PVG flights

Discussion in 'United Airlines | MileagePlus' started by Canadi>n, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. Canadi>n
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    Canadi>n Gold Member

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    Just curious but I am wondering where the aircraft used for the PVG-SFO flight comes from? It seems all UA flights arrive mid-to-late afternoon (the inbound arrives around 5:30p) and while some depart in the mid-evening, the PVG-SFO goes off just past noon. It would appear that UA keeps the inbound SFO-PVG plane overnight, but that seems like pretty bad utilization if that's the case. Surely it would make more sense to depart mid-to-late evening? (Of course arriving back stateside would be late evening too, and thus make onward connections awkward.)

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