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User currently offlineBoeing757/767 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 2286 posts, RR: 1
Posted (15 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 3005 times:

Here's the Delta release. Note destinations at the end.

Delta Takes Delivery of First Boeing 767-400ER; Carrier is Launch Customer of Next Generation Wide-Body Aircraft
ATLANTA, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL - news) will take delivery of the first Boeing 767-400ER, the newest generation of the popular 767 series, in Seattle on August 29. As launch customer for the new airplane, the carrier has placed a firm order for 21 aircraft with another 40 on option in a deal worth $2.4 billion based on the list price.

The addition of the 767-400ER supports the airline's strategic plan to retire Lockheed 1011 aircraft, as well as simplify and modernize the carrier's fleet mix. Delta will retire the last of its L-1011 aircraft by August 2001. ``We are pleased to offer our passengers the newest aircraft on the market,'' said Malcolm B. Armstrong, Delta's executive vice president - operations. ``This major investment in our fleet reinforces Delta's commitment to be the number one airline in the eyes of our customers.''

The aircraft, a 21-foot stretch version of the B767-300ER, is equipped with state-of-the art enhancements and features an interior based on the award-winning design of the Boeing 777.

Delta's aircraft offers 36 seats in first class in a two-by-two configuration with no middle seat. Each seat features the Rockwell Collins in-seat entertainment system, a personal phone, a laptop computer power system and an adjustable headrest and footrest.

Economy class, which offers 251 seats, features personal telephones, laptop computer power system, headrests, and plenty of overhead bin space in an open and spacious cabin.

The B767-400ER sports aerodynamic enhancements, including innovative raked wing tips for improved lift, increased takeoff weight capability, an all-new main landing gear and a new upgraded flight deck.

The aircraft will be powered by two General Electric CF6-80C2-B8 engines generating 63,500 pounds of thrust. The aircraft range of 5,700 statute miles will allow it to serve Delta's domestic long-haul routes including Atlanta- Honolulu.

Because the new aircraft will share the same type rating as Delta's existing 767 and a common type rating with its 757 aircraft, flight crew training time is reduced for the 767-400ER. Current 767 flight crews will need just five days of additional training to fly the 767-400ER.

``This aircraft has the capacity and range we need in core markets,'' said Armstrong. ``It is an excellent complement to our fleet of 767-300 and 767-300ER aircraft and system commonalities reduce the costs of training, operations and maintenance.''

Following delivery of the first 767-400ER at the end of the month, teams of Delta engineers, pilots, in-flight service and support personnel will spend a month training on the aircraft before it enters revenue service on October 1, 2000. Delta will receive 12 aircraft by the end of the year.

The aircraft will go into service between Atlanta and Orlando, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Tampa, effective October 1, 2000. Delta will introduce the plane in service to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Maui and Salt Lake City by the end of the year. In 2001, West Palm Beach, San Juan, Dallas-Ft. Worth and New York-LaGuardia will join the list of cities served by the 767-400ER.

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User currently offlineBlink182 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 5499 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (15 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2950 times:

it is probably just a typo,they probably meant JFK.

Give me a break, I created this username when I was a kid...
User currently offlineKing767 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2944 times:

No reason not to fly 764s out of LGA too. They already fly 763 out of LGA.

User currently offline777gk From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1641 posts, RR: 17
Reply 3, posted (15 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2929 times:

The death toll of the L-1011.  

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