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United’s first reconfigured 767-300 now flying

The first United Airlines “ghetto bird” Boeing 767-300 (formerly pre-merger United’s two-class domestic -300) has completed its reconfiguration and is now flying with 30 lie-flat BusinessFirst seats, 49 Economy Plus and 135 regular economy seats. Tonight it’s operating as flight 908 from Chicago to Amsterdam and returning tomorrow as flight 909. It’s a nice looking…

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United Airlines to convert some international 767-300s into two-cabin aircraft?

United Airlines today announced new daily nonstop service from Newark to Istanbul, Turkey effective July 1, 2012, pending government approval. More interesting, however, is the planned aircraft configuration the route will experience effective August 28. According to the press release: Now here’s the revealing part: Unless I missed a previous release, this is the first…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: TWA Boeing 767-200 from 1987

My roommate just told me that a well known Pastor, Fulton J. Sheen, used to refer to Trans World Airlines (TWA) as “Travel With Angels.” Well here’s a TWA Boeing 767-200 for the current installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Seating a total of 184 passengers in three classes, this bird saw 15 seats in…

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My emergency evacuation off a United Airlines Boeing 767 in Denver in 1993

An article appeared yesterday over at the Msnbc.com travel blog Overhead Bin entitled “Do you pay attention to airplane safety videos?” The writer admits she tunes the videos out when they begin having heard them countless times in the past. Experiencing severe turbulence on a recent flight, though, she checked for the lifejacket under the…

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