Finnair retires the McDonnell Douglas MD-11

Finnair McDonnell Douglas MD-11 OH-LGG (msn 48753) (Official airline of Santa Claus) JFK (Eric Dunetz) (Finnair retires the MD-11), originally uploaded by Airliners Gallery.

Copyright Photo: Eric Dunetz.

Finnair (Helsinki) today (February 22) operated its last scheduled passenger flight with a McDonnell Douglas MD-11. OH-LGG (msn 48753) operated flight AY 022 from Delhi to Helsinki. The same aircraft will fly at least one charter flight from Vancouver to Helsinki on March 2. The two MD-11s owned by Finnair are for sale. The possibility of continuing to use them in Finnair’s cargo operation is also being assessed. The MD-11 flew around 400,000 flying hours and had more than 50,000 landings. Overall the fleet carried around 14 million passengers.

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