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How Close Did ATA Come To Getting Boeing 747?  
User currently offline747400sp From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3862 posts, RR: 2
Posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 3826 times:

Last year there was some of posts about ATA replacing it's L1011 fleet with Boeing 747-200. I was wondering how close did they come to having a Boeing 747 fleet. Since 1994 I always wanted to see a B 747 classic in ATA colors. I just wanted to know was ATA really planing to buy 747-200 to replace there Tristar fleet or was it a rumour?

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User currently offlineAndrewUber From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 2528 posts, RR: 39
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 3639 times:

Even if they did - you'll never see one in classic TZ colors.  cry 

I'd rather shoot BAD_MOTIVE
User currently offlineLN-MOW From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1910 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 3546 times:

Not very ... someone probably threw a ball, ran the numbers - and quickly forgot about it.

I know it was discussed as an option, and correctly so. All options need to be reviewed by a company in a crisis.

- I am LN-MOW, and I approve this message.
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