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Old 05-21-2020, 09:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Delta Retiring MD88 and MD90s after 2 June 2020

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That leaves the B717, right?
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That leaves the B717, right?
Yes, but their retiring half of their madpup fleet as well
https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhor...-covid-19/amp/

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That leaves the B717, right?
Yes, but their retiring half of their madpup fleet as well
https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhor...-covid-19/amp/
Yup, life as we know it, is ending.
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I'm really surprised they are getting rid of so many 717's. It seems like the 717 has replaced a lot of flying, at least out of ATL.
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I'm really surprised they are getting rid of so many 717's. It seems like the 717 has replaced a lot of flying, at least out of ATL.
Probably the maintenance costs. MD aircraft are pretty niche.
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