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About a hundred or so sentimental aviation enthusiasts traveled both near and far to gather in Atlanta to watch the MD-88s and MD-90s fly for the very last time. The final flights brought back fond memories of the aircraft known among the aviation world as the Mad Dogs and its service ...
June 2, 2020, 6 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. 
June 1, 2020, 2 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 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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NEW YORK — Delta will stop flying MD-88 aircraft on a scheduled basis at New York’s LaGuardia Airport effective March 2. The airline will instead fly existing MD-88 routes on a mix of quieter, more fuel-efficient Airbus A320 family aircraft, Boeing 737s and a limited number of MD-90 mainline aircraft ...
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See more of Delta's mainline fleet here or go to delta.com.
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See more of Delta's mainline fleet here or go to delta.com.
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Delta uses billions of gallons of fuel a year, so it’s always looking to reduce its costs and cut emissions. Who’d have thought a coating for engine fan blades might help the airline accomplish those goals? The Operations Support and Enabling Technologies teams at Delta Technical Operations, working with MDS ...