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United Airlines Fleet Updates [2020 Edition]

United Airlines Fleet Updates [2020 Edition]

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The Fleet Status site is:
https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfleetsite/

At the site, you can find information about the interior features, livery, etc., for every plane in United's fleet.

United Airlines Equipment (Aircraft) Codes (via JOSECONLSCREW28)- code refers to type and configuration but not IFE:

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73S - B737-700 Guam Configuration (12/30/84 Slimline)
73G - B737-700 Slimline (12/36/78 config)
73Y - B737-800 Slimline Config (16/54/96 config)
73U - B737-800 Guam Slimline Configuration (16/42/108 config)
73Q - B737-800 Slimline (16/54/96) with SFP (a/c 3519 and above 16/48/102) 3528 and up Sky Interior, 3532 and up Sky bins
73C - B737-900 Slimline (20/42/117 config)
37X - 737-MAX9 Slimline 20/48/111): Slimline Config (3413-3442 & 3479: 20/42/117), (3443-3478: 20/39/120) (3479 Sky Interior and Space bins)
75B - B757-200 Int'l Config (16/45/108)
75S - B757-200 Int'l Config (16/42/118)
75E - B757-300 Slimline (24/57/156 config)
76S - B767-400ER (39/70/131 with Y crew mod)
78V - B787-8 (36/70/113 config)
78H - B787-8 (28J/21PP/38E+/158Y)

78Z - B787-9 (48/88/116 config)
78P - B787-9 (48J/21PP/39E+/149Y config)

77Y - B777-200ER ("Version 2"/ 50/72/145 config)
77E - B777-200ER Polaris/PP (50/24/46/156)

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19S - A319 version 1 (8/42/78 config)
19C - A319 version 2 (ex-CZ frames) (8/42/78 config), different lavs
19F - A319 version 1 (12/36/78 config)
19G - A319 version 2 (12/36/78 config) (ex-CZ frames) (12/36/78 config)
20S - A320 version 1 (12/42/96 config)
20C - A320 version 2 (ex-CZ frames) (12/42/96 config), different lavs
20F - A320 version ? (16/36/96 config) - Version abandoned
37K - B737-900ER (20/39/120 a/c 3801-3810 ) (20/42/117 a/c 3811-3894 Sky - a/c 3895-3899 Space Bins)
75K - B757-200 (formerly known as "ps") (28/42/72 config)
76C - B767-300ER 2-cabin non-Polaris (30J/49E+/135Y config)
76A - B767-300ER Polaris 2 class (30J/46E+/138Y config)
76L - B767-300ER Polaris/PP (46J/22PP/43E+/56Y config)
77G/M - B777-200 Domestic (Versions 3 & 4 / 28F/102E+/234Y config)
77O - B777-200ER Domestic Version 32F/124E+/206Y config.
77Q - B777-200ER 3-cabin (20xx & 28xx Tail #s) & (27xx Tail#'s) ("Version 1"/ 8F/40J/113E+/108Y config)

77U/N - B777-200ER Polaris/PP (50J/24PP/46E+/156Y)
77X - B777-300ER Polaris/PP (60J/24PP/62E+/204Y)
78J(78X) - B787-10 Polaris/PP 44J/21PP/45E+/199Y config)

Here's what each of the facilities do historically:
Domestic Contract:
LCQ, Airbus heavy/medium maint, Airbus Inductions and mods, 319/320 reconfiguration, 763 paint
MIA, reconfiguration and maintenance, all except 787/777
DLH, Airbus maintenance
SAT 757 maint/reconfiguration, some 763 maintenance
INT, 737 & 757 maint.
TPA, 737 heavy maint, contract, but UA building own hanger
RFD, 777 ADS-B (completed)
ILN occasional 763 maint.
Domestic In House:
HOU, 737 heavier maintenance, some shorter mod work
SFO, Airbus D checks, heavy 772 maint, 737NG C checks, other maint.
MCO, 737/757 maintenance, some mods.
IAH, light maint, some mods
SEA, 77W, 787 delivery induction
DEN, IAD, 787 new delivery induction
Paint Facilities
VCV, AMA, CWF, FTW paint
International Contract:
HKG, heavy widebody maint and reconf (also heavy GUM 737 maint); 763/772GE Polaris mods
XMN 772PW Polaris mods, 787 mod, 777/787 heavy maint
PVG, 788 modifications/WiFi, GUM 737 maint
PEK, some widebody maint.

Services ended at:
MCN, PEK, SKF, VQQ

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Old Jan 1, 20, 11:08 pm
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Just a question, aren't all PS 752s (28J) supposed to be retired by a certain time this year?
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Old Jan 1, 20, 11:52 pm
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Originally Posted by am1108 View Post
Just a question, aren't all PS 752s (28J) supposed to be retired by a certain time this year?
Not if MAX remains grounded @:-)
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Old Jan 2, 20, 1:00 am
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Originally Posted by atword View Post
That I understand but the totals don't add up. 18 in service + 6 in mod + 20 Mesa + 8 GoJet = 52. This is less than "at least 54". I was wondering if they were pulling C700s from other operators, SkyWest, the desert, etc.

Additionally, the highest current GoJet tail number is N551GJ and the lowest is N501GJ. This indicates at least 51 GoJet C550s in time, unless UA would be using the GJ numbers for Mesa etc.

I'm personally hoping they scrape up a lot of C700s from all over to dump the CR2 entirely.
GoJet will have 54 frames not including the 20 from Mesa. 25 from GoJet plus 29 leased from Skywest. The Skywest leases are frames that were ex-Horizon and have been parked, as well as some ex-ExpressJet Delta frames. The 20 from Mesa were announced after that, but unsure if there will eventually be 74 CR5s, or if some of these frames will be leased elsewhere.
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Old Jan 3, 20, 11:30 pm
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319:
N801UA sked to exit LCQ 2755/4Jan with 12F config

763:
N651UA entered ILN maint 2747/2Jan

772:
N37018 sked to exit HKG 862/6Jan with Polaris/PP
N74007 appears to be entering HKG 179/4Jan, expect Polaris/PP
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Old Jan 4, 20, 9:49 pm
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319:
N874UA - Former China Southern B-6021. The FAA registration for the aircraft was completed on 3-January with a temporary certificate for delivery granted the same day. Imagine we will see this aircraft go from from CAN to XMN in the next few days.

738:
N77258 - Confirmed exit from MIA on 30-Dec
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Old Jan 5, 20, 1:20 am
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UAX Update

E75SC:
N618UX enters revenue service with ExpressJet 6Jan

CR2:
N221PS entered ROS for new livery paint prior to entering service
N924SW has returned to revenue service with Skywest after having been stored
N679SA has returned to revenue service with Skywest after having been stored

CR7:
N174GJ exited service, ferried to AMA for new livery paint prior to CR5 mod, will be future N553GJ

CR5:
N175GJ has exited AMA paint, now at STL awaiting service entry as N554GJ
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Old Jan 6, 20, 12:03 pm
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788:
N27908 sked to exit XMN as UA2738 to SFO on 9 JAN local time. This is expected to be the first Polaris/P+ 788. It's not in FlightAware, but the following flight (UA1912 on 8 JAN PST) is shown and the exit flight can be traced back on ua.com.

Note the seat map isn't yet loaded and the seating is still listed as 2-2-2 in J. Hopefully that will update.
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Old Jan 6, 20, 12:45 pm
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Originally Posted by usbusinesstraveller View Post
788:
N27908 sked to exit XMN as UA2738 to SFO on 9 JAN local time. This is expected to be the first Polaris/P+ 788. It's not in FlightAware, but the following flight (UA1912 on 8 JAN PST) is shown and the exit flight can be traced back on ua.com.

Note the seat map isn't yet loaded and the seating is still listed as 2-2-2 in J. Hopefully that will update.
Looks like 1-2-1 on the app now.
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Old Jan 6, 20, 1:07 pm
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Interesting that the premium economy cabin is not blue on the seat map.
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Old Jan 6, 20, 1:44 pm
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Originally Posted by UAinAUS View Post
E75SC:
N618UX enters revenue service with ExpressJet 6Jan

CR2:
N221PS entered ROS for new livery paint prior to entering service
N924SW has returned to revenue service with Skywest after having been stored
N679SA has returned to revenue service with Skywest after having been stored


CR7:
N174GJ exited service, ferried to AMA for new livery paint prior to CR5 mod, will be future N553GJ

CR5:
N175GJ has exited AMA paint, now at STL awaiting service entry as N554GJ
They are pulling CR2s out of storage for service now? Unless I missed it, I haven't seen any significant reductions in these...with a lot of new planes coming on board overall. Is capacity really going up so much? Anecdotally, seems schedules for Q1 have been trimmed, at least for the locations I track.
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Old Jan 6, 20, 1:59 pm
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Originally Posted by oopl View Post
Interesting that the premium economy cabin is not blue on the seat map.
Itís an interim map using pre-reconfiguration methodology - greying out non-saleable seats etc

Note that Polaris seats arenít Blue paisley shapes either.

PE would be purple actually.
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Old Jan 6, 20, 2:37 pm
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Originally Posted by pushmyredbutton View Post
Looks like 1-2-1 on the app now.
Yup, and the app is showing the three rows of 2-3-2 immediately behind (P+). Looks like we have a Dreamliner retrofit on its way.

Originally Posted by oopl View Post
Interesting that the premium economy cabin is not blue on the seat map.
They're not selling P+ on that flight. That's how the pre P+ seats were shown on the 77W before they sold them. Also as UA1912 is domestic (SFO-IAD) it's probably okay to show them as domestic F, especially if they haven't yet got around to creating the Polaris seat map.
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Old Jan 6, 20, 5:15 pm
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319:
N879UA sked to enter LCQ 2742/6Jan, assume paint (LCQ has 2 bay paint hanger)

763:
N654UA entered LCQ paint 2741/6Jan

772:
N223UA sked to exit XMN 2733/7Jan, already has Polaris
N785UA sked to exit XMN 2739/8Jan, shows maint only due to seat map and shorter visit in XMN

77W:
N2333U sked to exit XMN 2752/8Jan

788:
N27908 sked to exit XMN 2738/8Jan with Polaris/PP. Might be interesting how UA sked this aircraft since it has 6 fewer J seats and could have issues floating with other 788s..
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Old Jan 6, 20, 5:25 pm
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788:
N27908 sked to exit XMN 2738/8Jan with Polaris/PP. Might be interesting how UA sked this aircraft since it has 6 fewer J seats and could have issues floating with other 788s..
Perhaps until they have a critical mass to assign to an international route, they will use the Polarisized 788s to cover domestic 757-200 p.t.s. routes?

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Old Jan 6, 20, 5:27 pm
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Originally Posted by usbusinesstraveller View Post
Yup, and the app is showing the three rows of 2-3-2 immediately behind (P+). Looks like we have a Dreamliner retrofit on its way.



They're not selling P+ on that flight. That's how the pre P+ seats were shown on the 77W before they sold them. Also as UA1912 is domestic (SFO-IAD) it's probably okay to show them as domestic F, especially if they haven't yet got around to creating the Polaris seat map.
I think the point was that on the 772/77W, even before P+ was sold as P+, they were at least sold as E+, hence they were blue.
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