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United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Wed Dec 09, 2015 11:51 am

Please continue posting your updates here.

United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 26 (by KarelXWB Sep 15 2015 in Civil Aviation)
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Wed Dec 09, 2015 2:20 pm

"Also United is not short large narrowbodies - it in fact might even have too many. It needs small narrowbodies - hence the 737-700 and A319 leases plus looking at a 100-seater."

So . . . Planespotters has a screen showing **42** used 319s being "Due" from China Southern by way of AerCap. How accurate is the number?

http://www.planespotters.net/product...p;type=A319&fleetStatus=future
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:04 am

Quoting kgaiflyer (Reply 1):
So . . . Planespotters has a screen showing **42** used 319s being "Due" from China Southern by way of AerCap. How accurate is the number?

We have tried to check this information as well. At a first stage that were announced that United will get 25 former China Southern A319s from AerCap and now there were informations around, that United also get 17 former Spirit Airlines A319s from AerCap. Not sure if the 2nd has replaced the first contract or if it is an addition.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:00 pm

Just FYI on the UA fleet website the 319 page shows a gap in the reg# sequence from the current 855 to the first CS aircraft 871. What the significance of this gap may or may not be I have no idea.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 10, 2015 11:35 pm

Remind me when the first 77W is arriving? With AA's announcement yesterday about W class, I expect UA to introduce it with the arrival of this new fleet type. I suspect it was already in the works, and AA just beat them to the announcement, but there's still time for UA to be first to market in the US.

A little disappointed that UA was the first to offer Y+, almost 10 years before AA or DL caught up, and now instead of upping their game, they're getting lapped.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:27 am

Quoting iahcsr (Reply 3):

856-859 are open and available registrations but 860-870 are reserved by various people like the US Dept of interior. 888UA is also taken. UA did reserve 897-899UA on November 12. Maybe they'll eventually get the other registrations.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Dec 11, 2015 2:39 am

Quoting cosyr (Reply 4):
emind me when the first 77W is arriving? With AA's announcement yesterday about W class, I expect UA to introduce it with the arrival of this new fleet type. I suspect it was already in the works, and AA just beat them to the announcement

December 2016.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:18 am

Quoting UA444 (Reply 5):

856-859 are open and available registrations but 860-870 are reserved by various people like the US Dept of interior. 888UA is also taken. UA did reserve 897-899UA on November 12. Maybe they'll eventually get the other registrations.

This is exactly why CO used the Nxx### pattern. AA & DL get around this by using letter combinations other than AA/DL when needed to keep the # squence intact. UA could, and perhaps should, do the same.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:11 pm

Showing as of right now, 25 China Southern A-319s and 3 Spirit A-319s .

4885 A319-132 N885UA N515NK/Spirit
4886 A319-132 N886UA N519NK/Spirit
4887 A319-132 N887UA N521NK/Spirit

4871 A319-132 N871UA CSN
4872 A319-132 N872UA CSN
4873 A319-132 N873UA CSN
4874 A319-132 N874UA CSN
4875 A319-132 N875UA CSN
4876 A319-132 N876UA CSN
4877 A319-132 N877UA CSN
4878 A319-132 N878UA CSN
4879 A319-132 N879UA CSN
4880 A319-132 N880UA CSN
4881 A319-132 N881UA CSN
4882 A319-132 N882UA CSN
4883 A319-132 N883UA CSN
4884 A319-132 N884UA CSN
4889 A319-132 N889UA B-6219/CSN
4890 A319-132 N890UA B-6220/CSN
4891 A319-132 N891UA B-6158/CSN
4892 A319-132 N892UA B-6160/CSN
4893 A319-132 N893UA B-6161/CSN
4894 A319-132 N894UA B-6162/CSN
4895 A319-132 N895UA B-6168/CSN
4896 A319-132 N896UA B-6239/CSN
4897 A319-132 N897UA B-6241/CSN
4898 A319-132 N898UA B-6242/CSN
4899 A319-132 N899UA B-6243/CSN
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:15 pm

Quoting CALTECH (Reply 8):
Showing as of right now, 25 China Southern A-319s and 3 Spirit A-319s .

Nice additions.

With AA adding a true premium economy, do you think UA will do so on the 77W's, A350-1000 and B787-10's?
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Sat Dec 12, 2015 4:13 pm

320:
N428UA exited LCQ 2193/11Dec, does not show ISP
N458UA sked to exit LCQ 2194/12Dec
N484UA exited LCQ 2120/5Dec, no ISP shown

73G:
Slimline seats will be installed on the 73G fleet beginning 3Q2016.
N24702 exited INT 2139/11Dec with WiFi/scimitars
N38727 entered INT 2139/11Dec, could get WiFi, eventually to GUM

738:
N26215 exited INT 2120/7Dec with slimlines and scimitars
N87507 entered INT 2134/8Dec for slimlines
N76517 exited INT 2134/8Dec with slimlines, already had scimitars

752:
N529UA fleet exit ferried SFO-GYR 2133/8Dec

763:
N648UA exted MCN 2121/6Dec, maint only
N664UA entered MCN 2135/6Dec, maint
N670UA exited MCN 2196/5Dec with WiFi
N675UA exited MIA 12/6/15, maint

772:
N219UA & N214UA scheduled engine installs and back into fleet by February 2016.

788:
N26910 entered PVG 2133/1Dec for WiFi, performance upgrades
N28912 exited PVG 2157/8Dec with WiFi and performance upgrades

789:
N29961 exited DEN new delivery Induction 2155/6Dec
N36962 exited DEN new delivery Induction 2157/8Dec

E175:
N731YX induction ferry 6Dec for Republic
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Sat Dec 12, 2015 9:14 pm

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 10):
Slimline seats will be installed on the 73G fleet beginning 3Q2016.

Any word on configuration changes, or just new seats?
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Sat Dec 12, 2015 11:44 pm

Quoting iahcsr (Reply 7):
This is exactly why CO used the Nxx### pattern. AA & DL get around this by using letter combinations other than AA/DL when needed to keep the # squence intact. UA could, and perhaps should, do the same.

They could definitely use something like UN, UT or something like that. I think it'd be cool if they did the nose number followed by U like the used to ie N7001U, which is 727 #1 registration.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Sun Dec 13, 2015 12:48 am

Quoting FriendlySkies (Reply 11):

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 10):
Slimline seats will be installed on the 73G fleet beginning 3Q2016.

Any word on configuration changes, or just new seats?


738/739s have added two rows ...so in theory 12/106 could become 12/118.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Mon Dec 14, 2015 6:50 am

73G:
Assume pitch goes to F 37", E+ 34" & Y 30"
That picks up 13 inches in front of the exit and 11 inches behind the exit.
You'd need 17 more inches to add a row of Y before the exits and 19 more inches to add a row behind the exits. Would have to slim the galley/closet in front and 2 rear lavs.

739:
N66803 entered INT 2139/6Dec for slimlines/scimitars

763:
N663UA entered MIA 2125/10Dec for WiFi. This puts the last 3 w/o WiFi in mod, thus no 763's are flying w/o WiFi.

772:
N74004 entered VCV 12/6/15 for paint

E175:
N731YX entered revenue service 10Dec
N732YX delivered to Republic 8Dec

E145:
N843HK has left the fleet
N853HK has left the fleet
N856HK has returned to flying for the time being
N839HK is possible fleet exit

Q400:
N508LX has left the fleet (lease return)
N502LX has left the fleet (lease return)
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:53 am

Any info on ship #733 flying with part of the right scimitar missing? I watched it on final approach to EWR a few days ago, the under wing tip aircraft right side was missing. Didn't know the aircraft would be approved to fly like that. I was in the employee parking lot, so I was directly under the aircraft on approach to runway 4R.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:11 am

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 14):

73G:
Assume pitch goes to F 37", E+ 34" & Y 30"
That picks up 13 inches in front of the exit and 11 inches behind the exit.
You'd need 17 more inches to add a row of Y before the exits and 19 more inches to add a row behind the exits. Would have to slim the galley/closet in front and 2 rear lavs.

So the 73Gs remain 12/106...
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Wed Dec 16, 2015 3:27 pm

Quoting av8ornta (Reply 15):

The aircraft can be operated if both ventral strakes are removed, not just one. I have seen a few times on approach it appears only one is missing but later I confirmed I was wrong. Seems the strakes play tricks with our eyes sometimes.

As far as slimline on the -700 there is not enough room to gain an extra row but the idea is to have common seats/interiors.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Wed Dec 16, 2015 7:06 pm

Deleted. Misread what I was looking at.

[Edited 2015-12-16 11:08:50]
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:15 am

Any info on the 77W reg#s as of yet?
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:16 am

Quoting av8ornta (Reply 15):
Any info on ship #733 flying with part of the right scimitar missing? I watched it on final approach to EWR a few days ago, the under wing tip aircraft right side was missing. Didn't know the aircraft would be approved to fly like that. I was in the employee parking lot, so I was directly under the aircraft on approach to runway 4R.

Not possible unless it came off in flight. Not allowed to fly that way. See this thread for more info,.....

Single Split Scimitar Winglet Installed (by YYZFAN Dec 6 2015 in Tech Ops)

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 14):
73G:
Assume pitch goes to F 37", E+ 34" & Y 30"
That picks up 13 inches in front of the exit and 11 inches behind the exit.
You'd need 17 more inches to add a row of Y before the exits and 19 more inches to add a row behind the exits. Would have to slim the galley/closet in front and 2 rear lavs.
Quoting iahcsr (Reply 16):
So the 73Gs remain 12/106...
Quoting Boeing12345 (Reply 17):
As far as slimline on the -700 there is not enough room to gain an extra row but the idea is to have common seats/interiors.

   Common interiors would be the biggest benefit. Rumor was that Slim LAVs will be retrofitted to some 737 NGs. Still do not think that will give enough for a extra row, unless like on some of the new 737-900ERs, there is a regular Y section in front of the emergency exits between E+ rows.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:36 am

Commonality is great and weight helps, but I can't believe UA would invest in slimline seats without an increase in seating.

Before the seat numbers were kept constant I believe the following would be considered.
Slim lavs in rear of aircraft
Reduce width of closet and galley behind front doors.
Take F down to 36 inch pitch, AS has 36 inch pitch in F.
Consider 33" pitch in E+
Convert one row of E+ to Y in front of exit.
add the A and F seat in exit row due to alignment changes. This was done with 319 slimline reconfiguration.
Drop Y to 29" pitch.

12F, 106Y (E+, Y 66) is current
I'm guessing the final configuration could be as high as
12F, 120Y (E+ 36, Y 84) 2 rows plus A/F seats in exit row
We also could end up with
12F, 108Y, A/F seats in exit rows
12F, 114Y, A/F seats in exit row plus a row behind exits
12F, 118Y, two rows of Y, probably convert 1 E+ row to Y

763:
N663UA moved from MIA to LCQ 2121/14Dec, assume for WiFi install
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:52 am

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 21):
Commonality is great and weight helps, but I can't believe UA would invest in slimline seats without an increase in seating.

Keep in mind, the existing seats are the illegal, fraudulent Koito models.
Can you say LIABILITY?
They need to go.

Quoting CALTECH (Reply 20):
Rumor was that Slim LAVs will be retrofitted to some 737 NGs.

I've been in some -800s that have them installed. So nice to have a new place to potty. So unpleasant to not be able to put one's hands in the sink to wash them.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:55 pm

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 22):
Keep in mind, the existing seats are the illegal, fraudulent Koito models. Can you say LIABILITY?

I thought they'd been re-certified: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/continental-submits-plan-to-faa-to-re-certify-koito-361480/
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:19 pm

 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:33 pm

Nice summary but a few things are off a bit:

73G: Power in F and E+ only, not all seats. Correctly states 3 73G returning from GUM and 4 going to GUM, giving GUM 5 73G vs. previous 4. (3736 stays in GUM operation.

738s: had been 8 in GUM operation, currently 9 with 2 in old GUM config to return soon for slimline domestic config. This will leave GUM operation with 7 slimlines vs. original 8 738s. No change in GUM frame counts except one 738 is replaced with a 73G.

744: Don't see the January 2016 fleet exit. Agree with 2 each in 2016/2017/2018

752: UA has 60 currently, not 74. (sometimes there is confusion adding 21 753s to 757 total). 41 sCO International aircraft, 15 sUA ps units and 4 standard sUA 752s that will exit as the Airways story says.

763: 2 class conversion has begun with one mod line - no date on completion or if added mod lines will begin.

772: 9 A model aircraft fly GUM-HNL/NRT and mainland-Hawaii. This will not change except these 9 units will get 28 lie flat F seats vs. 32 7 across Business seats. The 10 other A model aircraft will be converted from ITPE to the same Domestic/Hawaii configuration as the 9 other A models, thus allowing for domestic and added Hawaiian flying.

UAX: E170s also getting WiFi
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:37 pm

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 25):
763: 2 class conversion has begun with one mod line - no date on completion or if added mod lines will begin.

N661UA is in HKG for the mod for 4 months...how long will each take or is the case where first one the trial one and take longer?

We should see the next 789 first flight soon if they plan on Jan delivery.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:31 am

Quoting adamblang (Reply 23):
I thought they'd been re-certified:

As I recall, the FAA said sure go ahead, while EASA said "nope".
But that's been years ago, my recollection may be faulty.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Dec 18, 2015 5:05 am

73G:
N13720 ferried HOU-INT 2130/16Dec, unit being converted from GUM to Domestic

739:
N75426 sked to exit MCN 2136/18Dec with slimlines/scimitars
N66803 exited INT 2134/16Dec with slimlines/scimitars

753:
N57869 exited MIA 2133/17Dec, might have ISP, but not shown on UA.com

763:
N655UA was in MIA 12/13-15, expected WiFi, but not completed.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Dec 18, 2015 6:59 am

Quoting CALTECH (Reply 20):

Thanks for the info, I was close enough to read the tail number; I guess I must have been seeing things, (or not)!

Next question- with the LOPA on the 777-300 aircraft being so dense, (60J, 110Y+, 196Y), will this aircraft be too heavy to fly some of the ULH missions previously discussed, i.e. EWR-HKG, EWR-BOM, EWR-DEL?
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Sun Dec 20, 2015 4:12 am

73G:
N39728 exited INT 2121/19Dec with WiFi/scimitars.
This is 20th 73G with WiFi, 50% of the fleet, which includes GUMN and 4 Copa units.
N17753 shows in EWR since 1138/4Dec, not sure what's going on here.

739:
N75428 dentered MCN 2135/17Dec, probable slimline/scimitar mod
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Mon Dec 21, 2015 5:29 pm

I flew on ship 3220 for EWR-SJO last night, and one thing that bothered me: Why do I have to swipe my credit card just to access the air show? Or is that part of the DirecTV programming?

And another question (I know this may be OT): Ship 6446 suffered a birdstrike on the right engine, yet continued to HAM, where the engine was successfully repaired, and after some issues with getting the LBA to clear the aircraft for my flight to EWR, we took off with nearly 3 hours delay. I do wonder how the aircraft was capable of crossing the Atlantic with one damaged engine (or did the birdstrike happen after the crossing), considering that most of the time, the aircraft has to divert after a birdstrike.

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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Dec 25, 2015 5:39 pm

According to flightaware, N26909 ferried from IAH to PVG last night...to swap N26910 for mod? Long XMas eve ride to PRC w/o PAX if true.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:08 am

Quoting fun2fly (Reply 32):
Quoting fun2fly (Reply 32):
According to flightaware, N26909 ferried from IAH to PVG last night...to swap N26910 for mod? Long XMas eve ride to PRC w/o PAX if true.

Yep, it be true.
910 hasn't left PVG just yet though.... When it does its most likely to SFO..... Perhaps...
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Mon Dec 28, 2015 2:21 am

73G:
N15712 exited HOU 2191/23Dec, enroute to GUM operation with scimitars
N13718 entered INT 12/20/15 for scimitars

738:
N76514 entered MCO 308/17Dec, maybe for slimlines

763:
N658UA exited MIA 2124/27Dec
N662UA entered HKG 2162/26Dec for 2 class reconfig
N668UA entered SFO 2157/19Dec

772:
N793UA entered HKG 896/17Dec
N78013 entered HKG 11/27/15

788:
N26909 entered PVG 2123/23Dec for WiFi/PED/performance upgrades.
Understand 788s going through PVG will get PED as well as AVOD - N28912 has PED, N30913 (delivered with WiFi) doesn't have PED

UAX updates:

E145XR: N12145 now flying UAX for TransStates
E145: Correction- N839HK is not a fleet exit

Q400 N339NG is indeed a fleet exit, just awaiting storage for transfer to Flybe

E175:
The next set of Mesa Airlines E175s have begun arriving as part of the agreement announced in October for Mesa to operate an additional 15 E175s, subsequently amended in early December to include an additional 3 E175s for a total of 18
N88331 - Entered service on 26-Dec/3752
N88332 - Delivered on 23-Dec
N82333 - Delivered on 23-Dec
N732YX entered revenue service with Republic on 15Dec

The entire E170 fleet now has gogo Wifi and PDE installed.
E170s that were transferred to Republic are indeed returning to Shuttle. They were substituted aircraft used to fill in the EWR ops while the Q400s were sent to DEN, and before Republic had taken delivery of sufficient E175s. There will likely be some more shuffling, but in the end Shuttle America will operate the entire E170 fleet.

N649RW - Back with Shuttle America as of 10-Dec after maint in PIT
N855RW - Back with Shuttle America as of 4-Dec after maint in IND
N859RW - Back with Shuttle America as of 26-Nov after maint in PIT
N863RW - Back with Shuttle America as of 18-Dec after maint in PIT
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Mon Dec 28, 2015 6:47 am

Quoting iahcsr (Reply 33):


Yep, it be true.
910 hasn't left PVG just yet though.... When it does its most likely to SFO..... Perhaps...

Or perhaps not... 0910 enroute PVG IAH now as UA 2122/27Dec... Running just a tad behind schedule
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:50 pm

I was on CR7 N507M a couple days ago, and despite UA.com saying that there was no wifi on the plane, there was and PDE. I have generally found UA's flight status to be very accurate, so I was surprised, but we can be sure that what the website says about fleet status is out of date.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 31, 2015 8:12 pm

Quoting cosyr (Reply 36):
I was on CR7 N507M a couple days ago, and despite UA.com saying that there was no wifi on the plane, there was and PDE. I have generally found UA's flight status to be very accurate, so I was surprised

Similarly, I was on 757-33N #868 on Tuesday, and though the flight status page said power, there is definitely NO IN SEAT POWER on that bird.
Kinda bummed, as I let my phone get low before the flight, in anticipation of charging it on the plane. Won't repeat that mistake!
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 31, 2015 9:15 pm

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 37):
Similarly, I was on 757-33N #868 on Tuesday, and though the flight status page said power, there is definitely NO IN SEAT POWER on that bird.

hmmmm....868 supposedly has power in F/Y+ at least that is what the hive mind on airliners.net have reported in the past. None of the 753s will have power in regular Y.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 31, 2015 9:48 pm

Quoting cosyr (Reply 36):
I was on CR7 N507M a couple days ago, and despite UA.com saying that there was no wifi on the plane, there was and PDE. I have generally found UA's flight status to be very accurate, so I was surprised, but we can be sure that what the website says about fleet status is out of date.

Maybe the plane has been changed? I know my plane for the flight to SJO changed like two or three times in the flight status page before it was confirmed to be ship 3280 (not 3220 as I previously said).
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Thu Dec 31, 2015 11:20 pm

Quoting United1 (Reply 38):
hmmmm....868 supposedly has power in F/Y+ at least that is what the hive mind on airliners.net have reported in the past. None of the 753s will have power in regular Y.

That's what I thought; but I was in row 7. Is there no power for the bulkhead row?
Also, a passenger asked an F/A, and she told him that the plane didn't have power, but that the 737s do..... which made me laugh, because it's just not that simple.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Jan 01, 2016 9:02 am

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 39):
Maybe the plane has been changed? I know my plane for the flight to SJO changed like two or three times in the flight status page before it was confirmed to be ship 3280 (not 3220 as I previously said).

No, I checked the flight status after boarding, and the website confirmed the tail number on the plane.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:38 am

WHEN will UA receive there 350's?
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Jan 01, 2016 3:35 pm

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 34):
N76514 entered MCO 308/17Dec, maybe for slimlines

In for a C-Ck. Scimitars were pu on back in Sept 2015.

Quoting United1 (Reply 38):
Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 37):
Similarly, I was on 757-33N #868 on Tuesday, and though the flight status page said power, there is definitely NO IN SEAT POWER on that bird.

hmmmm....868 supposedly has power in F/Y+ at least that is what the hive mind on airliners.net have reported in the past. None of the 753s will have power in regular Y.

# 868 shows ISP Complied With.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Jan 01, 2016 4:48 pm

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 40):
That's what I thought; but I was in row 7. Is there no power for the bulkhead row?

Did you look between the seats, underneath your armrests? 'Cuz that's where it's supposed to be.

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 40):
Also, a passenger asked an F/A, and she told him that the plane didn't have power, but that the 737s do..... which made me laugh, because it's just not that simple.

If she can't get the 737 thing right then she probably isn't a credible source on the 757-300 either.
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Jan 01, 2016 5:12 pm

Quoting CALTECH (Reply 43):
Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 34):
N76514 entered MCO 308/17Dec, maybe for slimlines

In for a C-Ck. Scimitars were pu on back in Sept 2015.

Why I saw Scimitars, but doesn't look like SlimLines are going to get installed. Maybe because the Scimitars are off the wing.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Fri Jan 01, 2016 9:46 pm

738:
N14240 entered MCN 2160/30Dec for conversion from GUM to domestic/WiFi/scimitars/slimlines

739:
N75428 exited MCN 2136/31Dec with slimlines/scimitars

2105 summary of changes
Mainline
4 73Gs from Copa Added
23 739ERs added
2 744s removed, including charter unit
11 752s removed
11 789s added

UAX
61 50-seater jets were removed from service (18 CR2s, 4 ER3s, 39 ER4s). [ER3s included even though 37 seats]
16 Q400s were removed from service, leaving a fleet of 15.
The entire fleet of 44 EM120s were retired.
52 76-seat E75s were delivered.
Gogo wifi and Streaming PDE added to over 75% of CR7/E70/E75 fleet. (E70 fleet 100% completed)


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Updated 1/1/16
>>>>PAINT United - Mainline COMPLETED = ALL 715
A319 (55/55) - A320 (97/97)[475 UA Retro]
B73G (40/40) [3720 Star] - B738 (130/130) [3210/3516 Star] - B739A sCO (12/12) - B739E (128/128) [sCO 66/sUA 62 - 3436 CO Retro, 3432 eco-skies, 3848 March of Dimes]
B744 (22/22) - B752 (60/60)[sCO 41, sUA 19] [3120 Star]- B753 (sCO 21/21)
B763 (35/35) [653 Star] - B764 (16/16) [3055 Star]
B772 (74/74)[sUA 19A, 33ER, sCO 22][218/794/3017/3021/3022 Star - Star paint are all ER models]
B788 (12/12) - B789 (13/13)
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>>>>PAINT United Express - Express COMPLETED = 539,Express REMAINING = 7 (6 UA Blue / 1 Express House)
CRJ-200 SkyWest (67/67*) COMPLETED (*Up to 5 other Skywest House units may float between AA/AS/DL/UA)
ERJ-135 ExpressJet (5/5) COMPLETED.
ERJ-145 ExpressJet [ex CO/UA] (89/89) COMPLETED.
ERJ-145 Trans States (8/13*) (842HK & 844-847HK UA Blue) (811HK-812HK Trans States House float AA/US/UA)
ERJ-145XR ExpressJet (77/77) COMPLETED. (transfer progress 1 to TransStates, 1 to Commutair)
ERJ-145XR Trans States (25/25) COMPLETED.
ERJ-170 Shuttle America (32/33) (979RP Shuttle America House)
ERJ-170 Republic (5/5)
ERJ-175 Mesa (33/33) ALL NEW DELIVERIES.
ERJ-175 Sky West (40/40) ALL NEW DELIVERIES.
ERJ-175 Republic (12/12) ALL NEW DELIVERIES.
CRJ-700 GoJet (25/25) COMPLETED.
CRJ-700 Mesa (20/20) COMPLETED.
CRJ-700 SkyWest (69/70) (760SK UA Blue)
Q200 CommutAir (16/16) COMPLETED.
Q300 CommutAir (5/5) COMPLETED.
Q400(Dash 8) Republic (15/15)
ATR 42-320 Cape Air (2/2) COMPLETED.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
PAINT TOTALS: Mainline 715/715=100%, Express 532/539=98.7%, Combined 1247/1254=99.4%

Removed from fleet totals
B1900D Silver Gulfstream, SAAB 340 and EMB120
_____________________________________________________________________________
INTERIOR/EXTERIOR MODIFICATIONS (ONGOING)

WiFi Installation: Mainline, 668 of 715 complete, 93.4%
COMPLETED:
A319 -(55/55): SAT KU - COMPLETED (WiFi Stream - 55/55)
A320 -(97/97): SAT KU - COMPLETED (WiFi stream - 97/97)
739A- (12/12): SAT KA - COMPLETED
739E- (128/128): SAT KA - COMPLETED (New Units receiving WiFi prior to 1st Revenue flight)
744 - (22/22): SAT KU - COMPLETED (WiFi stream - 22/22)
764 - (16/16): SAT KU - COMPLETED
772A- SAT KU: ITPE(10/10) COMPLETED - Pacific: 9/9: COMPLETED (2515 lacks power)
772E- (55/55): SAT KU - COMPLETED
789 - (13/13): SAT KU - 3950-3960 (All new deliveries come with Intl WiFi)
ERJ170 - (38*/38): gogo - (Shuttle America/Republic) *Per UA.com
IN PROCESS:
73G - (20/40): SAT KA - 3701-3703/3705-3707/3709-3711/3714/3716-3719/3723/3726/3728/3730/3733/3750
738* - (120/130): SAT KA - 3202-3239,3241-3248,3250-3292,3501-3531
752 - (56/59): gogo - All 15 p.s. units completed, SAT KU 3101-3141
753 - (20/21): 3858 without (WiFi Stream - 12/12 Non DTV aircraft)
763 - (32/35): SAT KU - 641-644,646-654,656-660,662,664-677
788 - (3/12): SAT KU - 3910/1-3913
ERJ175 - (66*/80): gogo - (Mesa/Skywest/Republic) *Per UA.com
CRJ700 - (42*/115): gogo - (GoJet/Mesa/Skywest) *Per UA.com

New Slimline Y seats: (159/270 = 58.9%)
B/E Aerospace Pinnacle for (738 16F/48E+/90Y=166)(739 20F/42E+/117Y=179 or 20F/39E+/120Y=179*)
738: (67/130) 3202,3211-3216,3218,3224-3225,3227-3230,3232,3234-3236,3241-3243,3246,3248,3250,3254-3256,3258-3280,3284-3290,3293-3299,3503,3507-3508,3512,3517-3518,3524,3530
739A: (2/12) 3401,3405
739E: (90/128) 3414,3416*-3419,3426,3428,3430-3432,3434-3436,3440,3442,3443*-3444*,3445,3446*,3447-3450,3451*,3452-3453,3454*,3457*-3458*,3462*-3463*,3466*,3471*,3474*-3475*,3478*,3802*-3803*,3806*,3810*,3811-3849,3880-3892

Split Scimitar Wingets (212/310 = 68.4%)
73G: (17/40): 3702-3703,3705-3706,3709,3712,3714,3916-3917,3719,3723,3726,3728,3730,3733
738: (108/130): 3202,3206-3207,3212-3216,3218,3222,3224-3225,3227-3232,3234-3236,3238-3239,3244,3246,3248-3252,3254-3282,3284-3299,3501-3531
739A: (0/12)
739E: (96/128): 3414,3416-3419,3424,3426,3428,3430-3432,3434-3437,3439-3444,3446,3448-3451,3453-3458,3460-3463,3466,3471,3474-3475,3478,3802-3803,3806,3810-3849,3880-3892

Guam 738/73G reassignment: *Complete + in mod
To GUM: 738s(7), 3293*-3299*- 73Gs(5), 3712*,3723,3726+-3727+ (3236* remains in GUM)
From GUM: 738s(8), 3227*,3232*,3235*-3236*,3240+,3246*,3249+ 73Gs(3), 3720,3734-3735
GUM aircraft will get seatback looped IFE, no WiFi - 738s will get slimline E+ 16F/42E+/104Y

New Hawaii Configuration for Select 772A aircraft - 32Business*/312Y (*7 across recliners)
B722A (9/9=100%) COMPLETED: 210-215,768,772,779 In-Seat Power: 8/9 COMPLETED: [215 not complete]
B772A (0/19) 2/16 start, 26BF lie flat/10 across Y - ten 3 class 772As to be converted/9 Hawaiians to get mod

110V Power
753 7/12 TZ build: 3864-3868,3870-3871

COMPLETED MODIFICATION PROGRAMS

Economy Plus conversion [*Not Counting three 738 Micronesia aircraft returning to domestic with E+ mod]
COMPLETED - 789; 788; 772; 764; 753; 752; 739A; 739E; 738; 73G.

744 In-Seat Power in Y (22/22)

New BusinessFirst Lie Flat Seats for former CO International fleet
B752 (41/41=100%) - B764 (16/16=100%) - B772 (22/22=100%) - 788 (12/12=100%)- 789 (11/11) TOTAL (102/102=100%)

753 ETOPS: (100%] CO Build (9/9) - TZ Build (12/12)

Airbus new interior bin doors - COMPLETED - (A319 55/55 N8xxUA) (A320 97/97 N4xxUA)

New Slimline Y seats: Recaro 3520 for (A319 8F/42E+/78Y=128) (A320 12F/42E+/96Y=150)
A319: (55/55) - A320: (97/97)

New ps Configuration:
752 (15/15=100%)-Completed: 502,505,510,512,518,546,568,587-590,595-598
Interior Refresh on in service sUA 752 aircraft: Completed:543

New First & Business Seats for former United International Widebodies
B772(43/43=100%): - Complete (772A 10/10, 772ER 33/33)
B744 (23/23=100%) - Complete
B763 (21/21=100%) - Complete - B763 (14/14=100%)/[2 Cabin] - Complete
TOTAL INTL(101/101=100%)[exlcudes 9 HI/Dom aircraft]

DirecTV (Former CO aircraft) [*Not Counting Micronesia aircraft]
73G*- 32/32 [100%] *Not counting 4 Ex-Copa aircraft - 4 Micronesia to get PTV
738*- 120/130 [99.2%] - former Micronesian aircraft to get PDE after conversion - Micronesian to get PTV
739A- 12/12 [100%]
739E- 52/66 [78.8%] - Not Completed 3465-3478 - to get streaming WiFi
753 - 9/9 [100%] - Excl. 12 Hawaiian aircraft (Ex TZ build) with streaming WiFi(3860-3871)
 
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Sat Jan 02, 2016 1:43 am

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 46):


2105 summary of changes


Mainline
4 73Gs from Copa Added
23 739ERs added
2 744s removed, including charter unit
11 752s removed
11 789s added

United really got their use out of those airplanes,  
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:04 pm

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 25):
772: 9 A model aircraft fly GUM-HNL/NRT and mainland-Hawaii. This will not change except these 9 units will get 28 lie flat F seats vs. 32 7 across Business seats. The 10 other A model aircraft will be converted from ITPE to the same Domestic/Hawaii configuration as the 9 other A models, thus allowing for domestic and added Hawaiian flying.

Any word on the timeline for this beyond the February start? How many 777s will be in mods at once? I'll be interested to see if any 777-200As are left flying across the Atlantic come next summer, or if they will all have been converted or be in progress.
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RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 27

Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:09 pm

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 46):
UAX
61 50-seater jets were removed from service
16 Q400s were removed from service
The entire fleet of 44 EM120s were retired.
52 76-seat E75s were delivered.

When does UAX finally reach the bottom of their fleet count and actually begin to realize a net gain in fleet size? Not just seat numbers but actual frames that will allow frequencies to be more competitive.

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