UA882 - 13.Feb.2016 - Empty C Class

Old Feb 13, 16, 2:52 am
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UA882 - 13.Feb.2016 - Empty C Class

UA has to be losing money on UA882 today (Feb 13th).

F had only 2 seats booked before filling-up with non-revs
C left with more than the seats empty.
E+ had tons and tons of empty seats

Enjoying Upper Deck that is full. Nice and quiet with window AND direct aisle access. ^
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Old Feb 13, 16, 3:02 am
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I guess I'm too lazy to look up UA 882's route. Still, it doesn't look good. Too bad there is no metric for "Why book UA in a premium class when there are better alternatives?"
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Old Feb 13, 16, 3:16 am
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Originally Posted by Bowgie View Post
I guess I'm too lazy to look up UA 882's route.
Route: NRT -> ORD
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Old Feb 13, 16, 9:53 am
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And three weeks ago every UA flight US-Asia was packed 100% full. This is just a very slow weekend for travel.
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Old Feb 13, 16, 10:03 am
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Valentine's Day must not involve travel to romantic getaways like Chicago from Japan?
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Old Feb 13, 16, 10:14 am
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On the 12th, the day before your flight, 835 ORD-PVG was packed. Business had no empty seats and I could no see an empty one in Y+ either. But Monday of this week TPE-SFO had empty seats in business and I was told only one GS. January and February are usually light for business travel and holidays also dramatically change the pattern.
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Old Feb 13, 16, 10:20 am
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It was the Lunar New Year during the week as well, which likely strongly contributes to lower international travel ex-Asia as well.
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Old Feb 13, 16, 10:44 am
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Originally Posted by uanj View Post
On the 12th, the day before your flight, 835 ORD-PVG was packed. Business had no empty seats and I could no see an empty one in Y+ either. But Monday of this week TPE-SFO had empty seats in business and I was told only one GS. January and February are usually light for business travel and holidays also dramatically change the pattern.
China has been on a week long holiday which ends the 14th. Makes perfect sense that the ORD-PVG flight is packed.
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Old Feb 13, 16, 10:46 am
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Originally Posted by uanj


On the 12th, the day before your flight, 835 ORD-PVG was packed. Business had no empty seats and I could no see an empty one in Y+ either. But Monday of this week TPE-SFO had empty seats in business and I was told only one GS. January and February are usually light for business travel and holidays also dramatically change the pattern.




China has been on a week long holiday which ends the 14th. Makes perfect sense that the ORD-PVG flight is packed. Monday would have been a holiday for lunar new year in Taiwan as well, not much business travel it's like flying on Christmas.
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Old Feb 13, 16, 10:56 am
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I guess I'm too lazy to look up UA 882's route.
I'm going to echo this with a shout out - I wish people would always provide the route in addition to the flight number!
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