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Delta To Order More B777-200LR Or The 787-8?  
User currently offlineIowaman From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4358 posts, RR: 6
Posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 4110 times:
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Pretty self explanatory. Do you think they will go with more of the T7's or the more fuel efficient 787's in the future?


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User currently offline767-332ER From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2030 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 4096 times:

Future? Delta is worrying about seeing the future before they can worry about what aircraft they're gonna order.


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User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3766 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 4090 times:

Delta currently can't afford to make a large order of long haul a/c!

If they could, DL would order more 777's and maybe some 787's!

Rob!


User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4069 times:

Well, DL does have 5 outstanding 772s on order, however they were deferred until a later date. I've also heard rumors that DL wants to sell these 5 particular 777s or at least their delivery slots. As for Delta to order the 787,.. hell, anything is possible if DL can improve their financial health. Let remember that Delta, along with American & Northwest are the only 3 legacy carriers left not to have file for Chapter 11...yet. I hope it stays that way. Regards.


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User currently offlineRwSEA From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 3076 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4061 times:

I think given that DL returns to profitability, they would be best served by replacing the 762/763/764/777 with the 787. This would save money in terms of maintenance and training and all sorts of other things.

If routes like ATL-NRT and ATL-CDG need more capacity, they can increase the frequencies. For instance, ATL-LGW is 4x daily with the 763.

Regardless, DL needs to do something about its international fleet. The 763 is very comfortable from a passenger standpoint, but these planes need to be made-over with PTVs, better seats, redesigned BizElite, etc.


User currently offlineAlitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4741 posts, RR: 45
Reply 5, posted (9 years 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 4043 times:

Quoting RwSEA (Reply 4):
The 763 is very comfortable from a passenger standpoint, but these planes need to be made-over with PTVs, better seats, redesigned BizElite, etc.

it's in the works, or will be if financials improve. expect something nice.



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User currently offlineBoeing7E7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 4013 times:

If they can spin off DLC they'll be ordering the 787.

User currently offlineFLAIRPORT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3970 times:

Quoting FlagshipAZ (Reply 3):
Let remember that Delta, along with American & Northwest are the only 3 legacy carriers left not to have file for Chapter 11...yet

I know CO was in ch 11 in the 1990s, but not since 9/11!


User currently offlineFreedom4all From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 122 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 3967 times:
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They aint ordering a damn thing anytime soon!


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