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Status of UA's 777 Conversion to new International First, Business and Economy Seats

Status of UA's 777 Conversion to new International First, Business and Economy Seats

 
Old Apr 9, 10, 6:21 pm
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seat maps, seat maps people..

I've been through the may schedule and non of them are showin an international config. 777 ( please don't say "yet")
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Old Apr 12, 10, 7:17 pm
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Originally Posted by Skymonster
There is a comment from a member on airliners.net (forum name something like United_FA...) that the crew rest seats on the 777XI/XC will be relocated from 17/18/19HJ to the last two rows of E+ in the center (DEF seats)

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Well, sounds like my 21J flying LHR-DEN in August might be a little less valuable....but I'll accept the trade in exchange for AVOD.

Originally Posted by Aluminum tubing

Last update I heard which could change was the plane should be out April 14th-17th. Still SFO-LHR-DEN-SFO routing.
Any idea how long the planes are going to stick on this route? I would assume it would stay there and then new configs would be added to other routes as the come online, or is it known if there is any plan to rotate this initially reconfig'd plane onto other routes?

Obviously the changes in premium cabins will be significant, but what will the differences look like in Y? 2-5-2 to 3-3-3, AVOD, moving the crew rests...anything else? Will the slimline leather seats be coming?
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Old Apr 12, 10, 8:31 pm
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Originally Posted by avsrock90
Will the slimline leather seats be coming?
No.
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Old Apr 13, 10, 1:11 am
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Originally Posted by avsrock90
Any idea how long the planes are going to stick on this route? I would assume it would stay there and then new configs would be added to other routes as the come online, or is it known if there is any plan to rotate this initially reconfig'd plane onto other routes?
LHR/SFO/DEN rotation will require two planes, so it would be logical for the second one out of the shop to go onto that route as well. So it's difficult to see that any other route will be getting the plane until June.
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Old Apr 13, 10, 6:42 am
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Originally Posted by lhrsfo
LHR/SFO/DEN rotation will require two planes, so it would be logical for the second one out of the shop to go onto that route as well. So it's difficult to see that any other route will be getting the plane until June.
Oh I don't know. I'm still hoping for IAD - FCO - IAD since I'm flying that route late April / early May.

Of course if LHR was part of my handle...

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Old Apr 13, 10, 9:11 am
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Originally Posted by avsrock90
Well, sounds like my 21J flying LHR-DEN in August might be a little less valuable....but I'll accept the trade in exchange for AVOD.



Any idea how long the planes are going to stick on this route? I would assume it would stay there and then new configs would be added to other routes as the come online, or is it known if there is any plan to rotate this initially reconfig'd plane onto other routes?

Obviously the changes in premium cabins will be significant, but what will the differences look like in Y? 2-5-2 to 3-3-3, AVOD, moving the crew rests...anything else? Will the slimline leather seats be coming?
For Y the 3 pax will get to fight over the 2 plugs available in each seat of 3-3-3 for your DVD players & computers. Also Y will have V O D like F & C but will also have pay from your seat extra programing (not sure what extras you will have my best guest would be other movie opts or TV shows and games).

Most of the training is on the premium cabins. Seat and video re boots etc...

No word yet what order the AC will scheduled to.
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Old Apr 13, 10, 2:56 pm
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Originally Posted by Aluminum tubing
For Y the 3 pax will get to fight over the 2 plugs available in each seat of 3-3-3 for your DVD players & computers. Also Y will have V O D like F & C but will also have pay from your seat extra programing (not sure what extras you will have my best guest would be other movie opts or TV shows and games).

Most of the training is on the premium cabins. Seat and video re boots etc...

No word yet what order the AC will scheduled to.
Plan on bringing a splitter when you travel so you never have to fight over the power
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Old Apr 13, 10, 3:06 pm
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Originally Posted by lhrsfo
LHR/SFO/DEN rotation will require two planes
Why? They don't have to make it bidirectional.

Originally Posted by zabes64
Plan on bringing a splitter when you travel so you never have to fight over the power
Or an extension cord in case your power drop isn't working...

Originally Posted by Aluminum tubing
Y ... will also have pay from your seat extra programing
Others may feel differently, but I think that's a great idea!
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Old Apr 13, 10, 8:45 pm
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Hello

FYI, the cockpit rest seats in the F cabin on the reconfigured 777 are:

On the 777 XQ and XD it's 2A
On the XJ it is 2A and 2K.
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Old Apr 13, 10, 10:59 pm
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Originally Posted by zabes64
Plan on bringing a splitter when you travel so you never have to fight over the power
If the power is like on other AC that may not work because the wattage is limited.
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Old Apr 13, 10, 11:17 pm
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Originally Posted by Aluminum tubing
For Y the 3 pax will get to fight over the 2 plugs available in each seat of 3-3-3 for your DVD players & computers.
On Continental, the economy seats have a similar configuration (2 ports per 3 seats) on their 777s. I don't recall ever having to fight over power ports.

Caveat: The power ports on the CO planes are below the seats, between each seat. It may be that most people were simply unaware of the ac ports, as they were out of sight (and out of mind).

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Old Apr 14, 10, 12:44 am
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Originally Posted by avsrock90
Well, sounds like my 21J flying LHR-DEN in August might be a little less valuable....but I'll accept the trade in exchange for AVOD.



Any idea how long the planes are going to stick on this route? I would assume it would stay there and then new configs would be added to other routes as the come online, or is it known if there is any plan to rotate this initially reconfig'd plane onto other routes?
The only thing we know for sure is that it will never fly into or out of CDG. I heard they're going to be UX flights, CDG-LHR-WIC-FAE-IFJ-KUS-UAK-YYR-CAR-IAD on EMB120s.
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Old Apr 14, 10, 1:06 am
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Originally Posted by Mike Jacoubowsky
The only thing we know for sure is that it will never fly into or out of CDG. I heard they're going to be UX flights, CDG-LHR-WIC-FAE-IFJ-KUS-UAK-YYR-CAR-IAD on EMB120s.
lol that would be fun!!
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Old Apr 14, 10, 1:09 am
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Originally Posted by Mike Jacoubowsky
The only thing we know for sure is that it will never fly into or out of CDG. I heard they're going to be UX flights, CDG-LHR-WIC-FAE-IFJ-KUS-UAK-YYR-CAR-IAD on EMB120s.
However, flying that trip would get you elite status in no time!

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Old Apr 14, 10, 8:09 am
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Originally Posted by tattikat2
Hello

FYI, the cockpit rest seats in the F cabin on the reconfigured 777 are:

On the 777 XQ and XD it's 2A
On the XJ it is 2A and 2K.
According to the United Fleet Flyerguide wiki, 77XQs are getting the lower lobe crew rest area. They won't need 2A then will they?

See the Flyerguide wiki here:

http://www.flyerguide.com/wiki/index...Fleet_%28UA%29
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