Delta Air Lines currently operates a dwindling fleet of 40 McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30s.
During its first quarter earnings call, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Paul Jacobson, announced the company will now accelerate the retirement of its remaining MD-90s.
The airline will provide a more definitive retirement schedule later in the second quarter.
Related to this, Delta also plans to retire the last McDonnell Douglas MD-88 in 2020. The MD-90s will be the end of line of operating McDonnell Douglas jets by Delta.
Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): Delta Air Lines McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30 N902DA (msn 53382) FLL (Bruce Drum). Image: 101323.
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