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There's Something Rotten In The State Of Germany!  
User currently offlineNdebele From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 2898 posts, RR: 23
Posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 283 times:

What's wrong with Lufthansa? I just found this pic of D-ABXA "Giessen", LH's first B737-300:

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Photo © Konstantin von Wedelstaedt


Not even 15 years old, and LH starts phasing out the 733? On the other hand, I found a pic of D-ABYM, the oldest aircraft in the whole Lufthansa fleet - 23 years old and probably in service with LH for some more years:

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Photo © Chris Fiedler


Look, D-ABYM seems to smile while taking off, saying "Hey, Giessen, you already want to leave? Look at me, I'm Schleswig-Holstein, and I will be flying until hell freezes!"

Seriously, LH should really phase out the 742 before getting rid of the beautiful 733!

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User currently offlineGanymed From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 248 times:

Oh,funny ,

I flew FRA-JFK in Aug. 1998 on exactly that a/c(D-ABYM)

Glad to see it'still around.


 Big grin