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Delta's 777 -again  
User currently offlineGnomon From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 775 times:

With reference to the latest Delta press release indicating a tentative agreement with the 777 and 767-400 pilots regarding pay, I wonder if the 777 will now be a permanent part of Delta's fleet plans or if the final decision has been postponed a bit longer?

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User currently offlineGoA340 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 724 times:

I am sure it will, and Delta will put back on track their remaining 11 orders....they have to in order to compete with UA, AA, CO's 777s ans US's new coming A330s

User currently offlineKaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 12324 posts, RR: 35
Reply 2, posted (14 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 727 times:

I believe that while initial firm orders are for 14 (Delta people, please confirm - I can never keep up with these!). The total commitment, including options, may well be as high as 60. So, yes, the 777 will be a part of Delta's fleet for many years to come . . .
And while they won't be rushing anything, I would imagine that the 777's arrival will signal the beginning of the end of the MD11.


User currently offlineDeltaAir From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1094 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (14 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 712 times:

Pilots at Delta have said that the new 777 order should run 20-30 or so and possibly larger in the long run. The MD-11's probably won't be here for too much longer due to the fact of the safety issues tied to them.

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