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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 Dec 21, 10, 7:25 pm
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Originally Posted by cesco.g View Post
Wiki shows no plane in for conversion (marked yellow). Is this correct?
See post 1457.

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Old Dec 22, 10, 10:55 am
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Originally Posted by cesco.g View Post
Wiki shows no plane in for conversion (marked yellow). Is this correct?
If so, the stated plan of 9 completions in 2010 will be missed.
I heard from a flight attendant who heard from a pilot who heard from a bag handler who heard from an IFL matron who heard from an ICC agent who heard from Jeff Smisek's niece's ex-boyfriend that the 777 conversions have stopped because the new UA is abolishing F class and changing to Y/BF only. E+ will be removed as part of the BF overhaul, and seat pitch will be reduced to 29" throughout the Y cabin. AVOD will be available throughout Y for a nominal charge of $16. BusinessFirst seats will not be available for sale or for elite upgrades, as they will be reserved exclusively for NRSAs and infrequent travelers who buy upgrades to BF for tens of dollars at check-in.

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Old Dec 22, 10, 12:42 pm
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Originally Posted by CollegeFlyer View Post
I heard from a flight attendant who heard from a pilot who heard from a bag handler who heard from an IFL matron who heard from an ICC agent who heard from Jeff Smisek's niece's ex-boyfriend
No----ya gotta be kidding?
Originally Posted by CollegeFlyer View Post
the new UA is abolishing F class and changing to Y/BF only.
No----ya gotta be kidding!
Originally Posted by CollegeFlyer View Post
E+ will be removed as part of the BF overhaul, and seat pitch will be reduced to 29" throughout the Y cabin.
No----ya gotta be kidding!
Originally Posted by CollegeFlyer View Post
AVOD will be available throughout Y for a nominal charge of $16.
No----ya gotta be kidding!
Originally Posted by CollegeFlyer View Post
BusinessFirst seats will not be available for sale or for elite upgrades, as they will be reserved exclusively for NRSAs
Finally, something believeable in your post!
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Old Dec 22, 10, 2:13 pm
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Originally Posted by boifromtroy View Post
Zut alors! I'm on that route in about four weeks... No chance a new plane will pop out and be learning French by mid-January?
Moi aussi (me too)! Any confirmation of new config 777 being used on CDG-IAD and IAD-CDG would be welcome news
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Old Dec 22, 10, 3:51 pm
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I was just that route, it was the old config, not too sure if it really warnent something as nice as the new config, our flight time was just a little over 6 hrs.

Originally Posted by sapguy View Post
Moi aussi (me too)! Any confirmation of new config 777 being used on CDG-IAD and IAD-CDG would be welcome news
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Old Dec 22, 10, 4:00 pm
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Originally Posted by sapguy View Post
Moi aussi (me too)! Any confirmation of new config 777 being used on CDG-IAD and IAD-CDG would be welcome news
Not planned anytime soon, I'm afraid.

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