American Airlines is moving ahead with its planned retirement of its last McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82s/83s (MD-82s/MD-83s) by the end of 2019.
According to Ross Feinstein and his report on social media, AA retired eight MD-80 aircraft in one day (N7547A, N424AA, N7550, N7584A, N426AA, N979TW, N555AN and N70425). The fleet is now down to 34 aircraft.
Top Copyright Photo: The MD-80 fleet is not being repainted as they move towards retirement. American Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) N44503 (msn 49797) SJC (Michael B. Ing). Image: 930423.
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