Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Miles&Points > Airlines and Mileage Programs > United Airlines | MileagePlus
Reload this Page >

LAX-OGG-LAX Equipment Swap to 752 Lie Flat - Will it stick?

LAX-OGG-LAX Equipment Swap to 752 Lie Flat - Will it stick?

Old Aug 25, 14, 1:56 pm
  #46  
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: LAX & EWR/JFK
Programs: Fomerly UA 1K, now Gold... next year, who knows?
Posts: 1,432
Appears that tail # 5997 has just been doing LAX-OGG-LAX since Aug 19. ^
Phil Level is offline  
Old Aug 25, 14, 2:05 pm
  #47  
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: BRI
Programs: UA Premier Gold, DL FO, DL MM, Marriott Gold, Hyatt platinum
Posts: 914
I'm on this flight on 8/26 and it shows the PS seat map. I was amazed to be upgraded to first right at my upgrade window. Will report on what transpires.
Hawk Circle is offline  
Old Aug 25, 14, 3:57 pm
  #48  
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: LAX & EWR/JFK
Programs: Fomerly UA 1K, now Gold... next year, who knows?
Posts: 1,432
Originally Posted by Hawk Circle View Post
I'm on this flight on 8/26 and it shows the PS seat map. I was amazed to be upgraded to first right at my upgrade window. Will report on what transpires.
Are you on LAX-OGG or OGG-LAX? We are on OGG-LAX next day (27th)

Of particular interest are the meal options in J. Mrs. Level is semi-vegan, and the mini-Levels can be picky eaters. Mrs. Level usually packs a bunch of snacks to cover her bases.
Phil Level is offline  
Old Aug 25, 14, 4:01 pm
  #49  
FlyerTalk Evangelist
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Honolulu Harbor
Programs: UA 1K
Posts: 13,010
Originally Posted by Phil Level View Post
Are you on LAX-OGG or OGG-LAX? We are on OGG-LAX next day (27th)

Of particular interest are the meal options in J. Mrs. Level is semi-vegan, and the mini-Levels can be picky eaters. Mrs. Level usually packs a bunch of snacks to cover her bases.
J?

F should have a pasta option.
IAH-OIL-TRASH is offline  
Old Aug 27, 14, 2:26 am
  #50  
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: LAX & EWR/JFK
Programs: Fomerly UA 1K, now Gold... next year, who knows?
Posts: 1,432
Originally Posted by IAH-OIL-TRASH View Post
J?

F should have a pasta option.
Sorry, I'm so used to J as the forward class on the PS birds LAX-JFK-LAX, which is 90% of my travel. On this flight it's F, you are correct.

Pasta is good for the kids. Mrs Level doesn't eat cheese, and the pasta dish is usually some type of cheese filled pasta.
Phil Level is offline  
Old Aug 27, 14, 2:41 am
  #51  
Suspended
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 260
Why did they convert 7 of the ETOPS birds to p.s configuration? Surely they could've either kept 7 non-ETOPS ones or the 7 that these ETOPS birds replaced. Seems like a waste.
united4 is offline  
Old Aug 28, 14, 9:26 am
  #52  
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: LAX & EWR/JFK
Programs: Fomerly UA 1K, now Gold... next year, who knows?
Posts: 1,432
Flight 391 report - Was a PS bird. We had 1 E & F, and the mini-Levels sat in 2 E & F. PS type pillows & blankets were provided, which were not on our outbound LAX-OGG on the regular 24 seat 757 on Aug 19. Meal options were Chicken Cacciatore with gnocci & veggies, or Spinach cannelloni. I dozed off, but I think ice cream sundae service was offered, since we had it on the outbound.

I chatted with the purser after we landed and she thought management might be testing this out a long term option, but then she added that UA is in process of retiring the 757s.
Phil Level is offline  
Old Sep 25, 14, 9:33 pm
  #53  
 
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Upcountry Maui, HI
Posts: 13,124
SFO-OGG showing PS config on Nov 2.

-David
LIH Prem is offline  
Old Sep 26, 14, 10:21 pm
  #54  
Suspended
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 260
Did the geniuses at fleet planning make a huge mistake converting ETOPS birds to p.s planes, when they could've found suitable domestic planes to convert?
united4 is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread