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User currently offlineJU068 From Vanuatu, joined Aug 2009, 2642 posts, RR: 6
Posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2370 times:
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The other day I was going through my old editions of Airliner World, and in the October 2000 edition in the middle there was a poster of a F9 B734 at Denver.
I was curious, could someone tell me what happened to those planes, how many did they operate from when till when and what did they replace them with?

And also what is happening with them today, they have by far the nicest livery in the whole North America.

Thanks

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User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 1, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2349 times:



Quoting JU068 (Thread starter):
here was a poster of a F9 B734 at Denver.

F9 never operated a 734. The only Boeing types were 732's and 733's.

Quoting JU068 (Thread starter):
I was curious, could someone tell me what happened to those planes...

They were replaced with Airbus aircraft that you see today.

Quoting JU068 (Thread starter):
And also what is happening with them today, they have by far the nicest livery in the whole North America.

The livery on the F9 Boeings is no longer around, except for the animals are still on the tails. The billboard titles are now on them in silver with "A Whole Different Animal" as the trademark.



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User currently offlineJU068 From Vanuatu, joined Aug 2009, 2642 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2342 times:
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Thanks, and what year did they start replacing the Boeings with the Airbuses?

User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2340 times:



Quoting JU068 (Reply 2):
what year did they start replacing the Boeings with the Airbuses?

2001, I believe. 901 and 902 was delivered in 2001.



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User currently offlineF9fan From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 696 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (5 years 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2164 times:

IIRC, all the 737s were out of the F9 fleet by the first part of 2004 or the last part of 2003. They were not new when F9 got them, so I suspect a good number have been scrapped.

User currently offlineJU068 From Vanuatu, joined Aug 2009, 2642 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (5 years 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1939 times:
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@F9fan
Who got them once they got rid of them?


User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 6, posted (5 years 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1795 times:

Here is a good place to look at some of what F9 had/has, etc etc.... Thanks to Mariner for sending this to me the other day....

http://www.lockonaviation.net/html/frontierairlines.html

Also note that the website is a bit out of date.....



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User currently offlineAirplaneBoy From United States of America, joined May 2004, 562 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (5 years 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 1584 times:



Quoting F9fan (Reply 4):
IIRC, all the 737s were out of the F9 fleet by the first part of 2004 or the last part of 2003. They were not new when F9 got them, so I suspect a good number have been scrapped.

The last 737-300 was retired in the spring of 2005 (around April or May).

Cheers


User currently offlineF9fan From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 696 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (5 years 3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1430 times:



Quoting JU068 (Reply 5):
@F9fan
Who got them once they got rid of them?

Not sure. I'm pretty sure they were all leased, so they went back to the leaseholders.


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