoting bmibaby737 (Reply 193):
Do we know where these are coming from, yet?

COPA
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 30, 2015 5:45 pm

Quoting iahcsr (Reply 192):
On the 739 double delivery
N69840
N66842
What happened to Nxx841?

Have to see if that was the river boat incident.

http://i.imgur.com/EJVBCzL.jpg

Quoting bmibaby737 (Reply 193):
Do we know where these are coming from, yet?
Quoting LAXintl (Reply 194):
COPA

  
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 30, 2015 6:00 pm

Saw some fleet numbers 739 and 753, which are more then likely the airplanes sent to COPA and their old corresponding Continental Airlines Fleet Numbers, that should be coming back to United as the 2 737-700 used birds. 739 looks to be scheduled to enter the fleet 07 March, after getting SCIMITARs in MCO. 753 looks like it is scheduled to enter MIA for induction and or SCIMITARs 05 March.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 30, 2015 6:42 pm

Quoting CALTECH (Reply 196):
Saw some fleet numbers 739 and 753, which are more then likely the airplanes sent to COPA and their old corresponding Continental Airlines Fleet Numbers, that should be coming back to United as the 2 737-700 used birds.

Looking at the COPA fleet, none seem to have construction numbers that fit between United's current aircraft. All of the 737-700s have been built as 737-7V3 with the exception of two that are leased from Volito Aviation (737-71Q) as well.

So it looks (to an outsider at least) that none with COPA were 'not taken up' United (Continental) aircraft?

Quoting iahcsr (Reply 192):
What happened to Nxx841?

N66841 took its first flight on 19 January 2015, not entirely sure it's not been delivered yet.

http://www.planespotters.net/Product...7/42182,N66841-United-Airlines.php

[Edited 2015-01-30 10:44:07]
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:46 pm

Don't think any UA aircraft were in the river accident.

Looking at Planespotters, Continental only owned 36 73G and still own all 36.
Looked at an FAA search of N numbers and found the below reserved by United in 2013, fee paid in 2014.
Found only one Nxx739 that matched, N17739, then took a flyer at N17753 and it also matched. Did not run the other possibilities for Nxx753
N17739
N17753

Two Copa 73G leased from Volito Aviation are
HP-1369CMP
HP-1370CMP

Two former Copa 73Gs leased from ILFC are
HP-1527CMP
HP-15287CMP
Both appear they are in GYR.

738:
N17245 sked to exit MIA 1419/1Feb with WiFi
N37281 sked to enter MIA 1158/31Jan for WiFi

739:
N77430 exited INT 2169/28Jan with WiFi
N37434 entered INT 2168/28Jan for WiFi
Looks like the press is on to complete 739s, 8 to go (not counting new deliveries) and 3 of 8 in mod now

744:
N117UA exited XMN 2159/30Jan with ISP

764:
N69059 sked to enter HKG 2127/1Feb, looks like no amenity mods
N68061 sked to exit HKG 2198/31Jan, looks like no amenity mods

772:
N777UA sked to exit XMN 2124/31Jan, can't tell if it has WiFi, first 772 into XMN
N784UA sked to enter XMN 2141,29Jan (already has WiFi, so maybe XMN is just heavy maint. for 772)
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 22

Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:53 pm

Quoting bmibaby737 (Reply 197):
Looking at the COPA fleet, none seem to have construction numbers that fit between United's current aircraft. All of the 737-700s have been built as 737-7V3 with the exception of two that are leased from Volito Aviation (737-71Q) as well.

So it looks (to an outsider at least) that none with COPA were 'not taken up' United (Continental) aircraft?

United 737-700 fleet numbers,

701-719 = 19

721-724 = 4

726-733 = 7

750 = 1

GBO 737-700s;

720 = 1

734-736 = 3

35 total.

COPA Fleet numbers

669-684 = 16

687-688 = 2

18 total.

35 + 18 = a top fleet number of 753.

This was back when Continental owned 49% then 51% of COPA. They were listed and still are listed as part of the fleet. Think COPA's planes were identical to Continental's except for the paint job and some other interior equipment.
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