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DL Reserve A/C At JFK Question  
User currently offlineClipperClub From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 5 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2702 times:

does dl have spares a/c at JFK? It seems logical to have a spare at a hub of JFKs size.

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User currently offlineBlueFlyer From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 3971 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2619 times:
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Probably one or two rolling spares. I don't think airlines really have dedicated spares anymore. Too expensive.


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User currently offlineFlyDeltaJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 1871 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2525 times:
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we usually have 1 or 2 spare a/c in the station depending on the day of the week. That number can sometimes be higher. Yes they are rolling spares meaning that they arrive to JFK to stay as the spare for that day and more than likely leave the next day. Also some planes stay here because they are being repaired so they are not spares but dead aircraft.


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User currently offlineDALMD88 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 2544 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2089 times:

Sometimes they fly a JFK 767 spare up to BOS to sit. I've seen it for a few days a couple of times. I think the parking fee at BOS is less.

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