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Fun Poll: Your Prediction -- AA's Last MD80 Flight  
User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 3765 times:


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This is just for fun.

As we all know AA is slowly retiring their MD-80s. I often wondered when and what route AA's last MD80 flight will be.

My prediction:

July 31, 2019
ORD-DFW

Your prediction?


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User currently offlineSASMD82 From Netherlands, joined Mar 2007, 710 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 3746 times:
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DL/NW was supposed to retire their DC-9s before 2006. Now they will be flying around in 2013. In other words: you cannot predict this so long in advance.

User currently offlineRyanairGuru From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 4690 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3735 times:

AUS-DFW

Date: Someone up above might know, I certainly don't!!!



Worked Hard, Flew Right
User currently offlineTOMMY767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6584 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3722 times:

EWR-DFW

filler
filler



"Folks that's the news and I'm outta here!" -- Dennis Miller
User currently offlineSRQKEF From Iceland, joined Jun 2011, 846 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 3693 times:

LGA-ORD
Date 20 December 2018



Flights flown: 269 - Airlines flown: 39 - Airports used: 60 - Next flights: KEF-IAD-TPA-JFK-KEF
User currently offlineONT2CGI From United States of America, joined Sep 2010, 123 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3661 times:

considering their newest ones were built for TW:
STL-DFW
12/1/21


User currently offlineLOWS From Austria, joined Oct 2011, 1065 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3646 times:

JFK-DFW

1 March 2112


User currently offlineRyanairGuru From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 4690 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 3627 times:

Quoting LOWS (Reply 6):
2112

  

Probably not far off  



Worked Hard, Flew Right
User currently offlineHorizonGirl From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 807 posts, RR: 16
Reply 8, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3446 times:

Quoting LOWS (Reply 6):
1 March 2112

That just made my day!!!   
Would me nice though, that would give me more time to chase one down.


Devon



Flying high on the Wings of the Great Northwest!
User currently offlinelightsaber From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 12420 posts, RR: 100
Reply 9, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3424 times:
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Not soon enough... But I'd concurr with this prediction:

Quoting SRQKEF (Reply 4):

LGA-ORD
Date 20 December 2018

Lightsaber



I've posted how many times?!?
User currently offlineBoeingGuy From United States of America, joined Dec 2010, 2882 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3351 times:

Why was the MD-80 getting a water salute at LAX? It wasn't the first or last AA MD-80 flight so not sure of the occasion.

User currently offlineGSPflyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 367 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks ago) and read 3272 times:

Quoting BoeingGuy (Reply 10):
Why was the MD-80 getting a water salute at LAX? It wasn't the first or last AA MD-80 flight so not sure of the occasion.

My guess would be a pilot retirement.


User currently offlineLonghornmaniac From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 3244 posts, RR: 45
Reply 12, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 3223 times:

Quoting RyanairGuru (Reply 2):

Unlikely, considering the last flight of the day gets into DFW at around 8:00 pm, depending on the season.

I suspect a ORD-DFW flight is a good bet. There is at least one flight that gets in right around, or slightly after midnight.

Other options might be LAX-DFW or SFO-DFW.

Cheers,
Cameron


User currently offlinefxramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7127 posts, RR: 87
Reply 13, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 3200 times:

Spring 2020 AUS-DFW

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