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Delta teams in several cities across the system celebrated the final flights of the MD-88 and MD-90 jets as they made their way to Atlanta Tuesday morning. In particular, Delta flight 88 from Washington-Dulles and Delta flight 90 from Houston Intercontinental carried numerous aviation enthusiasts as they eagerly took part ...
June 4, 2020, 5 p.m.
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On Tuesday, June 2, Delta’s MD-88s and MD-90s will fly their final scheduled flights before heading to Blytheville, Ark., for their well-deserved retirement. For more than three decades in the case of the MD-88s, these aircraft served as steady workhorses for the domestic network. They also played significant roles during ...
May 29, 2020, 1 p.m.
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​​Delta's MD-88s and MD-90s will depart on their last scheduled revenue flights on June 2, as Delta officially retires the "Mad Dog" jets from the fleet.
May 19, 2020, 11 a.m.
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Delta plans to retire its 18 widebody Boeing 777s by the end of 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The retirement will accelerate the airline’s strategy to simplify and modernize its fleet, while continuing to operate newer, more cost-efficient aircraft. “We’re making strategic, cost-effective changes to our fleet ...
May 14, 2020, 9 a.m.
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Delta will retire older, less efficient airplanes earlier than planned as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 30, 2020, 10 a.m.
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Read this article in Spanish or Portuguese. As Delta quickly moves to respond to the unprecedented impact to its business from the COVID-19 pandemic, many Delta teams are carefully carrying out plans to safely and securely park more than 600 aircraft. These locations include Delta’s hub airports with available space ...
March 24, 2020, 3 p.m.
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Delta has reached an agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) to lease two new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft set for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2020 and first quarter of 2021. These aircraft will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. "These two incremental aircraft represent an opportunistic play to ...
Oct. 22, 2019, 2 a.m.
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Building on the foundation of innovative predictive maintenance successes in recent years, Delta is partnering with Airbus to make aviation maintenance more efficient and more economical for Delta Air Lines and operators worldwide through Delta TechOps, the maintenance, repair and overhaul provider business of Delta Air Lines. “This partnership with ...
Oct. 22, 2019, 2 a.m.