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AA,TW And DL MD-80, 2-3 Or 3-2?  
User currently offlineTWA902fly From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 3100 posts, RR: 4
Posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2657 times:

I noticed that AA and DL have the 2-3 configuration differently. If looking towards the back of the aircraft, Delta has 2-3 (2 on the left side and 3 on the right side) AA has the opposite, 3-2. and TWA has 3-2 (3 on the left and 2 on the right.) Is this the difference between an 82/83 and an 88?

-TWA902fly
Chicago Illinois


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User currently offlineMD-90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 8494 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2631 times:

Delta has 3-2 unless Delta's changed theirs since 2 years ago when I last flew on an MD-88. Don't know about TWA, while I think American is 2-3

User currently offlineTWA902fly From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 3100 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2625 times:

I am flying Delta nd their seat map has ED CBA if your walking to the back of the aircraft.

i am in seat E

-TWA902fly
Chicago Illinois



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User currently offlineL1011 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1649 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2633 times:
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Normally seating configuration is described looking toward the front of the aircraft. Delta's MD-88s are 3 on the left and 2 on the right facing forward. Alaska's MD-80s are this way also. All the other MD-80s I've flown on had two on the left and three on the right when facing forward.

Bob Bradley
Richmond, VA



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User currently offlineDL_Mech From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 1907 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2618 times:

The reason for the 3-2 config. is so a full width galley can be used in the back.


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User currently offlineModesto2 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 2769 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2612 times:

Actually, American is 2 on the left and 3 on the right.

User currently offlineAcvitale From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 922 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2592 times:

TWA flies both 2-3 and 3-2 depending on the individual aircraft.

Most TWA ordered aircraft are 2-3 looking from the tail towards the nose A C - DEF however about 27 planes are configured ABC-D F. Delta also has a few hybrids that differ from the rest of the fleet. I do not know about any other carriers MD80 seating differences..


User currently offlineRickbslc From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Delta's MD-88's are 3-2 and MD-90's are 2-3.

User currently offlineBaec777XX From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2561 times:

I flew TWA on March 31, 1998 from DFW to JFK a layover in New Orleans, LA (MSY). the plane is configured as 2-3 as I was on board TWA #708. All MD80s must have same configuration as shown on: Boeing Home Page.. !!

http://www.Boeing.com

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/md-80-90/index.html

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/md-80/product.html

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/md-80/int.html

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/md-80/ext.html

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/md-80/rng.html





Baec777XX    


User currently offlineAcvitale From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 922 posts, RR: 11
Reply 9, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2540 times:

Baec777XX

I can assure you the 2-3 and 3-2 variants are customer options from boeing. Your claim is unfounded and incorrect.

Al


User currently offlineSKYTEAM From France, joined Nov 2009, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2539 times:

Heres what the MD-80's/MD-82's/MD-83's, AND MD-88's were like:

Continental: 2-3

Delta: 2-3

Trans World (TWA) 2-3

TWA had the most spacious, and comfortable MD-80's!!!!!

SKYTEAM


User currently offlineScaredflyer21 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 355 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2538 times:

On all of the TWA MD-80 flights i've been on it's been
2-3 not3-2


User currently offlineAcvitale From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 922 posts, RR: 11
Reply 12, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2535 times:

Some of the TWA MD83's leased in in 1996-1998 (not delivered new) were in the 3-2 config. If you want tail #s try the yahoo boards as some like Life Platinium known the numbers off the top of his head. On monday I can call and get the information as well.

The rest of TWAs fleet as stated above is 2-3.

Delta has a handful of MD90 and MD88 aircraft in 2-3 configs. The rest of the MD88 are in 3-2.

Al


User currently offlineBaec777XX From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2523 times:

Acvitale !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




I AM NEVER WRONG , AND I FIND THAT YOU ARE REALLY WRONG ABOUT ME.......



I CAN TELL THAT THE AIRLINES HAVE THEIR CHOICE HOW THEY WANT THEIR CONFIGURED AT BOEING FIELD PRODUCTIONS....................................





Baec777XX  




User currently offlineAcvitale From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 922 posts, RR: 11
Reply 14, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2514 times:

Really Baec,

Well read my post and yours.. You are wrong.. If you would like to look up the document that covers the seating on the MD80 and MD90 (And DC-9, 717, D9A, C-9B) etc look up A6WE type certificate revision 26 dated 12/4/2000 from the FAA/DOT website.

Further, If all MD80s are configured the same then how do AA, AS, DL, TW all fly them with the seating on both sides 3-2 and 2-3. Let's not forget Midwest Express with 2-2!

Nuff said, I think you better grow up...

http://afs600.faa.gov/

Is the link you need!



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