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NW- King Of The Aircraft Swap?  
User currently offlineJBLUA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 4567 times:
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Hey guys

I am confirmed on NW653 (connecting to NW223) on Friday June 25th... and since I booked this reservation (perhaps 2 months ago), the aircraft has changed so many times! I could understand one or two changes- but so many?? Whats the rationale behind it?

Original aircraft: A320
Switched to: B757
Switched to: A319
Switched to: D95
Aircraft at this point: D93

Pretty soon they'll have to switch it to a 747!  Laugh out loud
(Just kidding)

JBLUA320
Ben Kaufman

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User currently offlineAv8rphx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4494 times:

Nope,the king of aircraft swaps would be good ol' Mesa Airlines. Had 3 planes swapped on me today in one bank while at work.

User currently offlineNW7E7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4448 times:

That sucks! From a B757 to a D93. I booked a trip on NW to GRR and it has not changed a bit.

User currently offline767-332ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 4425 times:


Just treasure the times you can fly on the -9's...you'll miss them when they are gone.  Laugh out loud
Regards


User currently offlineAcidradio From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 4273 times:
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Nah, it will be a Saab next. Or a couple Saabs. Hehehe.

User currently offlineAirframeAS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 4168 times:

Just treasure the times you can fly on the -9's...you'll miss them when they are gone.

I couldnt agree more....just be thankful that you are flying on a D9!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


User currently offlineAs739x From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 4118 times:

No...if your on the -9, the next swap will be to a 717.

~Couldn't help myself, its been weeks since a NW DC-9 replacement thread..

ASSFO


User currently offlineHlywdCatft From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 4035 times:

***~Couldn't help myself, its been weeks since a NW DC-9 replacement thread..***

Nah, someone brought it up on the "Why are Airlines keeping their 732s" thread.

I was just going to respond to the guy who says cherish the chance to ride the DC-9 with why? They will be in the fleet for another 20 years.


User currently offlineAZO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3873 times:

Personally, I would prefer the DC-9 to the 757 if not for the reason of having just two seats in each row on the left side of the aircraft. Other than that it really would not make much different to me.

User currently offlineNWDC10 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3862 times:

The quality of the DC-9's. This is why you build an a/c that lasts "forever". Robert NWDC10

User currently offlineSHUPirate1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3834 times:

NWDC10-Additionally, and I mentioned this in another thread without a response, is the DC-9-10 anything more than a CR7/E70 with better economics and more cargo room?

User currently offlineAsuflyer05 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 3246 times:

Nope,the king of aircraft swaps would be good ol' Mesa Airlines. Had 3 planes swapped on me today in one bank while at work.

HAHAHAHA. When I saw the title to this thread that's exactly what I thought.



User currently offlineNW7E7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 3223 times:

Get rid of at least two of the 9's on the LIT-MEM run. They have been running this route for ages!! Replace a couple of them with A319's. It is about time that LIT gets some airbus action!! Nuts  Nuts  Nuts

User currently offline737captain From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 3033 times:

HAHAHA........Asuflyer05 and Av8erphx.......you hit that one on the head...YV is notorios for their a/c swaps, it gets pretty ridiculous almost every day. Only at mesa could you swap a/c for a delayed flight 6 times throughout the day, and then cancel the flight at 11pm.........pretty sad.

User currently offlineNWADC9 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2968 times:

Never happens in PIT for NW as far as I know of. The closest you can get is taking the D85 aircraft that always hits the sack at around 5 Laugh out loud

User currently offlineRjx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2647 times:

I was on NW Flight #1667 from DTW to TVC last Thursday. The original aircraft for this flight was a DC9-10. After getting to the gate they changed it to a DC9-30. Once the plane got in from LAN it had a mechanical write up on it so they switched us to another gate and the plane was a DC9-50 that we boarded to TVC. So in a matter of 2 hrs they changed aircraft twice.

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